On Tuesday, June 11, at approximately 6:27 p.m., Boulder police were notified that a bicyclist crashed in the area of 28th and Canyon Boulevard.
National Night Out (NNO) 2019 is scheduled from 4-8 p.m., on Tuesday, Aug. 6, and we invite all of Boulder's neighborhoods to take part and host a gathering in your neighborhood.
Last week Boulder Police responded to the area of 30th Street and Valmont on a report of a robbery involving weapons. Officers and Detectives worked diligently to identify the three suspects involved and warrants for their arrests were issued. Today and this evening 2 juveniles and one adult were arrested and one handgun that is believed to have been involved in the robbery were recovered.
On Friday, May 31, at approximately 10:00 p.m., Boulder police were notified that an unresponsive man with a bicycle was laying on the roadway in front of the Diagonal Plaza, located at 2972 Iris Ave. A witness did not see the crash but found the victim in the roadway unconscious. When police arrived, the man was not breathing. Attempts to revive the man were unsuccessful.
At approximately 0300 hours on 05/22/2019, multiple businesses at the Diagonal Plaza shopping center were burglarized. Diagonal Plaza is located at 2850 Iris and houses multiple small businesses as well as a DMV office. Two unknown suspects forced entry into the main area of the shopping center and then into multiple locked businesses. Detectives were able to look through surveillance footage and locate one image of the suspects, which has been included in this release. The image shows the two suspects, as one of them moves a security camera and partially covering their faces.
The City of Boulder Police Department is reminding the public of the Bolder Boulder event which will be taking place Memorial Day Weekend. Below is important information about road closures and event specific information
Neighborhood Impact Officers show up at the San Juan neighborhood with hotdogs and soccer balls. The officers cooks hotdogs, met the the adults and played with the kids from the neighborhood.
On March 25, 2019, the City of Boulder retained Bob Troyer as Special Counsel to conduct a thorough and independent review of the Boulder Police Department's Internal Affairs Investigation of an interaction on March 1, 2019 between Zayd Atkinson and Boulder Police officers. Mr. Troyer has practiced law for over 28 years, 14 of those years as a federal prosecutor and over two years as the United States Attorney for the District of Colorado. Assisting Troyer were Michael Rankin and Robert Evans, both former FBI Special Agents and Assistant Special-Agents-in-Charge. Mr. Troyer was recommended by Siddhartha Rathod, an attorney for Mr. Atkinson.
Boulder police are investigating a robbery at the Vectra Bank, located at 2696 Broadway. On May 14, at approximately 3:15 p.m., a man approached a bank teller with a note and demanded money. The suspect did not mention or simulate any weapons during the robbery.
On 05/13/2019, Officers were dispatched to the area of the City of Boulder Library, at 1001 Arapahoe Avenue, in reference to an assault which had just occurred. Upon arriving on scene, officers contact the victim who explained that he had exited the library and began walking along the creek path. An unknown male asked the victim, what time is it, and the victim removed his phone from his pocket to check the time and told the suspect the time.
3:42PM: The Boulder Police Department is responding to a bank robbery at Vectra Bank, located in the 2600 block of Broadway. This is an active scene and updates will be posted here.
Registration is now open for the Boulder Police Department’s upcoming Youth Academy. The Youth Academy is free for teenagers between the ages of 14 and 18 years old who are interested in learning more about the work police officers do.
On May 9, at approximately 1:20 a.m., a woman was waiting to be picked up by an Uber in the 1100 block of Lawry Lane when a man approached her identifying himself as a Boulder Police Officer and asked if she was ok. When victim got into the Uber the suspect also jumped into the back seat. While in transit, the suspect put his arm around the victim and fondled her breast.
Boulder police now believe that the man responsible for attacking a woman while she was jogging in North Boulder earlier this week is also responsible for attacking a woman while gardening in the Whittier neighborhood.
Update 2:45 p.m.: Suspect is in custody and victim is being transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The bike and pedestrian path is closed while we process the crime scene. .Alternate routes are advised.
The Boulder Police Department wants to remind the community that on Thursday, May 9th, the University of Colorado will be hosting their 2019 commencement ceremony. The ceremony will result in an increase in traffic coming into the City of Boulder and around the CU Boulder campus, during the morning commute. Heavy traffic is expected on:
12:08PM: Officers from the Boulder Police Department are responding to the area of 13th Street and North Street in reference to the report of a female holding a gun in the air. More information will be posted here. As an abundance of caution Casey Middle School and Sacred Heart of Jesus School are both on lock-out.
Boulder police are investigating a robbery and unlawful sexual contact that occurred this morning, at approximately 5:45 a.m., on a footpath in North Boulder.
Officers responded to the area of Macy's in the 29th St. Mall on a suspicious party who was seen with a handgun leaving the store. He was spotted by officers and ran but was quickly captured in front of Target. A semi-automatic pistol and loaded magazine were recovered from the suspect. The suspect was arrested, there is no threat to public safety at this time.
The Boulder Office of Emergency Management, in partnership with Boulder County and the City of Boulder, will continue audible testing of the countywide emergency sirens at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 6. The test is the second of the monthly emergency audible siren tests, which take place each year on the first Monday of each month from April through August.
On April 30, at approximately 4:30 pm Boulder Police responded to 4770 baseline Road reference a robbery. The suspect was gone prior to officers arrival. Detectives are in route
Excel has shut off gas and continues to work in the area. Evacuations have been lifted and the road closures are now re-opened.
The Boulder Police Department has recently completed its first full year of data collection related to officer-initiated stops and would like to invite community members who wish to learn about and discuss the findings to one of three community forums.
The Boulder Police Department is warning the public about an increase in the number of motor vehicle thefts occurring within the City of Boulder. During the first 22 days of April, there have been 18 vehicles stolen, just within the city limits of Boulder.