DEERNAPPING: An officer received a call on Dec. 1 about a person “trying to lure deer into a vehicle.” The officer was unable to locate the suspect and turned the call over to the Colorado Department of Wildlife.
ON THE ROAD: An officer assisted a Colorado Department of Transportation driver who had broken down on Dec. 2. …Police received a complaint on Dec. 4 of an abandoned vehicle on Main Street. An officer spoke with the vehicle’s owner who said it was going to be removed from the roadway. …An officer assisted a citizen with a parking complaint on Dec. 4. The driver of the problem vehicle agreed to move. …An officer assisted a semi truck that had spun out on Highway 550 on Dec. 9. …The driver of a semi truck that was stuck on Main Street received assistance on Dec. 9.
SNOW FIGHT: An officer investigated a possible fight at a Main Street location on Dec. 3. The suspects were actually playing in the snow.
AGENCY ASSIST: An officer assisted the Ridgway Marshal’s Office and the Ouray County Sheriff’s Office with a disturbance at a residence on Highway 550 on Dec. 3. …An officer assisted Ouray County Emergency Medical Services with an ambulance call on Dec. 4.
EVIDENCE: An officer returned evidence to a resident on Dec. 3. The evidence had been collected on Halloween for an investigation. No further information on the case was given.
LOST DOG: A dog reported lost on Dec. 5 was later found unhurt.
THEFT: An officer followed up on Dec. 6 and 7 with a theft investigation at a Main Street location.
ROOF ACCIDENT: An officer assisted the OCEMS on Dec. 9 with a person who had fallen off a roof. The extent of the person’s injuries was not given.
RIDGWAY MARSHAL’S OFFICE
BURGLARIES: An officer was notified on Nov. 13 that a burglary occurred at a residence sometime between Oct. 1 and Nov. 13. A report was taken and the incident is under investigation. …An officer investigated a trespass and theft of items from at least six motor vehicles in Ridgway on Nov. 28. …The marshal’s office received a call on Nov. 30 that a vehicle had been entered during the previous night. The owner provided the officer with descriptions of items that were stolen from the vehicle. …An officer was contacted by a resident on Dec. 1 who said someone had entered her house and used her computer for Internet access. Nothing else was reported stolen. …A resident reported on Dec. 1 that someone had stolen two cell phones from his house sometime the previous night.
ALARM: An officer responded to a Ridgway banking establishment on Nov. 14 on an alarm. Everything was deemed OK.
ON THE ROAD: A two-vehicle accident occurred on Nov. 15 at the intersection of Highway 550 and 62. There were no reported injuries. …Two drivers were issued written warnings on Nov. 16 for speeding in a posted 25 mph zone on West Sherman St. …An officer assisted two drivers on Nov. 17 and 18 who had locked their keys inside their cars. …A citation and a written warning were issued on Nov. 23 to drivers for speeding on West Sherman St.
ILLEGAL DUMPING: A citation was issued to a resident for unlawful littering on Nov. 21. The resident had been putting trash in a dumpster he or she wasn’t authorized to use.
HAND INJURY: An officer assisted the Ridgway Ambulance crew on Nov. 28 with a person who had sustained a lacerated finger. The victim was transported to Montrose Memorial Hospital.
SUSPICIOUS PERSON: An officer was called out to a location on Highway 550 on Nov. 30 on a report of a man who was trying to trade work for food. The man left the area before the officer arrived. …An officer took a report on Dec. 2 from a resident who was followed from Ridgway to Ouray and then from Ouray to Colona. No other information was given.
FOUND PROPERTY: A pink purse with hearts on it was left at a local business on Dec. 3. It was turned into the marshal’s office.
MONTROSE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
CIVIL STANDBY: A deputy took a call for a civil stand by at a residence on David Road on Dec. 3. The citizen did not call back and the stand by was not accomplished.
ON THE ROAD: A driver reported on Dec. 3 an intoxicated driver on Highway 50. The vehicle was contacted by a deputy and it was determined that the driver was not intoxicated. …A 29-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and weaving on Oak Grove Road. …A 48-year-old man was arrested on Dec. 5 for DUI, failing to signal, no license plates, and an open container. …A juvenile was cited and released on Dec. 7 for DUI, no driver’s license, underage consumption of alcohol, and weaving on Highway 348.
911 HANG UP: A deputy responded to a residence on Bostwick Park Road on Dec. 4 on a 911 hang up. It was determined that there had been a medical emergency but it had since been resolved.
BURGLARY: Deputies responded to a residence on a reported trespassing on Dec. 4. A 39-year-old woman was arrested for domestic violence and second-degree burglary.
WEAPONS: A deputy assisted the Colorado State Patrol with an accident on Oak Grove Road on Dec. 5. One man involved in the accident fled the scene. Police later arrested a 26-year-old man for possession of a weapon by a previous offender and prohibited use of a weapon. …A deputy responded to a residence on Highway 50 on a 911 hang up. After investigating the scene, a 31-year-old man was arrested for possession of a weapon by a previous offender and prohibited use of a weapon.
DRUGS: A 22-year-old man was contacted in Naturita and cited on Dec. 5 for possession of marijuana (more than one ounce but less than eight ounces) and distribution/manufacturing/dispensing/sale of marijuana or marijuana concentrate.
FIGHT: A deputy responded to a home in Naturita on Dec. 6 for a “family fight.”
UNDERAGE DRINKING: After responding to a disturbance at a residence on Dec. 5, a 19-year-old woman was arrested for underage consumption of alcohol. An 18-year-old woman was also arrested for consumption as well as obstructing an officer.
DOG PROBLEM: A deputy responded to a residence on Dec. 7 on a vicious dog complaint. A 46-year-old man was cited for a dog at large and vicious dog.