June 2024
S M T W T F S
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30  

Nebula

Click for Larger image
News for Norther Colorado and the world

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Berthoud Police Blotter: April 2023

April 1 – 2

Saturday, April 1

Vehicle Pursuit Follow-Up: East Highway 56 – Edgewater Police later located the vehicle involved in last night’s pursuit and detained the driver and passenger. Both parties provided a full confession. A warrant is forthcoming as the female driver is currently incarcerated in Jefferson County. Thanks to Edgewater Police Department for their vigilance. To find a thief it’s best to go to the incarcerated yellow pages. They can usually be found there.

Sunday, April 2

Warrant Arrest x2: 1801 Horseshoe Circle – A man was contacted at his residence and booked on outstanding misdemeanor and felony warrants.

Warrant Arrest x2: East Highway 56 – A man was contacted at a local business and found to have two warrants for his arrest. He was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Possession of a Weapon by a Previous Offender/Possession of a Controlled Substance/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/Fictitious Registration/Driving Under Revocation: East Highway 56 – A man was contacted for fictitious plates on his vehicle. Drug paraphernalia was plainly seen by the deputy, which led to the discovery of a firearm and eight grams of methamphetamine. The man had a medical emergency during contact and was taken to the hospital. After being cleared at the hospital he was booked in jail for the above charges. The medical emergency is also classified as the “oh crap, I’ve been caught” disorder.

RECEIVE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS ON YOUR CELL PHONE. Please visit https://leta911.org and register to get emergency notifications on your cell phone. Reverse 911 does not work on cell phones, only on landlines. Berthoud has the lowest registered numbers in Larimer County.

April 3 – 9

 

Monday, April 3

Shooting: Ranchhand Drive – A resident reported that he found a bullet impact in his garage. He had a video of a suspect shooting at their residence several times. A vehicle suspect was developed using the FLOCK cameras in the subdivision. Based on that vehicle, a suspect was developed, and this was determined to be a targeted incident by a 17-year-old juvenile. Investigations responded to the scene. The vehicle was found, and the residence was surveilled. A high-risk stop was performed on the vehicle as it left the residence. The juvenile was taken into custody and the vehicle was towed for evidence. The investigation is ongoing.

Theft: Maple Drive – A man reported he left his black iPhone 12 at a local restaurant. When he came back an hour later the phone was gone, and tracking showed it was in Fort Collins. The phone was entered as stolen into the law enforcement database.

Theft: Nebraska Avenue – Registration tabs were stolen from a license plate sometime within the past week. I can’t even get my old tabs off to apply the new ones. I need to know the secret.

Detox Hold: Delvin Street – A woman was placed on a detox hold after she fell and couldn’t get up on her own. She was transported by ambulance to the hospital. The suspects that made her fall were either Jack Daniels or Jim Beam.

Tuesday, April 4

Motor Vehicle Accident: East Highway 56 – A male driver backed into a semi driven at a local business.

Fraud: Chokeberry Street – A man reported that an AT&T account was opened in his name and two devices were purchased with his information.

Wednesday, April 5

Missing Person: Blue Bell Road – An elderly male was entered as missing/endangered/and as a Silver Alert. The man was contacted in the Winter Park area by local law enforcement. He was disoriented but had no apparent injuries. Thanks to all who spread the word!

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs/Open Marijuana Container: East Highway 56 – A man was stopped for a traffic infraction and was actively smoking marijuana upon contact. A blood test was completed, and he was booked into jail. So how far do you think you’re going to get smoking a joint as the cop walks up to your window? Darwin award winner.

Non-Injury Motor Vehicle Accident/Careless Driving: North Berthoud Parkway/North Highway 287 – A man was driving southbound on North Highway 287 when a vehicle hit him from behind. The at-fault driver stated she was not looking forward when she hit the other vehicle There was slight damage to both vehicles but no injuries. The at-fault driver was issued a summons for Careless Driving.

Thursday, April 6

Warrant Arrest/Second-Degree Introduction of Contraband: West County Road 4- A woman was contacted and found to have an outstanding warrant for her arrest. While being booked into the jail, a methamphetamine pipe was found in her bra. So many comments here but I refrain to not making the blotter inappropriate.

Burglary: Newfound Lake Road – A home under construction was entered and over $6,000 worth of tools were stolen. The tools were later recovered by the owner in Denver. The investigation is ongoing.

Fictitious Plate: North Berthoud Parkway/Bunyan Avenue – A man was stopped for an expired/fictitious Colorado temporary tag, which he said he bought on the internet. A summons was issued, and the fictitious plate was seized. If you got a legal document off the internet, it is probably no longer legal.

Fraud: West County Road 14 – A woman reported someone tried to open a bank account and a credit card with her name. She was able to stop the accounts before any money was lost. She had no leads on how her information was compromised.

Fraud: Mountain Avenue – A local bank reported that an individual withdrew money from an account with possibly fictitious identification. The same individual withdrew money from several different bank branches. The investigation is ongoing.

Driving Under the Influence/Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries/Driving Under Revocation/Habitual Traffic Offender/Striking a Highway Fixture: North Highway 287 – A male driver crashed his truck into a sign, crossed the median, and came to rest down a steep embankment suffering minor injuries. He was found to be impaired by alcohol and was booked on the above charges. The sign said, “stay off the median”.

Possible Civil Issue/Vehicle Theft: Berthoud Peak Drive – A vehicle was reported stolen by the Denver Police Department was found to be parked in the garage of a residence. The owner of the residence refused to talk to law enforcement and arrangements were made through his lawyer. It was determined that the vehicle was not stolen, and it was reported stolen prematurely. The man’s lawyer said he would return the vehicle the next day.

Friday, April 7

Violation of a Protection Order/Driving Under Revocation: 49th Street Southwest – A male driver failed to yield to a traffic stop and drove to his house. The driver and his passenger then got out of the truck against orders. A high-risk stop was completed without further incident. The driver had a revoked driver’s license and had a mandatory protection order with the resident who lived at the address where the driver stopped. The man was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Recovered Stolen Plate: Jenny Lane – A stolen license plate was seen on a vehicle at North Berthoud Parkway and Highway 287. The vehicle was located, and the owner of the vehicle was contacted. The owner was unaware of the plate and reported the actual plate was supposed to be on the vehicle. He was advised to report the theft to Greeley Police Department since that is where it occurred.

Burglary: Mountain Avenue – A local business reported that someone had broken out the drive-thru window and tore the security bars out of the wall the night of 04/04/23. The subjects stole approximately $300 in liquor. The owner did not want the scene processed and did not want to wait for evidence collection, therefore no suspects have been established in the burglary.

Warrant Arrest: Water Avenue/4th Street – A woman was contacted and had an active warrant. She was booked at the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office.

Mental Health Hold: 855 Franklin Avenue – A man was placed on a mental health hold by a doctor. The man has dementia and has been becoming more aggressive with staff and tried to choke a staff member. He was taken to the hospital.

Saturday, April 8

Family Problems: Franklin Avenue – A man reported that his wife got into a physical argument with their 12-year-old son and bit the juvenile on the chest. After an investigation, the bite appears to have been in self-defense. Child Protection Services were notified.

Fraud: 6th Street – A woman reported that someone tried to cash a fraudulent check for $345.00. She went to the bank, and they showed a copy of the ID that was used to cash the check. The woman suspected that it was the neighbor trying to cash the check. The investigation is ongoing.

Third-Degree Assault x4/Criminal Mischief/Obstructing: Franklin Avenue – Two brothers were drinking at a Berthoud residence and started to assault several family members. A woman was punched in the face and had her $800 prescription glasses broken. Two other individuals were both assaulted by the brothers. Visible injuries were seen on all the victims. The brothers fled the scene prior to deputies arriving but were contacted a short time later and taken into custody. One of the brothers resisted deputies when he was being placed into handcuffs. Both brothers were booked into the Larimer County Jail.

Verbal Disturbance: Bronco Court/Lowery Lane – A men followed a vehicle, occupied by two juveniles that he claimed speeding by his residence. When the vehicle stopped, he told the juveniles that he had a gun. The man had an AR-style rifle, improperly secured, in the trunk of his vehicle. Probable cause was unable to be developed for charges. The man was given a warning and advised to call law enforcement instead of following vehicles.

Driving Under the Influence: County Road 8/Dorothy Drive – A man was contacted on a traffic stop and found to be driving under the influence of alcohol.

Sunday, April 9

Motor Vehicle Accident with Serious Bodily Injury: Berthoud Parkway/Highway 287 – A female driver was turning left onto northbound Berthoud Parkway from Highway 287. She did not see a white vehicle that was southbound on Highway 287. The woman said that her signal light was a blinking yellow turn arrow. When she turned, she struck the side of the other vehicle causing it to roll. An unrestrained party from the vehicle that was hit was taken via ambulance to the hospital for serious bodily injury. A summons was issued to the female driver

Assist to Colorado State Patrol: Interstate 25 at mile marker 257 – Deputies assisted Colorado State Patrol troopers with a truck that drove off the Northeast Frontage Road, went airborne, and crashed onto I-25, which caused another motor vehicle crash. I-25 was shut down both ways for some time.

Driving Under Revocation/Warrant Arrest: Highway 287/White Water Court – A man was found to be driving while his driver’s license was revoked. He also had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

RECEIVE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS ON YOUR CELL PHONE. Please visit https://leta911.org and register to get emergency notifications on your cell phone. Reverse 911 does not work on cell phones, only on landlines. Berthoud has the lowest registered numbers in Larimer County.

 

April 10 – 16

Monday, April 10

Theft: Turner Avenue – A local business reported that a white male entered their back lot and stole a spool of copper wire valued at $510. Video footage received shows a white male with possibly auburn hair wearing a green trucker hat, black canvas jacket, and white bandana mask. An image of the suspect was sent out to the public and surrounding agencies, which led to several leads. The investigation is ongoing.

Forgery: 1st Street – A man attempted to purchase $20 in gas with four counterfeit five-dollar bills. The cashier identified the money as fake. The man was identified through security camera surveillance and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Warrant Arrest: Highway 287/Caballero Street – A man was contacted who had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant and he was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Possession of Controlled Substances/Stolen License Plate: Highway 287/County Road 6 – A male driver was contacted after an alert to a stolen license plate. The driver pulled into a random residence and was uncooperative upon contact. A high-risk stop was performed, and the man was detained without further incident. User amounts of methamphetamine were found in the truck along with the stolen license plate.

Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Accident: Diamond Back Drive – A vehicle was hit while parked in the alley over the weekend.

Voluntary Detox Hold: 2nd Street A man reported his father cut him during an argument several days ago. The man was highly intoxicated and wanted to go on a detox hold. He did not want to pursue any criminal investigation and was transported to the hospital by an ambulance.

Tuesday, April 11

Careless Driving/Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries: Highway 287/Berthoud Parkway – A male driver turned in front of a car, causing a collision. The driver of the vehicle that was hit was transported by ambulance for injuries sustained in the crash. The at-fault driver was summonsed.

Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: Berthoud Parkway/Highway 287 – A female driver was southbound on Highway 287 when a Subaru driven by an unknown suspect turned in front of her, causing a collision. The woman was transported to the hospital with non-serious injuries. The at-fault driver fled on foot from the scene and was not found. Drug paraphernalia was located in the suspect vehicle. The investigation is ongoing.

Wednesday, April 12

Street Racing/Vehicular Eluding: Mountain Avenue – Two black sports bikes were stopping traffic on Highway 287 and racing. They were followed to the 7-11 where a stop was attempted and the bikers did not yield to deputies and the traffic stop was terminated for public safety as they both took off at reckless speeds westbound on Mountain Avenue. The investigation is ongoing.

Follow Up for the Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Accident with Injuries/False Reporting: Berthoud Parkway/Highway 287 – A man was positively identified as the suspect driver in last night’s crash and a warrant is forthcoming for his arrest. The man’s girlfriend tried to report the vehicle stolen today. She was issued a summons for False Reporting after admitting she falsified the claim.

Assist Other Agency/Warrant Arrest: Weld County Road 8 – Longmont Police requested help in interviewing individuals involved in a domestic violence/vehicular assault case they were investigating in their jurisdiction. The male suspect was arrested on a warrant and booked into the Larimer County Jail.

Violation of a Protection Order: Vantage Parkway – A woman reported being contacted by her ex, a violation of a protection order. The man was contacted and agreed to turn himself in the next day at the Larimer County Jail.

Vehicular Eluding: South Highway 287/County Road 6 – A black or gray Nissan Altima eluded from a traffic stop. The short pursuit was terminated for public safety.

Thursday, April 13

Recovered Stolen Vehicle: Berthoud Parkway/County Road 14 – Deputies were alerted to a stolen vehicle at this intersection. The vehicle was located and followed southbound on Highway 287. The vehicle was followed onto Highway 66 west from Longmont until cover arrived from the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office. A high-risk stop was conducted, and the driver and passenger were detained. The vehicle was confirmed as stolen by the Denver Police Department; however, they inadvertently entered the van as stolen after the driver had reported a break-in several weeks ago. Both were released without charges and Denver Police Department is following up on why the van was entered as stolen. Thanks to the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and the Longmont Police Department for responding to assist!

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs/No Insurance: 14th Street Southwest – A male driver was contacted for traffic violations. The driver appeared under the influence of drugs and did not complete roadsides in a manner consistent with sobriety. He was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Motor Vehicle Accident: Highway 287/Berthoud Parkway – A driver turned on a flashing yellow arrow in front of traffic resulting in a two-vehicle T-bone-style motor vehicle accident in the intersection. The at-fault driver issued a summons.

Friday, April 14

Possession of Controlled Substance/Driving Under Revocation/Traffic Infraction/Warrant Arrest: North Berthoud Parkway/Highway 287 – A man was contacted for a traffic infraction and had a revoked driver’s license; there was also a warrant for his arrest. A K9 sniff led to the discovery of 1.33 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The man was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/Resisting Arrest/Warrant Arrest: North Highway 287/Berthoud Parkway – A man arrived at the location as a responsible driver for the vehicle involved in the previous call. The man was found to have an outstanding warrant and resisted arrest when notified of the outstanding warrant. He was in possession of Fentanyl pills and drug paraphernalia. He was also booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Possession of Controlled Substances x3/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/Warrant Arrest: East Highway 56 – A man was contacted in the parking lot of a local business for a warrant associated with his vehicle and was found to have user amounts of cocaine, fentanyl, and drug paraphernalia. The driver was booked for the warrant and the methamphetamine and cocaine. The passenger was cited for possession of fentanyl and released.

Saturday, April 15

Third-Degree Assault/Warrant Arrest x5: West County Road 10E – A man was arrested after physically assaulting another man stemming over an argument about theft and possible drug activity. He also had numerous warrants for his arrest.

Motor Vehicle Accident: Grand Market Avenue/North Berthoud Parkway – A male driver was south on Berthoud Parkway in the #2 lane. Another driver was southbound in the #1 lane and failed to maintain her lane of travel in the roundabout striking the man’s vehicle and pushing him onto the sidewalk causing moderate damage. The at-fault driver was issued a summons.

Driving Under the Influence of Drugs/Open Container: County Road 8/Highway 287 – A report was made about a White GMC Denali weaving and driving in oncoming traffic. Deputies located the vehicle northbound on Highway 287 at 1st Street. Deputies saw the vehicle weaving. After an investigation, the driver was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Sunday, April 16

Cold Theft: Redwood Circle – A resident reported a generator, three toolboxes, and various tools were stolen from his open garage overnight.

Possession of Controlled Substances/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: Berthoud Parkway – A man had drug paraphernalia in open view during a traffic stop. A search yielded a total of 27.51 grams of methamphetamine. The driver was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

RECEIVE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS ON YOUR CELL PHONE. Please visit https://leta911.org and register to get emergency notifications on your cell phone. Reverse 911 does not work on cell phones, only on landlines. Berthoud has the lowest registered numbers in Larimer County.

 

April 17 – 23

Monday, April 17

False Reporting: Rocking Chair Drive – A man reported a physical disturbance at his residence that included eight people fighting, and his uncle choked him. When deputies arrived, there was no physical altercation and the man’s statements were not consistent with the occupants inside the residence. The man had left the scene before the deputies arrived and sent his aunt a laughing text emoji once the deputies arrived. He was issued a summons for false reporting. Funny, loads of laughs, let us see you make the judge laugh.

Tuesday, April 18

Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Accident: Mountain Avenue – A white Ford, possibly a Bronco, with a roof rack with ladders, struck two parked vehicles outside of a business, causing moderate damage to one of the vehicles. The run vehicle left southbound on 10th Street. The area was checked, and the suspect vehicle was unable to be located.

Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Accident: Rocking Chair Drive – A food delivery driver backed into a parked vehicle. The driver then left the scene of the accident. Contact was made by deputies with the delivery driver and a summons was issued for unsafe backing.

Wednesday, April 19

Possible Stolen Vehicle/Theft of Auto Parts/Fictitious Registration/Possession of Marijuana/Criminal Possession of Identification Documents/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: Fodor Drive/Delvin Street – A suspicious vehicle was parked at this location. The driver walked away from the scene prior to contact and was not located. The passenger was contacted, was uncooperative, and was released from the scene at the time. The vehicle was observed to have punched ignition and is possibly an unreported steal out of Thornton. A probable cause search of the vehicle yielded approximately one pound of marijuana, multiple stolen prescription medications, and identification documents related to several thefts and a robbery out of Greeley. Thornton has been unable to find the owner of the vehicle to substantiate vehicle theft charges so far. More follow-up is to be conducted. Sir, but we were just passing through.

Cold Theft: 7th Street – A man reported that approximately 100 Morphine Sulfate pills were stolen from his house. The house is currently for sale and was open for potential buyers to inspect. It is unknown who gained access to the house.

Assault: Berthoud – A female juvenile student punched another juvenile during an altercation. She was issued a summons for assault. I thought it was just dumb ole boys who got into fights at school. I was wrong.

Thursday, April 20

Scam: West County Road 4 – A woman received a text message from what appeared to be Amazon asking if she authorized a charge to her Amazon account. Upon contact with the number provided in the text message, she realized the scammer was not with Amazon and was attempting to collect her personal information. The woman is not out of any money and did not provide any information.

Friday, April 21

Possible Harassment: Berthoud – A female juvenile reported a juvenile male harassed her and was following her. No crimes could be substantiated.

Driving Under the Influence/Attempt to Escape/Weaving: 1st Street/County Road 10E – A male driver was contacted for weaving and was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol. During transport to the Larimer County Jail, the man became uncooperative and tried to escape the handcuffs. He was placed in a transport belt, and he tried to slip it over his head as well after striking his head on the partition in the patrol car. He was evaluated at the hospital and booked at the Larimer County Jail. Why was he so angry and violent and then hurt himself? Oh, yea he was intoxicated.

Saturday, April 22

Stolen Plate Recovery: Grand Market Avenue – A stolen license plate was recovered at a local business after a Flock alert to that stolen plate.

Vehicle Trespass: North Berthoud Parkway – A woman had a window of her vehicle broken and two purses stolen, including phones, checkbooks, IDs, credit cards, and keys to the exterior and interior doors of a bank. The suspect vehicle is a silver 2016 – 2020 Mazda CX-5. The investigation is ongoing. Even in the Monopoly game, you can’t get keys to a bank. But in the end, both players “Go To Jail”.

Felony Warrant Arrest: County Road 2E – A man who was known to have an outstanding felony warrant was contacted at his residence. He was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Drug Overdose: Berthoud – A juvenile overdosed on suspected Oxycodone. The juvenile’s mother gave consent to search the juvenile’s bedroom. A cloth bag containing 4.99 grams of suspected Oxycodone pills were found. The Investigations Unit and the Drug Task Force were notified. The kid will be fine, but whoever sold or gave him the pills, be aware we are coming with a vengeance.

Sunday, April 23

Vehicle Trespass/Theft/Criminal Mischief: Lake View Avenue/Canaan Street – A construction company reported they had a trailer broken into. The suspects climbed over the equipment that blocked the doors and broke the side door to get in.

Burglary/Criminal Mischief: Welch Avenue – Two unidentified males used a large pry bar to break into a car wash through a large steel door. Once inside, the suspects attempted to break into a cash machine inside the car wash causing $1000 in damage to the cash machine. There was no monetary loss. The investigation is ongoing. Ok, so you are in need of money so you decide to cause damage… but got nothing for all your trouble. I have the answer, “GET A JOB”.

RECEIVE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS ON YOUR CELL PHONE. Please visit https://leta911.org and register to get emergency notifications on your cell phone. Reverse 911 does not work on cell phones, only on landlines. Berthoud has the lowest registered numbers in Larimer County.

April 24 – 30

Monday, April 24

Assist to Fort Collins Police Services: Berthoud Parkway/County Road 10E – A reported stolen vehicle was found near this intersection. Contact was attempted by deputies with the male driver, who also matched the suspect description from Fort Collins Police Services (FCPS). The man was taken into custody after a foot pursuit and ineffective taser deployment. FCPS handled the charges and transported him to jail after being medically cleared at the hospital. As part of this criminal episode, the man was also confirmed as the suspect of a prior theft in Loveland.

Harassment/Domestic Violence: 8th Street – A couple was contacted for a disturbance. Numerous items were thrown and damaged in their home. The female party was determined to be the primary aggressor and she was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Harassment/Disorderly Conduct/Obstruction/Resisting Arrest/Bias Motivated Crime: Holmes Place – A man was screaming obscenities for an hour and a half in front of his home, disturbing neighbors. Upon contact, the man tried to fight and resisted deputies. While being evaluated by a medical team at the hospital, the man racially harassed a deputy. The man was booked for the above charges at the Larimer County Jail after he was medically cleared at the hospital.

Tuesday, April 25

Non-Injury Motor Vehicle Accident: North Berthoud Parkway/Mountain Avenue – A female driver failed to yield the right of way to another vehicle that was turning right on a green light. It was determined that the woman turned when her light was red. She was issued a summons.

Non-Injury Motor Vehicle Accident: 1st Street – A man was at a gas pump when he backed into another vehicle causing minimal damage.

Cold Theft: Berthoud – Two juveniles were caught shoplifting and issued a summons to the Berthoud municipal court.

Wednesday, April 26

Non-Injury Motor Vehicle Accident: Mountain Avenue – A male driver did not yield the right of way at an uncontrolled intersection and struck the passenger side of another vehicle. No one reported injury and the man was issued a summons.

Drug Felony Warrant Arrest: East County Road 8 – A man was called in for causing a verbal disturbance at a local business earlier in the morning. After an investigation, it was found the man had an outstanding drug Felony Warrant. He was located and booked on the warrant at the Larimer County Jail. If you are trying to lay low and are avoiding being found by law enforcement, don’t start fussing with the local businesses!

Motor Vehicle Accident/Revoked Habitual Traffic Offender/Disregarded Traffic Control Device: Mountain Avenue/8th Street – A female driver ran a red light and struck another vehicle. It was found the woman was driving without a license and she was booked at the Larimer County Jail. She saw red twice. Once on the light and once when she got a ticket!

Suspicious Circumstances: Berthoud – A juvenile female and her mother were contacted about a Safe2Tell about a threat. Interviews with both yielded no concerning information. Information was passed along to SROs and the mental health unit.

Felony Warrant Arrest: 1st Street/Mountain Avenue – A woman with an outstanding Felony Warrant was located and was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Thursday, April 27

Possession of Fentanyl & Methamphetamine/Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/Driving Under Revocation/Warrant Arrest: Highway 287/Sunset Court – A male driver was stopped for a traffic offense. The driver was found to have a revoked driver’s license. The passenger was found to have an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for her arrest. A probable cause search of the vehicle was conducted after an open-air K9 sniff. User amounts of methamphetamine and fentanyl were found. Credit cards and IDs were found in the vehicle that did not belong to any of the individuals in the vehicle. The investigation is ongoing about the credit cards and IDs.

Friday, April 28

Non-Injury Motor Vehicle Accident: 1st Street/County Road 10E – A driver rear-ended another vehicle. The at-fault driver was cited.

Non-Injury Motor Vehicle Accident: West County Road 13/County Road 8 – A male driver turned in front of another vehicle, totaling both vehicles. The investigation is ongoing.

Third-Degree Assault: Berthoud – A 13-year-old juvenile female punched and choked a 10-year-old juvenile female, causing visible injuries. The assault was unprovoked. The juvenile suspect was summoned and released to her guardian.

Hit and Run Motor Vehicle Accident: Spartan Avenue – A female driver backed into an unoccupied vehicle in a parking lot, causing visible damage. The driver left the scene and was contacted later at home. She was found to be intoxicated and extremely uncooperative. More follow-ups will be conducted.

Vehicular Eluding: Highway 287/County Road 2E – A male driver was contacted for speeding. The driver fled and a vehicle pursuit was started. The pursuit was ended for public safety and the vehicle was found entering a neighborhood shortly thereafter. The driver admitted he fled the traffic stop because he did not want a speeding ticket. He was booked at the Larimer County Jail. Why get just a speeding ticket when you can get a night in jail instead?!

Second-Degree Assault/Strangulation: Sioux Drive – A physical disturbance was reported, and it was found that an adult male strangled his adult sister. The sister initially refused to press charges but later changed her mind. The man was charged and booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Saturday, April 29

Warrant Arrest: 6th Street/ Welch Avenue – A man with three outstanding misdemeanor warrants was contacted. He was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Vehicular Eluding/Attempted Vehicular Assault/Attempted Assault on a Peace Officer: Sunshine Court/Heartwood Drive – A stolen red Kia Rio was seen driving suspiciously around Berthoud. When a high-risk stop was attempted, the driver of the stolen vehicle rammed the deputy and fled the stop. In the process, the male passenger tried to flee on foot and was struck by the suspect vehicle as the driver eluded. The male passenger refused medical treatment and was uncooperative with the investigation. This investigation is ongoing.

Driving Under the Influence: Mountain Avenue – A woman was contacted at a local business while sleeping in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with the keys in the ignition. The woman did not perform voluntary roadside maneuvers in a manner consistent with sobriety and was booked at the Larimer County Jail.

Sunday, April 30

Possession of a Schedule I & II Controlled Substance/Driving Under Revocation/Driving without Insurance: East Highway 56 – A man was contacted in traffic leaving a local business. A K9 sniff of the vehicle led to the discovery of Fentanyl and Percocet in the vehicle. Upon his arrest, the man had approximately 11 grams of Fentanyl and Xanax in his underwear. On the way to the jail, the man became increasingly lethargic and admitted to eating 10-20 fentanyl pills while the stop was being initiated. Deputies then transported the man to the hospital for medical care. Several hours later, upon being cleared by medical, he was booked at the Weld County Jail.

RECEIVE EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS ON YOUR CELL PHONE. Please visit https://leta911.org and register to get emergency notifications on your cell phone. Reverse 911 does not work on cell phones, only on landlines. Berthoud has the lowest registered numbers in Larimer County.

 

 

 

 

Print This Post Print This Post