Grand County police blotter, Jan. 25-29: Biting hands; stealing snowmobiles
FRIDAY, JAN. 26
Crash — It was reported at around 7:30 p.m. that a three-vehicle head-on collision occurred at or around mile post 242 along Highway 40 near Winter Park. Colorado State Patrol was notified of the incident. It was soon after reported there was no accident and authorities should stand down.
Harassment — It was reported just before 9 a.m. that a party at Granby Jones Trailer Park was experiencing harassment over the internet and would like to file a report. A deputy spoke with the reporting party and she relayed information about a friend request that “she didn’t want anything to do with.” A male party got on the phone and become verbally aggressive with the deputy and terminated the phone call.
Traffic — It was reported at around 9:30 a.m. that a vehicle was in the ditch across from the East Grand Fire Department in Fraser. The driver stated that she was run off the road by a bus making a U-turn in the road. Authorities were in the area searching for a small bus, which was soon after located at the Grand Park Community Recreation Center.
Disturbance — Authorities received a report at around 10:15 a.m. from the Granby Jones Trailer Park in Granby of a male in the yard with a knife. The same male was leaving in a red vehicle, possible en route to 7-Eleven in Granby. It was an ongoing neighbor problem, as the reporting party stated that the subject had harassed him earlier.
Agency assist — It was reported at around 7:40 p.m. that a four-vehicle non-injury crash occurred near mile post 236 on Highway 40 near Winter Park. Colorado State Patrol was notified of the incident.
SATURDAY, JAN. 27
Suspicious incident — It was reported at around 12:30 a.m. of someone allegedly stealing snowmobiles from Spirit Lake Polaris in Grand Lake. The reporting party said they knew the owner and stated no one should be there after hours. A truck and trailer was on scene. Authorities made contact with two individuals, who they found out had permission to be on scene.
Assault — It was reported to authorities at around 1:40 a.m. of a cold assault that occurred at an undisclosed location in Winter Park. The reporting party told authorities that an intoxicated female had attacked her and bit her hand.
Hazard — Authorities received a report at around 7:30 a.m. from a person on the 400-block of County Road 509 in Fraser who heard a loud noise from the gravel pit behind her house. She believed it was a broken water or gas line. XCel Energy was notified of the incident. It was found that a loader was under repair, which sounded like a gas line blowing, but there was no emergency.
Hit and run — Authorities received a report at around 9:15 a.m. of a cold hit and run that occurred in the parking garage of Fraser Crossing at Winter Park Resort the previous night. Authorities met with the reporting party outside the garage.
OHV crash — It was reported to authorities at around 4:45 p.m. of an ATV accident on Lake Granby that occurred about 300 feet from the shore line. Authorities were unable to locate any victims.
Suspicious vehicle — It was reported just before 6 p.m. that a vehicle was stuck in Byers Canyon near Hot Sulphur Springs. The dashboard had been removed and the three males in the vehicle didn’t want the reporting party to see in the trunk. The reporting party dropped off the driver in Hot Sulphur Springs.
Fireworks violation — Authorities received a report at around 10 p.m. from a party on the 100-block of County Road 645 in Grand Lake that fireworks had started about three hours prior, going off and on. The party believed it was occurring in her backyard. Authorities were unable to locate any fireworks.
SUNDAY, JAN. 28
Reckless report — It was reported at around 3:10 a.m. from a reporting party near Fireside Market & Eatery in Winter Park that a vehicle passed a dump truck on its right, sped through town then drove on the wrong side of the road. The reporting party was not willing to sign a report.
Hazard — Authorities received a report at around 9:40 a.m. from a party on East Eisenhower Drive in Fraser that there was possibly a line down. It was soon after discovered that two small wires had broken on the east side of Norgren Road. Mountain Parks Electric was notified of the situation.
Disturbance — It was reported to authorities at around 7:30 p.m. of a fight in progress at The Ditch on 40 in Winter Park. No injuries were reported and no weapons were found. The parties separated, but one was taken into custody.
MONDAY, JAN. 29
Hazard — Authorities received a report at around 12:15 a.m. of a herd of elk on Highway 40 near mile post 215 in Granby. The highway was cleared about 10 minutes later.
Found property — It was reported at around 8 a.m. that a pair of children’s ski poles and skis were found by road and bridge in Fraser. The reporting party dropped off the skis at the police department.
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The Grand County Sheriff’s Office fielded 185 calls from April 11-17 while dispatchers answered 391 calls for all first-responder agencies in the county.