Cosmic brownie call
On Thursday, April 15, the Boulder County communications center received a call at 9 p.m. from two adults at an address on Rustic Knolls Dr. who said that they had been poisoned. After the parties were transported to Boulder Community Hospital, they admitted to consuming brownies that were laced with marijuana.
Distract and grab
Boulder Police officers arrested two men on Saturday, April 17, in connection with robbery and conspiracy. A female victim reported that in the area of 9th and Maxwell St., one suspect distracted her by asking her for a cigarette while the other suspect stole her purse.
Hikers helping hikers
At approximately 3:15 p.m. on April 18, the Boulder Mountain Fire Protection District, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, Pridemark Ambulance and a Boulder County sheriff’s deputy responded to a call concerning an injured hiker on the Anne U. White Trail northwest of Boulder. The victim, a 25-year-old Boulder resident, was hiking with a friend on a steep part of the trail when she fell and injured her leg. They were approximately two miles up the trial when the accident occurred, and other hikers helped carry her about one and a quarter miles down the trail until they reached other park visitors, who called 911. Pridemark Ambulance EMTs, a Paramedic and members of Boulder Mountain Fire hiked in and tended to her until she was evacuated by members of the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group and was transported Boulder Community Hospital.
Lost and confused
The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Rocky Mountain Rescue, Boulder Rural Fire and Boulder Mountain Fire responded to Mount Sanitas west of Boulder on a 911 call on April 20, at approximately 8:10 pm. Two hikers reported that they had gone hiking during daylight hours, were unprepared for how quickly it got dark, and got lost. They said they were from Mexico City, were vacationing in Boulder, and were unfamiliar with the area. They were found near the summit and led to safety without further incident.
Injured hiker rescued
On April 20, at 9:30 p.m., the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Rocky Mountain Rescue, Boulder Rural Fire, Four Mile Fire and Pridemark Paramedics responded to the Red Rock Loop Trail, north of Settler’s Park and west of Boulder, on the report of an injured hiker. A 24-year-old male fell approximately 40 feet while hiking on the trail and sustained a head injury. He was found conscious and breathing and was transported to Boulder Community Hospital.