Biker hit by car
On May 9, a car hit a bicyclist at Baseline Road and Broadway at around 4:15 p.m. A 35-year-old male bicyclist ran a red light while crossing Broadway going east on Baseline, according to the police report. A Subaru hit the cyclist, causing him to fly off his bike and land on the car’s hood. He was complaining of some hip pain and had abrasions but declined medical treatment. The accident is still under investigation.
Back alley jerk
Boulder police arrested a 37-year-old transient on May 9 on a charge of indecent exposure after he was seen masturbating in an alley behind the 1200 block of Pearl Street. The act was reported by a couple who were walking through the alley with their children.
Coach to clepto
On May 6, Boulder police arrested an assistant football coach and recruiter from the University of Las Vegas on charges of criminal trespass, prohibited use of a weapon, driving under revocation and probation violations. Police accused the suspect of breaking into a bouncer’s car after being turned away from the Nitro Club for being too intoxicated. He allegedly showed up at the bouncer’s home the next day to apologize and return the victim’s belongings, including a handgun that he reportedly took from the vehicle. The break-in occurred on April 30 or May 1. The suspect turned himself in to police.
Boy and knife don’t mix
Boulder police arrested a juvenile male on May 3 on multiple charges, including felony menacing, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of a weapon on school property, interference at an educational facility, thirddegree assault and possession of drug paraphernalia. The suspect was accused of pulling a knife on a fellow student at Boulder High School at 2:10 p.m. in the school courtyard. During the incident investigation, police learned that the same suspect had pulled a knife on another student earlier that day at the Pita Pit across the street from the school. The suspect was arrested after being connected to both incidents. No one was injured.
Cop cited in collision
At 6:29 p.m. on May 3, a Boulder County Sheriff ’s Office patrol vehicle was involved in a collision with a bicyclist at Baseline and Gapter roads. The deputy was driving northbound across Baseline Road from the Bobolink Trailhead parking lot onto Gapter Road. He apparently did not see the 36-year-old female cyclist heading westbound on Baseline in the bike lane. She hit the front right fender of the patrol car. The deputy was not injured, but the bicyclist, who was wearing a helmet, was transported by ambulance to Avista Hospital with minor injuries and was later released. The Colorado State Patrol investigated the collision and issued the deputy a summons for failing to yield the right of way when entering a highway.
Hiker found after two-day search
On May 4, at 9:30 p.m., deputies from the Boulder County Sheriff ’s Office were notified of a possible lost hiker on Bright Trail near Allenspark. An immediate search of the nearby trails and roads was conducted, but the 45-year-old Denver hiker was not found that evening, and the search was called off. The search was resumed on May 5 at 7:45 a.m., and the hiker was found on Bright Trail. The hiker was not injured and did not need any medical assistance.
Climber injured after fall
The Boulder County Sheriff ’s Office, Rocky Mountain Rescue Group, Pridemark Ambulance Service and Sugarloaf Volunteer Fire Department responded to the “Happy Hour Crag” on Boulder Canyon Drive on a report of an injured climber on May 8 at 12:25 p.m. The 45-year-old Louisville climber was with a group of friends at the time of the accident. A climber in the group called 911 from a cell phone, and rescuers were able to reach the injured climber quickly. She was found conscious and alert but had an injured shoulder and back pain after falling approximately 15 feet. She was transported to Boulder Community Hospital.