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Police Blotter

Aug. 19, 7:46 a.m.

Police received a call about a person dragging a bike rack and a bike into the middle of the street near the Boulder Dam Hotel on Arizona Street. The caller said the bike rack was supposed to be in front of the Chamber of Commerce.

Aug. 19, 10:47 a.m.

A caller requested extra patrol because people kept going in and out of a nearby residence. The caller said there was a “Nazi symbol” on the residence’s back porch.

Aug. 20, 8:34 a.m.

A man told police that his Toyota Camry was stolen. The man later called police back and told them he forgot that he left his car at his friend’s house.

Aug. 20, 9:32 p.m.

Police heard a gunshot from the desert area at Lake Mead, they said.

Aug. 21, 10:16 a.m.

A man told police a cement deer was taken from his yard. The man said the deer was worth approximately $400.

Aug. 22, 4:09 p.m.

Police received a call about a barber chair in the middle of the road.

Aug. 22, 8:54 p.m.

A man called police and told them he was locked in his bedroom. He said his ex-girlfriend was supposed to move out but she kept moving her things back inside, according to police. The caller told police his ex-girlfriend refused to leave.

Aug. 24, 9:29 a.m.

A man said he could smell marijuana coming into his apartment, police said. The man told police he thought the marijuana smell came from his downstairs neighbor.

Aug. 25, 7:46 a.m.

Police received a call about a woman sitting in her car with the door open in the Bank of America parking lot. The woman was not moving, according to the caller, and employees were concerned.

Aug. 25, 6:14 p.m.

A caller told police a woman was pushing a shopping cart filled with items, but none of the items were in bags. The caller told police the items might be stolen.

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‘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.