weather icon Clear

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.

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

Did you know that one in 20 people has some kind of thyroid disorder?

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.