weather icon Clear

Police blotter

March 6, 5:26 p.m.

Police received a report of a domestic dispute involving a woman being beaten by her boyfriend.

March 7, 8:07 a.m.

Police received a report of someone dropping weights loudly in a garage. Police responded and did not hear anything.

March 7, 3:56 p.m.

A woman called police to report that she felt threatened by her neighbors and was going to start carrying a flare gun.

March 7, 4 p.m.

Police received a report of two female teenagers driving on the grass in a park.

March 8, 8:48 a.m.

A woman called police to report that she found an iguana that she believed was someone’s pet.

March 8, 8:55 a.m.

Police received a report of an 85-year-old woman who got in an argument with her husband, and believed he was going to clean out their bank account. The woman told police she was planning on shooting her husband if he took the money. Police took a gun from the woman for safe keeping.

March 8, 9:02 p.m.

Police received a report of four juveniles stealing bottles of vodka from CVS/pharmacy and leaving in a Ford Mustang. Three juveniles were located by police and cited for stealing three bottles of vodka.

March 9, 11:32 p.m.

A woman contacted police to report that her mom was drunk and harassing her.

March 10, 4:57 p.m.

Police received a report of a bighorn sheep being hit by a car.

March 10, 6:46 p.m.

Someone contacted police to report that a local fast food establishment was serving moldy food.

March 10, 9:06 p.m.

A woman called police with concerns about her mother, whom she said was drinking, using heroin and had made suicidal statements. Police contacted the woman, who said she did not wish to harm herself.

March 11, 8:38 a.m.

A woman called police to report a rock thrown through a window.

March 11, 5:25 p.m.

Police received a report of a snake on a sidewalk that was hissing and wiggling its tail.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
New laws affect towing, cellphone use

This week, I continue my recap of new Nevada laws that may be of interest, including those affecting towing in residential areas and the use of cellphones.

Police Blotter, Aug. 8

July 30, 6:33 a.m.

Detective, his diligence will be missed

I will be taking a break from the review of Nevada’s new laws this week to pay tribute to one of our own Boulder City officers who died this week. Detective Ron Miller unexpectedly died at his home in Henderson.

Heat-related illnesses preventable

High temperatures kill hundreds of people every year. Heat-related deaths and illness are preventable, yet more than 600 people die from extreme heat every year.

New traffic laws to take effect

I begin a look at the new traffic laws, in summary, for 2019.

Police Blotter, July 25

July 16, 12:29 a.m. A woman called in crying and stating “I’m tired of him beating me.” She refused to give her location and hung up. She did not answer when dispatch tried to call her. Officers went to the area to see if they could find a woman in distress.

Police put faith into revived chaplain program

The Boulder City Police Department has resurrected its chaplain program that helps officers, victims and families.

Seniors need to be wary of investment ‘plans’

Because many seniors find themselves planning for retirement and managing their savings once they finish working, a number of investment schemes have targeted them as they look to safeguard their cash for their later years. From pyramid schemes like Bernie Madoff’s to fables of a Nigerian prince looking for a partner to claim inheritance money and complex financial products that many economists don’t even understand, investment schemes have long been a successful way to take advantage of older people.