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A Week of Calls for the Bent County Sheriff

The following is a list from the BCSO of the calls you answered. It is unedited and directly from the Sheriff's office:




*Weekly Incident Report 8/6-8/12*

8/6/2022 Deputies conducted a voluntary contact with a female party at 5th street and Carson Avenue in Las Animas, Colorado. Deputies cleared after speaking with the party.

Deputies responded to the 300 block of St. Vrain Ave in Las Animas, Colorado on a report of a burglary. Nothing was stolen, the party just wanted to be placed on the watch list due to someone trying to get into their garage.

Deputies responded to the 300 block of 6th St. in Las Animas, Colorado on a report of a suspicious person. Deputies spoke with the party and the party left the area.

Deputies responded to the 700 block of 5th St. in Las Animas, Colorado to assist the ambulance. The patient was loaded and transported to the hospital in La Junta.

Deputies responded to the 700 block of Locust Ave in Las Animas, Colorado on a report of a suspicious person. Deputies patrolled the area and were unable to locate the suspected party.

Deputies responded to the 30000 block of CR 15 to assist the ambulance. Due to another call, deputies had to leave the scene.

Deputies responded to highway 50 and mile post 414 on a report of a reckless driver. Deputies were unable to locate the suspected vehicle.

Deputies responded to the 600 block of Ash Ave in Las Animas, Colorado on a report of animal abuse. When deputies arrived, the animal was in no harm.

Deputies responded to the 700 block of Park Ave in Las Animas, Colorado on a report of a suspicious person. Deputies located the person and gave him a courtesy ride to La Junta.

Deputies received a call to the 600 block of Grove Avenue in Las Animas, Colorado to check on a controlled burn. Deputies advised dispatch that everything was okay.

Deputies received a call from dispatch to respond to the Sheriff's Office to speak with a male party about damaged property. Deputies advised the party since the incident happened in another county he would have to file a report there.

Deputies received a call for trespassing at the 1000 block of county road G in McClave, Colorado. Deputies are investigating.

Deputies received a call to respond to the 400 block of Vigil Avenue in Las Animas, Colorado for a burglar alarm. Deputies determined everything to be okay.

While patrolling deputies observed an open door to a residence at the 600 block of Saint Vrain Avenue. Deputies announced themselves and determined everything was okay, and the owner just wanted to sit in the dark.

Deputies conducted a check on an abandoned residence due to the front door being open at the 300 block of 3rd Street in McClave. Deputies determined everything to be okay.


8/7/2022 Deputies responded to the area of Hwy 101 and MM 1 for a report of a horse out. When deputies arrived, the owner had the horse back in the pasture.

Deputies responded to the 300 block of 5th St for the report of a burglary alarm. When deputies arrived, everything was secure and okay.

Deputies responded to the 200 block of 6th St to assist ambulance personnel.

Deputies responded to the 300 block of Lois Ave for mental health questions. Deputies answered the questions about mental health and gave the phone number for the crisis hotline.

Deputies responded to the 300 block of 5th St for ambulance assistance. Deputies assisted ambulance personnel.


Deputies responded to the 600 block of 4th St for a burglary alarm. Deputies checked the residence and determined everything was okay. The alarm was set off by lightning near the residence.

Deputies responded to the area of Hwy 50 and County Road 34 for a vehicle slide off. Deputies assisted with traffic control.

Deputies responded to the area of Hwy 50 and County Road 32 for debris in the highway. Deputies assisted Hasty/McClave Fire Dept and CDOT in clearing the roadway.


Deputies responded to the 700 block of Bent Avenue in Las Animas, Colorado for the report of dogs on the loose. Deputies were unable to locate the dogs.

Deputies responded to Highway 50 and MM 423 in McClave, Colorado for the report of debris on the highway. The debris was cleared from the highway when deputies arrived on scene.

Deputies responded to the 200 block of Bent Avenue in Las Animas, Colorado for the report of suspicious activity. After further investigation, deputies determined that everything was okay.

Deputies responded to the area of Highway 50 and MM 420 to 423 for the report of a 911 misdial. Deputies were unable to locate the individual that placed the call.


8/8/2022 Deputies responded to the 1400 block of Ambassador Thompson Boulevard for the report of suspicious activity. Deputies were unable to locate anyone.</