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Police blotter

March 30, 12:36 a.m.

Police received a report that a man at a bar was acting crazy and threatening to punch someone.

April 1, 8:08 a.m.

A man was standing by himself in the shadow of a large tree by Garrett Junior High School. The caller said the man was creepy. He was wearing a wind breaker and a bright yellow hat.

April 1, 7 p.m.

A man said he was assaulted by another man who was wearing a blue bandana, leather jacket and jeans. The caller said the fight stemmed from a previous incident.

April 1, 11 p.m.

A dead coyote was found on the road near an Albertsons.

April 1, 11:53 p.m.

Police received a report about a man who took his father’s truck and a .25-caliber handgun. Police said the man, who allegedly stole the truck, threatened to hurt his brother. He was detained about 10 minutes later.

April 2, 10:49 a.m.

A car drove into a building. No one was injured.

April 2, 2:12 p.m.

Police received a report about a woman who was driving with her mother and then jumped out of the car and beat up another woman. They fled the scene in a Ford Focus.

April 2, 6:39 p.m.

A caller said two dirt bikers were speeding and driving recklessly in the area.

April 3, 12:46 a.m.

A caller said a black car had been speeding up and down Georgia Avenue for the past couple of days.

April 3, 2:27 a.m.

Police received a report about a woman who walked into a business and left her black Saturn Ion in the parking lot for 12 hours. The woman was said to be sitting in her car for three hours before leaving it in the parking lot.

April 3, 8:48 a.m.

Police spotted a man in a white minivan who appeared to be sleeping at a red light.

April 4, 7:25 p.m.

A driver was cited for driving 76 mph in a 55 mph zone. He was uninsured and had a suspended California registration.

April 5, 1:17 a.m.

A caller said a man driving a green Hyundai with Arizona license plates got a beer out of the trunk, opened it and headed toward Las Vegas.

April 6, 4:32 a.m.

A woman called and said she was arguing with her boyfriend. The woman then said she was having a panic attack.

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.

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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.