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Police Blotter, Sept. 26

Sept. 17, 10:22 a.m.

A man in a wheelchair called the police and said he had been receiving threats from another man in a wheelchair. Officers responded and determined nothing criminal had happened.

Sept. 17, 3:48 p.m.

A man called the police and said his insurance company spelled his name wrong on his card. He said he couldn’t get medication with the error. He was yelling and said he wanted something done because his phone was getting shutting off and other things were happening because of it.

Sept. 17, 4:07 p.m.

A man said police officers were accusing him of stealing a trash can, and he had not. He also said they thought he is crazy and he said he is not. Dispatch advised him not to call 911 for nonemergencies as it was a crime to do so.

Sept. 17, 8:41 p.m.

Officers received a report of man who was threatening to blow someone’s head off “if this ever happens again.” They responded and determined the man had a shotgun. Officers secured him and the gun. Not shots were fired.

Sept. 18, 8:58 a.m.

Someone from Garrett Junior High School called the police to check a water bottle that a student had brought in. The caller thought it was filled with alcohol.

Sept. 19, 10: 38 a.m.

A woman called the police and said she could not find her 3-year-old son. He had been playing in the living room 20 minutes prior. Four minutes later, he was found at a neighbor’s house. She told officers her son had learned how to open the door locks the week before and had let himself out. She said she would buy childproof locks to deter him.

Sept. 19, 11:02 a.m.

Officers received a report of a 14-year-old boy who was vandalizing a vehicle. Officers arrived and found his mom was yelling at him and his father sitting on him. They determined he had hit the vehicle with a baseball bat. The boy was detained and then released to his mom.

Sept. 20, 8:42 a.m.

A woman called the police and said a man had been screaming all morning and she could hear it from her residence. She said she had also seen him driving his vehicle and had almost hit her car. Officers responded. She told them she wanted to press charges against him because he had been disturbing her peace.

Sept. 21, 7:20 a.m.

A man called the police and said someone put glue in a keyhole at his house. He said he thought it was his neighbor who has been harassing him. Officers contacted his landlord, who said they had been fighting for months and that the maintenance crew would fix the door handle.

Sept. 22, 3:29 p.m.

Officers responded to a report of a someone screaming five times. Officers responded and found three teenage boys who were yelling at the television. There were no issues.

Sept. 22, 11:02 p.m.

A man called the police and said someone had thrown a rock through the front window of his residence. He said he also saw his ex-girlfriend’s truck leaving the area. Officers responded and located the woman, who was put into custody of the Metropolitan Police Department.

Sept. 23, 6:24 p.m.

Officers received a report of a 2-year-old boy who was wearing a green shirt and no pants. He was trying to run into the roadway. There were also people trying to stop him. Four minutes later a girl on a bike was also there trying to stop him. Twelve minutes later the boy’s mother and uncle were at the scene.

Former fire chief Gray discusses termination

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind for the city, and specifically the fire department, as questions of whether or not Will Gray was still employed as that department’s chief spread through town.

Breeding proposal breeds opposition

Judging by the number of people speaking out against it during public comment at the last city council meeting and the tone of numerous social media posts, the proposal to allow for licensed pet breeders to operate in Boulder City is itself breeding a growing opposition. And the opposition appears to be spilling over into other pet-centric issues, including the fact that, unlike anywhere else in Clark County, Boulder City does not require dogs to be on a leash in public.

Wanted: A good home for theater seats

For those who have either grown up in Boulder City or are longtime residents, the Boulder City Theatre holds a special place in the hearts of many.

Hangars and OHVs and pool people, oh my

In a meeting with only two council members present in the room (and the other three on the phone) and in which the major attention was divided between a contentious possible law concerning pets and the fact that the city manager had announced he was leaving for a new job on the East Coast, the council did take a series of other notable actions.

Look, up in the sky…

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Council hears plan for golf course turf reduction

Reducing water usage in Southern Nevada has been a subject that has affected the look of clean, green Boulder City multiple times in the past year.

City confirms fire chief no longer employed

After more than two weeks of inquiries by the Boulder City Review, late Tuesday afternoon the city confirmed that Boulder City Fire Chief Will Gray is no longer employed.

Residents weigh in on 99 Cents Store’s shuttering

In what came as a surprise to many who are frequent shoppers, officials from 99 Cents Only Stores announced last week that all of their 371 locations will be closing over the next several weeks.

Four suspects arrested in graffiti case

On Jan. 22, many residents were shocked by a rash of graffiti throughout town, which included the historic Boulder City Theatre.