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Police Blotter

March 25, 3:14 a.m.

A dead dog was found at the entrance of an apartment complex. The dog appeared to have been run over.

March 25, 1:16 p.m.

A man said he butt dialed 911.

March 26, 10:31 a.m.

A woman said someone rang her doorbell about 9:15 the night before when she was sleeping. When she answered the door, a man said he was from Dish Network and wanted to come in and show her his “plans.” The woman reminded the man what time it was and said she didn’t believe a company would approve of such activity late at night.

March 27, 6:24 p.m.

A person requested extra patrol for a white car that constantly speeds up and down Shenandoah Street about noon and 6 p.m. The caller said the person drives the wrong way around the median on Slate Mountain Drive constantly. The caller thinks the person is a drug dealer.

March 28, 8:01 a.m.

A man called saying his dog had been shot. The dog is a Labrador mixed with pug.

March 28, 10:34 a.m.

A man flagged down an officer after he was hit in the eye at Albertsons. The man told police he didn’t want to press charges because he didn’t want to ruin a 20-year friendship.

March 28, 7:27 p.m.

A man requested help from the police after his girlfriend slammed his arm in a door when the two were fighting.

March 29, 11:01 a.m.

A woman came home and found her front door kicked in. The woman said her driver’s license and Social Security card were missing, as well as a leftover pizza. She suspected her ex-boyfriend was responsible.

March 29, 11:42 a.m.

A man refused to leave a baseball game after being ejected by the umpire.

March 29, 1:45 p.m.

Someone found a bag full of prescription drugs in a dumpster.

March 29, 8 p.m.

An intoxicated man was walking from Tony’s Pizza on Nevada Way toward 7-Eleven in his underwear. A woman was carrying his shirt and pants.

March 30, 12:23 a.m.

A man with several star tattoos on his face told people at a bar he had C-4 (plastic explosive) in his backpack.

March 30, 2:50 p.m.

A man was walking around in a hospital gown near the softball field on Avenue B.

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Hospital given two defibrillator monitors

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Locals receive COVID vaccines

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BC Guard member helps save D.C. crash victim

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Vaccine questions answered

Boulder City Hospital adheres to federal, state and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines for the distribution and administration of the COVID-19 vaccine. Due to the limited quantity available of the newly developed vaccine, a tiered system has been implemented and identifies vulnerable populations to be immunized.

Officer’s calm demeanor deceptive

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Vaccines will help fight coronavirus

Many community members may remember standing in long lines at their elementary school, local armory or high school gymnasium in the early 1960s to receive the Sabin oral polio vaccine, drinking a red liquid from a tiny paper cup, that immunized millions, helped to eradicate polio, and is included on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines.

K-9 units double the duty

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Crash was ‘worst thing;’ five killed, driver charged with DUI

Michael Anderson was pedaling alongside some of his closest friends Dec. 10 on a stretch of highway near Searchlight, surrounded by miles of open desert, when a box truck plowed into the group of nearly 20 bicyclists and their safety escort vehicle.