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Police Blotter: DUIs, parakeets, a chihuahua and more

Sept. 29, 4:15 a.m.

A man pulled over for DUI was arrested with four birds in his vehicle. The parakeets were brought to the city’s animal shelter in one cage and placed by the front desk — away from the cats.

Sept. 29, 12:46 p.m.

A hotel manager required assistance with a disturbance between a man and a woman. The couple was heard arguing for over an hour before police were called. One officer said the woman is packing her things and going back to Las Vegas.

Sept. 29, 7:51 p.m.

A stray black and white Chihuahua was found and reported to the police. Officers arrived to pick up the stray dog, but instead returned the Jack Russell terrier to the responsible party.

Sept. 30, 8:11 a.m.

A woman was stopped after running a red light on U.S. Highway 93 at Railroad Pass. When asked by police what happened, the driver said the casino’s sign advertisement for a food special was distracting.

Sept. 30, 11:40 a.m.

A Boulder City resident told the municipal court that the Boulder City Police Department sent three “tweakers” to break into his home. The two men and one woman reportedly proceeded to break a window and dump methamphetamines all over the floor as part of what he called a setup. The resident claims he hasn’t slept in 24 hours.

Oct. 1, 12:42 p.m.

A person is asking for the police department’s help as the resident’s wedding ring was stolen from the home. The value of the ring is $40,000. Police believe it could be a possible civil issue as the couple is going through a divorce.

Oct. 1, 6:58 p.m.

Gunshots were heard near a mobile home parking lot in Boulder City. Officers arrived to find out it was only a woman setting off fireworks in front of the Girl Scouts building.

Oct. 1, 9:07 p.m.

A 50-year-old woman was arrested after an employee caught her allegedly stealing from the 99 Cents Only store. The woman had allegedly taken items before by putting them in her purse.

Oct. 1, 11:58 p.m.

Police were called out to a disturbance by a couple at the Boulder Beach campground after loud arguing and a gunshot were heard coming from their tent. Both the man and woman were arrested. One of the couple’s three children said their father hid the gun under the tent.

Oct. 2, 5:41 a.m.

According to police, a 21-year-old woman apparently overdosed on diet pills and extra-strength Tylenol. The woman was breathing and alert when police arrived.

Oct. 3, 4:43 p.m.

A 55-year-old white male was causing a disturbance in front of a local store, throwing books and yelling about a flying saucer. The suspect eventually was not apprehended when store employees lost sight of him.

Oct. 3, 6:42 p.m.

Three juvenile suspects were detained by officers after fleeing on foot down Utah Street. The girls were cited for battery of a fellow juvenile and released to their families.

Oct. 4, 8:56 a.m.

A man was shot at across from Pro Gun Club. The subject said the Mongols Motorcycle Club may have been involved and that he fled on foot to Railroad Pass.

Oct. 5, 10:20 p.m.

A person claims to have been scammed by someone claiming to work for the car rental company Avis. The individual states that after changing a flat tire, instructions were given by the car rental representative to wait at Starbucks for a car service agent. The individual states during that time, charges were applied to the credit card. Avis says it has no information on the situation.

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