Grand County police blotter, Sept. 22-25: Falling into a hole; Sprayed in the face with a firehose


Report — Authorities received a report at 10:30 a.m. from a person at Fifth Street and Kinsey Avenue in Kremmling who wanted to report that a female had fallen into a hole about 30 minutes earlier.

Bear — Authorities received a report just before 9 p.m. that a bear was walking towards Hideaway Park in Winter Park. The bear was not threatening, according to the report. According to the reporting party, the bear moved on to a dumpster at the Best Western motel several minutes later, then to the west side of Hideaway Park. Authorities were unable to locate the bear.


Fire — Authorities responded to the Sherwin Williams store inside the Granby Business Center on Highway 40 at around 6:30 a.m. after receiving a report of flames showing on the second floor of the building. The fire was said to have possibly been ignited by a heater. The fire was completely out just after 8 a.m.

Report — Authorities received a report just before 8 a.m. from an out-of-state firefighter, who had been working on the Silver Creek Fire the previous day, that had been sprayed in the face with a firehose by another firefighter. The man was seeking possible assault charges.

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