Summit County Police Blotter Aug. 10, 2012 |

Summit County Police Blotter Aug. 10, 2012

Caddie Nath
Summit Daily News

>Screaming man in boat

A man was arrested in Dillon Valley July 24 after he reportedly climbed into a neighbor’s boat parked in the driveway, ripping the boat cover, and started screaming.

The man was booked on charges of disorderly conduct, third-degree criminal trespass, criminal mischief and violation of bond conditions, a report from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office stated.

When authorities arrived on scene they found the man under the torn boat cover inside the boat. He appeared to be intoxicated and admitted he had been drinking at a party earlier in the night, according to the report.

The man who owned the boat told authorities he’d been woken up by the man screaming in his front yard, the report stated

He estimated it would cost $400 to fix the boat cover.

>Wanted man found hiding in closet

A man wanted for sex assault on a child in Adams County was found hiding in a Summit County closet July 21.

Deputies with the sheriff’s office responded to a residence on County Road 1750 after receiving a call from the owner saying his niece was staying there with her boyfriend, who was wanted on felony charges, according to a report from the sheriff’s office.

When police arrived at the residence a woman answered, but told the deputies her boyfriend was out.

The report states authorities got the woman’s permission to search the house and found her boyfriend hiding in a closet in the bedroom.

His identification showed he and the woman given him a fake name. He was wanted on charges of felony sex assault on a child and felony escape, both out of Adams County, the report stated.

The woman was charged with obstruction of law enforcement. The man was arrested and transported to the Summit County Jail, according to the report.

En route he allegedly told authorities the woman had been harboring him for weeks.

>Lost vehicle found

A woman who reported her vehicle stolen located the car when her boyfriend remembered he’d allowed a friend to drive it home the night before.

The couple was reportedly out drinking in Breckenridge and left the car unlocked with the keys in the ignition, according to a report from the Breckenridge Police Department.

When they returned to get the vehicle from a lot in Breckenridge later in the evening, it was gone.

That night the couple assumed it had been towed, but when they “sobered up” the following morning they realized the car wouldn’t have been towed from the parking lot and reported it stolen, according to the report.

Officers in Breckenridge put out an alert on the car and began searching for it.

The woman called the police back some time later after her boyfriend remembered he had allowed a friend to drive the car home, the report stated.

They found the vehicle at the friend’s house.

>Teen horror movie creates real drama

Passersby called the police when they saw three teenage boys shooting a zombie movie July 23.

Police arrived to find a two boys wrestling on the ground while another filmed, according to a report from the Breckenridge Police Department.

The boys told officers they were making a “post-cannibal apocalyptic” movie, according to the report. The officers discovered they were using a .22-caliber rifle, a knife and a metal bat as weapons and handcuffed the boys, according to the report.

When their parents arrived, authorities explained the dangers of their choice of subject matter, “only three days after a mass murder in a theater in Aurora by a male using a high-powered rifle and about a month after a transient was beaten to death with a baseball bat,” the report stated.

>Thief steals cash

Silverthorne police officers responded to a burglary at an unidentified business July 22.

The thief apparently pried open a back door and stole cash from an unsecure drawer. There was no video surveillance and no fingerprints were recovered from the scene, according to a Silverthorne report.

>Drunk driver takes short cut

An allegedly intoxicated driver reportedly drove off I-70 in the early morning hours of July 22, crashed through a median and continued into a hotel parking lot in Silverthorne.

The driver was reportedly trying to take a short cut to get to the hotel, according to a Silverthorne Police Department report.

He was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

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