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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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