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Police Blotter

March 31, 4:34 p.m.

A caller told police that a homeless man kept pressing buttons at a gas pump. The caller thought the man was “fishing” for credit card numbers.

April 1, 11:54 a.m.

Police received a call about a shirtless man in his 60s walking south on the shoulder of U.S. Highway 93.

April 1, 2:30 p.m.

Police received a call about a resident whose chickens were out of control.

April 1, 5:55 p.m.

A woman called police and told them she was following a car that was driving all over the road near Railroad Pass. The woman told police she could see beers inside the car.

April 2, 3:38 a.m.

Police received a call about a car that had been running for more than six hours. According to police, the owner left the car on by mistake.

April 2, 6:46 p.m.

A woman told police she heard a loud popping noise, and saw a green box with smoke coming out of it. Another caller told police that a transformer had smoke coming from it.

April 3, 3:27 a.m.

A caller told police about a driver who was passed out in a truck.

April 3, 7:08 p.m.

A man told police about people who have been coming around his house and making noise. The man wanted to know if he could chase after them and beat them up. Police advised the man not to chase after them.

April 5, 12:52 a.m.

Boulder City police followed a woman who was speeding through town while running red lights and stop signs. Police ceased the chase at U.S. Highway 95 near the 215 Beltway and advised Nevada Highway Patrol of the woman.

April 5, 8:25 p.m.

A caller told police that a lady who was acting bizarre entered a store three times. The caller told police that the woman had a baby in her shirt.

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