50°F
weather icon Mostly Cloudy

Police Blotter

Dec. 31, 6:14 p.m.

A man contacted police after a woman dressed “like a prostitute” came to his door on Marina Drive and asked to use the phone while looking at a vacant house next door. The caller was concerned that the woman was casing the residence. Police made contact with the woman at Albertsons and she claimed she was going to get on a bus and go to Henderson.

Dec. 31, 11:31 p.m.

Police received a report of loud music and the scent of marijuana on Bronco Road.

Jan. 1, 1:12 a.m.

Police received a report of a loud party with fireworks, beer bottles and underage drinking. Police obtained a warrant and detained the partyers.

Jan. 1, 1:42 a.m.

A woman called police to report that her drunk neighbor was bothering her by knocking on her front door and window.

Jan. 1, 1:57 a.m.

A woman contacted police to report that her 18-year-old daughter came home intoxicated, and then left the house barefoot in her pajamas.

Jan 1. 4:21 p.m.

Police received a report of a heavy-set male in a hospital gown trying to get a ride from passersby.

Jan. 2, 7:13 a.m.

A woman called police to report that her son beat her up, claiming he bit and hit her.

Jan 2, 3:17 p.m.

A woman called police to report her family had been away since Dec. 26 and, upon returning, found small items missing from her home. She reported no sign of forced entry.

Jan. 2, 5:06 p.m.

Police received a report of a burglary with $2,000 in jewelry stolen. There were signs of forced entry reported, such as a key not working in the front door and damage to the door frame.

Jan. 2, 5:39 p.m.

Police received a report of a home burglary where a “wooden lock box” was stolen from a night stand.

Jan. 2, 6:54 p.m.

Police received a report of a woman loitering at a local business and shooting up drugs in the restroom.

Jan. 2, 8:39 p.m.

Police received a report of someone throwing a golf ball from near Boulder City Golf Course and striking a vehicle.

Jan. 3, 2:36 a.m.

Police received a report of a vehicle knocking over trash cans on Darlene Way.

Jan. 3, 11:57 a.m.

Police received a report of a child’s Power Wheels electric police car, valued at $400, stolen from a front yard.

Jan. 3, 4:21 p.m.

A man reported that someone stole the navigation system, valued at $150, from his car.

Jan. 3, 11:38 p.m.

Police received a report of a vehicle striking a parked vehicle on Sixth Street.

Jan. 4, 1:38 a.m.

Police responded to a medical call involving a possible drug overdose of a 22-year-old female.

Jan. 4, 8:19 a.m.

A man reported to police that a half case of beer and a bottle of champagne were taken from his garage.

Jan. 4, 12:33 p.m.

Police received a report of an exterior camera, valued at $150, taken from a residence.

Jan. 6, 1:32 p.m.

Police received a report of a suspicious male, approximately 20 years old, knocking on doors and looking in windows.

Jan. 6, 4:40 p.m.

Police were contacted by someone who came home and found the front door wide open.

Jan. 6, 6:44 p.m.

Police were contacted by someone else who came home and found the front door wide open. Nothing was reported stolen.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
Police investigate Thanksgiving shooting

Police responded to a call of shots fired at 10:48 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Nov. 24, in the 1000 block of Boulder City Parkway, said Lisa LaPlante, communications manager.

PD officers honored for traffic safety efforts

Boulder City Police officers Ryan Espiritu and Ian Ham were recognized for their hard work and outstanding commitment to traffic safety with eight nominations and one award at the Joining Forces Nevada Traffic Safety Summit at the Nugget Casino Resort in Reno on Oct. 20.

Take charge of prediabetes to prevent progression

Did you know that one in three adults are diagnosed with prediabetes? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2020 there were an estimated 88 million adults, or 34.5 percent, of the U.S. adult population, diagnosed with prediabetes.

Tips to stay safe on Halloween

With Halloween quickly creeping around the corner, staying safe is just as important as the fun.

Program installs free smoke alarms for those in need

The American Red Cross, with help from members of the Rotary Club of Boulder City and community volunteers, is installing free smoke detectors in old and historic homes for those in need in Boulder City.

National Night Out returns

After a two-year hiatus, the National Night Out event is back in Boulder City with the return of the fan-favorite softball game that this year will be between the city’s police officers and firefighters.

Rehabilitation helps with illnesses, injuries

Rehabilitation is care that can help you get back, keep or improve abilities that you need for daily life. These abilities may be physical, mental and/or cognitive (thinking and learning). You may have lost them because of a disease or injury, or as a side effect from a medical treatment. Rehabilitation can improve your daily life and functioning.

Snake season: Warm temperatures bring out vipers

It’s summer and triple-digit weather season in the Boulder City and the Las Vegas Valley. While the heat can be a nuisance to some, rattlesnakes are thriving and catching some rays.

Pets need extra care during storms

By now, veteran residents in the Las Vegas Valley know how to deal with monsoon season. Stay indoors, don’t try and drive in the rain, and get to high elevation if flooding occurs. But we tend to forget about a group of residents who also have to adapt to these storms: pets.