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Police Blotter

Aug. 11, 6:27 a.m.

Police received a call about a man who was wearing a backpack and screaming at cars.

Aug. 11, 11:33 a.m.

Police received a call about a dead fox.

Aug. 12, 10:05 a.m.

A call came in about a white Volkswagen that was cutting everybody off as it drove into Boulder City.

Aug. 12, 8:37 p.m.

A man told police that he saw his neighbor punch his dog.

Aug. 13, 12:20 a.m.

A caller saw a dog get hit by a car, police said.

Aug. 13, 3:35 p.m.

Police received a call about a man who was riding a bike and looking into cars.

Aug. 13, 4:49 p.m.

Police received a call about a resident whose room was broken into. The caller told police a laptop and tool bag had been taken.

Aug. 15, 12:48 a.m.

A caller told police that a man was walking around his neighborhood and looking through people’s yards.

Aug. 16, 2:55 a.m.

Police received a call about an extremely intoxicated man who was punching holes in his wall.

Aug. 16, 9 p.m.

Police received a call from a man who said he was jumped by two men. The caller told police he also was hit in the head twice with a gun.

Aug. 17, 10:16 a.m.

Police received a call about a guest who threatened the owner of a Boulder City motel with a knife.

Aug. 17, 1:44 p.m.

A call came in about a blue Mercedes that caught on fire.

Aug. 17, 11:26 p.m.

A woman told police that that her house had been egged for the second time.

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