Summit County police blotter: Texas child molester nabbed in Heeney
Ryan Summerlin January 1, 2014
At 6 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20 Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted agents from the U.S. Marshall’s Service in serving a warrant for a Texas man for failing to register as a sex offender.
The man, 40, was reportedly living in Heeney. The original charge was indecency with a child by exposure.
Deputies accompanied federal task force agents to Heeney and, upon confirming the man’s identity, confronted him about the warrant. The man said he knew he would get caught at some point, but was not planning on turning himself in as he felt that he was falsely charged and convicted, police reports stated.
The man was placed into custody and booked into Summit County Jail prior to being extradited to Texas.
No license, no drive in Frisco
At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17 Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a report of a silver Audi driving recklessly on Colorado Highway 9 in Frisco.
Deputies located the vehicle as it approached Recreation Way and conducted a traffic stop. When approached by law enforcement officers, the driver, a woman, admitted she wasn’t supposed to be driving due to failing a recent driver’s test, according to police records.
The reporting party said the woman was driving erratically and conducted a “dangerous” U-turn prior to being pulled over by deputies, reports stated. In addition to driving without a license, the woman said she also didn’t have insurance.
Deputies ran the woman’s records through the Colorado Department of Motor Vehicles, which confirmed the woman had a cancelled license due to failing a retest in 2012. The woman was issued a citation for careless driving, driving under restraint and no proof of insurance.
The woman was given a courtesy ride back to her home by deputies and her car was impounded for safekeeping, reports stated.
Summitcove.com employee allegedly assaults coworker
At 11:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 20 Summit County Sheriff’s Office deputies met with a Breckenridge resident at the Breckenridge Police Department who reported a cold assault.
The man, who reported he has been working for six months at SummitCove.com, said his immediate supervisor struck him at approximately 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, while attempting to check the schedule of another employee.
The man immediately left the office and sent an email about the incident to the supervisor’s boss. The boss responded the same day saying he would address the situation, reports stated.
Additionally, the man told deputies he was due to receive his six-month evaluation and a raise Friday, Dec. 19, but was written up and demoted by his supervisor instead.
When contacted by law enforcement officers, the supervisor told deputies he did not hit the man, but simply bumped him with his arm. The supervisor also sent deputies an email with his account of the incident.
The next day, Saturday, Dec. 21, deputies visited the supervisor and issued him a summons for third-degree assault. A court date is set for February 12, 2014.
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