Grand County police blotter, Jan. 19-21: Police give a ride to toddlers and their toy car
FRIDAY, JAN. 19
Abandoned vehicle — It was reported at around 1:30 p.m. from a party on the 50-block of County Road 507 in Fraser that a Jeep had been parked on her property for two years and she would like to get info on the vehicle to have it towed.
SATURDAY, JAN. 20
Disturbance — Authorities received a report at around 12:34 a.m. of an eight- to 10-person fight at the El Pacifico restaurant in Grand Lake. No injuries were reported. Subjects were separated after the initial call to police. A group of three males and three females then left, walking down Main Street towards Highway 34. Authorities made contact with the group shortly after and detained one person; others were issued a summons and released.
Criminal mischief — It was reported at around 10:30 a.m. from a person on the 300-block of East Agate Avenue in Granby that their car tires had been slashed by a neighbor.
Suspicious incident — Authorities received a report at around 7:30 p.m. from a party near mile post 236 on U.S. Highway 40 in Winter Park who saw a headlamp or flashlight just east of the highway at the bottom of a switchback. They believed it looked suspicious.
Shots fired — It was reported at around 10 p.m. from a party in Granby who had heard somebody shooting a weapon for at least 30 minutes near County Road 5 and U.S. Highway 40. Authorities searched the area shortly after, but were unable to locate anyone shooting.
SUNDAY, JAN. 21
Welfare check — It was reported to authorities at around 10:20 a.m. that a person was witnessed staggering and falling on the railroad tracks just northeast of the Timberhaus Ski Lodge crossing in Winter Park. It was reported by Amtrak. It was soon after found that the subject was a train passenger, who then loaded back onto the train and was intoxicated, but would need to be removed at the Fraser station once the train arrived. The passenger was reported to possibly have a shoulder injury.
Animal — Authorities received a report at around noon of a dog that had been hit in the parking lot at the summit of Berthoud Pass and had a severe leg injury. The owner was not there.
Citizen assist — Fraser-Winter Park police gave two toddlers and their toy car a lift to the other end of Eastom Avenue in Fraser at around 1:15 p.m.
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