Summit County Police Blotter: Woman’s bedroom burglarized in Breck
January 20, 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.
Stolen vehicle recovered in Silverthorne
Silverthorne police officers recovered a vehicle that was reported stolen from Vail after pulling the driver over for a defective taillight.
The driver, who was uncooperative, was charged with theft by receiving, according to a report released by Silverthorne Police Department.
The suspect was booked at the Summit County Jail and the vehicle handed over to the Vail Police Department for processing, the report stated.
Purse stolen from Breckenridge restaurant
A woman reported her purse missing Jan. 12, after leaving it on a hook near the back door of the business where she works.
She told Breckenridge authorities she’d left the purse, containing several hundred dollars in cash, various credit cards and a pair of sunglasses, approximately three hours before she reported it missing to police.
The stolen property was valued at approximately $700, according to a report from the Breckenridge Police Department.
Breck PD: Woman’s bedroom vandalized, burglarized
A woman refused to cooperate with authorities after her bedroom was apparently vandalized and burglarized Jan. 10, according to a Breckenridge police report.
A neighbor called the police to report a disturbance after hearing the woman knocking on the apartment door trying to get in, the report states.
When authorities responded, the woman reportedly told them she’d been out with friends, lost her phone and had been unable to get back into the apartment where she lived. She said she’d been unable to reach her roommate and had found the lock box where the spare key was stored open and empty, according to the report.
The neighbor reportedly helped the woman get into the apartment using a credit card, where she and police officers found her bedroom in disarray.
There was broken glass and change on the floor and a lamp hanging off a dresser, according to the report.
The woman said a $100 bill appeared to be missing from the room. None of the other rooms in the apartment were damaged.
Authorities tried to follow up with the woman, asking her to place a value on the items that were broken or missing, but she refused to cooperate or answer their questions, according to the report.
She said she didn’t feel safe in the apartment and was given a ride to a friend’s house, the report states.
Authorities are not pursuing an investigation due to the victim’s unwillingness to cooperate, according to the report.