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Police Blotter

July 15, 11:56 a.m.

Police received a call about two people sleeping on the side of a road.

July 16, 10:17 a.m.

A woman called police about a man who she said constantly drives his car recklessly. The woman said whenever the man is close enough she yells at him, but recently the man stopped his car and made threatening faces at her, she said.

July 16, 1:38 p.m.

Police received a call about a man who was carrying beer and peeing in the median near Railroad Pass. The man was wearing a polo shirt but wasn’t wearing any pants, police said.

July 16, 10:38 p.m.

A woman called police and said there were people in an alley behind her house and that there was a “funny” smell coming into her house. She told police the smell was making her sick.

July 18, 6:31 p.m.

Police received a call about a coyote that appeared to be hit by a car. The caller said the coyote had an injured leg and was limping around the golf course.

July 18, 7:16 p.m.

A man who works at Anytime Fitness called police and said part of the ceiling from the building fell on his head.

July 19, 8:09 a.m.

Police received a notice about a stolen gun from Boulder City that was used in several robberies throughout Las Vegas and Henderson, they said.

July 20, 12:20 p.m.

Police received a call about a woman who hit a nurse with a clipboard after leaving the emergency room.

July 21, 9:04 p.m.

A man, who police said was drunk, was yelling at people after being kicked out of the Backstop Sports Pub.

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