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Police Blotter

Sept. 22, 4:52 p.m.

Police received notice of a smoke alarm going off, but it was canceled after learning it was just someone's cooking that set the alarm off.

Sept. 22, 5:33 p.m.

Officers see a gold, two-door sedan stuck in wash. The owner was contacted and she said she was aware of the car's location and will remove it from the wash before the 24-hour impound notice expires.

Sept. 23, 11:56 a.m.

Police received a report of a dump truck with an open back end causing a lot of dust and debris to hit the road. The driver was warned about proper tarp placement.

Sept. 24, 1:35 a.m.

Police received a report about a skateboarder in the road causing problems for drivers.

Sept. 24, 2:10 p.m.

Officers were asked to assist a 16-year-old girl with a rash that may be an allergic reaction of some type. The girl said she might have been stung or bitten by something when she was walking on the golf course. The officers learn the girl was out in the heat for 1½ hours and may be suffering from heat exposure.

Sept. 24, 10:01 p.m.

Officers received a report about a man with dot tattoos over his eyes who threatened to slit the caller's throat. The caller says he "wasn't thinking" when he asked for a girl's phone number and was threatened by the man with her.

Sept. 25, 6:58 a.m.

A 63-year-old man reported that he was bitten on the hand after an encounter with two aggressive dogs. He refused medical care.

Sept. 25, 4:20 p.m.

A person is in the lobby to report that $200.39 in cash was stolen from the Boulder City Horseman's Association.

Sept. 25, 9:24 p.m.

A woman called to report that her neighbor is having a loud party that is keeping her awake and that a number of people are hanging out on the side of the house.

Sept. 25, 11:27 p.m.

A store employee called to report two people in a recreational vehicle that is hooked up to the side of the building and that they are refusing to leave. The people also keep coming into the store and opening things before purchasing them.

Sept. 26, 4:39 a.m.

Police receive a report from a caller who said the neighbor is sawing his shed in half and its loud.

Sept. 26, 4:53 a.m.

A man called to report that he thought he heard his garage door open earlier but didn't check until now, only to discover that his laptop and gun are missing. A box of shells also is missing.

Sept. 26, 7:31 a.m.

Police received a report about people selling pornographic material at a garage sale. Officers see that all Playboy magazines are placed behind a curtain marked for those 18 and older.

Sept. 26, 7:03 p.m.

Police received a call about a group of motorcycle riders who were preventing him from leaving the Boulder Inn and Suites and pulled guns on him. The caller was eventually allowed to leave and was on his way to Bullhead City, Ariz.

Sept. 26, 11:38 p.m.

A man and woman reportedly have counterfeit $50 and tried to use them to pay for something at a local grocery store.

Sept. 27, 9:22 a.m.

A tortoise was found on the sidewalk near Sandra Drive and Nadine Way. Officers helped relocate it to the desert area west of Boulder Creek Golf Club.

Sept. 27, 10:32 a.m.

Officers receive a report about a couple trying to pay with counterfeit money. The store clerk said they left with their $100 after it didn't pass the pen test. The pair did not match the description of the other couple that tried to pass a fake $50.

Sept. 27, 4:56 p.m.

A woman at the Boulder City Horseman's Association reported that a man and boy spooked her horses, one of which was injured.

Sept. 28, 9:01 p.m.

Police received a report about a light on at the old airport hangar. The woman making the call said she hadn't seen lights in the area before and it looked like the back door was cracked open.

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