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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 August 26 at 9:00 p.m. police arrested a 55 year old female from Denver, CO for theft of a purse at 110 W. Elkhorn Ave. She was charged and later released on a PR bond. On August 28 at 7:44 p.m. police were called to 339 Virginia Ave. on a report of a verbal disturbance. Upon arrival, three people were arrested, a 40 year old male from Estes Park, a 23 year old male from Estes Park and a 37 year old male from Estes Park. The 40 year old male and 23 year old male were both charged with third degree assault and released on a summons. The 37 year old male was charged with third degree assault and a violation of a restraining order and was later transported to the Larimer County Detention Center. On August 30 at 1:55 a.m. police stopped the driver of a vehicle at Big Thompson Ave. and Olympus Lane for speeding. The driver, a 29 year old male from IL was found to have a BRAC of .10 and was charged with DUI, DUI per se, a speed limit violation and open container and the 28 year old female passenger, also from IL was charged with an open container of alcohol. On August 31 at 12:39 a.m. police were called about a suspicious vehicle on S. St. Vrain Ave. Upon investigating, police charged a 63 year old male from New Jersey with possession and use of marijuana. He was later released on a PR bond. On Sept. 2 at 4:11 a.m. police dispatch received twenty 9-1-1 calls reporting shots fired in the 500 block of Heinz Parkway. Upon investigation, police cited a 49 year old Estes Park male for discharging weapons in the area. He was issued a sum- mons and later released. On September 2 a backpack was found and turned into the Estes Park Police Dept. at 170 MacGregor Ave. The backpack was found to contain a container of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Later that day, the owner of the backpack came to retrieve it and a 24 year old male from Estes Park was given the backpack and charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. On Sept. 3 police stopped the driver of a vehicle in the 1700 block of Big Thompson Ave. for speeding. The driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol and opted for a blood draw to determine BRAC. He was charged with speeding and DUI and later released to a sober adult. On Sept. 8 at 1:16 a.m. police contacted a 23 year old male driver from Estes Park at 570 Grand Estates Dr. for speeding. The male was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol and was charged with DUI, DUI per se, speeding, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and an open container. He was later released on a PR bond to a sober party. On Sept. 8 police contacted a suspicious male at 1:56 a.m. at 130 Moraine Ave. The male party was throwing patio furniture into the river and tried to set a traffic cone on fire. He was issued a municipal summons and released. On Sept. 8 at 5:54 p.m. police stopped the driver of a vehicle in the 500 block of Big Thompson Ave. for careless driving. The driver was a 34 year old female from Estes Park was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol and she refused any chemical test. She was charged with DUI, DUI per se, failure to signal, and careless driving and later released to a sober adult.

"Historical Predators Of Estes Park" Program At The Estes Park Museum

This Saturday, September 15, Nicole Sedgeley, a guest educational ranger from Rocky Mountain National Park, will discuss how wolves, grizzly bears and wolverines once roamed the northern Rocky Mountains. A demonstration with skulls and pelts reveal special adaptations that make these creatures supreme hunters. The ranger will guide discussion as to whether the historical predators were friends or foes to mountain communities like Estes Park. No reservations necessary. The free family program will take place in the Estes Park Museum meeting room from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. The Estes Park Museum, located at 200 Fourth Street, is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. The mission of the Estes Park Museum is to collect, interpret and preserve local history, as well as to present exhibits, programs and events for the education and benefit of residents and visitors of all ages. For more information call the Estes Park Museum at 970?586?6256 or visit the Museum's website at www.estes.org/museum. Admission is free. The gray wolf once roamed in Estes Park and its surrounding environs. Image courtesy the Colorado Division of Parks & Wildlife.

Friday, September 14, 2012

September 24, 2012 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

For more information call 577-4390 Please bring personal identification

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