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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 unfounded. 

Wednesday, April 8

  • Police exercised a search warrant in the 900 block of Seventh Street. The officer found drugs and arrested the parties at the house.
  • A barking dog on Hubble Street was quiet when police arrived and the dogs reported running loose on S. Ninth Street were gone when police arrived there.
  • Suspicious circumstances at a local café resulted on one person being transported to McKee Medical Center for detoxification.
  • Responding to an anonymous phone call at 11 p.m., police located barking dogs in back of a house in the 400 block of Capitol Avenue. The officer issued a written warning.
  • A late night traffic stop on N. Fourth Street resulted in a Lakewood man being cited for DUI.

Thursday, April 9

  • Police recovered a bicycle left in the field near S. Eighth St. and Hummingbird Place.
  • The officer determined that there was no criminal violation by the three pickup trucks and occupants who were reportedly partying and making a lot of noise near S. Ninth Street and Kansas Avenue.
  • A late night traffic stop in the 500 block of First Street resulted in the driver being cited for careless driving and possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.

Friday, April 10

  • It was a day for lost dogs. A Kansas Avenue resident reported her Saint Bernard mix and her West Highland white terrier were missing. About the same time a Ninth Street resident reported a lost black Labrador. Twenty minutes later police received a report of a loose black Lab on E. Indiana Avenue. The report does not indicate if it was the missing dog.
  • A Loveland woman passing through Berthoud observed two males beating up on another male in Fickel Park and reported the fight from her cell phone. The boys were gone when police arrived, but were found a few minutes later in the 100 block of Fifth St. No one was injured and the boys said that they were just “messing around.” No charges were filed.

Saturday, April 11

  • A traffic stop on N. Fourth Street resulted in the driver being taken into custody and charged with DUI.

Sunday, April 12

  • Easter Sunday was relatively quiet with police making two traffic stops, and making a foot patrol of the high school.

Monday, April 13

  • Police started the day with a barking Rottweiler complaint. The case ended with the issue of a written warning.
  • The Meal-on-Wheels volunteer got no response when trying to deliver a meal to a 98-year-old woman on Hubble Street and called police for a welfare check. The responding officer saw the woman lying on the floor inside the house and forced his way in the back door and found her conscious but disoriented. Thompson Valley Emergency Medical Service responded and transported her to the hospital.
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