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Police Blotter

April 28, 8:34 p.m.

Police received a call about a baby rattlesnake in someone’s backyard.

April 29, 4:52 a.m.

A call came in about someone trying to break into a house, police said.

April 29, 1:19 p.m.

Police received a call about a man who was pushing a shopping cart in the northbound emergency lane of U.S. Highway 93 near Railroad Pass.

April 29, 10:42 p.m.

Police received a call about three teenagers walking with a boombox toward Avenue I.

April 29, 11:54 p.m.

A man called police and said another man came into his trailer and stole his medication.

April 30, 11:34 p.m.

A man told police he was walking in the downtown district when two men and a woman yelled obscenities at him from their hotel room.

May 1, 9:40 p.m.

A man told police he was driving his Volkswagen Jetta when he was hit by a green minivan. The man said he thought the driver of the minivan was drunk because it smelled like alcohol, and the driver stumbled when he got out of the car.

May 2, 10:45 a.m.

Police received a call about a man who was setting up camp by the train tracks near Railroad Pass.

May 2, 6:26 p.m.

A man told police someone broke into his house. The man said a window in the back of his house was broken.

May 3, 9:22 a.m.

A man called police to complain about a “sandblasting machine” that was making too much noise near his home.

May 3, 11:03 a.m.

Six people were injured in a two-car accident on U.S. 93.

May 3, 4:41 p.m.

Police received a call about two cars that were driving more than 110 mph.

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Some more new slang words to remember

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Hospital given two defibrillator monitors

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Locals receive COVID vaccines

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BC Guard member helps save D.C. crash victim

A U.S. Army captain from Boulder City recently lived out the National Guards’ motto of “Always Ready, Always There” when she helped save a woman’s life while she was out buying coffee and supplies for her unit.

Vaccine questions answered

Boulder City Hospital adheres to federal, state and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines for the distribution and administration of the COVID-19 vaccine. Due to the limited quantity available of the newly developed vaccine, a tiered system has been implemented and identifies vulnerable populations to be immunized.

Officer’s calm demeanor deceptive

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Vaccines will help fight coronavirus

Many community members may remember standing in long lines at their elementary school, local armory or high school gymnasium in the early 1960s to receive the Sabin oral polio vaccine, drinking a red liquid from a tiny paper cup, that immunized millions, helped to eradicate polio, and is included on the World Health Organization’s List of Essential Medicines.

K-9 units double the duty

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Crash was ‘worst thing;’ five killed, driver charged with DUI

Michael Anderson was pedaling alongside some of his closest friends Dec. 10 on a stretch of highway near Searchlight, surrounded by miles of open desert, when a box truck plowed into the group of nearly 20 bicyclists and their safety escort vehicle.