A clean getaway for peeper
On Friday, Aug. 20, Boulder police responded to the 900 block of Grandview Ave. on a report of unlawful sexual contact. The victim stated she was in the shower when she heard a noise and saw a male looking into her bathroom through a window. She was unable to identify the man and there are no suspects at this time.
Is that a sprayer head in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?
On Sunday, Aug. 22, Boulder police were dispatched to the 4500 block of 19th Street on a report of a disturbance in which a man said he had become enraged at three men driving past his house yelling obscenities. His anger escalated until he threw a bottle through the rear window of the car, then confronted the trio, saying he “had something for them,” while reaching in his pocket. Believing the man had a gun the three man abandoned their vehicle and quickly left the area. The assailant then took the trio’s vehicle and drove it home. Police later discovered the 43-yearold man was wielding nothing more than a sprayer head. The man was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery and criminal mischief.
Hey cop, let’s rock!
Boulder police officers on foot patrol Sunday, Aug. 22, in the area of 11th and University witnessed a male suspect throw a large rock through the front windshield of one of their patrol vehicles. The 21-year-old male was charged with criminal mischief, obstructing a peace officer and disorderly conduct.
My baby exploded a letter
On Wednesday, Aug. 18, Boulder police investigated four mailboxes damaged in the 4200 and 4300 blocks of South Hampton Circle by what appeared to be small pipe-type explosive devices. Several neighbors reported hearing explosions during the night. There are no suspects at this time.
Body blow! KO!
Boulder police officers responding to a fight on Aug. 21 found a man bleeding from his face after witnesses said he’d been punched in the face and knocked unconscious by an unknown party. The victim suffered a fractured nasal bone. There are no suspects, according to police.
Hiker hurts knee, gets dizzy
Personnel from Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, Rocky Mountain Rescue, Boulder Fire Department, Pridemark Ambulance, and the Boulder County Sheriff ’s Office responded to a call for help in Gregory Canyon on Aug. 22. A 70-year-old man from Florida reportedly became dizzy after twisting his knee. The victim was evacuated and taken to the hospital for examination.
Climber falls 200 feet during rockslide near Brainard
An exceptionally experienced climber fell 200 feet in a rockslide Saturday near Brainard Lakes in the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area. A long, complicated rescue operation ensued, involving the Indian Peaks Fire Department, the Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, the Boulder County Sheriff ’s Office, Boulder County Emergency Services, the Colorado National Guard and the American Red Cross.
All three of the climbers in the party had extensive climbing experience. The victim has a climbing resume which includes being one of approximately 115 people to climb the “Seven Summits,” the highest mountains on the seven continents including Mt. Everest. His condition is unknown at this time.
The wages of rages
Detectives from the Boulder County Sheriff ’s Office are investigating a road rage incident that left four men with serious injuries after an altercation on Saturday, Aug. 21, at approximately 2 a.m. near the intersection of Hwy. 93 and Hwy. 128. Two of the victims suffered skull and facial fractures, while the other two received facial lacerations, scrapes and bruises. All four were transported to Avista Hospital for treatment of their injuries. Three were treated and released and one was transported to Saint Anthony’s Central for further care. His condition is not known at this time.