weather icon Clear

Police Blotter

June 9, 12:03 p.m.

An employee at a local pharmacy called with regard to a former employee who had forged at least three prescriptions. An alert had been filed with the pharmacy board.

June 9, 4:20 p.m.

A mailman called to alert police that he has seen a home with the garage door open for the past three weeks and that there was almost four weeks of accumulated mail in the box. The car in front of the home has the hood up. The resident had stated two weeks earlier that the garage door was damaged and could not be closed.

June 6, 6:18 p.m.

The was a report of juveniles throwing rocks at the park next to Boulder City High School.

June 10, 1:16 p.m.

A fire alarm going off turns out to be a false alarm after it was discovered a resident was smoking cigarettes.

June 10, 5:30 p.m.

Officers received a call about a young child, possible 2 years old, riding up and down the street on a tricycle without supervision. The caller is concerned about the child being abducted.

June 10, 7:14 p.m.

A woman vacationing from Oregon is at the Boulder City Hospital after being bitten by a small white dog at a local park.

June 11, 7:19 a.m.

Officers make contact with a man who is asleep on a lawn even though the sprinklers are on.

June 11, 5:04 p.m.

A vehicle with a Baja California license plate is towing another vehicle without a license plate. The driver, who does not seem to speak English, doesn’t understand he is causing a hazard because parts are falling off the towed vehicle onto the road.

June 11, 9:43 p.m.

A man reports his former girlfriend has his debit card and has been spending money without his permission. He said she accidentally took his card after they had dinner together. Police contacted the ex-girlfriend, who said she had permission to use the card, but would stop and return the card the following day.

June 12, 6:27 a.m.

A woman called police to report that someone has access to her telephone and is listening to her conversations.

June 12, 10:09 a.m.

A man is seen washing himself in the splash park inside Veterans Memorial Park.

June 12, 11:35 a.m.

Police responded to a rollover accident involving four people. After rolling the vehicle went into a ravine. One person was reported to have a neck injury.

June 12, 1:36 p.m.

Police meet with a man about a home his parents own that has been rented without their permission. The rent is being paid to an unknown party in Utah.

June 12, 2:54 p.m.

A large rattlesnake is found under a water hose by a shed in the back of a home. It is relocated outside the city limits.

June 13, 1:45 p.m.

Officers stop a driver going 6 mph in a 25 mph zone.

June 14, 12:58 p.m.

Officers assist a couple who were hiking for more than five hours and were out of water.

June 14, 3:08 p.m.

Officers approach what is believed to be a disabled vehicle only to discover the driver had pulled over because her daughters were arguing and would not be quiet. The driver stated the arguing was distracting. The sisters agreed not to talk to each other and the family continued on its way to Knott’s Berry Farm in California.

June 15, 6:45 a.m.

A woman called because her 16-year-old son was refusing to go to summer school and she had paid $200 for the class. The son said he didn’t want to go to school because their dog had relieved itself on the shoes she gave him to wear. The mother was advised summer school was not a requirement and police could not force the child to attend.

June 15, 4:08 p.m.

Officers receive a call about glass breaking at a the home of a neighbor, who was out of town. Upon inspected the scene it was discovered a large light fixture appeared to fall and hit the wall, shattering the glass.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
Protect yourself, others from COVID-19

COVID-19 hospitalizations have increased in Nevada and the virus continues to have an impact on our residents and economy even as restrictions are lifted. Due to the risks associated with COVID-19, Boulder City Hospital reminds everyone to take precautions to protect yourself and loved ones to limit exposure and the spread of the virus.

Firefighter receives award for work with emergency services

A Boulder City firefighter has been recognized by the Clark County Medical Society for his work coordinating the city’s emergency medical service program.

Mounted police unit great asset for city

This series of day-in-the-life of stories provides a candid look behind the scenes of the Boulder City police officers who protect and serve Boulder City.

School speed limits suspended

The school zone speed limit will not be enforced until in-person teaching resumes, according to the Boulder City Police Department.

To Your Health: Canned goods can alleviate food shortages

Availability, access, utilization and stability are the four pillars of food security and, according to an article published in Science, researchers at the International Food Policy Research Institute found that food markets and suppliers continue to face ongoing disruptions from labor shortages and food demand shifts due to income losses and school and business shutdowns and slowdowns.

COVID-19 cases in county projected to rise

The number of coronavirus cases in Clark County is projected to continue its rise.

Officers’ dedication extends beyond regular duties

This series of day-in-the-life of stories provides a candid look behind the scenes of the Boulder City police officers who protect and serve Boulder City.

COVID-19 testing extended through August

A steady stream of cars passed through the parking lot of the Boulder City Fire Department on Tuesday, July 14, morning as locals were tested for COVID-19.

Caller’s intuition helps save life

This series of day-in-the-life of stories provides a candid look behind the scenes of the Boulder City police officers who protect and serve Boulder City.

Alzheimer’s most common type of dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. It is a progressive disease beginning with mild memory loss, possibly leading to loss of the ability to carry on a conversation and respond to the environment.