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Police Blotter

Sept. 19, 12:55 a.m.

A caller reported that someone was slumped over in the driver’s seat of a black Ford Expedition parked near the World Famous Coffee Cup and that the vehicle’s door was open. Upon arrival, officers took the subject home and left the vehicle locked and secure at the location.

Sept. 19, 1:31 p.m.

Officers responded to the report of a heavy-set black man wearing dark pants and a white shirt walking toward the bus stop. His pants had been down around his ankles, but he had pulled them and started wandering back and forth between Nevada Way and the bus stop. Upon arrival, officers waited with him for the bus driver to arrive.

Sept. 19, 11:34 p.m.

Officers received a report that someone was throwing bedding out of a room. Upon arrival, officers found that a woman was throwing out the belongings of a man who lived there, and he was not home at the time. Officers advised her to bring the items back inside.

Sept. 20, 2:29 p.m.

Officers received a report that a male juvenile had lifted a juvenile female’s skirt and was then lippy with an officer. The caller wanted the Boulder City Police to respond. Upon arrival, officers attempted to contact the male’s mother. Officers got a hold of the female’s mother who was “not happy but advised that she would speak with the male’s mother to resolve” the situation. Once the male’s mother was contacted, she was “not happy with her son’s behavior.” Officers advised her of the her son’s crime and his attitude and returned him to her custody.

Sept. 21, 8:41 a.m.

A man called and reported that a male subject was going to buy “dope.” This someone was not a friend, and he wanted to report him. He said that the male subject was wearing all baby blue colors and riding a baby blue bike. He last saw him heading toward the Georgia Avenue area.

Sept. 21, 3:35 p.m.

A caller reported that a 40-year-old white woman, who was possibly a prostitute, was near the bathroom at a trailhead, and that man had arrived there on a scooter, spoke to her and then they both went into the bathroom. Upon arrival, officers found the woman to be wanted by the Metropolitan Police Department, which advised them to cite and release her. She was then cited for public drunkenness and given a courtesy ride home.

Sept. 22, 6:32 a.m.

Someone reported that a large metal elephant, which was very heavy, had been taken from the yard the night before. The caller stated the elephant was valued between $500 and $800.

Sept. 22, 2:50 p.m.

A caller reported that three big dogs had been barking for more than 24 hours. Animal control contacted the owner and issued a warning.

Sept. 22, 3:37 p.m.

A woman reported that kids who do not go to the youth center had been on the roof of its administration building and were now hanging out around and cursing and “grabbing in their pants and acting the fool,” and she wanted an officer to speak with them.

Sept. 25, 6:19 p.m.

Officers received a report of a woman wearing a black shirt and pajamas with a hospital band on her wrist going from the smoke shop to Albertsons and acting erratically. She was scaring customers and hallucinating.

Sept. 25, 8:39 p.m.

A caller reported that there had been a lot of banging noises in the past few hours, and apparently it happens nightly. Upon arrival, officers found it to be a man welding in his garage. They advised him to wrap it up, and he said that the next day he would finish welding stuff for work.

It’s (un)official

“Every vote counts and every vote has not been counted.”

City council to mull recruitment firms

When departing and now former city manager Taylour Tedder was on his way out, he took some steps to try to smooth out the transition to a new city executive in the form of five recruitment firms vying for the call to be hired to conduct a nationwide search for his replacement.

Brown proud to represent BC in Nationals

For those who are into the rodeo scene, you may want to remember the name Aiden Brown in years to come.

Church seeks senior housing

Leaders of the Boulder City United Methodist Church have a project in the works that they feel will benefit many in the community but understand those who may have concerns.

Fancier/foster permit back on city council agenda

If you call in to a city council meeting for public comment twice in one meeting, you officially qualify as a gadfly. (noun: 1) a fly that bites livestock, especially a horsefly, warble fly, or botfly. 2) an annoying person, especially one who provokes others into action by criticism.) Fred Voltz, already quoted in these pages for comments on other issues, also addressed the issue of pet breeding, likening the practice to prostitution or the dealing of narcotics.

Liquor Board approves BC Company Store request

In the 1930s, the original Boulder City Company Store included a “club room.” The city was officially dry until the late 1960s, so booze would not have been officially served. Except it was.

Dollar Tree takes over 99 Cents

Chances are that many will be giving their two-cents worth regarding the news that 99 Cent Only Stores, including the one in Boulder City, have been thrown a lifeline by a former competitor — Dollar Tree.

Master plan to accommodate energy storage

The moves to develop much of the Eldorado Valley for solar energy uses that has brought Boulder City millions of dollars in lease revenue — enough to make it feasible for a city of just 15,000 souls to consider spending upward of $40 million on a new municipal pool complex — took another step forward on May 28 as the city council voted unanimously to amend the master plan and zoning map that would allow for the creation of a battery-based energy storage facility.