Grand County police blotter, Aug. 28-29: Mail truck hit and run; suspicious plastic ‘device’


Hit and run — Authorities received a call at around 10:30 a.m. from Hilly’s Hooker Service in Fraser regarding a hit and run that had occurred the previous week when a mail truck hit a tow truck.

Hazard — It was reported to authorities at around 3:30 p.m. from near mile post 193 on Highway 40 in Kremmling that the driver of a vehicle appeared to be unconscious, driving at 40 mph. Reporting parties indicated the vehicle was weaving in across both lanes. The reporting party along with a FedEx truck boxed the vehicle in and forced it off the road in fear that “he was going to kill someone.” The driver was found to have a medical condition and would be submitted for a retest on their driver’s license.

WED., AUG. 29

Suspicious incident — It was reported to authorities at around 9 a.m. that a person calling from Granby found a plastic “device” under a log behind the Continental Divide sign at the summit of Willow Creek and Highway 125.

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