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July 14, 4:47 a.m.

A man told police that people were standing outside of his house and calling him “weird.”

July 14, 6:38 a.m.

Police received a call about a man who was yelling at cars when they drove by.

July 15, 7:56 a.m.

Police received a call about an agitated dog.

July 15, 10:06 a.m.

A man told police that his sister wasn’t taking her medication and threatened to cut off his private parts with a knife.

July 15, 8:39 p.m.

A woman told police that a German shepherd charged at her daughter, though her daughter was not hurt.

July 16, 12:26 p.m.

A woman told police that she left a bank in Henderson and noticed her front license plate was missing.

July 17, 10:49 a.m.

A woman told police she hadn’t seen her wedding rings since July 6.

July 17, 2:35 p.m.

A man told police that his dad lost his .44 Remington Blackhawk revolver.

July 18, 10:20 p.m.

A woman told police that another woman was dumping her junk off at a donation box in a parking lot.

July 19, 7:27 p.m.

A man was cited for driving 96 mph in a 45 mph zone.

July 20, 12:25 a.m.

Police received a call about an intoxicated woman sleeping on the sidewalk on Avenue G between 6th and 7th streets.

July 20, 8:56 a.m.

A woman told police that a coyote bit her dachshund and she had to take it to the vet to get stitches.

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