Grand County police blotter, June 12-13: Bear in truck, bear in trash
TUESDAY, JUNE 12
Agency assist — It was reported at around 7:30 a.m. from the 3000-block of County Road 60 in Granby that a bear was possibly in a truck on the road. Authorities were unable to locate the truck.
Code violation — It was reported to authorities at around 3 p.m. that a burn barrel was being used at a construction site on County Road 8 and County Road 830 in Fraser.
Drunk subject — Authorities received a report just after 5 p.m. from an Amtrak conductor stopped at the Winter Park Ski Area Train Stop in Winter Park who reported an intoxicated male took a swing at a railroad employee.
Assist citizen — Authorities received a report at around 5:10 p.m. that several subjects were in the water of Grand Lake due to an overturned kayak. It was unknown how many subjects. The reporting party said they heard yelling for help. The reporting party soon after informed authorities that a small boat picked the subjects up and it was unknown where they went. No one was now in the water.
Fire call — It was reported at around 5:30 p.m. that heavy smoke was coming from a trash bin outside the post office in Kremmling.
Fire call — Authorities received a report at around 6:50 p.m. from the 100-block of County Road 521 in Tabernash that a garage was on fire. The garage was a single story, 30 feet by 20 feet structure. Smoke was showing from the structure’s eaves. The fire was put out at around 8 p.m.
Animal mischief — It was reported just before 11 p.m. from Garfield Street and Lake Avenue in Grand Lake that a bear was in the trash. The bear ran off shortly after.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13
Vehicle crash — It was reported at around 8 a.m. near mile post 11 on Highway 124 near Kremmling that a semitrailer and a small car were involved in a crash that led to one of the drivers receiving a severe head laceration. Both vehicles left the roadway.
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