Basalt fire, police calls for Feb. 13-20

Aspen Times staff report
Aspen, CO, Colorado

BASALT – The following are calls the Basalt Fire Department responded to between Feb. 14 and 20.

Feb. 14 at 9:14 a.m.: Responded to 30000 Highway 82 for a reported one-car traffic accident. No accident was found.

Feb. 16 at 8:12 p.m.: Responded to River Oaks Lane for activation of a carbon monoxide detector. The investigation determined it was a malfunction.

Feb. 16 at 10:09 a.m.: Responded to Altamira Ranch Road for a smoke-alarm activation. It was determined to be a false alarm, and responding units were canceled en route.

Feb. 17 at 9:43 a.m.: Responded to Snowmass Creek Road for an 18-month-old child who was locked in a bedroom accidentally. The child was freed and unharmed.

Feb. 17 at 10:43 p.m.: Responded to Lazy Glen for a medical call. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Feb. 17 at 9:53 p.m.: Responded to Gold Rivers Court for a fire-alarm activation. Investigation determined it was false alarm.

Feb. 17 at 8:12 a.m.: Responded to Valley Road for activation of a carbon monoxide detector. No carbon monoxide was found, and the battery was replaced.

Feb. 19 at 5:14 a.m.: Responded to Lazy Glen for a medical call. The patient was evaluated and refused transport to the hospital.

Feb. 20 at 7:25 a.m.: Responded to 28000 Highway 82 for a one-car accident. The driver was not injured and refused transport to the hospital.

The following are calls that the Basalt Police Department responded to from Feb. 13 through 19.

Feb. 15: Melvina Medina Mira was stopped for speeding. Mira was cited for driving a motor vehicle while driver’s license was suspended for excessive points.

Feb. 16: Officers received a report that a motorist had picked up a female hitchhiker on Highway 82 and dropped her off at 7-Eleven. The motorist believed that the hitchhiker took her wallet out of the backseat of her car. The motorist reported that her credit card, which was inside of the wallet, had been used at several locations in Glenwood Springs.

Feb. 17: Sarah Brooke Smith, 25, was arrested on a criminal impersonation warrant on suspicion of pretending to be her sister during a traffic stop in December. Smith also was charged with driving a vehicle other than a vehicle equipped with an Interlock device.

Feb. 18: Officers responded to the Brick Pony for a report of an intoxicated man who refused to leave. Michael Engfors, 57, of Aspen, was taken to the Eagle County Jail on a detox hold.

Feb. 19: Catherine Campbell was stopped for speeding on Two Rivers Road. Campbell was arrested on a warrant out of Eagle County.