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Grand County police blotter July 10-16

July 10

• 8:51 a.m. — Granby police received a call regarding a dispute over cutting trees between neighbors.

• 12:57 p.m. — The Grand County Sheriff’s Office was called to a dog locked inside a car.

• 1:06 p.m. — Paramedics responded to a bicycle wreck one mile up the Tipperary Trail near Fraser involving an 18-year-old man who had hurt his back.

• 1:19 p.m. — The sheriff’s office fielded a complaint about shots fired at Country Road 5 and US Highway 40 by the shooting range.

• 2:03 p.m. — A man in his 20s was reportedly smoking marijuana, fell and his head at a lodge in Winter Park.

• 5:22 p.m. — The Grand County Sheriff’s Office took a noise complaint about someone shooting at exploding targets, which the caller said had been shaking their Tabernash home all day.

• 8:23 p.m. — Grand County Search and Rescue was called to help with a mission in Rocky Mountain National Park. All team members were out of the field by 3:50 a.m. the next day.

• 8:37 p.m. — Drivers speeding through a work zone prompted a request for additional patrols at the Colorado River bridge project in Grand Lake.

• 8:59 p.m. — Authorities were notified of a deceased deer on US Highway 40 by Granby.

• 9:07 p.m. — Another car hit a deer near the Idlewild Campground at Winter Park. No injuries were reported, but the damaged car was blocking the road.

• 10:52 p.m. — Firefighters and police were called to a Winter Park lodge after it lost power and people got stuck in the elevators. Everyone was out of the elevators by 11:43 p.m.

• 10:54 p.m. — The sheriff’s office took a call from a Grand Lake restaurant that had a black bear hanging out by the trash bins.

• 11:18 p.m. — Someone was having a bonfire at their Kremmling home with the flames reportedly reaching 20 feet high.

• 11:52 p.m. — A bear was spotted near a Granby business. Four minutes later, another call came in from a nearby Granby gas station about a bear with two cubs.

July 11

• 10:49 a.m. — A Tabernash resident reported their home had been hit by a stray bullet.

• 12:20 a.m. — The sheriff’s office received a call about people shooting off fireworks by an entryway at a Granby inn.

• 6:10 a.m. — The sheriff’s office responded to a call about a bear in a work truck “causing lots of damage” on County Road 57 in Granby.

• 1:10 p.m. — East Grand firefighters responded to a washer that was smoking at a Winter Park condo.

• 1:11 p.m. — Someone left a campfire unattended two miles up Cabin Creek near Granby.

• 5:51 p.m. — The sheriff’s office received a call about people who’ve been living in a trailer for several weeks and taking electricity from a nearby home.

• 10:14 p.m. — In Hot Sulphur Springs, someone reported two dogs — a brown wiener dog that’s missing an eye and a white and gray Shih Tzu — had gotten inside their fence.

July 12

• 12:02 p.m. — The Grand County Jail sought assistance from the sheriff’s office with an unruly inmate.

• 2:34 p.m. — A welfare check was requested after someone saw two 11-year-old boys hitchhiking on US 40.

• 5:15 p.m. — Someone reported a man sitting on the side of the road had thrown a sock at their car.

• 5:19 p.m. — The sheriff’s office red tagged a travel trailer that had been abandoned at County Road 1018 and County Road 1014 for approximately two months.

• 8:43 p.m. — A driver called Fraser Winter Park police about a bicyclist on US Highway 40 who kicked his vehicle, and the caller reportedly caught the spat on camera. 

• 9:38 p.m. — Police responded to a call about people trespassing on a four-wheeler. However, police found they were actually on a neighboring property.

• 10:14 p.m. — Fraser Winter Park police helped an individual who was locked out of their home.

• 10:59 p.m. — The U.S. Forest Service busted an illegal campsite near Grand Lake.

• 11:36 p.m. — A Granby resident called police worried that a bear might get into the home through broken windows.

July 13

• 1:32 p.m. — Campers who were ticketed for multiple violations and supposed to be out by noon were verbally attacking the campground host.

• 5:44 p.m. — Police responded to a drunken passenger who was swearing at others on a train about to arrive in Fraser. 

• 6:47 p.m. — Police were called after two women allegedly left a Winter Park restaurant without paying their tab.

• 9:03 p.m. — Grand County Search and Rescue assisted with another mission at Rocky Mountain National Park. All members were out of the field by 2:10 p.m. the next day.

• 11:23 p.m. — A man chased a reckless driver during a possible road rage incident near Winter Park.

• 11:39 p.m. — There was a two-vehicle wreck on US 40 near Kremmling with injuries.

July 14

• 1:33 a.m. — Police helped an intoxicated woman who had been partying with friends, didn’t know where she was and couldn’t find her way home from a Winter Park gas station.

• 2:09 a.m. — Some people jumped the fence at a Winter Park Lodge and started having a pool party.

• 9:22 a.m. — Grand Lake firefighters secured a boat that was adrift in Grand Lake to a marina’s dock.

• 11:27 a.m. — The sheriff’s office took a call about a neighbor leaving out trash that’s been getting spread by animals.

• 12:08 p.m. — A Winter Park lodge called police after a three-axle bus with smoking rear brakes parked in front of the lodge, where no one on the bus was staying, and then walked to a nearby restaurant.

• 12:19 p.m. — Someone called police after picking up a large amount of litter at Cutthroat Bay, including pieces with identifying information.

• 1:31 p.m. — A woman was bitten by a dog in a parked car in the parking lot at a Winter Park fast-food joint.

• 7:51 p.m. — The sheriff’s office was called to a cow in the middle of the road on US 40 outside Kremmling.

• 10:47 p.m. — Police responded to a report of a stolen bike valued at $6,000. A neighbor had apparently put the bike up in his home, though, believing that the owner had left it out for the night.

July 15

• 3:01 a.m. — The sheriff’s office warned a group of people in Grand Lake after receiving a complaint about them yelling and breaking bottles.

• 12:51 p.m. — A Grand Lake art gallery reported that a woman threw up inside the gallery and damaged some of the merchandise there.

• 2:04 p.m. — A car hit a deer on US Highway 34 by Grand Lake.

July 16

• 7:33 a.m. — An 18-year-old fell from a horse and suffered a head injury.

• 7:47 a.m. — A Grand Lake eatery reported finding a Rolex watch.

• 6:48 p.m. — Fraser Winter Park police helped a woman who was getting spam text messages generated by an internet phone number block the messages.

• 7:56 a.m. — Police took a call about a suspicious vehicle selling “fish products” in a parking area on US 34.

• 1:07 p.m. — Kremmling police were called to assist a person who had missed the Greyhound bus and was stranded in town.

• 5:02 p.m. — A man with a metal detector and shovel was reportedly digging up stuff at a campground by Grand Lake.

• 5:57 p.m. — Kremmling police responded to a call about a 25-pound turtle that was walking around 4th Street and Eagle Avenue. The turtle was back with its owner shortly thereafter.

• 10 p.m. — An upset resident in Fraser complained that a neighbor refuses to pick up their dog’s poop.

The Sky-Hi News police blotter offers a glimpse of police activity from the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, Kremmling Police, Granby Police and Fraser-Winter Park Police logs. It is not a comprehensive report of all police activity. Many calls such as domestic violence, DUIs, sexual assaults and situations involving juveniles typically do not appear.


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