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Pot can’t buy lift ticket, cops say

Steve Lynn
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL” A 25-year-old man was arrested after he offered a 30-year-old ticket scanner marijuana in exchange for a free ski day at 10 a.m., Tuesday, according to Detective Sgt. Craig Bettis of the Vail Police Department.

The ticket scanner refused the man’s pot and pointed him out to police, who found the man nearby Chair Six at Golden Peak. The man told police he offered weed to the ticket scanner.

“We’ve seen this before,” Bettis said.

The man was arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession.

AVON ” A 27-year-old man drove his Ford Bronco around and around two roundabouts as an Avon police officer pursued him last week, according to an Avon Police Department report.

The man drove over a sidewalk as he left the parking lot of Finnegan’s Wake at 1 a.m., and “accelerated and slowed erratically.”

An officer following the man turned on his sirens and chased the man through the first roundabout, then the second roundabout and then back to the first, then back to the second.

After that, the man stopped in the Nottingham Road Conoco parking lot. The officer asked him about his circuitous driving, but the man didn’t answer.

The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or both, and careless driving.

AVON”Police ticketed a 15- and 13-year-old boy with disorderly conduct after they bragged to a man about riding on the external luggage racks of an Avon bus, according to an Avon Police Department report.

Someone reported to an Avon police officer that the teenagers rode on bus’s back from the Eaglebend stop to the Stonebridge stop.

One man told an officer that he’d seen the boys walk through the parking lot a few minutes earlier, when the boy bragged to him about the stunt. Another man told the officer where one of the boys lived. That boy told the officer where the other teen lived.

The boys, who admitted to the joy ride, told their moms earlier that they were going to play football.

AVON”Someone reported that a 32-year-old woman bashed the car of her husband’s 25-year-old girlfriend with a wooden baseball bat Wednesday, according to an Avon Police Department report.

The husband, 32, had earlier admitted to his wife of four years that he was having an affair, after which the wife went to the girlfriend’s home.

The husband, already at the girlfriend’s home, attempted to take the bat from his wife. She kicked him in the groin and grabbed his hair.

She then smashed a headlight on the girlfriend’s red Saab and threw the bat at the windshield, breaking it.

The wife was yelling at her husband when police arrived at the apartment complex. The wife was arrested on suspicion of criminal mischief, domestic violence and harassment.

Staff Writer Steve Lynn can be reached at 748-2931 or slynn@vaildaily.com.

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