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Police Blotter

Dec. 9, 9:39 a.m.

A man called police and told them somebody stole the $600 front tire off of his bike. The police later found out that the man’s friend took the tire as a joke.

Dec. 9, 12:33 p.m.

A man told police somebody threw toilet paper at his house on Thanksgiving. The man also said someone removed one of his hubcaps and put it on top of his car, according to police.

Dec. 9, 8:03 p.m.

A woman called police and told them she lost her purse.

Dec. 10, 9:24 a.m.

A woman told police she was locked out of her home.

Dec. 10, 2:55 p.m.

Police received a call about a man hitting cars with a long rope.

Dec. 10, 11 p.m.

A caller told police that people who were recently evicted from a home were taking things from the home.

Dec. 11, 10:24 a.m.

Police received a call about an injured duck.

Dec. 11, 6:53 p.m.

Police received a call about somebody in town writing bad checks.

Dec. 12, 12:09 p.m.

Police received a call about a man panhandling.

Dec. 14, 12:03 a.m.

A caller told police that a woman was yelling for about an hour as she tried to get into her home.

Dec. 14, 12:36 p.m.

Police received a call about a couch on fire in the desert.

Dec. 14, 2:10 p.m.

Police received a call about someone’s car getting keyed.

Dec. 14, 7:08 p.m.

A caller told police that someone threw a rock through his bedroom window.

Dec. 15, 7:22 p.m.

Police received a call about three teenagers flashing laser pointers at passing cars.

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Police investigate Thanksgiving shooting

Police responded to a call of shots fired at 10:48 p.m. on Thanksgiving, Nov. 24, in the 1000 block of Boulder City Parkway, said Lisa LaPlante, communications manager.

PD officers honored for traffic safety efforts

Boulder City Police officers Ryan Espiritu and Ian Ham were recognized for their hard work and outstanding commitment to traffic safety with eight nominations and one award at the Joining Forces Nevada Traffic Safety Summit at the Nugget Casino Resort in Reno on Oct. 20.

Take charge of prediabetes to prevent progression

Did you know that one in three adults are diagnosed with prediabetes? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2020 there were an estimated 88 million adults, or 34.5 percent, of the U.S. adult population, diagnosed with prediabetes.

Tips to stay safe on Halloween

With Halloween quickly creeping around the corner, staying safe is just as important as the fun.

Program installs free smoke alarms for those in need

The American Red Cross, with help from members of the Rotary Club of Boulder City and community volunteers, is installing free smoke detectors in old and historic homes for those in need in Boulder City.

National Night Out returns

After a two-year hiatus, the National Night Out event is back in Boulder City with the return of the fan-favorite softball game that this year will be between the city’s police officers and firefighters.

Rehabilitation helps with illnesses, injuries

Rehabilitation is care that can help you get back, keep or improve abilities that you need for daily life. These abilities may be physical, mental and/or cognitive (thinking and learning). You may have lost them because of a disease or injury, or as a side effect from a medical treatment. Rehabilitation can improve your daily life and functioning.

Snake season: Warm temperatures bring out vipers

It’s summer and triple-digit weather season in the Boulder City and the Las Vegas Valley. While the heat can be a nuisance to some, rattlesnakes are thriving and catching some rays.

Pets need extra care during storms

By now, veteran residents in the Las Vegas Valley know how to deal with monsoon season. Stay indoors, don’t try and drive in the rain, and get to high elevation if flooding occurs. But we tend to forget about a group of residents who also have to adapt to these storms: pets.