November 2021
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Friday, November 26, 2021

Berthoud Police Blotter: November 2021

Monday, November 1

Assist To State Patrol / Leaving the Scene of A Bodily Injury Crash / Revoked license / Possession of Meth: I-25 Berthoud on-ramp, a 30-year-old man fled from a crash leaving his passenger in the car with a head injury. The passenger was transported to the hospital. The driver was found hiding at the Love’s Travel Center in Berthoud. Positive ID was obtained thru his interview, video evidence, and the passenger. This coward left his friend in the car with a head injury. Moron!

Mental Health: Tavner Court, a resident called to report someone was in his house, so he fired a couple of shotgun rounds through his wall inside his RV. The resident was found to have smoked a lot of marijuana with a mushroom chaser and was hallucinating. And we legalized the stuff!

Tuesday, November 2

Theft / Warrant: Mountain Ave., two employees were working overnight when one of the employees stole $433 from a cash bag. The employee will be issued a summons for theft when he is located.

Theft: Franklin Ave, a resident reported his Bluetooth Speaker was stolen from his room. The value of the speaker is $18.

Wednesday, November 3

Recovered Stolen Vehicle / Possession of Financial Device / Theft / Revoked License / Drug Paraphernalia: Hwy. 56 and E. Frontage Rd, while responding to a suspected Mental Health call, a blue-colored Jeep Liberty was seen parked next to a grey-colored Pontiac G6 (which had both driver’s side windows broken). The plate on the Jeep was found to be stolen and the Jeep was later identified as stolen out of Denver. The 37-year-old male driver was contacted and subsequently taken into custody. Stupidity at its finest.

Possible Domestic Violence / Assault: Berthoud, a mother disclosed to a Longmont Police Victim’s Response Advocate (VRT) that her daughter was hit by her husband in Berthoud at an unknown location. Mom then hung up on the VRT and did not provide any further information. Investigation ongoing. 

Possible Sexual Assault: Berthoud, a nurse at MCR reported treating a 16-year-old female patient who reported being sexually assaulted by a 16-year-old male. Exam completed, Investigation Notified, DHS referral made. Son, you better hope we find you before dad does.

Thursday, November 4

Vehicle Trespass: Woodcock St., a resident had the window on his work truck broken. A Dell laptop was stolen. Footage collected and the vehicle is possibly a light-colored Infiniti G37 sedan.

Felony Menacing / Attempt to Disarm Peace Officer: E Iowa Ave., a 43-year-old woman pulled a knife on parents. A Contact team was formed, and the woman dropped the knife. She then attempted to take a deputy’s taser and was taken into custody. Oh, nay, nay, nay, the taser will stay. Your attempt was a fail and now you’re going to jail.

Criminal Mischief: 3800 E Highway 56, a man was at Love’s Truck Stop when he became upset about his gas payment. He angrily damaged a cash register. I’ll bet you taught that cash register a thing or two you tough ole trucker dude, you.

Friday, November 5

Mental Health Hold: Turner Ave, a man was contacted at home after his wife called about his mania. The man knew he was starting a manic episode and had not slept in three days. Transported to the hospital for a hold without incident. 

Saturday, November 6

Weaving / Turn Signal Violation / DUI: Mountain Ave/8th St, a male driver was contacted for traffic violations and arrested on the above charges.

Weaving / DUI-Drugs / Unlawful Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance / Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: Hwy 287/CR8, a woman driver was contacted for weaving. 40+ fentanyl pills and heroin paraphernalia were located in her vehicle. Booked. And you wonder why we have so many overdose deaths.

Sunday, November 7

Civil Issue: Cooperland Blvd., a man reported back in April he left multiple firearms, ammunition, and other reloading equipment at another person’s house in Berthoud and now he won’t give the items back. The resident denied the items being at his home and declined a consent search. The man is getting the serial numbers for the firearms to be entered in as stolen. 

Burglary / Theft: Wagon Bend Rd. Residents reported an unknown person was seen on their Ring camera leaving from their open garage approximately 1:30 am. While deputies were working in the area the suspect was seen going back to his car before fleeing on foot. Deputies recovered the suspect’s vehicle with the stolen property inside. The suspect was later located a mile away and taken into custody. The suspect was hiding watching one deputy while another came up from behind and Bada Bing Bada Boom.

November 8 – 14

Monday, November 8

2nd Degree Burglary/1st Degree Trespass/Theft (x2)/2nd Degree Criminal Trespass (x2)/Obstructing a Peace Officer (x2): Wagon Bend Road – A man was identified as the suspect from the evening of Sunday, November 9th’s burglary. That evening, a man entered the garage at this residence via an open garage door and stole tools. He also entered a vehicle in the garage and stole more items. The man was observed by deputies running away from his vehicle nearby which contained the stolen items. A K9 track and Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) deployment were unsuccessful. The scene and vehicle were processed. This morning, a citizen recognized the man as the possible burglary suspect as seen on social media near Berthoud Parkway/CR10E. A deputy contacted the man, who fled on foot, jumping a fence into a backyard on Berala Street before being taken into custody without further incident. The man was booked on the above charges and is suspected to be involved in other burglaries within Larimer County. A search warrant for the vehicle has been requested.

Vehicle Trespass: Heron Lakes Parkway – A work trailer was entered at a construction site and tools were stolen. Unknown suspect.

Restraining Order Violation: Riverview Drive – Resident reported a restraining order violation. Investigation active.

Neighbor Problems: W County Road 14 – A resident reported a confrontation with his neighbor after the neighbor drove over his son’s remote control car in the parking area. The resident declined to pursue a full investigation but wanted the situation documented.

Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Accident: N Highway 287/W County Road 8 – Deputies assisted the Colorado State Patrol with identifying the driver that left the scene of a motor vehicle accident.

Tuesday, November 9

Fraud: 2nd Street – Unknown subject used a fake driver’s license at business.

Theft: W County Road 10E – An electric bicycle was stolen from the back porch of a residence.

Wednesday, November 10

Criminal Trespass: 2nd Street – Residents reported their home was trespassed in while they were out of town. A family member met with a deputy at the house and confirmed nothing was missing at this time.

Thursday, November 11

Motor Vehicle Theft: Wagon Bend Road – A man reported his 2012 Dodge Ram 2500 pickup was stolen from his address at approximately 1520 hours. Video footage from doorbell camera collected. The suspect vehicle appears to be an early 2000’s white Ford pickup with a flatbed attachment.

Theft: Urban Place – A resident reported an Apple Watch stolen from her front porch earlier that day. No suspects.

Vehicle Trespass: TPC Parkway – A woman reported her vehicle window was broken and her purse was stolen from her vehicle while she was at work.

Abandoned Vehicle: 42nd Street SW/S County Road 15H – An abandoned vehicle was towed from this location after being tagged for 24 hours.

Motor Vehicle Accident: Mountain Avenue – Driver collided with a car in a parking space while attempting to park. Citation issued.

Friday, November 12

Welfare Check: Urban Place – Mental health co-responders attempted to contact a woman at this address after referrals from deputies. She appears to have moved recently and the neighbor passed on our information. Contact was made, but the woman was unwilling to meet in person.

Mental Health Hold: 7th Street – A man was contacted at home after his mother called in to reference a verbal disturbance. The man was answering orientation questions with answers such as “I’m smelling candy cane rainbows delight” and “there’s that Mother Goose again.” The family also stated he has slept approximately 10-15 hours total since Monday. The man was placed on a mental health hold for grave disability at the hospital.

Saturday, November 13

Reckless Driving/Eluding/Stolen Plates/Driving Under Restraint/Felony Warrant/Possession of Controlled Substances: Buehler Acres Drive – A woman was seen driving recklessly and eluded deputies until the pursuit was terminated for public safety. Residents reported a vehicle accident shortly after with the suspect vehicle driving into an irrigation ditch. Both passengers returned to the scene. The driver was located by a drone operated by a deputy, and perimeter units were directed in. The driver was booked, in addition, a female passenger was booked on warrants and issued a summons for possession of methamphetamine.

Theft of Motor Vehicle Parts: Cottonwood Lane – A female driver was stopped for not displaying a front plate. It was determined her front plate was stolen within the last week sometime. The plate was entered as stolen.

Sunday, November 14

Unattended Death: Iowa Avenue – A man was found deceased by his wife due to natural causes. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office Victim Response Team responded

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