Police blotter Jan. 10-18: Search and rescue called off before it got started
Friday, Jan. 10
7:21 a.m. — A car struck a dear at mile marker 180 on US Highway 40 by Kremmling.
9:54 a.m. — The sheriff’s office took a call about an abandoned vehicle at County Road 50.
1121 a.m. — A caller reported a verbal disturbance with a customer at a Granby business.
11:48 a.m. — Someone discarded items in a cold case illegal dumping incident on CR 7311 by Fraser.
7:41 p.m. — The sheriff’s office responded to a complaint about gunshots near the Kremmling airport. The man who reported the incident was walking in the area and thought the gunshots were coming near him. Deputies spoke with the man and found nothing out of the ordinary.
Saturday, Jan. 11
1:10 a.m. — A caller told dispatchers someone he didn’t know was inside his home near Grand Lake. However, it turned out the caller was highly intoxicated and had gotten spooked when a picture fell from the wall.
3:47 p.m. — Authorities handled a wreck with injuries on US Highway 40 at mile marker 237 near Berthoud Pass.
7:43 p.m. — A call about shots fired in Granby turned out to be fireworks.
10:09 p.m. — A caller reported a noise complaint in Kremmling regarding loud music.
Sunday, Jan. 12
1:42 a.m. — Someone reported a theft of firewood about 10 miles up US Highway 34 toward Grand Lake.
Tuesday, Jan. 14
2:36 a.m. — The jail called an ambulance for one of its inmates. The inmate was taken to the clinic early in the morning and then back to the jail after receiving treatment.
Wednesday, Jan. 15
1:10 p.m. — A welfare check in the Kremmling area turned out to be nothing, as authorities were able to confirm the woman was doing alright.
Thursday, Jan. 16
5 p.m. — Multiple agencies responded to a fast food restaurant in Fraser for an intoxicated man who was reportedly trying to fight people.
Friday, Jan. 17
6 a.m. — The jail called another ambulance for an inmate. The inmate was taken to the hospital and then back to the jail after receiving treatment.
9:17 a.m. — In Parshall, someone reported a possible cold case fraud in which a man pretended to be a census worker. The call is listed as a suspicious incident. Because of how long ago the incident was, authorities were unable to confirm exactly what happened. However, they noted that the reporting party has not had any identity theft issues since the incident.
Saturday, Jan. 18
12:36 a.m. — The sheriff’s office issued the first of two noise complaint warnings on the same day. The first was at a Fraser home, and the second came at 5:18 a.m. in Winter Park.
5:35 p.m. — Authorities prepared for a search and rescue mission by Rabbit Ears Pass. As it turned out, the missing person made it back to the parking lot before search crews got on scene.
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 in conjunction with 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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A surge of car thefts and break-ins across Grand County have police reminding people to lock their cars, remove valuables and not leave the keys in the car.