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‘Police Beat’ Archives

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

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

Police Beat: April 9, 2009

Tuesday, March 31 A vehicle in the 700 block of Massachusetts Avenue was marked as abandoned. Police gave a verbal warning to some juveniles who were using the tennis net at Fickel Park as a trampoline. Wednesday, April 1 A resident of south Ninth Street reported that a thirty-something, bearded male wearing dirty jeans had approached his daughter on the previous day. Police list this as Suspicious Circumstances. Missing baseball equipment at the Bein Park baseball field prompted a request ... Full Story

Police Beat: April 2, 2009

Tuesday, March 24 An inoperative gas powered go-cart was stolen from an alley garage in the 100 block of Welch Ave. A pedestrian walking along Bunyan Ave. called 911 when he was followed by a dog resembling a pit bull. The caller reported the dog was not mean, and when the animal’s owner showed up the walker cancelled the call. A girl called in from Fickle Park to report that in a group of six juvenile males in the park, one of the boys “flashed” them and one offered marijuana. The boys ... Full Story

Police Beat: March 26, 2009

Tuesday, March 17 A resident of the 300 block of Turner Ave. reported that a neighbor came to his house and told him that his dog had attacked her dog two days before. He went on to say that she “threatened the lives of his dogs.” A passerby found a credit card in the hedgerow by the old rose farm and turned it over to the police. A caller reported a peacock 100 yards north of mile marker 325 on U.S. Highway 287. The peacock was not in sight when police arrived. Police arrested a Berthoud ... Full Story

Police Beat: March 19, 2009

Tuesday, March 10 A single car accident on Highway 56 near Pyramid Peak Ave. caused no injuries to the young driver. The 18-year-old Berthoud driver stepped on the brakes when he saw the 45 mph sign east of Town and began to slide on the snow-covered roadway. The sliding was stopped by a Qwest power pole. The pole was leaning but still standing after the collision, but the car was damaged enough that it had to be towed. Police issued a summons to the owners of a six-month-old St. Bernard puppy ... Full Story

Police Beat: March 12, 2009

Police Beat for 03-12-09 Tuesday, Mar. 3 Police responded to a 7 a.m. call that the school zone warning light in front of Hays Market was facing north instead of west. The caller thought it might be due to wind or vandals. The police decided it was the result of the wind and repositioned the light. A resident on Victoria St. called to complain about a Hubbell St. dog that keeps coming to his yard and “using the restroom.” This was not the first complaint, but the dog was back home by the ... Full Story

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