Grand County police blotter, June 14-18: Camping in cemetery; too many edibles
THURSDAY, JUNE 14
Agency Assist — A calf moose was reportedly trapped in a barbed wire fence along the Fraser to Granby Trail at 1:34 p.m. The mother moose was in the area and attempting to assist it. Colorado Parks Wildlife was called to assist. The calf not located and is believed to have freed itself.
Animal at Large — It was reported at 4:59 p.m. a domesticated rabbit was at large on the 400 block of Fifth Street in Granby. The rabbit was located and taken into custody.
FRIDAY, JUNE 15
Suspicious Vehicle — It was reported to authorities at 9:40 a.m a vehicle had been parked around mile post 200 on Highway 40 for several days and an elderly male had gone down to the river to fish and had not returned. Officers were able to locate the male subject a quarter-mile downriver and reported the party was fine.
911 Hang-up — Authorities received a 911 call at 7:41 p.m. in which a male subject stated, “look at this where you stabbed me.” A female in the background was denying the stabbing and there was an argument. No connection could be made with the caller. There was no answer on callback. Connection was finally made with the male subject where he stated it was a “butt dial” and he didn’t mean to call 911. Male subject stated he was talking to his sister and there was no need for police. Subject agreed to pull over and wait for deputies to check on him. Deputies attempted to contact the male subject, but they were unable to locate him.
SATURDAY, JUNE 16
Shots Fired — Authorities received a report at 4:42 p.m. from 2.7 miles up Vasquez Road from Van Anderson Drive in Winter Park of multiple shots fired and people screaming. Authorities contacted the reporting party and campers in the area who had heard shot one to two hours ago. Authorities were unable to locate any violations.
SUNDAY, JUNE 17
DUI — A report was received at 12:05 a.m. that a possible intoxicated male hit another vehicle and drove away from the Lariat Saloon in Grand Lake. The subject reportedly lives in his vehicle at an unknown location. Officers responded to the area and located the subject in a reporting party’s driveway. The subject was taken into custody.
Traffic Crash — It was reported at 9:21 a.m. an ambulance drove off with the gas pump still in the vehicle. The emergency shut off was activated and the ambulance stayed on scene. No spill or damage was reported.
Protection Order Violation — Authorities received a report of a male subject attempting to get into the reporting party’s vehicle on the 300 block of Spring Street in Hot Sulphur Springs. The male subject reportedly had a gun and had been drinking all day. Officers arrived in the area to find the male subject had left the scene and was possibly en route to Middle Park Medical Center. The male subject was located and taken into custody.
MONDAY, JUNE 18
Ambulance Call — Authorities received a report at 3:53 p.m. from the Fraser Cemetery of a homeless person camping. This person was reported to have a chest injury from moving a log.
Welfare Check — At 5:01 p.m. authorities received a report of a subject who had been sleeping in a shed on the west side of the highway in Winter Park all day. The male subject had reportedly been under the blanket for six hours.
Ambulance Call — Authorities received a report a 53-year-old female had elevated blood pressure after eating edibles on the 600 block of County Road 516 in Tabernash. The female party refused medical assistance.
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