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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

‘Police Beat’ Archives

Police Beat: June 25, 2009

Friday, June 12 Berthoud Police responded to an early morning silent alarm at a local business on the 500 block of Mountain Avenue and found a burglary in progress. The officer notified dispatch and called the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office for backup, then proceeded after the intruder. When the unidentified male suspect became aware of the officer’s presence he fled the scene running southbound on foot. A chase ensued but the suspect ultimately escaped with approximately $200 in stolen ... Full Story

Police Beat: June 18

Tuesday, June 9 Berthoud Police responded to a reported theft of sodas, juices, and other miscellaneous drinks missing from a vending machine inside a laundromat. The machine appeared to have been shaken and tampered with by unknown suspects. Dispatch received a call concerning a barking dog in 800 block of Fourth Street. The concerned party has reported previous complaints of the same incident. A man walking in the area of Eighth Street and Mountain Avenue found a yellow and black Dewalt ... Full Story

Police Beat: June 11

Tuesday, June 2 A woman doing her morning shopping at Hays Market left her purse in the shopping cart and it was gone when she returned to get it. Dispatch received a late evening call from a man with questions about bees. Wednesday, June 3 A Keep Circle resident reported a male on a dirt bike who rides in the area at high speed and does wheelies. He reported that the bike had been put away, but asked for police to be on the lookout. At the request of the Larimer County Sheriff’s ... Full Story

Police Beat: June 4, 2009

Tuesday, May 26 A neighbor called to report that the house on Greenwood Avenue that has been the subject of an arson investigation has weeds, broken windows and the boarded-up back door had gaps. Noxious weeds ready to bloom in the 900 block of Mountain Avenue were the subject of a complaint for the Code Enforcement Officer. Wednesday, May 27 Police investigated a report of a barking dog on east Iowa Avenue. They found a small, barking Collie or Sheltie. Since the caller had not left their ... Full Story

Police Beat: May 28, 2009

Tuesday, May 19 The two door-to-door Kirby vacuum saleswomen were gone from Pyramid Peak Street when police arrived. An after-hours call from the 600 block of Bristlecone Court advised of a flood in the backyard and bubbling along the property line. The caller believed it to be sewer water. Dispatch notified the appropriate Town department. According to the owner of the property at the corner of Bunyan Avenue and Second Street, the suspicious noise reported to police shortly before midnight ... Full Story

Police Beat: May 21, 2009

Tuesday, May 12 Four dogs were reported running loose near Fourth Street and Capital Avenue at 8:37 a.m. In the early afternoon, a caller on Sage Place reported a dog escaping from their yard into another yard and then disappearing. A local business owner called to complain about people using the business’s dumpster. Using the vehicle license number, the police contacted the owner and were told the Cub Scouts had done a cleanup and picked up trash all over Town and put it in that dumpster. ... Full Story

Police Beat: May 14, 2009

Tuesday, May 5 Police made 10 traffic stops during the day, responded to juveniles hanging out behind the Pizza Hut all day. The CEO also tried to capture two dogs running loose on Highway 56 just east of First Street. The dogs belonged at 110 Welch Ave and the owner was cited for dogs at large. Wednesday, May 6 Police had to tell juveniles on skateboards to leave the school grounds at Berthoud Elementary and soon after that the officer contacted more juveniles at Fickel Park and told them ... Full Story

Police Beat: May 7, 2009

Tuesday, April 28 A resident near Seventh Street and Capitol Avenue reported seeing two men nearby looking through the scope on a large gun. He said it was as large as a rifle, but was not a rifle. The officer met with the caller and waited in his yard for some time, but saw nothing. A motorist called to complain about a white van parked at Spartan Avenue and County Road 17. The van had a for-sale sign on it and the caller thought it was a road hazard. The responding officer determined that ... Full Story

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

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

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