Summit County Police Blotter: Bottle rockets, baseball bats and bad driving |

Summit County Police Blotter: Bottle rockets, baseball bats and bad driving

Breckenridge police responded to reports of bottle rockets being shot off near the Dredge.
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July 23

The Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a car weaving between lanes. The driver was charged with a DUI when the BAC exceeded .08.

July 22

Breckenridge police responded to the sound of bottle rockets near the Dredge. No suspects were identified.

A person sleeping in a car was given a warning, as camping is not allowed within Breckenridge town limits.

Police responded to reports of a broken glass pane on a business display at Main Street in Breckenridge. There is no suspect.

Breckenridge police responded to reports of a “dog at large.” The owner was en route to pick up the pet.

July 16

Silverthorne police responded to a disturbance at a gas station. Several men at the store were “acting like jerks” so the gas station clerk’s husband escorted the men outside. Outnumbered, he grabbed a baseball bat, but the men didn’t leave, so he punched one of them in the face. An officer gave all of the men “a lecture on how to behave like adults” before releasing them.

July 13

A Silverthorne officer was dispatched to Pizza Hut, where he found a car stopped at the entrance. The driver was slumped over the wheel, confused and unable to speak but with a strong odor of alcohol on her breath. She was transported to the hospital and charged with a DUI.

July 7

Silverthorne police responded to a hit-and-run accident involving a parked car at Wendy’s. Officer found a suspect, towing a trailer, but the driver denied hitting the car and drove away. Her vehicle was discovered at a Frisco hotel, where the driver pretended to be asleep and would not cooperate with the investigation. Police discovered she had given false information to the hotel front desk, and that her car was still warm, having recently been driven. The woman was charged with this evidence.

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