Grand County police blotter, March 15-18: Moose attack
FRI., MARCH 15
7:52 a.m. A snow slide was covering the westbound lane of Highway 40 near milepost 237 in Winter Park. The snow was removed and all lanes were reopened about a half-hour later.
10:21 a.m. A disabled vehicle by Fireside Market in Winter Park was reported to be leaking diesel fuel.
5:27 p.m. A woman was attempting to get someone to buy her marijuana, outside of Murdoch’s in Fraser.
10:35 p.m. An intoxicated man was harassing customers inside Crooked Creek Saloon in Fraser. The man was trespassed from the establishment.
SAT., MARCH 16
10:48 a.m. A vehicle was stuck near the railroad tracks by the Byers Canyon Rifle Range outside Hot Sulphur Springs. The vehicle was later winched out.
12:56 p.m. A strong smell of natural gas, and a blowing gas sound, was reported to be coming from a yellow gas line relief valve near milepost 1 on Highway 34. Xcel Energy was notified and arrived on scene.
SUN., MARCH 17
11:24 p.m. A woman reported that a moose was in her Twin Rivers Condos apartment complex in Fraser and she was scared to walk home. She reported that it had charged her earlier causing her to fall down, with no injuries. Authorities were unable to locate the moose.
MON., MARCH 18
12:07 a.m. A homeowner on the 1000-block of First Street in Grand Lake, who was out of town, reported that they saw what looked like blood on their security cameras. The blood was located in the back of the house, on a lower deck, along with something in the snow next to the garage. Officers found animal tracks in the snow and the suspicious form was a large rock.
12:11 a.m. A semitruck overturned on Highway 40 near milepost 237 in Winter Park. There were no injuries. The truck fell to the outside of the highway and was not blocking traffic.
The Sky-Hi News police blotter offers a glimpse of police activity taken from the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, Kremmling Police, Granby Police and Fraser-Winter Park Police logs. It is not a comprehensive report of all police activity. Calls such as domestic violence, DUIs, sexual assaults and juvenile situations typically do not appear.
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