Summit County police blotter: Paint theft, traffic cones and bent bike tires
Silverthorne police responded to reports of a dog bite resulting in the death of a local neighborhood cat. The owner of the dog was contacted and charged with dangerous or potentially dangerous dog.
Silverthorne police saw a car driving recklessly. When the officer turned on his lights to pull the driver over, driver pulled into a parking lot and continued to drive without stopping. Her car finally stopped when she reached the end of the parking lot and struck the curb. She was charged with DUI.
Silverthorne police officers responded to reports of theft from a local paint store. A former employee — who had made several threats to the management — entered the side door store and took several items. An arrest warrant has been filed for the individual.
• Police responded to reports of two men, approximately age 21, throwing cones and flower baskets around near the intersection of S. Park Avenue and S. Main Street. The officers that arrived at the scene noticed knocked over traffic cones and a broken road-closure barricade. The suspects were last seen running north on Park Avenue.
• A woman called Breckenridge police, noting that she could not find her missing coach wallet after volunteering for the USA Pro Challenge. She does not believe her wallet was stolen, but the wallet has not been discovered yet. It contained three two-dollar bills, among other items.
• Eight vehicles parked on North Main Street in Breckenridge were blocking the route for the USA Pro Challenge race. After asking people in the area to move the car if it belonged to them, none of the cars were moved, so the vehicles were towed.
A Breckenridge officer responded to a report of a hit-and-run. The victim, who returned to his car after watching the USA Pro Challenge, found a note on his car that read: “We saw a big white truck backed into your bike rack and took off. I could not get the plate #.” The bike rack, worth about $650, was clearly bent on the hitch at an angle from the collision. The amount of damage to the bicycle was unclear, but the rear wheel had been knocked off the frame, and the front wheel appeared partially bent and was sitting against the brake. Police are waiting for a damage estimate from the victim.
• A ring that was found at Pinewood Condos was turned into Breckenridge police. The ring was turned into the property management office 15 days ago but remains unclaimed.
• A Breckenridge woman contacted police, reporting a lost black and white Hello Kitty wallet at City Market. She later found the wallet at her hotel room.
• Silverthorne police noticed several crashes at the I-70 westbound on-ramp last month. They are looking to work with the Colorado Department of Transportation to reduce accidents in the area.
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