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Reasonable fear of threats deemed harassment

Harassment is when someone threatens you with any of the following and you reasonably fear that the threat will be carried out.

1. To cause future physical injury to you or another person;

2. To cause physical damage to your property and or the property of another person;

3. To physically confine or restrain (forcefully hold or keep) you or another person; or

4. To do any act that is intended to cause significant harm to the physical or mental health or safety of you or another person.

Stalking is when a person performs a series of acts over time that causes you to reasonably feel terrorized, frightened, intimidated, harassed, or fearful for your safety, or the safety of your family or household member. Family or household member means current or former spouse, a parent, a person who is related by blood or marriage, or a person who is or was living with you.

April 23. Assist: Officers assist with a toddler locked in the bathroom at noon in the 800 block of Nevada Way.

Accident: A man with an injured leg is standing next to his vehicle that is temporarily blocked by the pole he hit at 2:49 p.m. in the area of U.S. Highway 95 and Black Hills Drive.

Trespass: A subject is yelling and throwing things causing a general disturbance at 10:43 p.m. in the 1200 block of Nevada Highway.

Thought for the day: How bad does your day have to be to get trespassed from McDonald’s.

April 24. DUI: An intoxicated driver leads officers on a foot pursuit but finds we have faster feet at 4:12 a.m. in the area of the north city limits.

Suspicious: There’s a report of a vehicle driving on the sidewalk and owner advises that we need a fence from Kingman at 12:47 p.m. in the area of Veterans Memorial Drive and Buchanan Boulevard.

Welfare: A caller requests a welfare check on a woman with her clothing on inside out who is looking for her wallet that she is holding. The woman says she isn’t feeling well at 4:20 p.m. in the 700 block of Elm Street.

Thought for the day: I guess Kingman keeps people off the sidewalk with fences. Who knew?

April 25. Traffic: An officer gives his umpteenth citation for the week for talking on a cellphone while driving at 9:43 a.m. in the 900 block of Nevada Way.

Domestic: A report was taken after an adult child decided to throw things at the parent and take the family vehicle at 12:25 p.m. in the 1300 block of Black Mountain Court.

Animal: A caller is less worried about the dogs fighting than the males leading them at 6:02 p.m. in the 1300 block of Pinto Road.

Thought for the day: I still find it hard to believe how many citations are given each day for hands-free violations.

April 26. Suspicious: A subject decides to stop carving on a tree with a rock at 10:01 a.m. in the area of Birch and Colorado streets.

Noise: A caller hears the distant sound of drums again, however officers do not at 12:01 p.m. in the 1200 block of Black Mountain Court.

Suspicious: Officers receive a report of a man slumped over in the front seat of his pickup with a swollen face and a ladder. It is found he does not need paramedics or a handyman at 12:48 p.m. in the 1000 block of Nevada Way.

Thought for the day: Some days are just too strange to comment.

April 27. Identity theft: An elderly woman is convinced someone has stolen her identity by the content of a piece of junk mail. Luckily it is generic and harmless at 2:46 p.m. in the 1000 block of Arizona Street.

Traffic: Joining forces with North Las Vegas proves that they have lots of drivers talking on the phone while driving at 4:33 p.m. in the area of Nellis Boulevard and Owens Drive.

Civil: A person is in the lobby to discuss a custody issue after a handwritten contract isn’t being followed. The person was advised to contact Family Court to begin proper paperwork at 6:38 p.m. in the 1000 block of Arizona Street.

Thought for the day: Joining forces with other jurisdictions allows a concentrated enforcement that rotates through all participating areas. Don’t think you’re safe to speed by a patrol car with another name on it.

April 28. Assist other: A bicycle is recovered after the owner locates it for sale on Craigslist in our city at 8:54 a.m. in the 1600 block of Foothill Drive.

Reckless: A man wants to report a reckless driver from the day before now that his wife is suffering pain from his diversionary tactics at 5:42 p.m. in the 1000 block of Arizona Street.

Animal: A person requests assistance with a (real) snake in the grass at 8:34 p.m. in the 1000 block of Wyoming Street.

Thought for the day: There are lots of snakes this time of year. Put a trash can or plant pot over it and give us a call if you need assistance.

April 29. Suspicious: A woman reports an ex-boyfriend is trying to break into the house at 4:52 a.m. in the 1200 block of Briar Stone Drove.

Found property: A phone and a ring that were found at a local business are booked into evidence after the owners could not be located at 3:35 p.m. in the 1000 block of Nevada Highway.

Juvenile disturbance: A family member is trying to parent a defiant preteen and needs assistance to keep the child out of trouble at 4:50 p.m. in the 700 block of Avenue G.

Thought for the day: Breakups can be dangerous times so pay close attention and make sure to call if you feel in danger.

Call(s) of the week: A local business brings in some items from their lost and found. We were able to reunite the owner of a wallet full of cards and cash as well as a World War II ring with initials engraved inside. We call this a good day! At 12:48 p.m. April 28.

Have a great week.

Tina Ransom is a dispatcher with Boulder City Police Department. She is coordinator of the Boulder City Citizen’s Academy.

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