Police Blotter: Have you seen my cell?
Ryan Summerlin March 25, 2013
Editor’s note: The police blotter is written from incident reports provided by local police departments and the Summit County Sheriff’s Office. All individuals named are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
Breckenridge Police Department
Cellphone stolen from Breckenridge restaurant
An employee at a restaurant in Breckenridge reported his $300 cellphone missing March 17, after leaving it near the cash register during a late-night rush.
The man reported his phone missing to police at approximately 4 a.m., saying he’d set it down when the restaurant got busy around midnight and didn’t realize it was missing until 2 a.m. according to a report from the Breckenridge Police Department.
He said he didn’t see anyone pick it up and the restaurant’s cameras weren’t pointed in the proper direction to have picked up the theft.
The owner said he needed to file a police report to get a new phone, the report stated.
Summit County Sheriff’s Office
Parking lot fight yields
two arrests for assault
Two men who were reportedly fighting over a woman were both arrested for assault March 16 when the fight turned physical.
One of the men told police he was sitting in his truck in the parking lot of a at a ski resort when the other approached him, knocked on the window and, as soon as it was rolled down began punching and scratching him, according to a report from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office.
He said his alleged attacker then opened the driver’s door and he began hitting back to defend himself, the report states. He told police he had an ongoing dispute with the other man, who seemed to be under the impression he was sleeping with his girlfriend.
The second suspect told a different version of the story, saying he was sitting in his truck when the first man approached him, bragging about his relationship with his wife. He said the first man then dragged him out of his car and began hitting him in the face, according to the report.
With no witnesses to the altercation and no clear indication of who the initial aggressor was, authorities arrested them both on charges of disorderly conduct and third-degree assault, the report states.
Silverthorne Police Department
Friendly scuffle leads to DUI
A group of friends who reportedly got into an argument on a Summit Stage bus in Silverthorne admitted they were intoxicated and then got into a car and drove away from authorities March 17, according to a Silverthorne police report.
The report states authorities responded to a disturbance call on the bus, but when they arrived learned the parties involved were all intoxicated and friends with one another and did not want to pursue charges.
Officers told the group to leave and walk home, however they instead walked to a nearby parking lot, got into a car and drove away, according to the report.
They were later stopped and the driver was arrested for DUI.