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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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Hospital given two defibrillator monitors

Boulder City Hospital recently received two LIFEPAK 12 defibrillator monitors valued at more than $5,000 from Samuel Scheller, CEO of Guardian Elite Medical Services.

Locals receive COVID vaccines

The COVID-19 vaccines began rolling out in Boulder City this week despite distribution issues reported throughout the country.

BC Guard member helps save D.C. crash victim

A U.S. Army captain from Boulder City recently lived out the National Guards’ motto of “Always Ready, Always There” when she helped save a woman’s life while she was out buying coffee and supplies for her unit.

Vaccine questions answered

Boulder City Hospital adheres to federal, state and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines for the distribution and administration of the COVID-19 vaccine. Due to the limited quantity available of the newly developed vaccine, a tiered system has been implemented and identifies vulnerable populations to be immunized.

Officer’s calm demeanor deceptive

This series of day-in-the-life stories provides a candid look behind the scenes of the Boulder City police officers who protect and serve Boulder City.

Vaccines will help fight coronavirus

Many community members may remember standing in long lines at their elementary school, local armory or high school gymnasium in the early 1960s to receive the Sabin oral polio vaccine, drinking a red liquid from a tiny paper cup, that immunized millions, helped to eradicate polio, and is included on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines.

K-9 units double the duty

This series of day-in-the-life of stories provides a candid look behind the scenes of the Boulder City police officers who protect and serve Boulder City.

Crash was ‘worst thing;’ five killed, driver charged with DUI

Michael Anderson was pedaling alongside some of his closest friends Dec. 10 on a stretch of highway near Searchlight, surrounded by miles of open desert, when a box truck plowed into the group of nearly 20 bicyclists and their safety escort vehicle.