Crime Reporting

Idaho Springs Significant Calls


Significant Calls

July 05, 2022, ISPD responded to 1600 block of Colorado Blvd to check on the welfare of a female party. The female juvenile had got into a verbal argument with her grandmother who was under the influence of alcohol. The juvenile did not wish to stay with her grandmother. The female juvenile was allowed to stay with a friend for the night and ISPD arranged to get the juvenile back to her parent the following day.

July 06,2022, ISPD responded the 2400 block of Colorado Blvd for a disturbance. While investigating it was learned that the male party had multiple warrants for dangerous drugs, and domestic violence out of Arapahoe County. The male party also had a protection order prohibiting him from consuming alcohol. The male party was arrested for his warrants and for violating a protection order.

07/11/22 ISPD responded to assist Colorado State Patrol on a rolling motor vehicle crash near mile marker 245 on I70 Westbound. The vehicle had struck a highway barrier in the Denver metro area where he lost a tire and was traveling on a sparking rim. The driver was unaware that he had lost his tire, or that he had struck a barrier. While speaking to the investigating the officers, the driver had a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his person, as well as very slurred speech and unsteady on his feet. The driver was arrested for DUI, No Proof of Insurance, and Careless Driving.

07/13/22 ISPD was notified of a male suspect who was wanted out of Jefferson County for Domestic Violence, and Assault, and wanted out of Douglas County for failure to comply. The male suspect was in the 1600 block of Miner Street, he was located and arrested on his warrants.

07/14/22 ISPD officer was dispatched to the 2100 block of East Idaho Springs Road on reports of a man who appeared intoxicated trying to change a tire and trying to leave a parking lot. When the officers arrived on scene the male party had attempted to leave the parking lot and struck another vehicle. While speaking with the male party, officers detected a strong odor of alcohol, the male was unsteady while standing, and had very slurred speech. The male party was arrested for DUI, and Careless Driving.

07/16/22 ISPD investigated a theft that occurred days prior in the 2800 block of Miner Street. The reporting party stated that the property manager had trespassed into her gated yard and stole her dog. The reporting party was able to show officers security camera footage that showed the property manager taking the dog from the front porch without the owner’s permission. The female manager was arrested for Second Degree Burglary and Theft. 


Crime Analysis 

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Reporting a Crime

Please read the following information carefully before reporting

If this is an emergency, please call 9-1-1

You must provide contact information in order to file a report.

Keep in mind MOST case reports are PUBLIC RECORDS and are open to inspection.

Emailing a statement to an officer does not mean they will get it at the exact time you submit it, so remember this option is only if this is NOT an emergency or a in progress crime. 

The incident must have occurred within the city limits of Idaho Springs. 

It must not involve firearms or other weapons. 

If you have any information or tips that could help investigations with any ongoing cases with Idaho Springs Police Department please call (303)567-4291, or submit a written statement


False Police Reports

Filing a false police report is a crime according to Colorado State Statute 18-8-111 and Idaho Springs Municipal Code 17-143.