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Police Blotter

Jan. 26, 6:11 p.m.
Police received a report from a woman who stated a man in a big white van drove by her and asked her “would you like some candy little girl?” After she responded “no” he sped off down Navajo Court. No license or description of the man were reported.


Jan. 27 6:47 a.m.
Officers received a report from a woman who was hit in the head and had her purse stolen. The man was wearing brown shoes and blue jeans. The woman was was left with a large lump on her head.


Jan. 27 3:09 a.m.
A woman reported that a group of solicitors were going door to door in her neighborhood. When the woman told them that they do not allow solicitors in her neighborhood one of the men laughed and continued to knock. They were seen leaving the neighborhood shortly after.


Jan. 28 6:14 a.m.
Officers spoke with a man that stated his wallet was taken while he was sleeping near the railroad tracks. The man told officers he wanted to receive help from Emergency Aid of Boulder City.


Jan. 29 4:49 p.m.
Medics were called after a man was experiencing a panic attack and forgetting to breathe. He said he had taken hydrocodone and drank 16 miniature bottles of alcohol. The man had no history of any heart conditions and ended up breathing normally.


Jan. 29 6:09 p.m.
A woman called authorities after she discovered all four of her tires on her car had been slashed. All of her tires were fixed later that night, and no there has been no information on the suspect.


Jan. 30 9:22 p.m.
An elderly couple reported a small red car was following them all the way from the Railroad Pass casino to their neighborhood. They also reported that the car was exhibiting signs of road rage. A patrol car followed them home and checked the area.


Jan. 31 8:20 p.m.
Police received a report from a woman who stated that her ex-boyfriend had been drinking and was threatening to commit suicide if she did not get back together with him. The man ended up going to sleep after officers talked to him.


Feb. 1 10:42 a.m.
Officers were called when the landlord of a building reported that he was concerned about one of his tenants, who he has not seen in days, and the man’s two dogs. The landlord filed an eviction notice with his tenant and animal control took custody of the two dogs.


Feb. 1 4:37 p.m.
Officers spoke with a man after he complained his neighbor next door had been playing music too loudly. The landlord of the building allows music from 6-10 p.m., but the man claims his neighbor plays it loudly on purpose. Officers advised the man to call them again next time it happens.


Feb. 1 11:41 p.m.
A woman called authorities after her 17-year-old daughter left the house and took a car without permission that her aunt had loaned her. The woman stated her daughter was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.


Weekly Statistics

Reporting Period Jan. 21-27

Animal Control 125

Adult Arrests 10

Juvenile Arrests 0

Traffic Stops 155

Incident Reports 23

Citations 63

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