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Police blotter

April 8, 2:50 p.m.

A caller said a man in a black Chevy pickup truck was yelling and screaming while recklessly driving through the park.

April 8, 6:33 p.m.

A caller said two boys and two girls were standing around a fire hydrant smoking dope. They also had scooters and were playing their music too loud.

April 9, 10:46 a.m.

A caller said there was an abandoned car with Texas license plates on F Street. The caller yelled out and looked for the driver but nobody responded. The caller said the keys were still in the ignition.

April 9, 1:34 p.m.

A man said his parked car was hit by a blonde girl driving a scooter. The girl on the scooter drove off after hitting the car, the caller said.

April 9, 7:22 p.m.

A caller said a live band was playing its music too loud. The man threatened to go over and shoot someone if they didn’t turn it down. The band cooperated and turned the music down.

April 10, 8:19 p.m.

Police said they found a man with two beer cans in his pants. Police said the beers were stolen from Albertsons.

April 11, 7:05 p.m.

A man said someone stole his prescription drugs while he was on the bus from Las Vegas to Boulder City. The man said he fell asleep in downtown Las Vegas and woke up in Boulder City. He said he didn’t remember what happened.

April 12, 6:52 p.m.

Police said a man was driving and passed a white Suburban that then followed him home. The driver of the Suburban flipped off the other man and threatened him, police said. The driver of the Suburban told the caller, “I live on this street and if you want to settle this then get out.”

April 13, 10:23 a.m.

A call came in about two brown boxers running up and down Utah Street near the 7-Eleven.

April 13, 6:46 p.m.

A caller said a man leaned into a car and argued with someone. The caller said he then heard several loud noises and thought it could have been gunshots, police said.

April 13, 7:42 p.m.

A caller said a palm tree behind the cemetery was engulfed in flames.

April 13, 11:16 p.m.

A car was traveling 76 mph in a 45 mph zone. Police said the driver had an out-of-state driver’s license and expired registration.

April 14, 9:19 p.m.

A caller said someone rang the doorbell three times in the past few minutes. Whenever the caller answered the door nobody was there. The caller looked through the sliding door and a saw a large person running away.

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