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‘Area News’ Archives

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

Berthoud Police Blotter: July 2020

      July 1-5 Wednesday, July 1 Vehicle Crash / Minor Injury: WCR46 and Frontage Road, a driver was westbound on Weld CR46 approaching the stop sign at the intersection of the Frontage Road. As he approached the intersection, he stated he applied the brakes, but the vehicle did not stop in time. He slid into the intersection and t-boned a garbage truck. Summons issued. Vehicle Crash / Minor Injury: 1st Street by Pioneer Sand and Gravel, a pro-golfer from Texas missed his turn to get to ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: July 2020

    Incident Report July 1 - 5 Wednesday, July 1 Engine 62 dispatched to the 3000 block of Meining Road for a junk vehicle on fire. The fire was out. The homeowner stated that it was just a pile of rubbish that was on fire. Engine 61 dispatched to 1st Street for a 2-vehicle accident. Both drivers said that they were not injured and refused treatment by TVEMS. Once both vehicles were removed from the roadway all units cleared. Squad 61 responded to the 1000 block of Waterman Street for a ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter: June 2020

Berthoud Police Blotter: June 2020

Monday, June 1 Violation of a Protection Order / Violation of Bond Conditions / Prohibited Use of a Weapon: Woodcock Street, a man was contacted after a neighbor reported he was threatening to harm himself with a weapon. The man was highly intoxicated and violating both bail bond conditions and a protection order from a previous domestic violence incident. He was taken into custody and booked. Family Problem: Burbank Street, a resident reported 16-year-old is breaking things and is very ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: June 2020

Berthoud Fire Calls: June 2020

Incident Reports June 1 - 7 Monday, June 1 Squad 61 responded to the 200 block of 10th Street for a 76-year-old man who had fallen. The crew lifted the patient back into bed. TVEMS checked all vital signs. The patient refused transport. Engine 62 dispatched to the 9000 block of Cottontail Road for a residential fire alarm. There were no signs of fire or smoke. The crew spoke to the homeowner who stated that it was a faulty alarm activation, and no assistance was needed. BFPD dispatched to ... Full Story

Berthoud Police Blotter, May 2020

Berthoud Police Blotter, May 2020

      May 1 - 3 Friday, May 1 Suspicious Circumstances / Welfare Check: Mountain Avenue / 7-11, it was reported an older lady was in the bathroom for over an hour. She arrived by herself and walked into the bathroom and has been there since. Turns out the nice lady was charging her phone using the outlets in the bathroom. Not the one of the locations I would have picked, but to each his/her own. Saturday, May 2 Assist to Boulder / Armed Car Jacking Suspect: CSP and Boulder County had a ... Full Story

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