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Police Blotter

March 3, 1:59 p.m.

A woman told police that her purse and $530 had been taken.

March 4, 7:59 a.m.

Police received a call about two small dogs chasing people.

March 4, 4:41 p.m.

A woman told police that she saw two spoons taped together in what she believed was a drug-related activity.

March 4, 8:09 p.m.

Police received a call about a dog that had been barking for more than two hours.

March 5, 8:41 a.m.

A woman told police that a man, who was wearing a coat and carrying a backpack, was staring at a house and trees. The woman said she didn’t believe the man belonged there.

March 5, 12:13 p.m.

A caller told police that a car had been stolen from a parking lot. Police later found the vehicle and told the caller it had been parked in an alley.

March 5, 4:33 p.m.

Police received a call about three men who were hitchhiking near Nevada Way. The caller said that the men would flip people off when drivers didn’t stop for them.

March 6, 6:56 a.m.

A semitrailer was on fire, police said.

March 6, 3:18 p.m.

A man told police that someone had stolen his trailer from his front yard.

March 7, 1:05 p.m.

Police received a call about a naked man running around a hotel.

March 8, 9:03 a.m.

A man told police that somebody threw toilet paper at his house. The man told police he believed that it might have been someone in his family.

March 9, 7:03 a.m.

A resident came into the police station to report a dead cat in the middle of the road.

March 9, 6:09 p.m.

Police received a report about a van that had been broken into. The person told police that a $135 scooter had been taken from the van.

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Police officers promoted

Boulder City Police Department promoted four officers and swore in another during a special ceremony May 6.

May is National Water Safety Month

Swimming is one of life’s greatest activities. It offers health and fitness benefits, cools you off in the summer and can be gallons of fun. However, drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional, injury-related death for children ages 1-14, so make sure you stay safe in the water by being water smart.

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Locals receive COVID vaccines

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