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Have Coffee with a Cop in Vail Jan. 22

  • 19 January 2020
Have Coffee with a Cop in Vail Jan. 22
Officers from the Vail Police Department are inviting community members to join them for coffee and conversation between 9:30 and 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22 at Starbucks in Lionshead Village, Arrabelle at Vail Square. 

Police Make Arrest in Vandalism Case

  • 9 January 2020
Police Make Arrest in Vandalism Case
At approximately 12:30 p.m. Jan.9, Katherine Gail Kreidle, 22, of Golden, Colo., turned herself in to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office for an active arrest warrant for felony criminal mischief. The charge stemmed from a Jan. 2 incident in which an ice sculpture on the Gore Creek Promenade in Vail Village was destroyed.

Vail Police Investigating Vandalism Incident in Vail Village

  • 6 January 2020
Vail Police Investigating Vandalism Incident in Vail Village
On Jan. 4, the Vail Police Department was notified of vandalism that had occurred to one of the Winterfest ice sculptures located along the Gore Creek Promenade in Vail Village. Surveillance footage shows that at approximately 10:13 p.m. on Jan. 2, three individuals can be seen in the area for several minutes, followed by images of one of the individuals repeatedly kicking a sculpture causing it to fall and ultimately be destroyed. 

Police Make Arrest in Assault Case

  • 3 January 2020
Police Make Arrest in Assault Case
At approximately 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, the Vail Police Department took Andrew Michael Reynolds, 23, of Avon, into custody for second degree assault causing serious bodily injury. The charges stemmed from an incident that occurred in the early morning hours of Jan. 1 at 122 East Meadow Drive in Vail Village. Reynolds is currently being held at the Eagle County Detentions Facility.

Vail Police Release Surveillance Photos Tied to New Year’s Day Assault

  • 3 January 2020
Vail Police Release Surveillance Photos Tied to New Year’s Day Assault
Vail Police are releasing surveillance photos tied to a New Year’s Day assault that could assist in identifying three witnesses. The photos were downloaded from multiple surveillance cameras in the area before, during and after the assault.

Vail Police Seeking Public’s Help in Assault Investigation

  • 1 January 2020
Vail Police Seeking Public’s Help in Assault Investigation
At approximately 1:40 a.m. on Jan. 1, the Vail Police Department responded to an assault that occurred in the 200 block of E. Meadow Drive in front of Pazzo’s Pizzeria in Vail Village. Officers found a 24-year-old male, unconscious with head trauma, who was later transferred to a Denver area hospital for advanced care. Circumstances surrounding the assault and offenders is unknown at this time. 

Vail Offers Tips for Safe New Year’s Eve Celebration

  • 30 December 2019
Vail Offers Tips for Safe New Year’s Eve Celebration
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. Additional foot patrols in the pedestrian areas will be used to maintain a family-friendly environment during the holiday.

2019 Year in Review

  • 26 December 2019
2019 Year in Review
Collaboration and partnerships across the county contributed to an eventful year for the Town of Vail in 2019. Enjoy a recap in this Year in Review.

New Parking Garage at Red Sandstone to Accept Value Cards on Levels 3 & 4 During Holiday Season

  • 22 December 2019
New Parking Garage at Red Sandstone to Accept Value Cards on Levels 3 & 4 During Holiday Season
Additional parking locations will be available in Vail during the holiday season for Value card holders. The Red Sandstone parking garage at 559 N. Frontage Road will accept Value cards for payment on levels 3 and 4 beginning Saturday, Dec. 21 and extending through Sunday, Jan. 5. This availability has been created by the closure of Red Sandstone Elementary School for the holidays.

Neighborhood Parking Variances Available

  • 16 December 2019
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.

Police Warn Residents About Internet and Phone Scams - What You Should Know

  • 10 December 2019
Police Warn Residents About Internet and Phone Scams - What You Should Know
The Vail Police Department has encountered a significant increase in reports of scams involving the internet and telephone. These cases include fictious rental properties, Social Security scams, Internal Revenue Service scams, credit card scams, lottery scams and online classified sales scams. Police are encouraging members of the community to thoroughly research solicitations involving properties as well as phone calls from businesses or purported government agencies to avoid becoming victimized.

Vail Police, Wildlife Officers Ask Motorists to be Mindful of Bighorn Sheep Movement in East Vail

  • 2 December 2019
The Vail Police Department and wildlife officers from Colorado Parks and Wildlife are asking motorists to be extremely cautious when traveling on Interstate 70 and along the North Frontage Road in East Vail due to the unpredictable movement of bighorn sheep in the area.

Plan Ahead for Winter Storms - Do you have your East Vail Vehicle Access Placard?

  • 25 November 2019
Plan Ahead for Winter Storms - Do you have your East Vail Vehicle Access Placard?
In preparation for the possibility of road closures on Interstate 70 over Vail Pass this holiday season, the Vail Police Department is encouraging residents of the East Vail neighborhoods to have their vehicle access placards ready to go. The free placards ae issued by the police department to improve access to the East Vail neighborhoods during I-70 closures and are available for free to all requesting households. The bright yellow placards are available from the Vail Police front counter, located at 75 S. Frontage Road, during regular office hours, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 

Two-Vehicle Crash Closes I-70 in Vail

  • 16 November 2019
Two-Vehicle Crash Closes I-70 in Vail
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. 
 

Colorado State Patrol and Vail Police Conduct Chain Inspection and Enforcement

  • 14 November 2019
Colorado State Patrol and Vail Police Conduct Chain Inspection and Enforcement
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. 
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