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Police Blotter

May 14, 9:18 a.m.

A man called police to report that his son stole his car and bank card.

 

May 14, 1:13 p.m.

A woman called police to report her 17-year-old daughter’s suicide threats.

 

May 16, 8:49 a.m.

A person stopped by police for presumably talking on a phone while driving was found to have been eating a doughnut.

 

May 16, 12:17 p.m.

Police received a report of a semi-tractor trailer rollover on the U.S. Highway 95 on-ramp. The driver received minor injuries.

 

May 16, 7:35 p.m.

Police received a report of a bee swarm at Veterans Memorial Park.

 

May 17, 7:26 a.m.

Police recovered a stolen vehicle.

 

May 17, 10:25 a.m.

Police received a report of a man panhandling in traffic.

 

May 17, 6:09 p.m.

Police received a report of three juveniles with guns in the desert near Boulder City Cemetery.

 

May 18, 3:02 a.m.

Police received a report of a FedEx truck on fire.

 

May 18, 3:37 p.m.

Police received a report of a woman passed out in bushes near Boulder City Post Office. She was given a ride to a Graham Court residence.

 

May 18, 4:21 p.m.

A motorcycle with two passengers crashed on U.S. Highway 93 North . The passengers received no serious injuries.

 

May 18, 7:21 p.m.

A resident called police, concerned about hand and face prints on their back door. Police determined it was just dust and dirt from the wind.

 

May 18, 8:15 p.m.

A 5-year-old was taken to Boulder City Hospital emergency room after being bitten and scratched by a feral cat.

 

May 19, 1:06 a.m.

Police received a report of an intoxicated man passed out in the alley between Avenue F and California Street.

 

May 21, 3:27 a.m.

Police received a report of a dead cat in the roadway on Stacey Lane.

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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.

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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

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Liquor Board approves BC Company Store request

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