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Police Blotter

May 31, 9:16 a.m.

A woman reported that she counted her pills before and after sleeping, and that her prescription of Oxycodone had been depleted from 60 down to just 6 between Friday night and Sunday morning, with more than 40 vanishing the first night. She was convinced that it must have been someone with whom her dogs were familiar as they were able to sneak into her bedroom in the middle of the night.

May 31, 1:06 p.m.

A woman came into the lobby to report that she had been a victim of elder abuse and defrauded of $2,000 when someone pretending to be her grandson’s attorney called and reported to her that her grandson had been in accident and needed help.

June 1, 2:57 p.m.

Officers warned a driver that a newly purchased car must be registered and the plates of the former owner needed to be removed, as it is illegal to drive with them on the car.

June 1, 3:43 p.m.

A woman reported that her boyfriend had spit on her and threatened her with a knife before leaving the blade behind and fleeing the scene.

June 1, 9:54 p.m.

A caller reported that her son had heard from a third party that another youth had said he was going to shoot her son that evening, but that her son seemed unconcerned; officers advised the woman that they could not take action on the basis of hearsay.

June 2, 9:09 a.m.

A man reported to officers that his wife, who was at home, had slit her wrists in an apparent suicide attempt and sent the pictures to his phone while he was at work; upon investigating the officers found no evidence of injury on the woman and she informed them that the man was in rehab at the time.

June 3, 1:02 p.m.

Four men on motorcycles were reported to be stopped, blocking traffic in the middle of the road while having a verbal disagreement. Officers determined that they were part of a funeral escort from Las Vegas and that the other members had already left, while the four needed to move out of the roadway to finish discussing plans for a similar escort the following day.

June 4, 8:57 a.m.

A complainant filed a report that a car had been egged Friday during working hours, but that there were not witnesses or damage. Officers passed along the request for extra patrols to the night shift.

June 4, 3:15 p.m.

Officers received reports of a man and woman that had stolen property from a pair of businesses. The first business said that it recovered most of the $300 in goods that had been taken and the second business said it had recovered more than $400, but wasn’t sure if there was anything else that had been removed.

June 5, 5:42 a.m.

A caller complained that multiple juveniles were seen running on the roof of the high school, behind the office area; the juveniles’ parents were notified and they were returned home.

June 5, 7:54 p.m.

A man was escorted off the property where he was then trespassed, but he was forced to leave behind a puppy, Officers made sure to check in on the dog’s welfare and were assured that the female partner would be by to recover the animal.

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

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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.