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Police Blotter

Aug. 20, 9:03 p.m.

Police responded to a domestic disturbance during which a woman’s throat was cut. A male was arrested.

Aug. 20, 9:52 p.m.

Police received a report of a solar plant transformer explosion/fire in Eldorado Valley.

Aug. 21, 1:15 a.m.

Police were notified by California Highway Patrol that a vehicle stolen from Boulder City was recovered.

Aug. 22, 3:46 a.m.

A man called police to report that he was having an argument with his ex-girlfriend and she knocked over his television.

Aug. 22, 2:46 p.m.

A woman called police to report she had been contacted by someone claiming to be with Southwest Gas, who told her she needed to go to 7-Eleven to pay her bill with cash. She said she contacted Southwest Gas, and they did not make the call.

Aug. 23, 6:38 a.m.

Police received a report of a man lying along the edge of U.S. Highway 93 with his leg in the travel lane. Police located the man and gave him a courtesy ride to the gas station near the Hacienda Casino.

Aug. 23, 2:09 p.m.

Police received a report of a home burglary where a guitar and prescription drugs were taken.

Aug. 23, 8:15 p.m.

A motorcycle rider injured at the dry lake bed was transported to St. Rose Siena Hospital with a head injury.

Aug. 24, 6:59 a.m.

Police received a report of a car hitting a palm tree.

Aug. 24, 5:08 p.m.

A man called police to report that his brother attacked him and his sister. He said drugs were possibly involved.

Aug. 24, 10:04 p.m.

Police received a report of juveniles smashing TVs and microwaves at a park. They were contacted and told to clean up their trash.

Aug. 25, 10:45 a.m.

A man called police to report that a woman on Red Mountain Drive had attacked him.

Aug. 25, 2:48 p.m.

Police received a report of a man beating up his wife in front of their children.

Aug. 25, 8:41 p.m.

Someone called police to report “a large animal” behind their sofa, which possibly came in through the doggie door. The field mouse was chased out by police.

Aug. 27, 1:40 a.m.

Police received a report of two men attempting to break into a vehicle in an Avenue B alley.

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