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Police Blotter

Sept. 2, 1:41 p.m.

Police responded to a woman whose car went into a ditch near the 76 gas station.

Sept. 2, 2:21 p.m.

Police responded to the scene where a ram was hit and killed in the road near Hemenway Park.

Sept. 3, 6:20 a.m.

A call came in about a man near who got out of his car and started kicking trees at the dog park, police said.

Sept. 3, 2:47 p.m.

A man told police his neighbor’s dog came into his yard and nearly bit his girlfriend’s 1-year-old.

Sept. 4, 8:05 a.m.

A call came in about a girl who was hit by a car, police said. The girl complained of pain to her right elbow, but she was alert and conscious, they said.

Sept. 4, 7:07 p.m.

A woman told police her neighbor was threatening to hurt her and her dog.

Sept. 5, 7:41 p.m.

A 4-year-old boy was bitten by his family’s pet mastiff, police said.

Sept. 6, 10:41 p.m.

A man went to the police station to pick up his impounded bicycle, police said.

Sept. 8, 1:36 a.m.

Police received a call about a man who wore all black clothing and tried to hitchhike while walking south on U.S. Highway 93.

Sept. 8, 12:27 a.m.

The owners of a home in Boulder City called police and told them their renters, who lived at the property, had guests who weren’t very nice. When they returned home after a trip to Las Vegas they discovered several items missing. The items were later found at the Sands where the renters’ guests were staying, according to police.

Sept. 8, 9:44 p.m.

A man told police that someone was looking through his son’s window. The man went outside to find the person but didn’t see anybody.

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