SEVERAL MALES WALKING IN WOODS WITH SHOVELS RAISE SUSPICION
At 6:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Color35 p.m. Aug. 22, police were called to the area of 17th Street and Jacoby Road on a report that two vehicles had parked on 17th Street, and several juvenile males walked into the woods Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/Solid$ID/NothingText ColorText Color$ID/NothingText ColorText Colorcarrying shovels. Police checked the area including walking through the woods and couldn’t locate anyone. Police did note that someone had built several dirt jumps for a BMX bike trail within the woods.
MAN UPSET OVER TRAIN CAR BLOCKING TRAFFIC: At 7:19 a.m. Aug. 23, police were called to Eastman Park Drive and Weld County Road 23 on a report of a traffic hazard. The man told police that he was attempting to drive through northbound on Weld 23 from Eastman Park Drive and there was a train car stopped in the middle of the roadway blocking cars from driving north and south. The man told police that he knew it was a violation and wanted to know what could be done about the situation. Police drove to the area where the man said that the train car was stopped, and saw a large sign at the entrance of northbound Weld 23 that said: “Road Closed.” Police contacted the man and told him about the sign that stood out before the railroad tracks. The man told police that his brother works for a train company, and he knows that they intentionally leave cars blocking traffic to upset people. Police told the man they there were not aware of the train company leaving the car there on purpose, but the company had already moved the train and was no longer blocking traffic. The man told police that he was very upset and would be calling anyone and everyone possibly responsible and filing complaints. Police told the man that he had every right to do so.
DON’T DRIVE AROUND A SCHOOL BUS UNLOADING KIDS: At 3:05 p.m. Aug. 26, a man was driving a school bus for the Windsor-Severance Re-4 School District and was stopped and unloading students at the 600 block of Cedar Street when a white ARC Thrift truck drove around the school bus when it had its red lights flashing and stop sign out. The bus driver filled out a traffic complaint, but was not willing to testify in court. The bus driver did want police to call the ARC Thrift business. Police called the fleet manager in the main Denver office and told the manager of the incident. The manager told police she would take care of the issue internally.