Englewood police report

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Englewood police report

Clayton area sealed off

About 2 p.m. May 11, Englewood police officers and firefighters sealed off the area around Clayton Elementary because there was a man on the roof of the school who refused to come down.

A neighbor called to report seeing someone on the roof. Police investigated and, when the suspect refused to come down, the decision was made to block off the area until the individual came down.

Eventually, the man was convinced to come off the roof. He was uninjured but the routine checks on him found there was an active warrant for his arrest for parole violation.

He was taken to the Arapahoe County jail on the warrant. He was also issued a municipal summons for trespassing.

Drug lab discovered

About 11 p.m. May 9, Englewood police officers and members of the city’s SWAT team assisted members of the Arapahoe County Impact Team serving a search warrant on a house in the 3500 block of South Bannock Street.

Serving the search warrant, investigators found an active methamphetamine lab in the house and arrested two men. Members of the Englewood Police Department and the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office assisted the county impact team in cleaning up the drug-making facility.

The investigation is continuing.

Two arrested on drug counts

Two people were arrested as a result of police investigating a report of illegal drug use.

About 6:10 p.m. May 6, officers went to the 500 block of West Hampden Avenue to investigate a report of a man and a woman using drugs in a restroom.

Officers stopped and questioned a 22-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman who had just left the business.

The man initially gave officers a false name and then tried to run, but officers caught him quickly. During the investigation, officers learned Denver had issued a warrant for his arrest and took him into custody.

The man was taken to the Arapahoe County jail on the warrant and also could face charges of possession of a Schedule 1 controlled substance, criminal impersonation, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The woman was arrested and could face charges of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Man with knife arrested

An argument in the parking lot of the King Soopers on Broadway apparently got heated and resulted in a man being arrested for threatening two people with a knife.

Police were called about 4:30 p.m. May 9 to investigate a disturbance.

When officers arrived, a 34-year-old man and a 44-year-old woman told them a 63-year-0ld man had threatened them with a knife.

The victims said they had driven the wrong way down a parking lane, which apparently made the suspect angry.

The couple said when they got out of their car, the suspect came near them and pulled a four-inch knife out of a pouch on his belt. The victims said he opened the knife and held it at hip level with the blade pointed toward the man and woman. The victims also told officers the 63-year-old was yelling and cursing at them and they were afraid the suspect was going to cut them with the knife.

Officer arrested the suspect. He was taken to the Arapahoe County jail and could face charges of felony menacing.

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