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Police Blotter

Nov. 28, 3:19 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of two juveniles, one male and one female, who had fallen down several times and appeared to be under the influence of something. Upon arrival, officers found them both to be “under the influence of Xanax.”

Nov. 29, 2:06 p.m.

A man reported that someone had broken into the laundry room at his complex and stolen all the money from the machines. The caller told officers that the tenants had seen a man loitering at the laundry room the night before. He checked the machines and found $40 in them. He said that there should have been more and thought the man had taken the money.

Nov. 29, 6:59 p.m.

Officers responded to an oven fire. Upon arrival, the fire was out, but the homeowner was afraid of gas.

Nov. 30, 1:29 a.m.

A man called and reported that a dog was barking “nonstop” at the house behind him. Officers contacted the resident, who took the dog inside. They warned her that she would be cited if it happened again.

Nov. 30, 6:55 a.m.

Officers pulled over a woman who had an expired registration for her car. She admitted that she knew it was expired and said that she was “waiting to be stopped for it.” Officers said that she was polite and understanding.

Nov. 30, 9:55 a.m.

A caller reported that three guys were standing in a parking lot and flying a drone that was causing the sheep there to act “frantic.” Upon arrival, officers found that the sheep were fine, and the men were working with NBC and had clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly the drone at the park. Officers warned them about the “limitations of disturbing wildlife.”

Nov. 30, 12:23 p.m.

The National Park Service called and said that they and the Nevada Highway Patrol were receiving calls that people were stopping to take pictures of the sheep between Terrible Herbst and the Lake Mead visitors center. Upon investigation, officers found all the sheep in the park.

Nov. 30, 4:20 p.m.

Officers pulled over a driver, with no registration, who was speeding in a 45 mile per hour zone. Officers said that she was adamant that she was going 47 in a 45.

Dec. 1, 9:01 a.m.

Officers pulled over a driver for not having Nevada license plates on his vehicle, despite having a valid registration for it. The driver pretended he did not know what license plates were and said that he had never received a set. He later told them he had removed them from the vehicle because he was going to sell it.

Dec. 1, 12:01 p.m.

Someone reported that a man with facial hair and glasses in a gold Buick pulled up to them and flashed a badge. He asked if they needed anything. The group then told him that he didn’t look like a sheriff. The man then sped away.

Dec. 2, 10:02 p.m.

A local Nevada Department of Wildlife representative was called out to a residence because there was a bobcat in the backyard. Upon arrival, NDOW found the bobcat was actually a domesticated cat and chased it away.

Dec. 3, 1:44 a.m.

A man called the police because his girlfriend, who had just been released from jail, showed up and was at his house. She was taking a shower, and he did not want her there. The subject was reportedly on methadone.

Dec. 3, 6:01 p.m.

Officers received a report of a missing male juvenile. He was in a lot of trouble and left on his bicycle. He was wearing a black zip hoodie, shorts and gray sneakers. The caller said that he had Asperger’s syndrome but was functioning. He had also done this five or six years prior and then returned home after 30 minutes.

Dec. 4, 1:15 p.m.

Officers received a report of a 20-year-old man who was on drugs and hurting his 15-year-old sister. There were knives and guns in the residence, and the man was said to be on heroin and Xanax. Upon investigation, he was detained and said that he hit one sister “upside the head” and shook the other one.

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