Clear Creek Police Blotter: Crime Calls from July 12-18

Posted 7/30/21

Monday, July 12 — An Idaho Springs officer responded to a disturbance between two men in the 2600 block of Colorado Boulevard. The officer found that a maintenance man and a tenant were arguing …

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Clear Creek Police Blotter: Crime Calls from July 12-18

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Monday, July 12 — An Idaho Springs officer responded to a disturbance between two men in the 2600 block of Colorado Boulevard. The officer found that a maintenance man and a tenant were arguing over music being too loud in one of the rooms. The officer was able to calm the situation down and the two men were separated for the rest of the day.

Monday, July 12 — An Idaho Springs officer was dispatched to 23rd Avenue to take a report of an assault that happened the night before. Officers have been unsuccessful in locating the suspect thus far, but efforts are ongoing.

Monday, July 12 — Georgetown police received a report of a disturbance in the 1500 block of Argentine Street. A person walked into a store and argued with an employee about a marijuana transaction. A warning was issued for violating state law.

Tuesday, July 13 — Georgetown police responded to a possible burglary in the 1500 block of High Street. The suspect vehicle was not at the residence, but was spotted later at a local hotel. The occupants were cleared of involvement in the possible burglary, but were issued summonses for unrelated municipal code violations.

Tuesday, July 13 — Empire police responded to a harassment report along North Main Street. A landlord was demanding a home inspection of his property, and got into a disagreement with the tenant.

Wednesday, July 14 — The Sheriff’s Office took a suspicious-activity call from he Bakerville area at 3000 block of County Road 321. Someone reported finding animal bones.

Wednesday, July 14 — Georgetown police were dispatched to the 700 block of Taos Street for a criminal mischief report. A vehicle’s window had been broken by unknown means, but there was no other evidence of theft or trespassing. Police took a report of the incident.

Friday, July 16 — An Idaho Springs officer took a report at the police station from a woman reporting fraud. She stated she listed a $2,000 hospital bed for sale online and received a check from a buyer for $3,850. The buyer told her he wanted her to cash the check and use the extra money to buy a moving company. The woman became suspicious and contacted the police, who confirmed the issued check was fraudulent.

Friday, July 16 — Empire police took a report of criminal mischief near Minton Park after someone reportedly broke out multiple windows on the town’s sheds and a window on the town’s excavator.

Friday, July 16 — Empire police took a report of suspicious activity along eastbound Interstate 70 near mile marker 232. A person thought they were being followed, but it was apparently a case of mistaken identity.

Friday, July 16 — The Sheriff’s Office took a report of theft in the 2600 block of County Road 308. A license plate had been stolen.

Saturday, July 17 — Idaho Springs officers responded to the 2400 block of Miner Street for reports of a man taking tools out of one vehicle and hitting them against another vehicle in an attempt to break in. Officers investigated and reportedly found the man was intoxicated and attempted to break into his girlfriend’s vehicle. Records showed an active protection order against him, saying he couldn’t consume alcohol. He was arrested on suspicion of violating the protection order, criminal trespass and criminal mischief.

Saturday, July 17 — Empire police issued a warning for a large appliance being stored outside along East Park Avenue. The warning said the appliance should be removed or the property owner would receive a court summons. The owner advised police that he would remove the appliance.

Saturday, July 17 — Georgetown police observed several people on water vessels at Georgetown Lake reportedly consuming alcoholic beverages. When they returned to shore, an officer contacted them and issued summonses for the violations. One was taken into custody on suspicion of violating a protection order.

Sunday, July 18 — Empire police responded to a theft call along East Park Avenue, which was ultimately a civil dispute over a vehicle. The owner had loaned the vehicle to a friend for the weekend, but it hadn’t been returned at the proper time. The owner wished to report the vehicle as stolen. It was returned the next day.

-Corinne Westeman

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