Thornton Police


Shoplifting: A 38-year-old Northglenn woman was arrested May 4 at 11:57 a.m. after she tried to steal a pair of men’s shorts valued at $44. She was issued a summons and later released.

Robbery: An officer was dispatched May 6 at 3:36 p.m. to a Thornton teen’s residence in reference to a robbery that occurred in the 9200 block of Pecos Street. The 16-year-old said he was “wrestling around” in the park with some other people and had placed his hat with his wallet on the ground. A 29-year-old Thornton man took his hat, wallet and shoes, and ran off with them. The wallet contained $60. A short time later, an officer was traveling north on Pecos Street and spotted the suspect wearing the teen’s hat and shoes. The officer contacted and searched the suspect, finding the teen’s wallet also in his possession. The man was processed and later taken to the Adams County jail.

Obstructing a police officer, resisting arrest, hit and run, careless driving: An officer was dispatched May 7 at 12:05 a.m. to the 9600 block of Pecos Street in reference to a suspicious car traveling aggressively in the area. Dispatch advised that witnesses thought the car may have been involved in an earlier property damage accident in which the driver fled the scene. The officer contacted the driver – a 23-year-old Thornton man – and noticed fresh damage to his car. The man was positively identified by witnesses as being the driver involved in the incident. When the officer tried to take the man into custody, he ran off and a short foot pursuit followed. The man was eventually caught and kicked at officers when they placed him into custody. He was processed and later taken to the Adams County jail.

Vehicular assault, second-degree aggravated motor vehicle theft, possession of Schedule III controlled substance, DUI, vehicular eluding, reckless driving: Officers assisted Northglenn police May 9 at 5:24 a.m. after a short pursuit of a stolen car resulted in a crash at Thornton Parkway and Washington Street. The driver of the car was arrested by Northglenn officers and later transported to the Adams County jail.

Items in the police reports are compiled from public information contained in police department records. Charges or citations listed don’t imply guilt or innocence, and all people are presumed innocent until proven guilty.

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