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October 18, 2019 | Local News

Monday, Oct. 7

Felony menacing / eluding follow up and arrest:  Second Street, LaSalle, Colo., through a cooperative effort between LaSalle police, Garden City police, Weld County Sheriff’s Office and our agency, the railroad-track-eluding suspect from last week was arrested by Larimer County Sheriff’s Office and transported to the jail. It was easy, we just followed the tracks.

Identity theft: Oystercatcher Drive, a resident reported an unknown person opened a Verizon account in her name one year ago. She just found out about it after a collection agency contacted her about this account being in default. 

Warrant: Berthoud Parkway / Spartan Avenue, a 21-year-old Longmont man was contacted after his vehicle ran out of gas. Booked on warrant.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Underage vaping: Spartan Avenue, a juvenile male was caught vaping in class. Summonsed.

Possession of drug paraphernalia: Massachusetts Avenue, a juvenile male was in possession of paraphernalia in school. Summonsed.

Driving under restraint – cancel/denied: Sixth Street and Turner Avenue, a 37-year-old man was contacted for a traffic violation and ticketed for no registration on his vehicle. Summonsed.

Theft: Grand Market and Cooperland, a contractor reported 80 gallons of diesel fuel was stolen from heavy equipment at the construction site. Tire impressions collected along with home security camera footage collected leading toward the same suspects in similar cases in the Berthoud area. 

Warrant arrest: Second Street, a 32-year-old man was arrested on misdemeanor warrant after being served civil papers.

Criminal mischief: Second Street, a resident reported unknown suspect broke the window to the entry door of his slide in the camper. It does not appear the suspect entered the camper, just damaged the window.

Warrant: First Street and County Road (CR) 10E. a 21-year-old man was contacted for minor traffic violations. Booked on warrant.

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Deer vs. dolly: Eighth Street, a delivery crew driving a John Deer unloading materials damaged a lumber dolly in the process. 

Recovered stolen vehicle: Longmont PD recovered the RV from this case that was reported stolen in Berthoud. Two juvenile suspects had stuff inside. One of them being recently released from juvi for prior crime sprees. 

Vehicle crash: Spartan Avenue, two students were involved in a crash on school grounds. Minor damage.

Suspicious circumstances: Tabor Street, a resident tried to register a flatbed trailer he has had in storage for several years. The Department of Motor Vehicles told him it is registered to someone in Denver. A records check shows the trailer has not been registered in years. Report pulled so he could provide it to the DMV. What? The DMV make a mistake? Oh, say it isn’t so.

Vehicle crash / property damage: Berthoud Parkway/Woodcock Street. a driver hit the curb in the round-about due to slick roads. Minor damage to his vehicle only. 

Thursday, Oct. 10

Harassment/criminal mischief: S. Third Street, a 17-year-old became upset with his mother and made threats to her, his father, two sisters and the family cat. He then destroyed two tablets and a cell phone by drilling holes in them. Juvenile was charged, transported to the HUB. The dog was upset about the threats but was in agreement about the cat.

Criminal mischief: Second Street and Mountain Avenue, a resident called to report an unknown male in his mid-40s with salt-and-pepper hair and beard punched his passenger-side mirror, breaking it, but the male ran off before deputies arrived. 

Friday, Oct. 11

Disturbance: Seventh Street, a man and woman were involved in a disturbance. Nothing criminal found. The man left voluntarily. 

Suspicious/possible animal cruelty: Love’s Travel Center, an unknown suspect left a 1-year-old German shepherd near the fence on the east side of the property. Appeared the dog passed away due to the cold temperatures. Staff thinks someone purposefully discarded the dog. Video footage is pending for possible animal cruelty charges. No excuse for this!!!

Vehicle crash / property damage: Fourth Street and Massachusetts Avenue, an Xcel truck accidentally struck a tree with their bucket.

Vehicle crash / property damage: Highway 56 / Interstate 25, two drivers were involved in a motor-vehicle accident at this location.

Saturday, Oct. 12

Mental health: Love’s Travel Center, a 21-year-old man contacted a deputy in the parking lot and asked to go to the hospital to get help with his bi-polar. He said he had not slept for two days and his vehicle was out in the Pawnee Grasslands near WCR 90 and 103. The deputy gave the man a ride to the hospital for mental health help. Deputy walked him inside the emergency room and got him situated with the nursing staff.

Motorist assist: Berthoud Parkway and Highway 287, deputy spotted a vehicle on the side of the road and stopped to check on it. It turned out they had a flat tire, so the deputy changed the tire for them. See we do know what a lug wrench is.

Sunday, Oct. 13

Vehicle crash / DUI: Berthoud Parkway and WCR 10E, a woman was called in as a REDDI report. But she crashed shortly into some trees. Her blood alcohol level was over twice the legal limit. She was taken into custody and booked.

Vehicle crash: Highway 56, two pickup trucks each going the opposite direction had their towing mirrors extended out. When they passed the mirrors broke and now both have seven-years bad luck.

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