WEEKLY POLICE REPORT
From the Estes Park Police Dept.
The charge(s) are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. On September 25 at 5:21 p.m. police were called to 1692 Prospect Estates Drive on a report from the homeowner that some political signs had been removed from their yard. At this time, there are no suspects and no leads. On September 26 at 1:25 a.m. police stopped the driver of a vehicle at W. Elkhorn Ave. and Spruce Drive for a traffic violation. The driver, a 32 year old male from Gillette, Wyoming was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol and he was charged with DWAI and failure to signal a turn and later released on a PR bond. On September 27 at 4:26 p.m. police were called to a non injury motor vehicle accident at 240 Big Horn Drive. Upon further investigation, the driver of one of the vehicles involved, a 32 year old Wellston, OK male, was cited for DUI and DUI per se with a BRAC of .346. He was charged and later released to a sober adult.
$5,000 Still Needed For Estes Park United Campaign
Special Fundraiser Extended Until October 26 th The Estes Park United committee announced today that it is extending its special fundraising campaign one additional month in an effort to reach its $20,000 goal. The campaign, led by community volunteers and administered by United Way of Larimer County, supports youth programs in Estes Park. The fundraising campaign kicked off on July 9 th , and was scheduled to end October 1 st . With 75% of the funds raised, Estes Park United is extended for one month in an effort to reach its goal. All donations for the special fundraising campaign must be received by United Way by Friday, October 26 th . Donations are invested directly in three programs serving local children: Estes Valley Investment in Childhood Success (EVICS) childcare scholarship program, Estes Park Kids Café summer lunch program, and the Estes Park Learning Place. Each program works to provide positive, healthy and safe environments and activities for children in the Estes Valley. Estes Park United is a special fundraising campaign run exclusively in Estes Park to support Estes Park youth. The campaign is in addition to United Way of Larimer County's annual support of Crossroads Ministry, Estes Park Senior Center, Estes Valley Victim Advocates, Special Transit and other nonprofit agencies that serve the Estes Valley. 100 percent of all donations to Estes Park United stay in Estes Park. Not a single penny goes toward administrative costs thanks to United Way of Larimer County's Cornerstone Partners. Donors can contribute to the campaign online at www.estesparkunited.org or send donations to PO Box 2651, Estes Park, CO, 80517. For more information about Estes Park United, please contact Amanda Giacalone with United Way of Larimer County at 970-407-7000.
St. Francis Blessing Of The Animals This Sunday
On Sunday, October 7 th Bishop Stephen Strawn will be visiting St. Francis for our annual mass in honor of our namesake during which we will be having a Blessing of the Animals. Anyone is invited to attend and animals of all varieties are welcome to be blessed. Mass will be held at 9:30 a.m. and last about an hour. Of course owners of all animals should be prepared to care for their pets during this time. Large animals shall be blessed outside the chapel immediately after the service. St Francis of Assisi Anglican Church is located at 3480 St Francis Way in Little Valley. Over 549,300 views on YouTube!
Friday, October 5, 2012