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Police Blotter

July 21, 12:39 p.m.

A man told police that someone stole a fully loaded handgun from his pickup truck.

July 21, 2:21 p.m.

A man told police that he was driving south on U.S. Highway 93 near Ville Drive when a sign blew across the road and struck the front of his pickup truck.

July 21, 7:29 p.m.

A man told police that an older man was yelling at people and calling them “pink cheeks” as he ran by.

July 22, 9:38 a.m.

Police received a call about someone who spray-painted swastikas on a portion of Boulder City High School that is scheduled to be demolished.

July 23, 9:48 a.m.

A man told police that there was a badger in his front yard.

July 23, 3:09 p.m.

Police received a call about a snake on someone’s patio.

July 24, 4:39 a.m.

A man told police that people were threatening him outside of his house.

July 25, 7:53 a.m.

A woman told police that someone took her turtle. The turtle was eventually found.

July 26, 5:14 p.m.

Police received a call about a blue Camaro and a Harley-Davidson that were racing up and down the street.

July 26, 8:28 p.m.

Police received a call about a woman who didn’t have the money to pay for the margarita she ordered.

July 27, 3:18 p.m.

A man told police he cashed a check at a Boulder City bank, but was told by another bank that the bills were counterfeit.

July 27, 4:04 p.m.

Police received a call about a man who was wearing a cape as he walked toward Searchlight.

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