Parker-area crime briefs
Diamond rings reported missing
At 6:12 p.m. Aug. 23, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 15000 block of Greenstone Circle on a report of a possible theft.
A woman reported that she put a $7,000 collection of diamond rings into a small jewelry tube and then placed them into a small black bag that she was taking for a two-month stay in Montrose. The woman said she was going to give some of her rings to her friends.
She was unable to find the rings and believes they might have been stolen from her car, which was in an open garage. She requested that the police monitor pawnshops for the rings.
Bikes valued at $2,300 stolen
The sheriff’s office responded to the 8500 block of Dove Ridge Way Aug. 30 on a report of a theft.
A man called from his brother’s Parker home. He had parked his 2001 Dodge Durango in the driveway of the home the prior night. Affixed and locked onto a bicycle rack were two mountain bikes valued at around $2,300. The bikes had been stolen off the rack. He last saw them at 11 p.m. the night before.
The deputy noticed that straps were cut with a sharp object. A neighbor reported hearing a diesel engine outside. She looked out her window and saw a flatbed truck parked near the driveway, but did not have any further description. All leads were exhausted and the case was closed.
Salad dressing the new spray paint
The Parker police responded to a report of criminal tampering around 12:50 a.m. Aug. 31 in the 12000 block of Stroh Ranch Way.
The reporting party saw three unidentified teenagers defacing the community mailbox. Upon investigation the mailboxes had been sprayed with what appeared to be salad dressing. There were no suspects when the report was taken.
Car trespasses widespread
Criminal trespasses to vehicles were reported in several Parker locations in late August and early September.
There were two break-ins in the 16600 block of Oakmoor Place Aug. 24. An iPod, work keys, black leather bag and camera were stolen from the cars, which were parked in front of separate residences. Both vehicles were likely unlocked, as there were no signs of forced entry.
Two more vehicle break-ins were reported in the 17000 and 16000 blocks of Carlson Drive Sept. 2. Two more trespasses of unlocked vehicles were reported in the 11000 block of Blackwolf Lane the same day, and yet another criminal trespass call came in the following day, sending officers to the 23000 block of Eagle Bend Lane.