Grand County Police Blotter, July 18-22 | SkyHiNews.com

Grand County Police Blotter, July 18-22

July 18

• 1:50 a.m. — A drunk individual was reportedly stumbling toward a bus stop after leaving a Winter Park bar.

• 12:18 p.m. — Authorities responded to a wreck with injuries at Club Meadowridge in Fraser.

• 5:47 p.m. — A radio scanner was reported stolen in the Grand Lake area.

• 6:14 p.m. — A caller asked the sheriff’s office for a welfare check on a young woman who the caller said had been living under a bridge in Granby for several days.

• 8:10 p.m. — The sheriff’s office performed another welfare check on a “very scruffy” young man and woman walking down the side of the US Highway 40 outside Kremmling without shoes. The pair was apparently just hiking through.

• 8:12 p.m. — Authorities responded to two-vehicle wreck with injuries near the Snow Mountain Ranch YMCA.

• 8:49 p.m. — Fraser Winter Park police took a report of a juvenile playing on a light post.

• 8:51 p.m. — The sheriff’s office responded to a call about people at the Williams Fork East Campground threating the boat inspector.

• 8:59 p.m. — Fraser Winter Park police responded to an incident involving several underage individuals who had reportedly brought their own alcohol into a Winter Park brewery.

• 10 p.m. — A caller phoned in a fireworks complaint in the Fraser area and said the parties have been shooting off fireworks for the last three nights.

July 19

12:16 p.m. — Two hound dogs, one without a collar and the other with a shock collar, were running around on US 40.

2:01 p.m. — Police performed a welfare check on an older gentleman who was walking down County Road 8 and looked like he may be impaired.

3:39 p.m. — Police responded to a report of a small, barking dog inside a car that had been there for approximately three hours. The call log notes the car windows were open.

3:43 p.m. — A landlord had lost the phone number for a renter and called police to help re-establish contact.

7:19 p.m. — A caller witnessed a driver hit a deer on US Highway 40 by Tabernash and continue on without stopping.

7:26 p.m. — Police were called about a possible trespassing violation with two men panhandling for gas money outside the entrance of a Granby business.

7:53 p.m. — A trash bin was fully engulfed in flames behind the Fraser Post Office.

9:08 p.m. — A man reportedly refused to leave a Winter Park brewery. The log suggests he left for a brief period of time before returning. Shortly thereafter, he was released to a sober adult.

9:19 p.m. — A driver of a Ford Mustang hit a deer on US Highway 34 outside Granby and the deer needed to be dispatched.

11:02 p.m. — Someone lodged a noise complaint about a loud party in Granby.

11:33 p.m. — Several people were arguing in a day use area near Hot Sulphur Springs and the caller said it sounded like someone was getting assaulted.

July 20

12:14 a.m. — Police were called about a woman who had passed out at a Winter Park condo after drinking and smoking marijuana but was now awake and vomiting.

11:58 a.m. — A man riding a four-wheeler was hurt on Stillwater pass and his arm was reportedly pinned under the ATV.

12:15 p.m. — A man in his 50s was riding a bike and suffered a head injury in Fraser.

12:42 p.m. — Someone reported an unattended campfire near Fraser.

1:10 p.m. — A trailer carrying a pontoon boat had two flat tires and was creating a hazard.

1:19 p.m. — Cash was reported stolen the night before from a Grand Lake gallery.

2:32 p.m. — Police fielded a call about an intoxicated man who was urinating in the street in Fraser.

3:44 p.m. — A Kremmling homeowner reported a burglary that happened some time while the homeowner was out of town.

5:27 p.m. — There was a hit-and-run involving a black pickup truck about 3.5 miles up County Road 4 in Grand County.

11:18 p.m. — A caller told police a woman was walking barefoot on the side of the road on US Highway 34 in Grand Lake.

11:40 p.m. — A man and woman thought to be in their 30s were caught trying to steal bottles of wine from behind the bar at a Winter Park establishment.

11:54 p.m. — A noise complaint was phoned in against a Fraser home for the second night in a row with the caller reporting a loud party in which people were singing karaoke.

July 21

12:43 a.m. — Police were called to an incident in which two men were fighting at a Winter Park bar.

11:10 a.m. — A caller reported illegal dumping in Hot Sulphur Springs.

1:43 p.m. — The sheriff’s office found a Rottweiler mix that was “frightened by the thunder but even tempered.”

8:52 p.m. — A group with three adults and three children was overdue after they were supposed to be back around 5-6 p.m. About 30 minutes after the call, the group was found and on their way home.

9:41 p.m. — There was a complaint of shots fired in the Hot Sulphur Springs area, though it was found to be a fireworks violation.

10:41 a.m. — There was a dispute over the checkout time at a Kremmling hotel. Police advised a woman this was a civil problem and she could file a complaint with the Better Business Bureau.

2:41 a.m. — Police fielded a noise complaint in which a number of people were reportedly yelling racial slurs and vulgarities during a loud party on the porch of a Fraser home. A second caller companied 15 minutes later, and police gave the individuals a verbal warning.

3:01 a.m. — Officers responded to another noise complaint about loud music and yelling, this time in Winter Park, and issued another verbal warning.

11:23 a.m. — Someone called police about two dogs inside a parked car in Granby. The log says the pups were not in distress and had wagging tails even though the car windows were barely cracked.

3:12 p.m. — Granby police responded a possible hit-and-run.

3:19 p.m. — Officers responded to a report of a vehicle break-in at a Winter Park parking garage.

4:39 p.m. — There was a report of a disturbed passenger at a Grand County bus stop who was attacking another passenger.

July 22

6:51 a.m. — Granby police were called about a person who was sleeping at the Parshall Post Office.

7:37 a.m. — A hit-and-run was called into the Fraser Winter Park Police Department.

7:41 a.m. — A semi backed into a power line pole in Granby.

3:19 p.m. — A sailboat was found on the rock in Grand Lake. At about the same time, there was also a report of wind surfers struggling but did not seem to be signaling for help.

10:56 p.m. — Someone reported a possible residential fire in Winter Park but it turned out to be a grease fire caused by someone cooking on a deck.

The Sky-Hi News police blotter offers a glimpse of police activity taken 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. Calls such as domestic violence, DUIs, sexual assaults and juvenile situations typically do not appear.


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