Edgewater Police Report: 4/24/2016-5/1/2016

From Edgewater Police Chief John Mackey:

On 4/24 at about 9:20 PM Corporal Geerdes responded to the 2000 block of Benton Street on a disturbance. On scene Corporal Geerdes observed a male running southbound, and together with the Denver Police Department, Mountain View and Lakeside Departments the suspect was subsequently caught and taken into custody in the 2500 block of Zenobia St. The suspect, an 18 year old Edgewater resident was charged with assault, criminal mischief, child abuse, obstructing a police officer, and obstructing telephone service. Great job Corporal Geerdes with the assistance of our neighboring agencies!

Stolen Vehicles
4/29/2016 at 11:20 PM – A Green 2001 Subaru Outback was taken from the parking lot of King Soopers at 1725 Sheridan Blvd.
5/1/2016 at 11:30 PM – A Black 2009 Yamaha Motorcycle was placed in the back of an older White Ford Ranger driven by a Hispanic Male.

Edgewater Officers arrested 2 persons for DUI over this reporting period:
24 year old male Denver resident.
31 year old female Arvada resident.

Edgewater Officers received three reports of shoplifting at local stores this past week.
4/25 2400 block of Sheridan Blvd. – Unknown suspect(s) fled the store.
4/25 1900 block of Sheridan Blvd. – 35 year old female Denver resident.
4/28 1900 block of Sheridan Blvd. – 28 year old female New Mexico resident.

Traffic Issues
Edgewater Officers performed about 46 traffic stops for traffic enforcement during the course of this reporting period. Drivers were contacted for speeding, careless driving, red light violations, turn violations, failing to signal, reckless driving, following too closely, parking violations, abandoned vehicles, weaving, expired plates, registration violations, suspensions, denials and revocations, and multiple traffic accidents, and a hit and run. The radar trailer is deployed regularly throughout the city and will be placed in the 2400 block of Lamar St. this coming week. If you are interested in having the radar trailer put in your neighborhood, please call the Police Volunteer Line – 720-763-3015, or Volunteers@Edgewaterpd.com

Calls for Service
Edgewater Officers additionally responded to calls involving assault, runaways, medical assists, trespassing, alarms, civil assists, noise complaints, fraud, child abuse, criminal mischief, harassment, suspicious persons, disturbances, welfare checks, animals at large, barking dogs, welfare checks, juvenile problems, thefts, unwanted persons, intoxicated persons, found property, domestic violence, assault, criminal mischiefs, and multiple warrant arrests. Edgewater Officers self-initiated and responded to about 188 various calls this past week – thank you neighbors for notifying our dispatch center at 303-271-0211 for the many calls and for our Edgewater Officers for their fine work during a very busy week!

Thank You Notes from Neighbors – Kudo’s

Comment in regards to arrest of juveniles involved in shots fired call.
Good job communicating and working well with Lakewood. May you all stay safe with such a difficult job!

Comment in regards to Officers’ arresting a subject along W. 25th Ave.
Two of your officers did an excellent job subduing someone on Saturday afternoon along 25th avenue. They showed enormous restrain with someone who was obviously not in the right mind.

Neighbor’s notes and “Kudo’s” are placed in the lobby of the police station and placed in the respective officer’s personnel files – thanks for sharing!

Contact Person:

Chief John Mackey

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