Weekly Police Blotter

Idaho Springs Weekly Blotter
November 2021

ISPD BLOTTER 11/22/21-11/28/21

On November 23, 2021, ISPD was dispatched to 2600 block of Colorado Blvd to a man who was holding a construction spike in the store and was threatening the attendant and other customers. While investigating it was learned the male suspect had multiple protection orders that prevented him from being in possession of weapons and controlled substances. The male suspect was arrested for felony menacing, third degree criminal trespassing, possession of drug paraphernalia, and violation of a protection order.

On November 23, 2021, ISPD responded to the 2800 block of Colorado Blvd. on a report of a theft from a business. Two female suspects were observed on surveillance cameras stealing $50.00 worth of merchandise.  An ISPD officer responded to the area but was unable to locate the suspects who had fled in a vehicle.

November 26, 2021, ISPD conducted a traffic stop in the 1300 block of Miner St. for a minor traffic violation.  The officer spoke to both the driver and passenger.  The passenger appeared to be under the influence of alcohol.  Dispatch notified the officer that the passenger had multiple warrants out of Adam’s County for her arrest and had a protection order that prohibited her from consuming alcohol. The female passenger was arrested for her multiple warrants out of Adam’s County for failure to comply and arrested for violating the protection order that prohibits her from consuming alcohol.

November 27, 2021, ISPD was patrolling in the 1700 block of Colorado Blvd. when an officer observed a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction at a very high rate of speed. The officer ran the registration and was notified the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Aurora, Colorado.  The officer contacted the vehicle and occupants in the 1300 block of Miner St.  After detaining a driver and passenger, the officer found evidence the vehicle’s ignition had been tampered with and various tools that were likely used to start the vehicle. The male driver was arrested for 2nd degree aggravated motor vehicle theft.

ISPD BLOTTER 11/15/21-11/21/20

On November 16, 2021, ISPD officer was dispatched to robbery in progress at the 244 I-70 westbound exit ramp. When officer arrived on scene the two male suspects were actively stealing a Mercedes Benz off the wrecked toy hauler. One male suspect fled the scene as officer and deputies arrived. The other male suspect was arrested and charged with driving a motor vehicle while license was revoked, aggravated motor vehicle theft, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance.

November 17, 2021, ISPD officer was patrolling around 13th and Miner Street, when he observed a vehicle with expired plates. During the traffic stop it was learned the male driver’s license had been revoked, the vehicle was uninsured, and the registration was expired. The male suspect was arrested and charged with driving under restraint, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, and for driving with expired plates.

November 19, 2021, ISPD was patrolling in the 300 block of Soda Creek Road, when they observed a known female who had an active warrant out of Clear Creek for failure to appear. The female suspect was arrested on the warrant.

On November 20,2021, ISPD assisted Colorado State Patrol on reports of a motor vehicle crash where a male individual had been ejected from the vehicle near mile marker 244 I-70 westbound. ISPD officer rendered medical aid to the individual until medical staff and flight for life arrived on scene.

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.