weather icon Partly Cloudy

Police Blotter

Nov. 25, 2015, 3:34 p.m.

Officers were called when a man claimed four or five people were in his house and he didn’t know them or know why they were there. The man called 911 saying it had happened before and that the people in his house refuse to identify themselves. Police arrived and found no one in his home, and the man, who admitted to drinking, taking medication and “doing a little bit of speed,” was barricaded in his room.


Nov. 27, 2015, 7:31 p.m.

A man called police after he kicked his sister and her son out of his home. The man said his sister stole their mom’s bank card and emptied her account. He also said he got in a physical altercation with his sister’s 26-year old son.


Nov. 28, 2015, 12:40 p.m.

A gas pipe was hit during routine construction. Southwest Gas was called out as well as an electrical unit because the pipe break was next to an electrical box. The gas company arrived 24 minutes later and had two crews in the manhole to turn the gas off.


Nov. 29, 2015, 2:18 a.m.

A man said his 17-year old son went missing. The father states his son was last seen at 2 p.m. wearing shorts and a black hoodie at his grandparents’ house. The juvenile hadn’t been seen since and has no cellphone. The son returned home around 7 p.m.


Nov. 29, 2015, 3:50 p.m.

A woman was called by a subject saying he was Lt. Terrell from the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. He told the woman she had missed a court date and owed money. The woman said the man told her to stay on the phone with him while she drove downtown to bring him money. A detective spoke with the woman by phone and told her this was a scam. Police did an Internet search and found a similar scam had occurred in another state.


Nov. 30, 2015, 2:10 a.m.

A car was inoperable after hitting a coyote. The vehicle suffered a cracked radiator and needed to be towed.


Nov. 30, 2015, 4:17 p.m.

Police learned of potential criminal activity when a person came to the police station to inform them about someone at the bowling alley. The bowler in question had six warrants out of Las Vegas, including felonies for fraud and taking money under false pretence. The bowler’s husband was sitting at home afraid she may come back and kill him. The woman in question may be using an alias and has reportedly lost 60 pounds and dyed her hair sandy blonde.


Weekly Statistics

Reporting period Nov. 19-25

Animal Control 87

Adult Arrests 8

Juvenile Arrests 0

Traffic Stops 239

Incident Reports 27

Citations 81


Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
Be safe when using fireworks

Many people like to celebrate Independence Day with a bang and as residents’ thoughts start turning to fireworks, local fire officials are issuing a word of caution about their use.

First responders recognized

Outstanding service to the community by Boulder City’s firefighters, police officers and volunteers was recognized Friday, June 25, during the first joint awards ceremony held by the fire and police departments.

To Your Health: Men need to be proactive about their health

According to a survey conducted by the Cleveland Clinic, 40 percent of men only go to the doctor when they have a serious health issue; and 57 percent prefer to keep their health concerns to themselves and are not apt to share or discuss their health concerns with anyone, not even their spouses or significant other, or even their physician.

Man dead after Memorial Day shooting

A Boulder City resident is dead after a shooting on Memorial Day.

Excessive heat warning issued

The National Weather Service office in Las Vegas has issued an excessive heat warning for the area starting at 11 a.m. Wednesday and continuing through 9 p.m. Friday.

Herd immunity will decrease spread of virus

Boulder City is a very unique community — historic, close-knit and family friendly. Boulder City is also home to herds of desert bighorn sheep.

Businesses bear witness to trauma program’s success

Boulder Business Development recently donated about 50 teddy bears and stuffed animals to Boulder City Fire Department for its Teddy Bear Trauma program.

Police officers promoted

Boulder City Police Department promoted four officers and swore in another during a special ceremony May 6.

May is National Water Safety Month

Swimming is one of life’s greatest activities. It offers health and fitness benefits, cools you off in the summer and can be gallons of fun. However, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional, injury-related death for children ages 1-14, so make sure you stay safe in the water by being water smart.