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Archive for September, 2020

Berthoud Fire Calls: September 2020

  September  1 - 6 Tuesday, September 1 Squad 61 responded to the 300 block of Michigan Avenue for a lift assist. A 73-year-old man was found lying on his living room floor. He had no complaints of injuries due to his fall. The man was helped into his chair. Patient refused to be transported. Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Monroe Avenue for a lift assist. They found a 70-year-old man who had fallen and needed a lift assist. The patient had no complaints of pain. Engine 3111 ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: September 2020

  September 1 - 6   Criminal Impersonation / Felony Warrant: 6th Street and Bunyan Avenue, a driver was contacted for running a stop sign. The driver provided a fictitious name to avoid being apprehended on his Felony Warrant. The driver fled the traffic stop on foot but was chased down and taken into custody. Suspicious Circumstances: Hwy 56 and I-25 Frontage Road, a construction company reported that at this site some people were stealing materials, they were loading some ... Full Story

The Pandemic Increases Prescription Drug Use, but Can

The Pandemic Increases Prescription Drug Use, but Can Lead to More Substance Abuse

By: Nickolaus Hayes   During the pandemic, more people are taking drugs for anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Coronavirus health concerns, job loss, social isolation, returning to work, or looking for a job, force many Americans to turn to medication. Prescriptions for anti-anxiety drugs, anti-depressants, and sleep medication have risen during the pandemic. The health research firm IQVIA released data saying the number of anti-anxiety drug prescriptions rose 10.2%, and anti-depressant ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2020

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2020

Incident Report August 1-2 Saturday, August 1 Squad 61 dispatched to the TPC Golf Course Clubhouse for a medical assist. TVEMS assumed patient care and cleared Squad 61 from the scene. Engine 61 dispatched to the area of Weld County Road 7 and Weld County Road 46 for a patient with breathing problems. The patient was removed from the vehicle and loaded into the ambulance for transport. The vehicle was secured. Sunday, August 2 Engine 61 dispatched to the 4100 block of S Garfield Avenue ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: August 2020

Berthoud Police Blotter: August 2020

August 1 - 2 Saturday, August 1 Rally / Counter-Protest: Several people planned a Black Lives Matter rally at Fickel Park. Several counter-protesters gathered across the street. For the most part it was peaceful except for the volley of insults going back and forth. A teenager on the BLM side with a bullhorn made sure people were following the rules and cleaning up after themselves. Great Job! Vehicle Crash / Private Property: Mountain Avenue, a driver backed into another vehicle at ... Full Story

Obituary: Helen Louise Starck Snyder

Helen Louise Starck Snyder, age 95, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Saturday, August 22, 2020, at Countryside Care Center in Rupert, Idaho.  She was born December 1, 1924, in Berthoud, Colorado, to John and Molly Muller Starck.  Helen graduated from Berthoud High, where she was an avid member of the school’s basketball team, the Berthoud Spartans.  She married Frank Snyder on February 10, 1946.  The couple was farming near Niwot, Colorado, when Frank was granted a ... Full Story