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Police Blotter

Aug. 12, 3:52 p.m.

Police received a call about a man yelling obscenities and flipping people off.

Aug. 12, 6:07 p.m.

Police received a call about someone throwing golf balls at children in the park.

Aug. 13, 5:30 a.m.

Police received a call about a 3½-foot-long rattlesnake near a pond.

Aug. 13, 9:05 a.m.

A call came in about football training equipment that was vandalized on the field behind Boulder City High School. The caller said the equipment was no longer usable.

Aug. 13, 2:47 p.m.

Police received a call about a man living in the bushes.

Aug. 14, 3:58 a.m.

A man called police and said a “beater” pickup truck was driving up and down his street. The man said he stays up late to play video games and noticed the truck.

Aug. 15, 10:05 a.m.

A phone call came in to police about a dog being stuck in an air conditioner gate.

Aug. 15, 11:02 p.m.

A caller said an injured baby coyote was at Albertsons headed toward Burger King.

Aug. 17, 1:29 a.m.

A man was detained for urinating on a wall, police said.

Aug. 18, 10:12 a.m.

Police received a call about four kids throwing rocks at cars.

Aug. 18, 11:30 a.m.

Police received a call about two cats and 12 kittens that were dropped off at the Boulder City Animal Shelter the night before.

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