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Police Blotter

July 21, 8:09 a.m.

Police received a report of hundreds of receipts containing people’s credit card information found near Gingerwood Street.

July 21, 4:32 p.m.

Police were contacted by a hospice nurse who believed her patient’s equipment was tampered with.

July 21, 8:06 p.m.

A vehicle flipped in a parking lot, after the driver’s flip flop got caught in the accelerator. The driver declined medical attention.

July 22, 5:16 a.m.

Police received a report of a truck hitting a wall near Hacienda Casino and leaving the scene.

July 23, 4:23 p.m.

A driver was arrested for driving under the influence after a truck crashed into a wall on Wyoming Street.

July 23, 11:02 p.m.

Police received a report of a suspicious circumstance involving two males and a female in a pickup truck. The caller said the female was lying face down in a pool of vomit at a Rebel gas station, and a male picked her up and threw her in the bed of the truck and the truck left.

July 24, 4:04 a.m.

Police received a report of a male with severe face lacerations and a missing tooth standing in the roadway asking for help. He appeared to have been drinking.

July 26, 12:28 a.m.

A woman called police to report that her neighbor appeared to be intoxicated, had cuts all over her, and was attempting to get into cars in the caller’s driveway. The woman was arrested.

July 26, 12:32 p.m.

A woman called police to report someone stealing her fence posts.

July 26, 7:01 p.m.

A man reported catching two men burglarizing his garage, after he left the garage door open 14 inches. He said he talked to one of the men, who returned a pill bottle containing coins.

July 27, 8:22 a.m.

A pit bull belonging to someone house- sitting at a New Mexico Street location attacked and killed a cat. The dog’s owner was cited for a dog running at large. The cat’s owner did not wish to press charges.

July 27, 7:37 p.m.

Police responded to a report of loud partying and fighting at Nevada Inn. A man was discovered hiding in an air duct, and his two children were taken by child protective services.

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.