At 3:05 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, the Vail Police Department responded to a vehicle crash in the area of westbound I-70 at mile marker 177 after receiving several 911 calls. Two vehicles traveling westbound collided causing both vehicles to leave the road. One vehicle came to rest in the eastbound lanes of I-70 and the second vehicle came to rest on North Frontage Road. One occupant of each vehicle was ejected during the crash.
On Wednesday, Nov. 13, members of the Colorado State Patrol and the Vail Police Department conducted a chain inspection station on Interstate 70 eastbound near the 178 mile marker chain station. In total, 317 commercial vehicles were contacted by the officers. Of those, 306 were found to have chains or sanders. Eleven were found to not have any sufficient equipment and were issued citations, accordingly.
The Vail Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating the good Samaritans who helped transport an unconscious woman to Vail Health in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 13. Information about the circumstances surrounding her discovery could assist police in its investigation to determine how her injuries were sustained.
At approximately 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 12, Mitchell Hamilton, 22, of EagleVail, turned himself in to the Vail Police Department. Hamilton said he was contacted by friends after they saw him on social media posts in relation to his alleged involvement in burning another person’s property.
At approximately 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 10, the Vail Police Department responded to a report of an American flag being burned on Bridge Street in Vail Village. The flag had been hanging outside a business. A surveillance photo has been released by the department of an individual who may have information related to the vandalism.
The Vail Police Department is releasing surveillance photos from the Solaris parking garage as it seeks assistance from the public in locating a 2005 to 2010 blue Jeep Grand Cherokee. The owner of the vehicle may have information related to the theft of a 2017 KTM 250 XC motorized dirt bike which was stolen from the Solaris garage at approximately 6:05 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5.
The Town of Vail will soon be transitioning to its winter snow removal operations. As such, no on-street parking will be available within the town beginning Monday, Nov. 11 and continuing through April 19. Throughout the winter season, the Public Works Department is prepared to maintain Vail’s frontage roads and residential streets in a timely manner during and following each snowstorm. However, for efficient snow removal operations on Vail’s streets, residents and homeowners are...
Crews from the U.S. Forest Service have scheduled pile burns for the week of Oct. 28
as conditions permit. The operations will take place beginning Monday, Oct. 28 on the hillside above Stephens Park in the Intermountain neighborhood. The piles were built as part of the ongoing Vail Intermountain Fuels Reduction Project, a partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and Town of Vail.