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Police blotter Aug. 24-30: Bear seen in Grand Lake, Granby

The Grand County Sheriff’s Office fielded 254 calls, while dispatchers answered 622 calls for all first-responder agencies in the county.

Monday, Aug. 24

12:08 p.m. – A non-injury car wreck occurred on US Highway 40 in Kremmling between a semi-truck and a Jeep Cherokee.

3:14 p.m. – The caller reported a barking dog on Norgren Road in Fraser.

5:04 p.m. – A reporting party found what they believed to be a methamphetamine pipe on County Road 642 in Grand Lake.

Tuesday, Aug. 25

9:39 p.m. – A bear ripped off the door to a shed on County Road 647 in Grand Lake. When deputies arrived, the bear was gone.

Wednesday, Aug. 26

12:55 p.m. – A non-injury car wreck was reported near Elk Creek Campground between a Honda CRV and a motorhome. 

3:05 p.m. – Animal control collected a dog off US Highway 34 in Grand Lake.

7:11 p.m. – Deputies responded to a report of an 11-year-old being bit by a dog at Middle Park Health.

Thursday, Aug. 27

9:16 a.m. – Animal control collected a black pit bull near the Hot Sulphur Springs water treatment plant and returned it to its owner.

1:57 p.m. – A caller reported an ongoing issue with reckless and speeding gravel trucks on County Road 234 in Granby. Deputies responded but no probable cause was found to stop the trucks.

8:38 p.m. – A bonfire was reported at a short-term rental on County Road 642 in Grand Lake and deputies responded.

Friday, Aug. 28

11:29 a.m. – Animal control returned a dog found on Village Road in Granby to its owners.

4:02 p.m. – A cat was surrendered to animal control on Eagle Ave. in Kremmling.

6:51 p.m. – A car struck a deer at the intersection of County Road 48 and US Highway 34 in Grand Lake.

9:33 p.m. – The reporting party found drug paraphernalia at Granby Laundry and wanted to turn it in.

Saturday, Aug. 29 

1:29 a.m. – Hot Sulphur Springs Fire responded to a report of a mattress on fire and smoldering.

4:04 p.m. – A caller reported an animal at large on County Road 5 that deputies were unable to locate. 

7:43 p.m. – Twenty-five horses were out on State Highway 125 near the entrance to C Lazy U. The horses were returned to their pasture. 

Sunday, Aug. 30

12:09 a.m. – The caller reported a loud party at the Inn at Silvercreek in Granby.

8:53 a.m. – Animal control returned a white lab found in Grand Lake to its owner.

9:38 a.m. – Deputies followed up on a smoke report out of Parshall, but no fire or smoke plumes were found.

3:42 p.m. – A bold bear was on the property of the Grand Lake Lodge, but Colorado Parks and Wildlife was unable to locate the bear.

8:09 p.m. – A bear was reported at Kum & Go in Granby. Deputies located the bear at 3rd and Jasper streets, where beanbags were deployed. 

These are a small number of the calls fielded by Grand County’s dispatchers, first-responders and law enforcement agencies. The police blotter was put together by the Sky-Hi News with information provided by the Grand County Sheriff’s Office. It does not include any reports about alleged sexual assaults, child abuse, DUIs or domestic violence.


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