Grand County police blotter, Aug. 28-30: Neighbor dispute over large rock; possible employee prank
MONDAY, Aug. 28
Arrest — Fraser-Winter Park police executed an arrest warrant at around 3 p.m. near Bear Crossing in Winter Park. The arrested subject had reportedly been staying in a tent on an emergency road that leads to the Grand County water tanks.
Bear in vicinity — A large bear was spotted in the area of Granby Jones Trailer Park just before 11 p.m. The bear had been all over the trailer park. Authorities reported there were many trash cans down in the area. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials were notified.
TUESDAY, Aug. 29
Smoke report — Authorities received a report at around 5:30 a.m. from an individual near mile post 12 on Highway 125 who reported he saw and smelled smoke from the same area he had reported last week, though no flames. No fires were showing up ahead of Cabin Creek Road on the highway. Crews remained at the scene of Highway 125 and Cabin Creek while Fort Collins officials were notified of the smoke report.
Theft — Kremmling police received a report at around 8:30 a.m. from a party at Hotel Eastin who indicated their wheel had been stolen off their vehicle the previous night. It was regarded as a potential prank by other employees. An officer would follow up with the reporting party.
Neighbor problem — Sheriff deputies received a report just before 9 a.m. from a party located on the 2,000-block of County Road 642 in Grand Lake that their neighbor put a large rock in their driveway. Authorities found it was a natural occurrence and no crime was committed.
Overdue party — A report was received shortly after 4 p.m. from a woman at Lake Evelyn near Keyser Creek west of Winter Park who had gotten separated from her boyfriend on a hike. She discovered his shoe on the trail, but no signs of him. She found her boyfriend a few minutes later who had an injured foot but did not require assistance.
Bear in area — A black bear was spotted just after 11 p.m. at the area by Never Summer along the boardwalk in Grand Lake. The bear was hit with a stun gun and quickly left the area.
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 30
Suspicious incident — Authorities received a report at around 8:50 a.m. from a woman at the Fraser Quickstop Shell Station in Fraser who reported that two expensive bicycles that had been left at the store with a cheap lock for about three weeks had been tampered with the previous night. She cut the lock and moved the bicycles inside for safekeeping. The woman told authorities she left a note taped to the original location of the bicycles.
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