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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.

Sssnake season is here

Those walking in their yards, at the park or on a desert hike need to be aware that snake season has begun.

Colon cancer screenings crucial for adults

Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer in men and women and the fourth leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seven in 10 adults in the U.S. aged 50-75 are up to date with colorectal cancer screening; however, in 2021, the CDC lowered the recommended age for colorectal cancer screening for adults to begin at age 45.

Get to know your thyroid, its function

Did you know that one in 20 people has some kind of thyroid disorder?

Winter brings threat of virus convergence

Our local temperatures may seem mild, but we are facing some colder days and with that comes a winter chill — and sneezing, coughing, sore throat and more.

‘Spoof’ call temporarily locksdown high school

Boulder City High School was placed on a brief lockdown this morning after Boulder City Police dispatch received a “spoofed” all at 9:09 a.m. from someone claiming to be a teacher supposedly hiding from a gunman in the school, according to a city official.