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Traffic stop of dangerous driver speeding 20MPH over the posted limit, leads to drug distribution arrest #VisionZero
Posted on 07/09/2020 at 06:21 pm

On the afternoon of Wednesday, July 8th, an officer with the Boulder Police Department Traffic Unit was parked in the area of Foothills and Pearl Parkway for traffic enforcement in the area. The posted speed limit on Foothills Parkway at this location is 45MPH. At the time of this incident, the officer was utilizing a Laser LIDAR device, which uses time & distance calculations to track the speed of a moving object.

Police Arrest Arson Suspect
Posted on 07/04/2020 at 06:57 am

Boulder police officers arrested a fifty-three-year-old male for investigation of multiple counts of arson. Today, July 3, Boulder Police and Boulder Fire and Rescue responded to four fires in the downtown area that may have been intentionally set. Though no people were injured in the fires, there was substantial property damage done at two of them. While police have good evidence against the suspect, investigators are seeking the public's assistance with additional information regarding the fires.

Reports of a man armed with a machete climbing balconies in the area of Broadway & Marine Street
Posted on 07/03/2020 at 06:23 pm

Officers with the Boulder Police Department are currently responding to the area of Broadway and Marine Street in reference to multiple reports of a male with a long knife or machete. The initial call was received by the Boulder Police Department Communication Center at approximately 10:07AM. The caller stated that the male was yelling at cars and “swinging the knife at cars”, in the area of Broadway and Arapahoe Avenue. The initial caller said the suspect was last seen walking southbound along Broadway.

Fourth of July Closures & Reminders
Posted on 07/03/2020 at 05:33 pm

Ralphie’s Independence Day Blast: This event has been canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Traffic Alert: Officers investigating a multi-vehicle crash on Denver-bound HWY 36
Posted on 07/01/2020 at 11:49 pm

Officers investigating a multi-vehicle crash on Denver-bound HWY 36, approximately ½ mile east of Baseline Road. Please slow down through the scene and expect heavy traffic delays as first responders work on investigating the crash and providing any potential medical aid. Updates will be posted here.

Police arrest suspect for attempted murder after stabbing
Posted on 06/29/2020 at 11:01 pm

On June 28th the Boulder Police Department Communication Center received multiple 911 calls in reference to a stabbing which had just occurred in the area of 28th Street and Valmont Road. Multiple officers responded to the area and subsequently located a male victim. The victim had multiple stab wounds in various areas of his body, including near his neck. The victim had substantial injuries and a witness on scene was assisting in applying pressure to the wounds prior to police arriving on scene.

Suspect arrested after attempting to stab Boulder Police officers
Posted on 06/29/2020 at 09:51 pm

On June 26th, multiple officers responded to the area of Murphy’s Bar & Grill (28th and Iris Avenue), in reference to a disturbance and an unknown male screaming for help. Upon arriving on scene, officers quickly learned that a suspect had barricaded himself in the laundry room of the upstairs apartment complex, which is on the second floor of the shopping center. The suspect, later identified as Ian Johnson, barricaded the door the laundry room and began destroying the interior.