Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Police Blotter October 18, 2009


On October 15, 2009 Sheridan Police Officers responded to the Light Rail Station on a report of an injured child. When the officers arrived they observed an 11 month old child bleeding from the forehead. The officers noticed three wounds on the child’s forehead, the first open wound was about one inch in length, just above the child’s right eye, the second wound was about one and a half inches in length and was on the upper portion of the child’s forehead, the third wound was a puncture wound which was near the right temple. The mother of the child told the officers that the child was playing at her house in the 3200 block of South Bryant St. then for no reason the family dog attacked the child. According to the mother the dog has never been aggressive towards the child before. The officers contacted the owner of the dog, who stated that he has owned the dog which is part Akita-Chow-Shepherd mix for about eleven years. The owner was issued a summons for vicious animal and no rabies tag.


On October 17, 2009 Sheridan Police Officers responded to the 2700 block of West Hampden Ave. on a report of a vehicle that had been tagged. When the officers arrived the reporting party stated sometime over night someone tagged the side of a company truck that was parked in the parking lot of the business. The officer observed that the truck had been spray painted with red spray paint and that the damage is valued at approximately $20.00, this case will be forwarded to the Graffiti Task Force.


On October 15, 2009 a Sheridan Police Officer was contacted reference a stolen wallet from the 4000 block of West River Point Pkwy. The reporting party stated that she realized that she had left her wallet on the table inside the business after she had left. The reporting party stated that she called the business after she realized that her wallet was missing, but the wallet had not been turned in.


On October 14, 2009 Sheridan Police Officers responded to the 3100 block of South Dale Ct. on a report of damage to a vehicle. When the officers arrived the reporting party stated that someone had smashed out the back window of his 1996 Honda Accord. The reporting party stated that he was contacted by his neighbor who stated that they captured the entire incident on a closed circuit surveillance camera mounted on the front of their house. Officers contacted the neighbors who pointed out the house where the suspect ran into before the police arrived. Officers contacted a female party at the suspect’s house, who stated that the suspect had left several hours ago. Officers received permission to search the house and located the suspect in the back bedroom. The suspect was arrested and issued a summons for damaging the vehicle, the female party that lied to the officers about the suspects whereabouts, was also arrested and issued a summons for interfering with a police investigation.

Friday, October 16, 2009

October 16, 2009 Weekly Police Blotter

Reckless Endangerment

On October 9, 2009 at approximately 1:25 a.m., Sheridan officers responded to the 3500 block of S. Federal Blvd. on a report of a female lying in a parking lot. When officers arrived on scene they located a heavily intoxicated female lying in the parking lot with temperatures below freezing. Officers learned that the female was dropped of in the parking lot by a taxi driver. Officers located the driver of the taxi and learned that the female became verbally abusive during transport and refused to pay for service. The driver stopped the vehicle and removed her from the cab leaving her extremely intoxicated in the freezing conditions. The taxicab driver was summonsed for reckless endangerment and the female was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Police Vehicle Accident

On October 10, 2009 at approximately 9:50 a.m., a Sheridan officer was assisting two motorists who were involved in a traffic accident in the 3500 block of S. Santa Fe Dr. The road conditions were icy due to the weather and other motorists were driving too fast for conditions. The officer observed that one of the motorists involved in the original accident was standing on the roadway outside of his vehicle. Concerned for the motorist’s safety, the officer gave the motorist shelter in the police vehicle. The officer asked for further assistance to slow the traffic down on S. Santa Fe Dr. just as another officer arrived to assist, an out of control vehicle slammed into the front driver side of the police vehicle causing extreme damage. The officer and motorist in the police vehicle were not injured.

Possession of Marijuana/ False Reports

On October 12, 2009 at approximately 7:25 a.m., a Sheridan officer was patrolling in the 4000 block of S. Federal Blvd. and noticed an occupied vehicle outside of a vacant building. The officer contacted the vehicle to identify the occupants of the vehicle. While waiting for the clearances of both male occupants the officer noticed one of the males leaning forward in his seat and it appeared he was trying to hide something. When the officer returned to the vehicle it was learned that the driver was hiding Marijuana under the seat and the passenger was hiding his wallet. The Marijuana was located and the driver was summonsed into court. The officer then learned that the passenger provided a fictitious name and tried to hide his identification under the seat. The passenger had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and was transported to the Arapahoe County Jail. He was also charged with false reporting.

Possession of Marijuana

On October 14, 2009 at approximately 11:45 p.m., Sheridan officers responded to the 3400 block of W. Quincy Ave. on a reported odor of Marijuana. When officers arrived they located a residence and could smell the odor of Marijuana coming from the back door. Officers observed two females in the residence and were able to see a bag of Marijuana and a pipe on a table. The Marijuana and pipe were confiscated and one of the females was summonsed into court.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

October 9, 2009 Police Blotter

Felony Theft

On September 28, 2009 at approximately 9:30 a.m., Sheridan Police responded to the police department regarding a theft that occurred at an apartment complex in the 3500 block of S. Irving St. When the officer arrived, it was learned that an on site apartment manager collects rent money from tenants each month. The owner of the apartment learned that the apartment manager was then falsifying the deposit slips and keeping some of the money from the tenants over the last several months. The total loss was almost two thousand dollars. The suspect was interviewed and has confessed to the crime. Felony theft charges are being filed with the Arapahoe County District Attorney’s Office.

Motor Vehicle Theft/Resisting Arrest

On September 29, 2009 at approximately 11:30 p.m., a Sheridan Police Officer was patrolling in the 3500 block of S. Federal Blvd., when the Officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked at a local convenience store. The officer pulled in to contact the vehicle as it began to leave the parking lot. The officer ran the license plate information and learned it was a stolen vehicle out of Denver. Before the officer attempted to stop the vehicle the driver exited and approached the officer. When the officer attempted to arrest the driver he began to run. A foot pursuit ensued and the suspect was able to elude capture. Officers began searching the area and after a short time located the suspect in a nearby backyard. After a brief struggle with the suspect the officers were able to gain control and place the suspect in custody. The suspect was transported to the Arapahoe County Jail and charges have been filed with the Arapahoe County District Attorneys Office.

Felony Theft

On October 5, 2009 at approximately 10:15 a.m., Sheridan Police responded to the 1500 block of W. Hampden Ave. on a reported trailer theft. When the officer arrived on scene it was learned that the trailer was secured with a chain and lock but the suspect(s) cut through the chain to remove the trailer. The trailer has been entered nationwide as stolen.

Aggravated Robbery

On August 12, 2009 at approximately 9:00 a.m., Sheridan Police responded to a business in the 3400 block of S. Federal Blvd. on an armed robbery. When officers arrived on scene they learned that the business was robbed by two suspects armed with handguns. The suspects fled the scene in a vehicle before officers arrived. Officers were able to gather evidentiary items on scene and are continuing to investigate this case.