Grand County police blotter: Beer not cold; missed bus
Thursday, July 27
Illegal dumping — Fraser-Winter Park Police responded shortly after 10 a.m. to the 700 block of Country Road 840 in Fraser regarding a report of a verbal confrontation between a property owner and a subject allegedly using his Dumpster.
ATV accident — A 45-year-old male flipped his ATV just after 8 p.m. about a quarter-mile up Country Road 4 near Stillwater Pass. Minor injuries were reported.
Noise complaint — Fraser-Winter Park Police responded around 11 p.m. to the 800 block of Wolverine Lane in Fraser after receiving a noise complaint. The reporting party indicated to police that loud voices and music is typical three nights a week.
Friday, July 28
Refusal to bus — Central Bus Dispatch received a complaint around 1 a.m. by intoxicated, “irrate” parties because they missed the bus in front of Ullrs Tavern in Winter Park. It was reported that the 65-year-old bus driver with heart problems was afraid to pick up a group of intoxicated individuals. The group became upset and requested police presence. Police arrived and made contact with the group of 15 individuals. Ultimately they were allowed to get on the bus.
Criminal mischief — An employee of McDonald’s in Granby contacted police just after 7 p.m. to report that a male individual had “busted up a door” in the restaurant. Police made contact with the reporting party who indicated the individual was complaining about a stolen paycheck. Granby Police spotted the individual around 8 a.m. as he was sitting in a ditch along Highway 40.
Unwanted subject — An unruly male, part of a party of 26, argued with staff at Grand Lake Lodge around 7:30 p.m. The individual stated the beer took too long to come out, but did not seem to be intoxicated. The party was asked to leave without paying its bill, per staff.
Gas leak — The Grand Fire Department responded just before 8 p.m. to the 200 block of Country Road 6005 in Granby after receiving a call of a natural gas leak or hissing gas meter. The department contacted XCEL Energy who then arrived at the property and secured the gas meter line.
Saturday, July 29
Fireworks — Central Dispatch received a report just before 1 a.m. that fireworks were being set off behind a building in Beaver Village Lodge in Winter Park. Police discovered the fireworks and gave the responsible party a verbal warning.
Search and rescue — It was reported around 11 p.m. that an individual was missing, last seen earlier that day at Pumphouse on a paddle board. Parties were active looking for the missing subject, including white water rafters and Grand County Search and Rescue members. It was reported that the missing subject was under the influence and unable to communicate; the individual’s phone was found at a nearby campsite. A medi-vac was launched but the individual was spotted shortly after 8 a.m. the following morning.
MONDAY, July 31
Harassment — Dispatch received a call at 9:30 p.m. from a party that stated a vehicle was following behind their vehicle from The Vintage Hotel at Winter Park Resort. The driver, the reporting party’s son, was harassing her with his vehicle. Vehicles headed to Fraser-Winter Park Police Department where it was claimed the reporting party would not return the son’s dog.
Alarm call — A motion alarm was tripped just before 6 p.m. at Grand Mountain Bank in Kremmling. A call was placed into the bank by authorities with no answer. Kremmling police responded to the scene, along with the Colorado State Patrol, but found the building to be secure.
(Minor incidents have been omitted from this report.)
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