Grand County police blotter, Dec. 7-13
The Grand County Sheriff’s Office fielded 170 calls from Dec. 7-13 while dispatchers answered 387 calls for all first-responder agencies in the county.
Monday, Dec. 7
8:05 a.m. — A white van was reported on fire near Grand Avenue and Ellsworth Street in Grand Lake. Deputies and Grand Lake Fire responded and extinguished the van.
10:15 a.m. — A caller reported finding a female dog who had just had puppies in a field off US Highway 40 south of Granby and Red Dirt Hill. Animal control responded.
10:51 a.m. — Two dogs were left outside without adequate shelter on Meadow Road in Granby.
Tuesday, Dec. 8
10:32 p.m. — A cow was reported on US Highway 40 near milepost 205 near Granby.
Wednesday, Dec. 9
10:49 a.m. — A reporting party was concerned for animal welfare at Big Horn Park in Kremmling. Animal control responded.
Thursday, Dec. 10
1:48 p.m. — Hazard debris was reported on US Highway 40 near milepost 222 outside Granby.
8:27 p.m. — Animal control responded to a report of an animal at large on County Road 443 in Grand Lake and took the animal to the shelter.
5 p.m. — A black lab was seen running across US Highway 40 near milepost 221 and eating off a carcass. Deputies responded, but were unable to locate the dog.
Saturday, Dec. 12
12:32 p.m. — A truck pulling a dump trailer headed south on US Highway 34 and County Road 6 outside Granby was losing metal pieces from the trailer causing a hazard.
Sunday, Dec. 13
1:16 a.m. — Deputies stopped a car with an unreadable license plate at US Highway 34 and County Road 64.
4:23 p.m. — A parked car near milepost 203 US Highway 40 outside Hot Sulphur Springs was partially blocking the eastbound lane creating a hazard near the Twin Bridges. The car was moved.
These are a small number of the calls fielded by Grand County’s dispatchers, first-responders and law enforcement agencies. The police blotter was put together by the Sky-Hi News with information provided by the Grand County Sheriff’s Office. It does not include any reports about alleged sexual assaults, child abuse, DUIs or domestic violence.
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