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Police Blotter

May 9, 4:11 p.m.

A woman reported that she had received a package in the mail that she thought had drugs in it. Upon arrival, the officer found a miniature bag containing a white powdery substance. The substance was then destroyed.

May 9, 5:25 p.m.

Officers received a report of a very intoxicated subject walking into traffic. The officer moved the subject to a hospital after the subject reported feeling like passing out.

May 10, 8:58 p.m.

Officers received a report that a dumpster behind the old Bank of America was on fire. When the fire department arrived on the scene, they found a dumpster with a small rubbish fire behind it. No hazards remained on the scene, and all the units were cleared.

May 11, 1:05 p.m.

An 18-wheeler trying to make a U-turn knocked out a traffic light, and all the lights were not working. The lights were fixed and functioning again two hours later at 3:06 p.m.

May 11, 6:29 p.m

Officers received a report that a white man and a white woman were taking a large amount of mail from mailboxes. Both were their mid-20s. Upon arrival, the officer was unable to locate the subjects.

May 11, 11:45 p.m.

A caller reported that there was a possible downed aircraft at the airport as an emergency beacon was set off and reported to other pilots. The aircraft was supposedly down in the area between the Boulder City airport and Henderson. Officers reported that there were no visible sightings of the downed aircraft. They then headed toward Buchanan Boulevard in an attempt to locate it.

May 12, 12:06 p.m.

Officers received a report from a postal official, who said one of his drivers was chased back into his vehicle by an aggressive brown dog. He was not injured and managed to get back into his vehicle and close the door before the dog got him.

May 12, 3:33 p.m.

Someone reported that there was a mother duck and seven ducklings in the driveway and didn’t know what to do with them. Upon arrival, the officer was not able to catch them and called animal control.

May 13, 9:17 a.m.

Officers received a report that a “desert tortoise larger than a dinner plate” was on a patio. The residents kept him in a container so they would know where he was and animal control was notified.

May 14, 9:35 a.m.

Officers received a report that someone had been stabbed. The call was disconnected, and upon investigation officers found both the suspect and the victim. An ambulance arrived for the victim, who was taken to Boulder City Hospital.

The Eagle has landed

City crews help align the eagle at the new welcome sign Monday morning. The $75,000 sign, which is funded by the city, will not only welcome those coming to town but also honors the Boulder City High School Eagles.

Tract 350 sale approved

Whether it will be enough to fund the projected $40 million-plus pool complex the city would like to build is still — given the realities of the current inflationary economic environment — an open question.

City’s pet licensing proposal still in limbo

As the proposal to allow for a license for pet breeding, as well as the keeping of more animals than the three currently allowed by city code that came within inches of becoming law in March of this year, appears to be in some kind of limbo. After it was tabled, and has not yet been rescheduled to come back before the city council, a related case recently came before the municipal court.

Students learn the fine art of guitar making

Jimi Hendrix, considered by many to be the greatest guitarist ever, once said of his craft, “Sometimes you want to give up the guitar, you’ll hate the guitar. But if you stick with it, you’ll be rewarded.”