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Police Blotter

Dec. 16, 10:39 a.m.

Police received a call about a strange odor coming from a warehouse area.

Dec. 16, 6:12 p.m.

Police received a report about a man in a white van who pulled a gun on the caller.

Dec. 17, 5:33 a.m.

A person called the police to report that a neighbor was playing the organ too loudly.

Dec. 17, 10:26 a.m.

Police received a report of a strong gas smell coming from the administration building at the high school. The gas company was contacted and it will get in touch with the principal.

Dec. 17, 9:08 p.m.

An alert about a fire alarm going off was received. Police responded to the scene and contacted the resident, who was just cooking popcorn.

Dec. 18, 11:40 a.m.

Police assisted animal control with a loose pit bull. It was returned home in the 500 block of Wyoming Street.

Dec. 18, 3:57 p.m.

A Boulder City resident called the police department to report finding an empty coffee cup on his porch with some paperwork with lots of personal information on it.

Dec. 19, 7:48 a.m.

An opened package with only bubble wrap remaining inside found at the corner of Shirley Lane and Georgia Avenue. It appeared to have been taken from a home on Fairway Drive.

Dec. 20, 2:08 a.m.

Police responded to a call about three men fighting. When they arrived they were able to arrest one man who appeared to be intoxicated man. Another was taken to the hospital for treatment, while the third was found at another location after fleeing the scene.

Dec. 20, 8:33 a.m.

Police received a call about a stolen green Monster edition dirt bike valued at $1,000 that was taken from the garage when it was left open.

Dec. 20, 1:21 p.m.

A person contacted the police department to report finding what appears to be a human skull on the Arizona side of the desert near the Kingman Wash. The National Park Service was contacted

Dec. 21, 1:46 a.m.

A report was received about shots fired in the desert. A car with two subjects inside was located. They had two firearms and reportedly had been drinking. They were cited for possessing a firearm while intoxicated.

Dec. 21, 8:16 p.m.

A man called to report that his work boots worth $75 were taken off his front doorstep.

Dec. 22, 8:51 a.m.

Police received a call about a man and a woman going door to door offering free vacuums.

Dec. 22, 2:55 p.m.

Police assisted with animal control after a report was received about a ram with an injured leg at Hemenway Park.

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.