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Police Blotter

Nov. 18, 12:38 a.m.

Police received a call about a man banging on a door and yelling the name of someone who didn’t live there. The caller told police the man was possibly high or intoxicated.

Nov. 18, 7:18 p.m.

Police received a call about a person lying down in the men’s restroom by the track at Boulder City High School.

Nov. 18, 11:16 p.m.

Police received a call about a brass pole that was missing from a resident’s patio. The caller told police the pole was worth at least $900.

Nov. 19, 3:06 p.m.

A woman told police she found a bong while cleaning out the apartment of a former tenant. The woman asked if an officer could remove the bong from the residence.

Nov. 19, 4:22 p.m.

Police received a call about a man going door to door and asking for money for college. Police discovered the man had a warrant from Bunkerville.

Nov. 20, 12:49 a.m.

A woman told police that multiple firecrackers had been set off near her unit and the noise woke her up.

Nov. 20, 5:41 p.m.

A caller told police the driver of a semitrailer was driving recklessly and forcing people off the road.

Nov. 21, 12:14 p.m.

A man said a UPS driver was acting “wildly” toward him and cursed him out, according to police.

Nov. 22, 11:37 a.m.

A man told police his friend asked him to go to the bank for her. According to the caller, his female friend said she would do his laundry while he was away. The man said when he returned, he found drugs in his clothes, according to police.

Nov. 22, 8:04 p.m.

A caller told police about hearing possible gunshots near Mancha and Irene drives. Officers advised the caller that they were firecrackers.

Nov. 23, 12:35 p.m.

A man told police he wanted to talk to them about somebody stealing the signal from someone else’s antenna.

Nov. 23, 10:29 p.m.

Police received a call about people chasing sheep in the park.

Nov. 24, 10:24 a.m.

Officers destroyed a bong during an eviction, they said.

Nov. 24, 12:44 p.m.

Police received a call about a man preaching on a loudspeaker outside of a store.

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