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Police Blotter

Sept. 30, 11:59 a.m.

A woman called police and said the back door that was previously locked was now unlocked. The woman said she believed a ceiling fan was missing.

Sept. 30, 6:56 p.m.

A woman said a real estate agent who owns the property next to her was threatening to bulldoze a block wall between their properties because of a landscaping dispute, according to police.

Oct. 1, 1:32 p.m.

Police received reports of a man with a sign hitchhiking on southbound U.S. Highway 93.

Oct. 1, 6:59 p.m.

A man called police and said someone was chasing him and threw a rock through his windshield.

Oct. 2, 10:03 a.m.

A woman told police that someone broke into her home and stole her dog dishes and dog food.

Oct. 2, 1:28 p.m.

A woman told police she wanted to report the theft of her son’s driver’s license in the Albertsons parking lot.

Oct. 2, 2:53 p.m.

A woman came home and found her windows broken, according to police. The woman said that some jewelry had been taken.

Oct. 3, 3:06 a.m.

Police received a call about a man defecating on the side of a building.

Oct. 4, 9:19 a.m.

A caller told police there were two people under a blanket, and she believed they were doing something under the blanket. Police advised her it was only two kids playing.

Oct. 5, 4:21 a.m.

Police warned a man about yelling obscenities in Boulder City’s downtown district.

Oct. 5, 2:57 p.m.

A woman said her neighbor had been shooting her dog with a pellet gun, according to police.

Oct. 6, 11:31 a.m.

Police received a call from someone who was upset because the owner of a yellow Labrador didn’t pick up the dog’s droppings.

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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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