Man with knife taunts Edwards bar |

Man with knife taunts Edwards bar

Steve Lynn
Vail, CO Colorado

EDWARDS ” A man waved a knife in a bar and asked if anyone wanted to fight, according to an Eagle County Sheriff’s Office report.

The man, 28, was poised to fight with his fists clenched in the bar when sheriff’s deputies arrived.

The man was yelling at other customers. A sheriff’s deputy yelled, “Sheriff’s Office, stop” and the man was told to sit down.

The man turned toward the deputy cursed at him. As deputies approached the man, someone yelled that he had a knife.

A deputy hit the man with his palm. Other deputies grabbed the man’s arms, pressed him against the bar and handcuffed him.

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The man’s 8-inch Harley Davidson knife was in a sheath on his belt. The knife was taken.

Three men in the bar said they were afraid of getting slashed when the man pulled his knife and said he would cut their throats.

The man was arrested on suspicion of three counts of felony menacing.

AVON ” A motorcycle stolen 12 years ago was found this week in Arizona, according to an Avon Police Department report.

A detective from the Phoenix Police Department called Avon police and said she found a 1985 Yamaha Virago.

Avon police found the old police report and called the motorcycle’s owner. He said he wanted it back if it was still in decent condition.

WOLCOTT ” A man elbowed a co-worker and punched him, forcing employees to break up a fight, according to an Eagle County Sheriff’s Office report.

The co-worker, who got a bloody nose, drove to Edwards to report the fight to sheriff’s deputies.

The other man said the men were working in close quarters. The man had to move some tools and his co-worker got angry. He didn’t know who threw the first punch, he said.

Both men were ticketed for disorderly conduct and assault.

GYPSUM ” A woman and her husband’s car have been vandalized three times since August, according to an Eagle County Sheriff’s Office report.

A woman found four eggs on her car and her husband’s truck one morning at Eagle Street and Second Street.

In August, someone put shaving cream on the couple’s cars. In September, someone smeared pumpkin pie on them.

The eggs did not damage the cars.

WOLCOTT ” A woman reported a missing handgun in case it was used in a crime, according to an Eagle County Sheriff’s Office report.

She thought the Sheriff’s Office may have had the gun since 2003, but the agency did not have it.

The woman wanted the gun’s serial number recorded in case it was involved in a crime.

The Eagle Valley Enterprise contributed to this article. Staff Writer Steve Lynn can be reached at 748-2931 or

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