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Boulder Sees 189% Increase in Burglaries Over Past Month

April 14th, 2020

New data from the Boulder police department shows a staggering 189% increase in burglaries over the past month, though officials say this is not linked to the coronavirus epidemic. Instead, officials say there has been an increase in burglaries across all of 2020 compared to 2019. Police say the increase is likely due to more people leaving their doors, windows, and garages open or unlocked. 80% of the cases involved buildings left unlocked. 35% of the cases involved burglary from an open garage. Officials warn that 65% of the cases still had a person inside the premises, and they warned that... Read More

71-Year-Old Punches Bear Burgling Home

August 28th, 2019

An elderly couple living in Jefferson County was met with a shock as they investigated a noise downstairs Monday night. The couple found a bear in their kitchen which had broken through the screen door with her cub and was eating a loaf of bread. The bear panicked and attacked the man to protect her cub, at which point the main punched the bear and his wife beat it with a baseball bat. Both mama bear and cub fled back through the screen door, leaving the man with a few scratches and bruises, but nothing major. His wife was unharmed. Colorado Parks and Wildlife was notified of the incident and went... Read More