Edgewater Police Report from Chief John Mackey:
On September 26, 2015 at about 9 AM Edgewater Officers received a vehicle trespass report in the 2800 block of Harlan Street. The Edgewater resident indicated that he left his vehicle unlocked overnight. The resident found that someone had gone through his center console and glovebox although nothing was missing.
On September 25, 2015 at about 6:30 AM Edgewater Officers received a report of a vehicle trespass in the 2200 block of Harlan St. Officers were advised by a resident that his 1999 Chevrolet had been left unlocked overnight and that unknown person(s) entered into his vehicle sometime after 10 PM on the 24TH and 6:00 AM on the 25th. Thieves took a Kenwood CD/DVD stereo from his vehicle. Residents are reminded to lock their vehicle, as the majority of vehicle trespasses occur to unlocked vehicles
Edgewater Officers responded to the Providence Tavern, 5280 W. 25th Avenue on two separate occasions this past week on patrons having their unattended and unlocked bicycles taken from the front sidewalk area of the business. Residents are reminded that the U Shape metal bicycle locks are the most effective locks at preventing theft.
On September 24, 2015 at about 9:10 PM Officers were conducting a security check of the Walker Branch Park, 5825 W. 16th Avenue when they observed two woman camping in the park. One of the woman fled the park as officers approached although she was subsequently taken into custody nearby. Investigation revealed that both woman have a street drug addiction as a large assortment of syringes were located with their property. One of the woman had a badly swollen hand from a heroin use infection and she was transported to the hospital for treatment. The woman were arrested for illegal camping, disobeying lawful orders of police, and felony probation violation.
On September 24th at about 4:30 PM Officers assisted the Wheat Ridge Fire Department on report of a fire at the old King Sooper’s Store, W. 20th Avenue and Depew Streets. The fire impacted the exterior of the building only and appeared to be intentionally set. The subsequent investigation revealed that the fire had been set by a juvenile male – the investigation continues.
The Edgewater Police Department is looking for volunteers! If you are interested in volunteer work, our police department has several opportunities – please contact Chief Mackey at 720-763-3000.
Contact person: Chief John Mackey
Contact telephone number: 720-763-3000