Clear Creek Courant Police Blotter for Sept. 6-12

Posted 9/21/21

Monday, Sept. 6 — Georgetown police responded to an ordinance violation regarding an overflowing dumpster that a bear had rummaged through. The property owner’s trash service had failed to pick …

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Clear Creek Courant Police Blotter for Sept. 6-12

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Monday, Sept. 6 — Georgetown police responded to an ordinance violation regarding an overflowing dumpster that a bear had rummaged through. The property owner’s trash service had failed to pick up trash as scheduled. Police contacted the trash service company and warned them.

Tuesday, Sept. 7 — Empire police responded to a theft along East Park Avenue. A digital “open” sign had been stolen. There are no suspects in the case.

Tuesday, Sept. 7 — Georgetown police responded to a report of a home burglary. After interviewing the homeowner and other involved parties, police handled the matter as a civil issue.

Wednesday, Sept. 8 — Idaho Springs officers responded to the 900 block of Virginia Street on report of an intoxicated woman who was unable to stand. Dispatch informed the officer that the woman had an active restraining order stating she could not consume alcohol. The woman was reportedly uncooperative with emergency personnel and was unable to care for herself. She was transported to a detox facility and cited for violation of protection order.

Wednesday, Sept. 8 — An Idaho Springs officer was dispatched to the 2400 block of Colorado Boulevard for reports of a dog bite. A woman had her dog on a leash, stating that her dog is very protective of her. A man walked past her and the dog slipped the leash and attacked the man, who had multiple puncture wounds on his hand. The woman was cited for having an aggressive dog.

Thursday, Sept. 9 — Empire police responded to an ordinance violation along East Park Avenue. The property owner has been cited for multiple violations for junk vehicles, trash, abandoned vehicles, and more.

Thursday, Sept. 9 — The Sheriff’s Office received a call about a suspected burglary in the 1400 block of West Chicago Creek Road. However, the incident was determined to be caused by a bear. A similar call came in the next day, this time on from a property in the 100 block of Aspen Drive in the Floyd Hill area. Residents are reminded to secure their trash to prevent additional human-wildlife interactions.

Thursday, Sept. 9 — Georgetown police responded to a report of target-shooting activity near the lake. Police talked to several witnesses that heard shots fired, but officer couldn’t determine the exact source or location of the noise.

Thursday, Sept. 9 — Idaho Springs officers responded to the 300 block of Soda Creek Road to an unconscious party with CPR in progress. Officers arrived on scene and took over chest compressions attempting to revive the woman. She regained a faint pulse and was transported to the hospital by medical personnel.

Friday, Sept. 10 — Georgetown police responded to a complaint about a person on the side of the road yelling at passers-by. The matter was reported as “handled by an officer.”

Friday, Sept. 10 — The Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Forest Service received a complaint about illegal camping activity along Bard Creek Road near Union Pass.

Sunday, Sept. 12 — Idaho Springs officers and Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 2300 block of Riverside Drive for an intoxicated woman who had fallen down and was screaming. Officers found that she’d fallen off her bike, causing severe lacerations to her face. The officers and deputies rendered aid until medical personnel arrived. She was taken to the hospital for treatment.

-Corinne Westeman

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