Police Blotter Sept. 9-14: Person gets stuck trying to retrieve cellphone from campground toilet
12:38 p.m. — The sheriff’s office responded to a chimney fire in Grand Lake.
4:07 p.m. — One man was seriously hurt during a family argument at the Stillwater Campground. As the family members argued, the man apparently tried jumping on the back of a boat on the trailer as it puled up the ramp. His arm got caught on the boat cleat and was torn open.
2:55 p.m. — A FedEx truck overturned at mile marker 160 on US 40 outside Kremmling.
8:17 p.m. — A tanker truck rolled at mile marker 237 on US 40 near Winter Park.
8:33 a.m. — Some digging at a sub station on County Road 5 by Tabernash unearthed bones wrapped in a blanket. The bones turned out to be those of a dog, likely buried there by its owner.
5:10 p.m. — A caller reported a man without a shirt was sitting on US Highway 40 and cars were swerving to avoid him.
3:24 p.m. — A freezer caught fire at a Kremmling home.
8:06 p.m. — The sheriff’s office responded to a call about an unattended bonfire at a short-term rental in Fraser, which has reportedly been an ongoing problem at this house. However, responding officers found the fire was not unattended and of a legal size.
3:03 a.m. — A fire broke out on the deck of a Granby home.
9:39 p.m. — A woman got stuck in a pit toilet at the Arapaho Bay Campground. The woman was apparently lowered in headfirst by her husband to retrieve his cellphone and got stuck when he couldn’t get her out.
These are just 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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