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Interstate Marijuana Distribution Network Suspects Arrested and Charged with Drug Crimes in Eagle County

  • 25 January 2017
Working in collaboration with the Drug Enforcement Administration, Colorado State Patrol, Eagle County Special Operations Unit and Eagle County Animal Control, the GRANITE Drug Task Force (Gore Range Narcotics Interdiction Team) served three search warrants in the Eagle-Vail area on Wed., Jan. 25. 

Vail Police Investigate Fraudulent Ski Lift Ticket Sale

  • 18 January 2017
The Vail Police Department is investigating multiple cases of ski lift tickets being fraudulently sold online through third-party vendors. In each case, ski lift tickets are being sold through Craigslist to visitors coming into Vail from out of town. When they arrive to pick up their tickets, they are either non-existent or are fraudulent. 

Be Mindful of Snow and Ice Hazards

  • 13 January 2017
With this season’s accumulating snowfall, Vail Fire and Emergency Services is asking property owners and managers to make arrangements to remove hazardous ice and snow accumulations that may endanger public safety.

I-70 Road Closures: What it Means for the Vail Community

  • 10 January 2017
I-70 Road Closures: What it Means for the Vail Community
With back-to-back closures of Interstate 70 at Dotsero and Vail Pass this week, Vail Police Chief Dwight Henninger reminds us of the protocols that are in place to manage these closures through significant pre-planning and coordination with Vail’s public safety partners.

Vail Police Seize Drugs, Arrest Three Following I-70 Incident

  • 30 December 2016
At 11:10 p.m. Thursday, Dec.  29, the Vail Police Department responded to a report of a man with a gun traveling eastbound on I-70 at mile marker 180 near the East Vail interchange. The suspect, Thomas Whitney, a 56-year-old Idaho man, was reported to be threatening two female passengers with a handgun.

Vail Offers Tips for Safe New Year’s Eve Celebration

  • 29 December 2016
New Year's Eve in Vail will include bus service enhancements and the presence of police and fire personnel to ensure that a safe and fun atmosphere is provided for residents and guests. For the fifth consecutive year, the town will be rescinding an overnight curfew and eliminating late-night checkpoints in Vail Village due to the long-term success of its public safety campaign. Police Chief Dwight Henninger says additional foot patrols in the pedestrian areas will be used to maintain a family-friendly environment during the holiday.

Town of Vail New Year’s Hours Announced

  • 28 December 2016
Most Town of Vail municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 2 in observance of the New Year’s Day holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Customers of the parking sales office are being reminded to plan ahead and take care of any last minute parking business in advance of Monday’s closure.

Town of Vail Year in Review for 2016

  • 28 December 2016
Town of Vail Year in Review for 2016
The Town of Vail experienced numerous successes in 2016 as it marked its 50th year as a municipality.

Town of Vail Holiday Hours Announced

  • 20 December 2016
Most Town of Vail municipal offices will be closed on Monday, Dec. 26 in observance of the Christmas holiday and will reopen on Tuesday, Dec. 27. A similar closure will occur the following week during the New Year’s holiday with most offices closed Monday, Jan. 2 and reopening on Tuesday, Jan. 3. Customers of the parking sales office are being reminded to plan ahead and take care of any last minute parking business in advance of the closures. 

 

Bluffs Incident in Eagle Likely a Juvenile Prank

  • 13 December 2016
The Eagle Police Department is considering an incident that occurred in the Bluffs neighborhood a juvenile prank. The original reported incident occurred at 2:05 a.m. Monday, Dec. 12 and initially appeared to be an attempted burglary. It is now believed to be a juvenile knocking and banging on doors, then running away

Vail Police Host Annual Shop with a Cop

  • 13 December 2016
Vail Police Host Annual Shop with a Cop
It’s the season for giving and the “Shop With A Cop” Program hosted by the Vail Police Department with assistance from Vail Fire, Avon, Eagle Police Department and Colorado State Patrol had another successful year. Over 60 children were able to participate during a fun-filled event on Dec. 12 with money donated by businesses in the Vail Valley. 

Attempted Burglary in Eagle, Possibly Tied to Other Incidents

  • 12 December 2016
Attempted Burglary in Eagle, Possibly Tied to Other Incidents
The Eagle Police Department, in conjunction with the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office and the Vail Police Department are investigating an incident that occurred in the Bluffs neighborhood in Eagle in the early morning hours of Monday, Dec. 12.

Neighborhood Parking Variances Available

  • 11 December 2016
If you'll be entertaining guests in Vail this holiday season, add the Vail Police Department to your holiday checklist. The department is available to help coordinate on-street parking for overflow guests.

Day-two of Pile Burning in Vail Scheduled for Today

  • 6 December 2016
Day-two of Pile Burning in Vail Scheduled for Today
Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services have scheduled another day of pile burns for Tuesday, Dec. 6 as conditions permit. The operations will again take place off of Buffehr Creek Road in West Vail where the Vail wildland fire mitigation crew completed fuels reduction work.

Pile Burning in Vail Planned for Monday as Conditions Allow

  • 4 December 2016
Pile Burning in Vail Planned for Monday as Conditions Allow
Crews from Vail Fire and Emergency Services have scheduled pile burns for Monday, Dec. 5 as conditions permit. The operations will take place off of Buffehr Creek Road in West Vail where the Vail wildland fire mitigation crew completed fuels reduction work. 
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