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Police Blotter

Aug. 26, 8:14 a.m.

A man called police and told them he left his backpack on his front porch, but it was gone the next morning. The backpack contained anti-anxiety medication and insulin, the man said.

Aug. 26, 10:51 a.m.

A caller told police his brother was manic and tried to run him over.

Aug. 27, 12:30 a.m.

A man told police that his landlord threatened to hurt him.

Aug. 27, 3:02 p.m.

Police received a call about $100,000 worth of copper wire that was taken from a job site.

Aug. 28, 2:31 p.m.

A woman told police that mail, including money, was taken from her mailbox.

Aug. 29, 5:23 a.m.

A man told police that three kids tried to break into his house.

Aug. 29, 4:06 p.m.

Police received a call about a woman who shoved bags into some bushes. The caller believed the bags contained stolen goods from Vons.

Aug. 29, 10:46 p.m.

A manager at Vons wanted police to check out a vehicle that had been parked in the store’s parking lot for about a week, according to police.

Sept. 1, 12:22 a.m.

A man pulling a six-horse trailer was pulled over after police said he swerved all over the road.

Sept. 1, 9:06 p.m.

Police received a call about a two-car accident that resulted in a fire.

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Police officers promoted

Boulder City Police Department promoted four officers and swore in another during a special ceremony May 6.

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