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PoliceFiles – July 28, 2022

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Monday, July 18

Mental Health Hold/Dog Bite: Grand Market Avenue – A female was called into the 911 Dispatch as suicidal after sending text messages photos of pills and expressing a desire to kill herself to her husband. Upon contact at the front door, a dog came out of the residence and bit a Larimer County Sheriff’s Office law enforcement deputy. The female was safely placed on a mental hold at the hospital. The law enforcement officer was transported to the hospital for stitches. The dog was not injured and will survive.

Motor Vehicle Accident: West County Road 14 – A vehicle was backing out of a parking space when the driver saw another vehicle approach and stop. The approaching vehicle continued, driving straight through, contacting the rear bumper of the vehicle that was backing out of a parking spot. Minor damage to the stopped vehicle. The at-fault driver was cited for careless driving.

Tuesday, July 19

Scam: 2nd Street – A  male was sent a scam text message stating to pay an unknown suspect $6,000 as they were hired to kill him. The male did not send any money.  The name’s Bond, James Bond.

Fraud: Wilshire Drive – A female’s identifying information was used in an attempted mortgage scam in Longmont. The investigation is ongoing.

Wednesday, July 20

Warrant Arrest:  Meadowlark Drive – A male was transported by the Longmont Police Department to Berthoud to be transferred into custody by the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office and booked into the Larimer County Jail.

Burglary/Criminal Mischief: 2nd Street – A storage unit was broken into by cutting a lock off the door and items were stolen. A photo of a possible suspect was provided to deputies and the investigation is ongoing.

Mental Health Hold: East Highway 56 – A male was located at a local business that was semi-unresponsive in his vehicle after a suicide attempt by overdose. The male was taken to the hospital and placed on a mental health hold after he was treated.

Thursday, July 21

Mental Health Hold: Berthoud – A juvenile was attending summer camp when he attempted to leave on foot and jump into a moving vehicle after making suicidal statements to staff members. The juvenile was transported to the hospital and placed on a mental health hold.

Domestic Violence/Harassment/Obstruction of Telephone Services: 2nd Street – A female reported that her boyfriend grabbed her and shook her during an argument. When the male found out she talked to law enforcement, he turned off her cell phone. A warrant was issued for the male’s arrest.  2nd biggest lie “he’ll change once he gets out of jail”.  The 1st biggest lie is “I don’t need to write it down, I’ll remember.” Friday, July 22

Felony Warrant Arrest/Resisting Arrest/Obstructing: Colorado Avenue – A male was contacted for a Felony Warrant. The male initially refused to come out, but after conversations with his mother and deputies, he came to the door in the garage. The male continued to tell deputies that he was not going to go to jail. Deputies went hands-on with the male as he pulled away and tried to go back into the house. The male’s wife then inserted herself in the arrest and began grabbing at deputies. The male was safely placed in custody and was booked into the Larimer County Jail on his warrant and new charges of Resisting Arrest. The wife was issued a summons for Obstructing. The male was listed this morning as Larimer County’s Most Wanted and within a few hours was arrested by Berthoud deputies. I would take on 10 most wanted men than 1 angry wife.

Vehicle Theft: Art Drive/South Berthoud Parkway – A White/Black 2007 Terex TA40 dump truck was stolen off of a job site near this intersection within the last two weeks. The vehicle is valued at $70,000. The investigation is ongoing.

Saturday, July 23

Motor Vehicle Accident: East Highway 56 – A semi-truck was exiting a business parking lot, turning too tight, and struck another semi-truck that was illegally parked in a no-parking zone.

Warrant Arrest: West County Road 10E – A male was taken into custody for an outstanding warrant after he was contacted at this location being “camped out” for several days, as his vehicle was broken down.

Sunday, July 24

Felony Eluding/Attempt to Disarm a Peace Officer/Resisting Arrest/Obstruction/Defective Headlamps and Brake Lights/Driving Under Restraint/Displayed Expired Plates: East Highway 56/South County Road 13 – A male driver was stopped for a defective headlight, expired plates, and defective brake lights. The driver then fled the traffic stop in his vehicle after initially stopping. A pursuit was initiated and headed eastbound on Highway 56. The pursuit was terminated before entering the construction area at Highway 56 and I-25. The Longmont Police Department and a deputy contacted the male driver at his residence in Longmont. The male admitted to fleeing the traffic stop. Once informed he was under arrest, the male attempted to flee on foot but was quickly placed into handcuffs. The male attempted to flee on foot a second time. The male was placed on the ground until he calmed down. The male said he would cooperate, but then said he wasn’t going to jail and used a patrol car to push off with his feet and started resisting arrest a third time. The male then attempted to remove a deputy’s taser from his duty belt, then took a pistol magazine and threw it before being placed on the ground a second time and restrained. The male was transported to the hospital for medical clearance prior to being transported to the Larimer County Jail and booked.  The cops have an easy life, said no one ever!

Violation of a Protection Order:  2nd Street – A female was arrested after violating a protection order by contacting a juvenile victim who does not live at this address.

Detox Hold: Berthoud Peak  Drive – A female was placed on a detox hold at the hospital for alcohol detox and for a mental health evaluation.

Criminal Mischief: Rivergate Way – A construction site was vandalized during the evening and wire was cut on four new homes being built. Security footage possibly caught suspects, the investigation is ongoing.

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