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Police Blotter

Oct. 6, 2015, 4:12 a.m.

A woman said her husband is an employee at her business and has not come out of the bathroom nor is he answering. She also says music was coming from inside. Upon entering the establishment, officers found the man conscious and awake; he told them he was napping.


Oct. 6, 2015, 9:01 a.m.

There was a reported burglary at Boulder Creek Golf Club. A man claims that his badge, he's a public defender for the Henderson homicide office, and items from his wallet were missing. He later said the only charge on his credit card was $37 dollars at the Wendy's on Stephanie Street and Marks Avenue in Henderson.


Oct. 7, 2015, 6:37 p.m.

A man contacted police about a juvenile who was harassing his girlfriend's child. The man said that neighborhood kids say the juvenile in question tends to carry a kitchen knife on him while riding his bike. The man stated that the juvenile followed him home on his bike, yelling and making hand signs.


Oct. 8, 2015, 2:06 p.m.

A man and woman tried to rob a 7-Eleven convenience store. The man had a long-barelled gun in the attempt. After unsuccessfully attempting to get in the register, the couple fled on foot. A witness said the couple may be staying at the Nevada Inn, but have no room number. The man was later detained at Jack in the Box while the woman was released to her parents.


Oct. 9, 2015, 1:58 a.m.

A man was pronounced dead on scene after officers were called. The man's fiancee said she woke up from a nap to find her significant other on the floor not breathing. Officers arrived and noticed he had taken narcotics, though what kind were not specified. It is unknown whether his death was intentional or accidental.


Oct. 9, 2015, 3:41 a.m.

A woman was pulled over on suspicion of DUI. After police arrested the woman and placed her in custody, officers say she purposely banged her head on the ground and on the inside window of the patrol car.


Oct. 9, 2015, 8:54 a.m.

A man was threatening to take his own toe off with a set of pliers. Police say he was on pain medication and has a history of post-traumatic stress disorder. Officers were told the man was trying to convince nurses that he can't live with the pain anymore so that they will recommend surgery. He later threatened to slash his throat.


Oct. 10, 2015, 8:01 a.m.

A man claims to have been on break when he stumbled across a half-gallon sized bag of marijuana. Officers found the bag and destroyed it.


Oct. 11, 2015, 11:33 a.m.

A man was causing problems at a gas station counter after a clerk allegedly gave his change to the wrong person. The man's wife prepaid $200 dollars for gas. When the pump stopped at $107.90, the man went inside to collect his change. Corporate officials reviewed the video tape and wanted the clerk to reimburse the couple out of her own pocket. The clerk didn't have enough money, and a claim was filed with the company.


Oct. 11, 2015, 3:40 p.m.

Two vehicles were sandwiched on top of one another in a fire on U.S. Highway 93, according to police. Officers say there were minor injuries but that everyone got out of the vehicles safely. Witnesses say a yellow Lamborghini and another car, possibly a black and orange Ferrari, caused the accident.


Oct. 11, 2015, 4:31 p.m.

According to police, a transformer blew twice and went up in flames. Power was out in several locations in the industrial area of the city. Electricians say a wire burned on top of the power pole. All power was restored after a maintenance crew came to the scene.

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