Grand County police blotter, March 28-April 1: Light bulb prompts evacuation
THURS., MARCH 28
9:58 a.m. A Fraser woman was getting death threats from the wife of an ex-boyfriend. The suspect was possibly in California, but stated she was en-route to kill the reporting party.
1:32 p.m. A man in a blue Subaru Outback was seen speeding through the parking lot of the Lakeview Condos in Granby, then was seen urinating in “broad daylight” in the parking lot. The man was unable to be located by authorities.
FRI., MARCH 29
6:10 p.m. It was reported that a vehicle was on fire off Highway 40 on County Road 5 in Granby. The reporting party then disconnected from 911. It was found that the car was simply overheating and there was no fire.
6:16 p.m. A carbon monoxide detector was going off in a home on the 50-block of Bluestem in Fraser. Nobody inside was symptomatic, but they decided to evacuate. It was found that the gas stovetop had been left on all week.
11:18 a.m. A vehicle traveling near milepost three on Highway 34, near the intersection with Highway 40, had metal coming out of its trailer. It was heading southbound into Granby. Metal was reportedly all over the road.
SAT., MARCH 30
7:39 p.m. Subjects stuck in an elevator on the first floor of Zephyr Mountain Lodge-Slopside at Winter Park Resort. No injuries were reported. A burning smell was coming from the second or third floor.
MON., APRIL 1
8:35 a.m. An employee at Bank of the West in Fraser found a suspicious device in the employee parking lot on the back side of the building. It was reported to be a white, long tube with a wire inside and things inside the tube. Employees chose to evacuate to Safeway. The item appeared to be part of an old exterior light bulb.
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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