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Police Blotter

JUNE 10, 9:18 A.M.

A man was pulled over for driving 81 mph in a 55 mph zone.

The driver told Boulder City police he was a police officer for the Clark County School District, police said. When police asked for his ID, he told them he didn’t have it with him. When Boulder City police called, they found out the man was a police officer from 2007-13 and was no longer a member of the school police, they said.

The man was warned for impersonating a police officer and was issued a citation for obstructing/providing false information to a police officer.

JUNE 10, 6:47 P.M.

A man called and asked to speak with an officer, but said he couldn’t get into details. Police said the man kept saying “She’s coming to town to get her clothes and meds, but people here want to kill her.”

JUNE 11, 12:49 P.M.

A man called police and said there was a woman yelling and swearing at people. She was last seen walking on Nevada Highway toward Southwest Diner, the man said. The caller said the woman was trying to get into cars and tried getting into a Suburban but it drove away.

JUNE 11, 9:52 P.M.

A man called police and said his truck broke down in front of Boulder City High School.

He left for about 30 minutes and said his truck was gone when he came back.

JUNE 11, 11:45 P.M.

A caller said it was really loud and smoky inside the bar, but his beer was still cold.

JUNE 12, 3:40 A.M.

A caller said there was a man in a wheelchair sleeping behind Vons on Buchanan Boulevard.

JUNE 13, 1:53 P.M.

A person called police and said his or her mother got drunk and destroyed the house. Police found broken windows and open doors when they arrived.

JUNE 14, 11:35 P.M.

A person called police and said a group of people in an SUV were pulled over on the side of the road and were trying to flag down people.

The caller thought the group was intoxicated.

JUNE 16, 12:20 P.M.

Police received a call about bighorn sheep all over the parking lot at Lakeview Terrace and Hemenway Park.

JUNE 16, 4:07 p.M.

A person called police and said they found three kittens that were abandoned by victims in a plane crash.

The cats were taken to the Boulder City Animal Shelter.

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