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Police blotter

Jan. 19, 9:44 a.m.

Police received a report of a vehicle hitting and killing a bighorn sheep on U.S. Highway 93.

Jan. 19, 5:43 p.m.

A man called police to request assistance because his stepson and another male friend had ingested psychedelic mushrooms.

Jan. 19, 9:24 p.m.

Police received a report of smoke and a burning scent on Adams Boulevard and Avenue G. No fire was located.

Jan. 20, 9:55 a.m.

A man contacted police regarding someone texting him threatening to break his jaw.

Jan. 20, 2:06 p.m.

A man contacted police to report a road rage incident where somebody tailgated him more than three years ago.

Jan. 20, 9:12 p.m.

A woman contacted police to report that a woman she was staying with took her laptop computer battery and smashed it in the street.

Jan. 21, 4:21 a.m.

A man called police to report that a garbage truck was picking up garbage too early and making noise.

Jan. 21, 12:24 p.m.

Police received a report of a missing Toyota pickup truck.

Jan. 21, 11:32 p.m.

Police responded to a domestic dispute involving alcohol, after a woman called police and said her friend was being assaulted by her boyfriend. It was determined there were no physical injuries, and a male was transported to Hacienda Casino.

Jan. 22, 10:22 a.m.

A man called police to report that his neighbor removed his car cover to take pictures of his license plate, so he could show the homeowners association it had expired tags. The caller said the car cover was then thrown in the desert.

Jan. 22, 2:17 p.m.

Police received a report of an aggressive pit bull on the loose on Red Mountain Drive.

Jan. 22, 10:07 p.m.

Police received a report of what sounded like two gunshots in the area of Utah Street and Avenue K.

Jan. 23, 9:40 p.m.

Police received a report of two juveniles letting the air out of the tires of a parked SUV.

Jan. 24, 5:27 p.m.

A grocery store employee contacted police regarding an elderly woman who appeared to be having trouble getting into her car.

Jan. 24, 9:50 p.m.

An officer drew his weapon on someone who was arrested for public drunkenness and prowling.

Jan. 25, 10:49 a.m.

A Sixth Street resident called police to report that he came home to find his front door kicked open. A television and a video game system were reported stolen.

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