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East Vail Resident Dies at Home

  • 5 April 2016
At 5:28 p.m. Monday April 4, Vail Police responded to a request for a welfare check on a resident of Pitkin Creek Condominiums, 4061 Bighorn Road in East Vail. An 85-year-old male, Boyd Lee “Shawn” Shugart was found deceased in his residence. The Eagle County Coroner’s Office and Vail Police are conducting an investigation into the incident. At this time, there is no indication of any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.

Vail Police Observe Impressive Use of Seat Belts During Click It Or Ticket Campaign

  • 5 April 2016
Vail Police Observe Impressive Use of Seat Belts During Click It Or Ticket Campaign
The Vail Police Department took part in the first of three statewide Click It or Ticket enforcement campaigns from March 28 through April 3 and is reporting impressive local compliance. A pre-survey was conducted in Vail before the campaign began and found that 97 percent of drivers and passengers were wearing their seat belts. The Colorado state average is 85 percent. Officers worked nearly 40 hours during the campaign. Because the seat belt law is a secondary offense, drivers were stopped...
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