Monday, Nov. 1 — An Idaho Springs officer was patrolling eastbound I-70 and reportedly observed a vehicle using the closed express lane. During a traffic stop, dispatch notified the officer that the driver had a warrant out of Golden. However, because of COVID-19 precautions, Golden didn’t want to extradite on the warrant. So, the driver was given a warning for using the closed express lane.
Tuesday, Nov. 2 — Idaho Springs police responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 2000 block of East Idaho Springs Road. The driver reportedly admitted to officers that he had been drinking. He was cited for drunken driving and careless driving.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 — Georgetown police responded to a Flat Iron Drive resident who saw a stranger on their property via their Ring camera. The person was located and questioned, and found to be an acquaintance of a neighboring resident who wasn’t expected at that time. The person was released.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 — Empire police responded to an ordinance violation of a dog at large, along with other nuisance and zoning violations, at a Park Avenue residence. The tenant received a written warning to clean up the property and keep the dog in the yard.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 — The Sheriff’s Office received a report of fraud from a Meadow View Drive resident, who reported a compromised credit card.
Wednesday, Nov. 3 — The Sheriff’s Office received a report of a disturbance in the 8500 block of Fall River Road. Someone was yelling at a loose dog.
Thursday, Nov. 4 — The Sheriff’s Office received a report of a disturbance in the 1000 block of County Road 308. A homeless man had reportedly hit his dog.
Thursday, Nov. 4 — Georgetown police assisted Colorado State Patrol with a vehicle that had gone over the edge at the scenic lookout area off Interstate 70 between Georgetown and Silver Plume.
Saturday, Nov. 6 — The Sheriff’s Office received a report of a disturbance near mile marker 260 of U.S. Highway 6. People were walking and arguing.
Saturday, Nov. 6 — Idaho Springs police responded to medical issue in the 1900 block of Miner Street. A man thought he was hypothermic from sleeping in his vehicle the previous night. Dispatch notified the officer the man had a drug-related felony warrant out of Denver, and he was arrested.
Saturday, Nov. 6 — An Idaho Springs officer was patrolling the 1600 block of Colorado Boulevard, when they reportedly observed a driver known to have a suspended license and multiple arrest warrants. The driver was arrested on his warrants and issued a summons for driving under restraint.
Sunday, Nov. 7 — Georgetown police responded to a disturbance at a business in the 1500 block of Argentine Street. An individual was reportedly damaging items inside the store and a vehicle outside. The individual presented signs of a mental health issue and was taken to a hospital for a mental health hold.