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Police Blotter

April 16, 3:49 p.m.

Police received a report of $5,800 discovered missing during an audit at Nevada State Veterans Home.

April 18, 8:45 a.m.

A New Mexico woman contacted police, concerned that her mother was not taking her medication and was having an online relationship with a scam artist.

April 18, 2:01 p.m.

Police received a report of copper wire stolen from city poles on Lakeview Drive.

April 18, 5:05 p.m.

Police attempted to locate a possibly suicidal man who took a photo from Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge and stated “ready to jump,” and then later was believed to be in Boulder City.

April 18, 10:16 p.m.

A woman called police to report her neighbor coming over her fence and threatening to hit her because her dog was barking. Police contacted both parties and neither wanted to press charges.

April 20, 11:04 a.m.

A man called police to report that he snorted multiple medications while his girlfriend was at work, and there was “spiritual warfare” happening at his location. Paramedics responded, but the man refused to go to the hospital.

April 20, 4:42 p.m.

Police received a report of a man and a woman pulling up to a city pole in an alley, and cutting wire from it. One arrest was made.

April 21, 2:57 p.m.

Police received a report of a male crashing on a dirt bike at the dry lake bed and breaking his clavicle.

April 21, 4:14 p.m.

A man called police to report that a man in a pickup truck pulling a boat threw a beer at him in his convertible on U.S. Highway 93. The call was forwarded to highway patrol.

April 21, 10:01 p.m.

Police received a report of a shirtless man running through a hotel parking lot with a crossbow. Police responded and determined the call was unfounded.

April 22, 10:02 p.m.

A woman called police to report her neighbors smoking marijuana.

April 23, 1:28 p.m.

A man called police to report that his girlfriend beat him up.

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Police officers promoted

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

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