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Safety briefing provides vital information

T he monthly safety briefing to be held at the Senior Center of Boulder City for May will be held at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday prior to the serving of the midday meal. Anyone is welcome to attend and listen to this brief update of the most current trends we are seeing and hearing about in our small town.

We have a short presentation followed by a question-and-answer session. If those of us present cannot answer a specific question, we will do our best to find an answer and get back to you.

I plan about a 30-minute time slot for this activity once a month and the dates are posted at the senior center or can be obtained by contacting me at transom@bcnv.org.

Thank you to Mike Kicker and the board of directors from the senior center for allowing me to spend some time with some of the most colorful members of the community.

Now, let’s see what’s been going on around town.

April 21. Animal: Officers receive reports a “gang” of dogs roaming the area and up to no good. The poodle, Yorkie and lab are “frequent fliers” at 7:11 p.m. in the 1000 block of La Mesa Way.

DUI: A caller is following a possible drunk driver and will sign a statement about the reckless driving at 8:51 p.m. in the area of Joshua Street and Nevada Way.

Thought for the day: The cellular patrol is a great boost to officers because citizens are generally the first on the scene of most calls.

April 22. See person: A woman is in the lobby with a bullet that she states was fired at her yesterday and just got the evidence today at 10:29 a.m. in the 1000 block of Arizona St.

Vehicle crash: Reports come flooding in of a serious crash requiring air-rescue, jaws of life and multiple units blocking traffic for an extended time at 10:59 a.m. in the area of Industrial Road and U.S. Highway 93.

Thought for the day: Thank you to all people who are forced to alter their plans when a serious crash occurs. We try our best to clear everything from the route of travel as quickly as we can.

April 23. Traffic stop: Several juveniles have a less-than-wonderful weekend of fun when the traffic stop nets them a hold and wait for their parents to respond from other areas to pick them up at 12:04 a.m. in the 1600 block of Nevada Highway.

Foot patrol: An officer checks out a vacant building and finds evidence of squatters inside at 10:31 p.m. in the 800 block of Adams Boulevard.

Thought for the day: Let us know if you notice activities in locations known to be empty near you.

April 24. Recovered stolen vehicle: The broken-down vehicle is found to have been stolen from another jurisdiction at 9:28 p.m. in the area of U.S. Highway 95 and U.S. 93.

Suspicious: The responsible party calls after finding a ladder against the building and backpacks on the roof at 10:20 p.m. in the 1200 block of Nevada Highway.

Thought for the day: Squatters are getting bolder with their choices of living arrangements these days.

April 25. Trespass: A trespass request is made after a customer tells the clerk that he hopes they get robbed soon at 2:19 a.m. in the 800 block of Nevada Way.

Disturbance: Officers receive a report of a man and woman yelling in an uninhabitable home at 12:36 p.m. in the 800 block of Joy Lane.

Thought for the day: Robbery isn’t a funny topic of conversation in this town and now late-night drink cravings will have to come from somewhere else.

April 26. Animal: The caller reports dogs yelping for the last few hours and it ends up being coyotes at 12:09 p.m. in the 500 block of Mount Hunter Way.

Burglary: Officers receive a report of items missing and thrown around at 2:57 p.m. in the 600 block of Avenue I.

Thought for the day: Even if you are only leaving your home for a few minutes, lock the door.

April 27. Lost property: A man comes into the lobby to report his rear license plate missing for an unknown time and is on the way to Henderson Department of Motor Vehicles to get new plates at 1:48 p.m. in the 300 block of Laurel Drive.

Destruction of property: The caller knows the subject who broke a window with a rock and has a good description and direction of travel at 8:48 p.m. in the 500 block of New Mexico Street.

Thought for the day: The errant rock-thrower arrives and confesses along with restitution made — a rare occurrence these days.

Call of the week: Parking: The subject returns to pick up his trailer filled with junk and finds it missing from the area he parked it. He is surprised to learn that the vehicle must be parked adjacent to the registered owner’s address if it is there for more than 24 hours. The fact that the item belongs to someone else adds a whole new level of difficulty at 4:22 p.m. in the 1000 Arizona Street.

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

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