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Police Blotter Jan. 20-25: Motorist caught driving without headlights after electric vehicle loses power

Monday, Jan. 20

9:30 a.m. — Dispatchers took a call about a cow being hit by a train near mile marker 188 on US 40. The train had hit an animal, but it was an elk, not a cow as originally reported. Responding law enforcement officers found the injured elk and had to put the animal down.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

2:40 p.m. — A caller reported the theft of a snowmobile from a business in Grand Lake. Sheriff’s deputies found the stolen sled parked outside a home and arrested a man who was seen riding around on the stolen snowmobile earlier in the day. He also had a couple active warrants.

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Thursday, Jan. 23

8:17 p.m. — A call came in from the Hot Sulphur Chamber of Commerce saying a vehicle was stuck on railroad tracks. A tow company was called to get the stalled vehicle off the train tracks before it was hit.

Saturday, Jan. 25

6:51 a.m. — Dispatchers took a call about a car wreck. It was the first of six calls regarding traffic accidents on the same day. The last crash was reported at 11:51 p.m.

11:37 p.m. — A deputy noticed a motorist going slowly without his headlights on. After authorities stopped the driver just outside Tabernash, they discovered the man’s car, an electric vehicle, was running low on power.

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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