Weekly Police Blotter

Idaho Springs Weekly Blotter

September 2021

On September 13, 2021, ISPD officers responded to the 2400 block of Miner Street on reports of a male party having a medical issue.  The male party was heavily intoxicated and had to be assisted out of the restroom into the ambulance. The male party was uncooperative throughout the entire incident and at one point bit an officer. The party had a protection order preventing him from consuming alcohol. The male party was arrested for violation of protection order and assault on a peace officer.

September 16, 2021, officers responded to an assault that occurred in the 2600 block of Colorado Blvd.  Two female parties got into an altercation over trespassing on private property. The female parties gave conflicting stories of the incident and there was no evidence of an assault.  One of the female parties had an active warrant for failure to comply. The female party was arrested on the warrant.

On September 16, 2021, ISPD officers assisted Clear Creek County Deputies and Colorado State Patrol on reports of a rolling assault on I70 westbound that originated in Jefferson County. A male and female had been in a verbal argument and could be seen by passersby’s assaulting each other. ISPD officers assisted in separating the parties and gathering information until Jefferson County deputies arrived to investigate.

On September 17, 2021, an ISPD officer observed a vehicle driving in the 2800 block of Colorado Blvd with no visible headlamps.  The officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop, the driver of the vehicle failed to yield to the officer’s lights and sirens. The vehicle eventually came to a stop in a parking lot. Officers observed copious amounts of open alcohol containers in the suspect’s vehicle. The driver failed field sobriety maneuvers. The male party was arrested for DUI, failing to drive in a single lane, displaying expired license plates, reckless driving, and headlamps required.

Reporting a Crime

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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.