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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The Grand County Sheriff’s Office fielded 256 calls from July 25-31 while dispatchers answered 570 calls for all first-responder agencies in the county.