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Police Blotter

Aug. 25, 7:07 p.m.

A caller told police that a registered sex offender was hanging around the park and watching kids.

Aug. 26, 6:41 a.m.

Police received a call about a man who was slumped over by a Dumpster. The man told police that he was walking his dog and his hip was hurting.

Aug. 26, 12:54 p.m.

A caller told police that someone threw a cup of an unknown substance through a window.

Aug. 26, 4:45 p.m.

A woman told police that a man was taking pictures of kids at a park. She said she thought it was weird that he was doing that.

Aug. 26, 5:20 p.m.

A man told police that someone stole a bike rack off of his car. The man said the rack was worth about $500 when it was new, though it had been purchased several years ago.

Aug. 27, 12:36 a.m.

A woman told police that someone was trying to break into her bedroom window.

Aug. 27, 8:18 a.m.

Police received a call about a man who threatened to shoot a woman because she would not let him watch "Miami Vice."

Aug. 28, 7:47 a.m.

Police received a call about a snake in a resident's kitchen.

Aug. 29, 9:40 p.m.

A man told police his car had been vandalized with toilet paper and feminine hygiene products.

Aug. 30, 8:06 p.m.

Police received a call about a mailbox that had been pried open.

Aug. 31, 1:49 a.m.

A man told police that a large coyote came into his yard and attacked his cat. The man said the coyote ran away after he sprayed it with mace.

Aug. 31, 8:54 p.m.

A man was cited for driving 90 mph in a 55-mph zone.

Sssnake season is here

Those walking in their yards, at the park or on a desert hike need to be aware that snake season has begun.

Colon cancer screenings crucial for adults

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and women and the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seven in 10 adults in the U.S. aged 50-75 are up to date with colorectal cancer screening; however, in 2021, the CDC lowered the recommended age for colorectal cancer screening for adults to begin at age 45.

Get to know your thyroid, its function

Did you know that one in 20 people has some kind of thyroid disorder?

Winter brings threat of virus convergence

Our local temperatures may seem mild, but we are facing some colder days and with that comes a winter chill — and sneezing, coughing, sore throat and more.

‘Spoof’ call temporarily locksdown high school

Boulder City High School was placed on a brief lockdown this morning after Boulder City Police dispatch received a “spoofed” all at 9:09 a.m. from someone claiming to be a teacher supposedly hiding from a gunman in the school, according to a city official.