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Police Beat: April 30, 2009

Tuesday, April 21 A woman reported a suspicious car near Town Park. The officer found a man who was early for an appointment and had stopped to talk on his cell phone. A vehicle ran into a pole at the A&W Restaurant. The only damage was to the car so the driver opted not to file a report. Wednesday, April 22 A call about a yellow Labrador retriever in the yard near Third Street and Mountain Avenue was cancelled when the owner picked up the dog two minutes later. Police, acting on an ... Full Story

Fire Beat: April 30, 2009

Monday, April 20  BFPD responded to a vehicle fire on Interstate 25 @ mile marker 251. A single vehicle was found with a working fire mostly contained to the engine compartment with minor extension into the passenger compartment. Most of the property inside the vehicle was salvaged. There were no injuries involved in this incident. The cause of ignition is under investigation. Tuesday, April 21 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Second Street for a patient who had fallen and had a ... Full Story

Police Beat: April 23, 2009

Tuesday, April 14 The Boulder County Sheriff’s department found some property near Ish Reservoir that may be connected to the burglary at the Habitat Thrift Store. Lots of people and loud music on S. Third Street at 9 p.m. caused a nearby resident to complain to the police that the party had just started and may get out of hand. When police arrived seven minutes later there were still lots of people, but no music.  Wednesday, April 15 A 3 a.m. barking dog on north Third Street ... Full Story

Fire Beat: April 23, 2009

Monday, April 13 BFPD responded to a Berthoud Police request for medical assistance on Hubble Street. The fire crew assisted TVEMS with transporting the patient. Tuesday, April 14 BFPD assisted with a medical call on Sixth Street. The patient was transported. Wednesday, April 15 BFPD responded to a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 25 @ mile marker 250. This was a rear end type accident. There were two injured patients and both were transported. BFPD responded to a motor vehicle ... Full Story

Gardening Q&A: Getting Your Garden Started Off

By Shari Thomas Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Q: We fertilized our lawn last fall. Do we need to do it again this spring?A: Yes, now is the time to apply the first application of fertilizer to your lawn for spring. Grass is a cool season crop and needs adequate food to begin growing. It is also a good idea to aerate the lawn at the same time, just be sure to water well before aerating. Aerating will allow fertilizer and water to penetrate the soil, as ... Full Story

Robbery, Auto Theft Suspect Arrested in Montana

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Police in Sweet Grass, Mont., arrested 29-year-old Samantha Marie Ward on March 25 for driving a car reportedly stolen from Berthoud. The woman was picked up after police pulled her over for running a stop sign and upon checking the license plates, discovered the car had been reported stolen. Ward has been moved from Sweet Grass, which sits on the U.S.-Canadian border, to Livingston, Mont., until she can be moved back to Colorado. On March 20, Berthoud Police ... Full Story

Seniors on the Move

By Shari Phiel Berthoud Recorder Several months ago I made the suggestion to my 73-year-old mother, who was having a slightly difficult time keeping up with me while we walked through a parking lot, that perhaps it was time for her to get a mobility scooter. Let’s just say my suggestion was not well received. Who knew my mother knew those kinds of words. I still thought it was a good idea. After all, mobility scooters are relatively affordable and easy to use solution for seniors having ... Full Story

Engagement: Karspeck-Finkelstein

Ann Marie Karspeck and Joshua Finkelstein of Fort Collins announce their engagement to wed. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Mr. Milan Karspeck of Berthoud and Ms. Patricia Karspeck of Loveland. Ann Marie graduated from Berthoud High School in 2001 and earned her degree in business marketing from Hawaii Pacific University in 2005. She will complete her degree in nursing from Front Range College this May.   The groom-to-be is the son of Mr. Stephen and Mrs. Regina Finkelstein of ... Full Story

Police Beat: April 16, 2009

Tuesday, April 7 A man came into the police department to report his unit at Berthoud Self Storage had been broken into. He produced the loop part of his lock which had been cut off. Eight to 10 packing blankets were taken from the site. There are no suspects at this time. The parents of a Berthoud Elementary School student reported that an unknown male tried to talk their son into getting in to his car. The boy refused the offer. The police report concluded the report was ... Full Story

Fire Beat: April 16, 2009

Tuesday, April 7 BFPD responded to a reported outside gas leak near Mountain Avenue and Meadowlark Lane. This was a three-inch natural gas line that was leaking natural gas into an open field. Xcel Energy was notified and responded.  BFPD assisted with a medical call on Sundown Court. The patient was transported. BFPD assisted mutual aide with Loveland Fire on a motor vehicle accident on S. County Road 11. The fire crew assisted with loading the patient for transport. BFPD assisted TVEMS ... Full Story

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