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‘Police Beat’ Archives

Police Beat: Feb. 26, 2009

Tuesday, Feb. 17 It pays to report incidents to the police. While speaking with a Berthoud woman about a case, she mentioned that her grandson’s bicycle had been stolen a few weeks before. The officer recognized it as one in the department’s abandoned property and boy and bicycle were reunited. A loud hissing noise coming from the area of High Country Proco at 10 a.m. was identified as a propane tank being blown out. Police found a bicycle in the area of First St. and Indiana ... Full Story

Police Beat: Feb. 19, 2009

Thursday, Feb. 12 Police responded to the area of Sixth St. Court and Bunyan Ave. to check on the welfare of a tan Corgie chained up at a residence. The caller said the dog is always chained up at this location and has no shelter or way to get out of the snow. The officer determined that the chain was long enough to allow the animal to get out of the snow and that it was able to go inside at night. A short time later another caller also reported a small Chihuahua running northbound in the ... Full Story

Police Beat: Feb. 12, 2009

Tuesday, Feb. 3 Police assisted Berthoud Fire at 211 Versaw Ct. Fire investigators said the fire was most likely caused by a faulty boiler. Two employees got out of the building without injuries. Police responded quickly to a call of suspicious circumstances at Berthoud High School. Apparently several juveniles may have been boxing and were observed putting the gloves in a bag after which they ran away. Wednesday, Feb. 4 Police responded to two cold thefts. A bicycle was reported stolen at ... Full Story

Police Beat: Feb. 5, 2009

Sunday, Jan. 18 Another case of hit and run was reported in the 1300 block of N. Fourth St. It appears the suspect vehicle struck the driver’s side rear fender of a 1998 Toyota Camry while backing of the adjacent parking space and left the scene without leaving any identifying information. Monday, Jan.19 A resident of the 800 block of Bruce Ave. reported that someone entered his unlocked vehicle and stole his Cobra radar detector which was in plain sight on the dash. There are no known ... Full Story

Police Beat: Jan 29, 2009

Police Beat 1-29-09 Sunday, Jan. 11 A naked male was reported in the 100 block of S. Third St. at 4:11 a.m. The individual was first spotted when he tried to enter the home of the Berthoud Chief of Police. (more…)

Police Beat: Jan. 15, 2009

Tuesday, Dec. 30 The Colorado Tractor Company reported the theft of a 1977 John Deere, Model 4230 tractor. Employees at first thought the high winds of the previous night had been responsible for the damage to the lock and the open gate, but then noticed the tractor was missing. Later that same day police were dispatched to Serenity Ridge Parkway to investigate a stolen trailer. A resident had seen the trailer being towed in late November but thought the driver was looking for an entrance to ... Full Story

Police Beat: Jan. 8, 2009

Monday, Dec. 29 A Berthoud woman reported that her ex-boyfriend apparently posted photos of her on a Web site, along with her phone number, and now she is receiving lewd, harassing text messages and photos from people she doesn’t know. The report says that police took necessary action. A woman in the 1000 block of Welch Ave. found a man in her garage. He told her he was at the wrong house and walked off. She wisely went inside and locked the door before calling police and her niece. Everybody ... Full Story

Police Beat: Jan 1, 2009

Monday, Dec. 22 Someone picked up a loose Golden Retriever type dog at Third St. and Mountain Ave. and called police. The report does not indicate that the owner was located, but it does say that a citation was issued. Police received a call about the welfare of a dog on the porch of a second floor apartment in the 900 block of Seventh St. Police found a second house nearby that also had a dog without shelter. Two verbal warnings were given. An anonymous caller was concerned about the welfare ... Full Story

Police Beat: Dec. 25, 2008

Monday, Dec. 15 A silent holdup alarm that went off at 10 p.m. at a local business got police on the scene quickly, but the business appeared to be closed. Apparently, the owner set off the alarm and has now learned the difference between a holdup alarm and a burglar alarm. Tuesday, Dec.  16 Larimer County Sheriff’s deputies made seven traffic stops on County Road 19 and issued citations to all the motorists. Berthoud Police made five traffic stops, but only one of those motorists was ... Full Story

Police Beat: Dec. 18, 2008

Monday, Dec. 8 A young female customer at the Derby Grill left her purse on the back of her chair while she went to the lady’s room and the purse was missing when she returned. A call by a woman that someone had used her credit card at the Conoco Station led to quick action by Berthoud Police. Two and half hours after the call came in, police had an adult male in custody and transported him to the detention facility. A caller from Keep Circle needed the assistance of the Code Enforcement ... Full Story

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