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Police Blotter

Oct. 4, 9:05 a.m.

A man reported that when he returned home after a 10-day stay in the hospital he noticed valuable items were missing.

Oct. 4, 4:15 p.m.

A person called to report hearing two gunshots coming from a place near his home in the past five minutes. Other neighbors also reported hearing two shots, although one person thought it was a car backfiring. Officers found no sign of a person with a gun in the area.

Oct. 4, 9:55 p.m.

A woman reported that her neighbors had been coming onto her property and turning off her water. She said security cameras showed this happening at 6 a.m. and again this evening. She said if the neighbors keeps coming onto her property, she is going to shoot them. Officers spoke with the woman and said she does not have security cameras, but advised her to call back if the trespassers return.

Oct. 5, 1:43 a.m.

Officers received calls from a person about someone cutting wood in their garage for more than two hours and there were bright lights coming from the garage. Upon arrival, the officers found someone using power tools.

Oct. 5, 9:26 a.m.

Officers were called by a state search and rescue team about a rescue signal coming from a small airplane.

Oct. 5, 2:35 p.m.

Officers were called to standby as the manager of a property was they to cap off the water at a rental and the tenant was known to have a machete knife in the past. The water was capped off because the spigots were intentionally left on several times flooding the area when no one was present.

Oct. 6, 7:45 a.m.

Officers were called about a suspicious man on U.S. Highway 93 near Veterans Memorial Drive who had the zipper on his pants open and was performing lewd acts.

Oct. 6, 3:02 p.m.

A person called after seeing a young girl in her pajamas who looked to be putting into a vehicle against her will.

Oct. 6, 4:36 p.m.

Officers received a report about juveniles throwing things at the sheep in Hemenway Valley Park. Upon arrival, they were not there, but they have a description of the teens and will counsel them when found.

Oct. 6, 7:57 p.m.

Officers received a call about a woman who appeared to be in her mid-20s carrying a clipboard and knocking on the caller’s door and being very pushy.

Oct. 7, 11:56 a.m.

Officers received a report about a blue Honda being parked directly in front of the caller’s driveway. After four hours, the car was still parked there, a towing company was called to remove the car.

Oct. 7, 3:48 p.m.

Officers were called by an elderly couple who couldn’t locate their red Mini Cooper. After finding it on Denver Street, the couple was given a ride to the vehicle.

Oct. 8, 1:44 p.m.

A person reports seeing a suspicious older man wearing a cowboy hat, a bandana over his face and tactical pants talking on radios while standing under a tree.

Oct. 8, 7:50 p.m.

Officers pulled over a vehicle for speeding. The driver said they had gotten married earlier in Las Vegas.

Oct. 8, 8:59 p.m.

Officers were called about a semitruck that was flipped over on its side by the wind south of the overpass on U.S. Highway 93/95. The fire department was called to shut off the vehicle’s power. The driver was not injured and the trailer was empty.

Oct. 8, 11:17 p.m.

Wind knocked down a tree onto southbound Buchanan Boulevard. The tree was put into the center median.

Oct. 9, 10:41 a.m.

A person came into the police department to report that a window had been broken over the weekend. It’s possible that landscapers trimming the palm trees could have caused the damage, but the person had not been notified of that. The person also said other possibilities could be debris flying in the wind or a rock thrown at the window. There were no witnesses or surveillance video.

Oct. 9, 8:44 p.m.

A person reported a suspicious vehicle looking at a piece of vacant property. Upon contacting the man inside the vehicle, he told officers that he was buying the property and wanted to see what it looked like at night.

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.