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Wheat Ridge Drug Take Back Day April 29 Wheat Ridge Drug Take Back Day April 29
Wheat Ridge again partners with Lutheran Medical Center for Drug Take Back Day on Sat. April 29, 2017
Wheat Ridge Kite Flite Fest and Child Safety Fair April 29, 2017 Wheat Ridge Kite Flite Fest and Child Safety Fair April 29, 2017
Kite Flite Festival and Wheat Ridge PD Child Safety Fair join forces again this year at Anderson Park on April 29, 2017
Wheat Ridge Host Tea with the Treasurer, Mayor & City Council May 4, 2017 Wheat Ridge Host Tea with the Treasurer, Mayor & City Council May 4, 2017
WR City Treasurer, Mayor and City Council will host presentations at the Wheat Ridge Recreation Center on May 4 from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Lucky's Market Comes to the Corners at Wheat Ridge Lucky's Market Comes to the Corners at Wheat Ridge
Lucky's Market is first to sign on for new development at the Corners at Wheat Ridge.
Wheat Ridge 2E Bond Sale Wheat Ridge 2E Bond Sale
Wheat Ridge Parks and Rec Receives Grant for Sunscreen Dispensers Wheat Ridge Parks and Rec Receives Grant for Sunscreen Dispensers
Large Item pickup Program 2017 Large Item pickup Program 2017
Fruitdale School Sale Closing Release 2016 Fruitdale School Sale Closing Release 2016
Fruitdale School Awarded State Historical Fund Grant 2017 Fruitdale School Awarded State Historical Fund Grant 2017
Fruitdale Lofts EV charging station grant 2017 Fruitdale Lofts EV charging station grant 2017
Farmers Market Wheat Ridge Summer 2017 Farmers Market Wheat Ridge Summer 2017
1-26-2017 RTD Arvada Ridge Public Meeting 1-26-2017 RTD Arvada Ridge Public Meeting
12-12-16 Sale of Fruitdale School 12-12-16 Sale of Fruitdale School
The City of Wheat Ridge and the Wheat Ridge Housing Authority (WRHA) announced the sale of the Fruitdale School property to Fruitdale School Partners, an affiliate of Hartman Ely Investments (HEI).
10-19-16 Parks and Rec Accreditation 10-19-16 Parks and Rec Accreditation
The City of Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation Department recently received national accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).
10-5-16 Sara Spaulding New City PIO 10-5-16 Sara Spaulding New City PIO
The City of Wheat Ridge announces the appointment of Sara Spaulding, APR as the new City Public Information Officer.
10-5-16 Kipling Trail Ribbon Cutting 10-5-16 Kipling Trail Ribbon Cutting
Ribbon Cutting to celebrate the opening of the Clear Creek Trailhead and the completion of the Kipling Muti-UseTrail on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016.
7-12-16 Fruitdale lofts 7-12-16 Fruitdale lofts
7-6-16 City Quadrant Development 7-6-16 City Quadrant Development
07-01-16 WRPD will enforce fireworks laws this 4th of July 07-01-16 WRPD will enforce fireworks laws this 4th of July
As the 4th of July holiday approaches, the Wheat Ridge Police Department wants to make all residents aware of the city’s laws against the use of fireworks. All fireworks, including fountains and sparklers, are illegal within city the city limits. Section 5-86 of the Wheat Ridge Code of Laws prohibits fireworks and establishes punishment for violations in the form of fines, jail time or both.
6-1-16 Ridge@38 Criterium and Brewfest 6-1-16 Ridge@38 Criterium and Brewfest
5-1-16 Wheat Ridge Rumble 5-1-16 Wheat Ridge Rumble
4-20-16 Wheat Ridge Police Department taking back unwanted prescription drugs April 30 at Lutheran 4-20-16 Wheat Ridge Police Department taking back unwanted prescription drugs April 30 at Lutheran
On April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Wheat Ridge Police Department, in partnership with Lutheran Medical Center and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will collect unused and expired prescription drugs to be disposed of safely.
4-15-16 City of Wheat Ridge Preps for Winter Storm Vexo 4-15-16 City of Wheat Ridge Preps for Winter Storm Vexo
A strong storm system is expected to hit Denver metro area this evening, starting as rain and turning to snow. Accumulations of 8-18 inches are possible and the snow is expected to be heavy, with the potential to snap tree limbs and bring down power lines.
4-15-16 17 Wheat Ridge Police Volunteers recognized for more than 4,700 hours of service in 2015 4-15-16 17 Wheat Ridge Police Volunteers recognized for more than 4,700 hours of service in 2015
At the annual appreciation ceremony on April 13, Wheat Ridge Police Department’s 17 trained volunteers were recognized for providing 4,725 hours of service to the department and the Wheat Ridge community in 2015. Twelve new volunteers graduated from the Volunteer Academy at the event.
4-8-16 Advisory: WRPD to hold annual Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony 4-8-16 Advisory: WRPD to hold annual Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony
The Wheat Ridge Police Department will host its annual volunteer appreciation ceremony along with a Volunteer Academy Graduation on Wednesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers at Wheat Ridge City Hall. During 2015, volunteers logged more than 4700 hours of service to WRPD and the Wheat Ridge community.
4-4-16 WRPD to test early warning system on April 13 4-4-16 WRPD to test early warning system on April 13
Brief test will issue a tone and a verbal message at 11 a.m.
3-10-16 Man arrested after he draws knife on officers 3-10-16 Man arrested after he draws knife on officers
Logan McDaniel, 60, was arrested by Wheat Ridge police today after he drew a knife on officers near AW. 29th Avenue and Wadsworth Boulevard.
3-5-16 Monkey Mask Burglary Caught on Video at Options Medical Center 3-5-16 Monkey Mask Burglary Caught on Video at Options Medical Center
Two suspects believed to have hit Best Colorado Meds in same night
2-9-16 City of Wheat Ridge files response to legal challenge of voter-approved charter amendment 2-9-16 City of Wheat Ridge files response to legal challenge of voter-approved charter amendment
Today, the City of Wheat Ridge filed its response in Jefferson County District Court to the lawsuit brought by Quadrant Wheat Ridge Corners, LLC.
2-5-16 Update Arrest Warrant issued for Andrew Dean Howton in connection with hotel stabbing 2-5-16 Update Arrest Warrant issued for Andrew Dean Howton in connection with hotel stabbing
An arrest warrant was issued today for Andrew Dean Howton (9-27-72) for Criminal Attempt 1st Degree Murder, a class two felony, in connection with the stabbing that occurred on February 4, 2016 at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Wheat Ridge. Bond has been set at $500,000.
2-4-16 WRPD investigating stabbing at the Howard Johnson Hotel 2-4-16 WRPD investigating stabbing at the Howard Johnson Hotel
Wheat Ridge Police are investigating a stabbing that took place this morning at the Howard Johnson Hotel, 12100 W. 44th Avenue. WRPD received call at 6:57 AM reporting a female victim suffering from multiple stab wounds. The victim was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Lakewood, CO.
2-4-16 Update WRPD investigating stabbing; seek info on person of interest, possible witnesses 2-4-16 Update WRPD investigating stabbing; seek info on person of interest, possible witnesses
Wheat Ridge Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying three individuals: a male who is a person of interest in the stabbing that occurred this morning at the Howard Johnson Hotel on W. 44th Avenue and two men who are possible witnesses.
2-4-16 Update WRPD identifies person of interest in hotel stabbing 2-4-16 Update WRPD identifies person of interest in hotel stabbing
Wheat Ridge Police are looking to contact Andrew Howton (9-27-72) who is believed to be the individual seen in security footage exiting the Howard Johnson Hotel this morning at 6:59 AM.
1-7-16 Winter Weather Tips_1 1-7-16 Winter Weather Tips_1
A winter storm may bring Wheat Ridge 3-8 inches of snow today and  tomorrow. The Wheat Ridge Police Department’s Emergency Preparedness Office wants to stress the importance of being prepared for a winter storm, whether you’re on the road or at home.
1-7-16 Two in custody after tip and SWAT deployment 1-7-16 Two in custody after tip and SWAT deployment
Two suspects wanted on warrants were taken in to custody at 6690 W. 38th Avenue on January 6, 2016 as the result of an anonymous tip, police surveillance, SWAT team action and interagency cooperation.
1-7-16  Winter Weather Preparedness Tips 1-7-16 Winter Weather Preparedness Tips
A winter storm may bring Wheat Ridge 3-8 inches of snow today and tomorrow. The Wheat Ridge Police Department’s Emergency Preparedness Office wants to stress the importance of being prepared for a winter storm, whether you’re on the road or at home.
1-4-16 Juvenile arrested in Diamond Shamrock burglaries 1-4-16 Juvenile arrested in Diamond Shamrock burglaries
Wheat Ridge Police have arrested a juvenile suspect in connection with two separate burglaries at the Diamond Shamrock gas station located at 6601 W. 44th Avenue.
12-22-15 Business Burglary Update and Tips 12-22-15 Business Burglary Update and Tips
The Wheat Ridge Police Department has increased police patrols in the city’s commercial districts after a series of recent overnight burglaries and attempted burglaries at local businesses.
12-16-15 Best Meds Marijuana Theft 12-16-15 Best Meds Marijuana Theft
Two juvenile suspects have been taken into custody in connection with a burglary that occurred at Best Meds Marijuana on Lamar Street in the early morning hours of Saturday, December 12, 2015.
11-16-15  Winter Storm Precautions 11-16-15 Winter Storm Precautions
A Winter Storm will move across the region Monday into Tuesday, bringing snow to most of Colorado including the City of Wheat Ridge. Locally from Monday evening through Tuesday morning we are expecting 2 to 8 inches of snow with wind gusts up to 35 mph.
11-5-15 Conspire! Celebrates Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 11-5-15 Conspire! Celebrates Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Conspire!, a pre-employment screening provider, will celebrate the opening of its Wheat Ridge office with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring Wheat Ridge Mayor Joyce Jay
11-4-15 Conspire Media Advisory 11-4-15 Conspire Media Advisory
11-3-15 Freddie Steinmark Dedication 11-3-15 Freddie Steinmark Dedication
10-22-15 Wheat Ridge Remembrance Day 10-22-15 Wheat Ridge Remembrance Day
10-14-15  George Melvin Missing Person 10-14-15 George Melvin Missing Person
On October 14, 2015 at about 1:00 in the afternoon, 64 year old George Melvin walked away from his care giver while he and his group were on an outing in the area of W 38th Ave and Chase St.
10-12-15 Thrive Homes Release 10-12-15 Thrive Homes Release
10-8-15 Business Award Winners 10-8-15 Business Award Winners
10-8-15 City of Wheat Ridge and Wheat Ridge Business Association Honor 2015 Business Award Winners 10-8-15 City of Wheat Ridge and Wheat Ridge Business Association Honor 2015 Business Award Winners
The City of Wheat Ridge and the Wheat Ridge Business Association (WRBA) recognized outstanding businesses in the community at the 12th Annual Business Appreciation Awards Breakfast on October 8th.
10-8-15  Traffic Alert on 32nd Ave. between Wadsworth and Kipling 10-8-15 Traffic Alert on 32nd Ave. between Wadsworth and Kipling
Asphalt paving operations will occur on 32nd Ave. between Wadsworth Blvd. and Kipling St. on Saturday & Sunday, October 10 & 11 from 7 am - 5 pm. W. 32nd Ave.
9-23-15 MidMod 9-23-15 MidMod
9-17-15  2015 FALL RX Take Back Day 9-17-15 2015 FALL RX Take Back Day
he Wheat Ridge Police Department has partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Lutheran Medical Center/SCL Health, and other government, law enforcement, community and public health agencies for, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
9-9-15  Wheat Ridge Business Award Nominees Announced 9-9-15 Wheat Ridge Business Award Nominees Announced
The City of Wheat Ridge is honored to announce the nominees for its 12th Annual Business Appreciation Awards.
9-3-15 Connect 2 Creek 9-3-15 Connect 2 Creek
9-3-15 Freddie Steinmark Release 9-3-15 Freddie Steinmark Release
9-3-15 Freddie Steinmark Release 9-3-15 Freddie Steinmark Release
9-3-15  Craigslist Scam 9-3-15 Craigslist Scam
On September 3, 2015, the Wheat Ridge Police Department arrested Michelle Copeland, a 39 year-old female, in connection with a Craigslist scam.
9-2-15 Ridgefest 2015 9-2-15 Ridgefest 2015
9-1-15 Nominees Announced for 2015 9-1-15 Nominees Announced for 2015
8-20-15  USA Pro Cycling Challenge to Result in Road Closures Sunday, August 23rd 8-20-15 USA Pro Cycling Challenge to Result in Road Closures Sunday, August 23rd
The USA Pro Cycling Challenge will speed through Wheat Ridge on August 23rd, leading to the closure of several roads between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
8-14-15 Carnation Festival Release 8-14-15 Carnation Festival Release
8-13-15 Hall of Fame Awards 8-13-15 Hall of Fame Awards
8-6-15  Wanted: Onesia Ann Najera 8-6-15 Wanted: Onesia Ann Najera
7-22-15 Hit and Run Suspect Arrested 7-22-15 Hit and Run Suspect Arrested
7-9-15  New Martial Arts Center and Barbershop Celebrate Grand Openings 7-9-15 New Martial Arts Center and Barbershop Celebrate Grand Openings
Body Mind Systems Martial Arts Center and Felicia and Monica’s Hair Stop will celebrate their grand openings with ribbon cutting ceremonies on Saturday, July 11, 2015
6-9-15  Update: 4650 Saulsbury Shots Fired 6-9-15 Update: 4650 Saulsbury Shots Fired
During the early hours of June 8, 2015 Wheat Ridge patrol officers were conducting a business check at a Camper/RV sales business.
6-5-15 Clear Creek Trail Flooding 6-5-15 Clear Creek Trail Flooding
6-5-15  4650 Saulsbury shots fired 6-5-15 4650 Saulsbury shots fired
During the evening hours of June 4, 2015 a 52 year-old Wheat Ridge resident was putting lawn equipment into a shed on his property when an acquaintance, identified as Christopher O. Martin, approached and fired a number of shots from a handgun at the victim.
6-5-15  Clear Creek Trail Underwater due to Flooding 6-5-15 Clear Creek Trail Underwater due to Flooding
Due to several days of rain, there are areas along the Clear Creek Trail east of Kipling Street in Wheat Ridge that are underwater and/or flooded, making it unsafe for trail use. Citizens are advised to avoid recreating along these areas of the Clear Creek Trail until further advised.
6-5-15  Mighty Joe's Kitchen Marks Grand Opening 6-5-15 Mighty Joe's Kitchen Marks Grand Opening
Mighty Joe’s Kitchen, a new family-owned, fast-casual restaurant will celebrate the opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring free appetizers, live music, drink specials, door prizes and remarks from Wheat Ridge Mayor Joyce Jay
6-1-15 Ridge@38 Criterium 2015 6-1-15 Ridge@38 Criterium 2015
6-1-15 Criterium 6-1-15 Criterium
5-22-15  Clancy’s Irish Pub Celebrates New Location with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 5-22-15 Clancy’s Irish Pub Celebrates New Location with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Clancy’s Irish Pub and Restaurant will celebrate the opening of its new, expanded location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring free appetizers, bagpipers and door prizes
5-15-15 Wheat Ridge Rumble 5-15-15 Wheat Ridge Rumble
5-15-15 Wheat Ridge Hosts Harlan Street Rumble and 44th Avenue Cruise 5-15-15 Wheat Ridge Hosts Harlan Street Rumble and 44th Avenue Cruise
More than 200 hot rods, classic cars, custom automobiles and muscle cars are expected to participate in the City of Wheat Ridge's Harlan Street Rumble and 44th Avenue Cruise - a car show, cruise and poker run slated for May 9th.
5-12-15  Shots fired on Kipling St 5-12-15 Shots fired on Kipling St
During the early morning hours of February 15, 2015 the police department received an alarm from an Auto Zone located in the 3700 block of Kipling Street.
5-9-15 May Festival Release 5-9-15 May Festival Release
5-8-15 Garden Tour 5-8-15 Garden Tour
5-8-15  Update: Angel Goodwin Death 5-8-15 Update: Angel Goodwin Death
The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has positively identified 10 year old Angel Goodwin as the child who was found unresponsive by his grandmother in her home on 5/5/15.
5-8-15  Wheat Ridge Historical Society Hosts May Festival 5-8-15 Wheat Ridge Historical Society Hosts May Festival
Wheat Ridge’s Historical Society will present its May Festival on Saturday, May 9th, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
5-6-15  Death of a 10-year-old child 5-6-15 Death of a 10-year-old child
On 5/5/15, shortly after 11:00 pm, officers with the Wheat Ridge Police Department responded to a report of a 10 year old boy with developmental disabilities who was found unresponsive by his grandmother at a home on the 2600 block of Chase St.
4-29-15 Missing Person: Justin Moder 4-29-15 Missing Person: Justin Moder
4-28-15  Hopper Hollow Park Hosts Grand Opening and Arbor Day Celebration 4-28-15 Hopper Hollow Park Hosts Grand Opening and Arbor Day Celebration
Wheat Ridge’s newest park, Hopper Hollow will host a grand opening celebration that will include a sculpture dedication, remarks by city officials, refreshments and a tree planting in honor of Arbor Day
4-17-15  Wheat Ridge Hosts Harlan Street Rumble and 44th Avenue Cruise 4-17-15 Wheat Ridge Hosts Harlan Street Rumble and 44th Avenue Cruise
More than 200 hot rods, classic cars, custom automobiles and muscle cars are expected to participate in the City of Wheat Ridge’s Harlan Street Rumble and 44th Avenue Cruise - a car show, cruise and poker run slated for May 16th
4-10-15  Gunsmoke Arrest 4-10-15 Gunsmoke Arrest
The Wheat Ridge Police Department has been investigating Richard Austin Wyatt (DOB 9/6/63) owner of Gunsmoke, Inc. for suspicion of theft.
4-1-15 CLP Release 4-1-15 CLP Release
4-1-15 Wheat Ridge Hosts 46th Annual Carnation Festival 4-1-15 Wheat Ridge Hosts 46th Annual Carnation Festival
Wheat Ridge will celebrate its rich agricultural heritage with the 46th Avnnual Carnation Festival August 14-16, 2015.
3-30-15  2015 Siren Test 3-30-15 2015 Siren Test
On Wednesday, April 8th at 11:00 AM the City of Wheat Ridge will be conducting an audible test of the City’s 15 Early Warning System (EWS) sirens.
3-20-15  Grammy’s Goodies Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 3-20-15 Grammy’s Goodies Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
Wheat Ridge’s newest restaurant, Grammy’s Goodies, will celebrate the opening of its first brick and mortar location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony featuring free samples (from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.) and remarks from Wheat Ridge Mayor Joyce Jay.
3-12-15  City Manager Patrick Goff Wins Manager of the Year Award 3-12-15 City Manager Patrick Goff Wins Manager of the Year Award
The Colorado City and County Management Association (CCCMA) has named Wheat Ridge City Manager Patrick Goff Manager of the Year.
2-5-15  Hash Oil Explosion 2-5-15 Hash Oil Explosion
On February 4, 2015 at approximately 4:28 PM, officers with the Wheat Ridge Police Department were called to a home in the 4100 block of Youngfield St. by firefighters with the Arvada Fire Protection District.
1-20-15 Crimestoppers: Action Recycling 1-20-15 Crimestoppers: Action Recycling
12-17-14 Arrested: Gregory Kilcollins 12-17-14 Arrested: Gregory Kilcollins
At approximately 5:10 A.M. on December 10, 2014, the Wheat Ridge Police Department received a call of multiple shots fired at the Villa Victoria apartment complex near the intersection of W 38th Ave and Quail St. in Wheat Ridge.
12-11-14 Update: Shooting at 38th & Quail 12-11-14 Update: Shooting at 38th & Quail
At approximately 5:10 A.M. on 12/10/2014, the Wheat Ridge Police Department received a call of multiple shots fired at the Villa Victoria apartment complex near the intersection of W 38th Ave and Quail St in Wheat Ridge.
12-10-14 Wanted: Gregory Kilcollins 12-10-14 Wanted: Gregory Kilcollins
At approximately 5:10 A.M. on 12/10/2014, the Wheat Ridge Police Department received a call of multiple shots fired at the Villa Victoria apartment complex near the intersection of W 38th Ave and Quail St in Wheat Ridge.
12-2-14 Muddy Paws Bath House Marks Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting and Art Show Fundraiser 12-2-14 Muddy Paws Bath House Marks Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting and Art Show Fundraiser
Wheat Ridge's newest pet grooming service, Muddy Paws Bath House, celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a pet-themed art show to raise money for a local shelter.
12-2-14 City of Wheat Ridge Hosts Open House for Clear Creek Crossing Project 12-2-14 City of Wheat Ridge Hosts Open House for Clear Creek Crossing Project
City officials will present an update on the traffic study currently being conducted for future development at the Clear Creek Crossing site.
12-2-14 Fido’s Grub-n-Tub Marks Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting 12-2-14 Fido’s Grub-n-Tub Marks Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
Wheat Ridge's newest pet shop, Fido's Grub-n-Tub, celebrate its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
11-25-14 Pedestrian Hit in DUI Crash Dies 11-25-14 Pedestrian Hit in DUI Crash Dies
A pedestrian in Wheat Ridge who was critically injured Sunday night after being hit in a DUI crash has succumbed to his injuries. On Sunday, 11/23/14 at approximately 7:00 PM, the Wheat Ridge Police Department received a call of a man lying in the middle of the street at the intersection of 38th Ave and Tabor Ct.
11-24-14 Pedestrian Critically Injured in DUI Crash 11-24-14 Pedestrian Critically Injured in DUI Crash
On Sunday, 11/23/14 at approximately 7:00 PM, the Wheat Ridge Police Department received a call of a man lying in the middle of the street at the intersection of 38th Ave and Tabor Ct. When officers arrived on scene, they found 48 year old John Thomas Gilmore III in the street with life threatening injuries.
11-12-14 Winter Emergency Preparedness Tips 11-12-14 Winter Emergency Preparedness Tips
With another Colorado winter upon us, the Wheat Ridge Police Department’s Emergency Preparedness Office wants to stress the importance of being prepared for a winter storm whether you’re on the road or at home. Please take some time to review your family’s emergency preparedness with this Winter Preparedness Checklist.
11-6-14 Iron Rail Tavern Marks Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting 11-6-14 Iron Rail Tavern Marks Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting
Wheat Ridge's newest restaurant, Iron Rail Tavern, celebrates its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, featuring food and drink specials.
10-6-14 Crime Stoppers: Super 8 Robbery 10-6-14 Crime Stoppers: Super 8 Robbery
On 10/02/2014 at 12:30 a.m., a male suspect robbed the Super 8 motel located at 4700 Kipling Street in Wheat Ridge.
10-6-14 Beheaded Animals Found in Greenbelt 10-6-14 Beheaded Animals Found in Greenbelt
On October 5, 2014 at approximately 6:35 pm, police responded to 4355 Field St (Anderson Park) on the report of dead animals found in the Greenbelt.
9-25-14 Possible Coyote Attack 9-25-14 Possible Coyote Attack
On the morning of September 24, 2014, the Wheat Ridge Police Department received a report of a small dog being killed following a possible coyote attack on the east side of the city near Founders Park in the 3700 block of Jay Street.
Ridge at 38 Wins Downtown Colorado Inc. Award Ridge at 38 Wins Downtown Colorado Inc. Award
9-11-14 GLI® Stays in Jeffco and Relocates to the City of Wheat Ridge 9-11-14 GLI® Stays in Jeffco and Relocates to the City of Wheat Ridge
Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) announced that it will be staying in Jefferson County and relocating its Western regional officer from the City of Golden to the City of Wheat Ridge.
9-2-14 Missing: Sean Gribble 9-2-14 Missing: Sean Gribble
Sean Gribble was on work releae from the Denver County Jail on May 20, 2014. He did not report back to the jail that day, despite almost completing his sentence.
8-22-14 Theft from Motor Vehicles 8-22-14 Theft from Motor Vehicles
The Wheat Ridge Police Department has seen a recent increase in theft from motor vehicle cases (First Degree Criminal Trespass). These cases have occurred at all times of the day as well as the middle of the night.
8-6-14 WRPD Earns Reaccreditation 8-6-14 WRPD Earns Reaccreditation
Wheat Ridge Police Chief Dan Brennan and the members of the Wheat Ridge Police Department are proud to announce the department’s recent award of Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
7-4-14 Suicide Victim Identified 7-4-14 Suicide Victim Identified
A female suicide victim was discovered in Prospect Park, 11300 West 44th Avenue in Wheat Ridge on the morning of Wednesday, July 2nd.
6-17-14 WRBA Ribbon Cutting for Two New Businesses 6-17-14 WRBA Ribbon Cutting for Two New Businesses
Two Wheat Ridge Businesses to Host Ribbon Cuttings on June 19
6-13-14 WRPD Detective Recognized as Officer of the Year 6-13-14 WRPD Detective Recognized as Officer of the Year
At a ceremony on 6/12/14 in Keystone, Wheat Ridge Police Department Detective Mark Slavsky was awarded the Officer of the Year award by the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP).
6-11-14 Kidnapping Suspect Caught 6-11-14 Kidnapping Suspect Caught
On June 11, 2014 at approximately 3:00, a 10-year-old girl was walking her dog near an alley at 29th and Chase when a man grabbed her by the throat and face and began dragging her into the alley.
5-29-14 Crime Stoppers - Shots fired during Craigslist transaction 5-29-14 Crime Stoppers - Shots fired during Craigslist transaction
Crime Stoppers Bulletin: ON 05/09/2014 at approximately 10:52 PM, shots were fired at the victim who was attempting to sell medical marijuana, which he advertise on Craigslist to the suspect.
5-5-14 Missing Teen: Aquaria Cortez 5-5-14 Missing Teen: Aquaria Cortez
16 year old Aquaria Cortez has been missing since 4/13/14.
5-2-14 KareBear Ribbon Cutting Event 5-2-14 KareBear Ribbon Cutting Event
The Wheat Ridge Business Association (WRBA) and the City of Wheat Ridge are pleased to announce a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for KareBear Bakery on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10 a.m.
4-28-14 Wheat Ridge Officers Recognized by Alzheimer's Association 4-28-14 Wheat Ridge Officers Recognized by Alzheimer's Association
On Monday April 28, at the Wheat Ridge City Council meeting, two Wheat Ridge Police Officers will be recognized by the Alzheimer's Association of Colorado for their compassionate response to an emergency call.
4-10-14 Improvement Opportunities on Wadsworth Boulevard 4-10-14 Improvement Opportunities on Wadsworth Boulevard
The City of Wheat Ridge and Colorado Department of Transportation announced plans to conduct a Planning and Environmental Linkages (PEL) Study to investigate improvement opportunities to Wadsworth Boulevard from W. 35th Avenue to W. 48th Avenue.
4-2-14 Wheat Ridge Performs Annual All Hazards Early Warning System Test 4-2-14 Wheat Ridge Performs Annual All Hazards Early Warning System Test
On Wednesday, April 16th at 11:00 AM the City of Wheat Ridge will be conducting an audible test of the City’s 15 Early Warning System (EWS) sirens. We are entering into flood and severe weather season. Systems like the EWS can provide critical information to our neighbors during times of crisis.
3-7-14 Dog Dies After Animal Attack in Founder's Park 3-7-14 Dog Dies After Animal Attack in Founder's Park
At approximately 5:45 this morning, an elderly woman was walking her Dachshund through Founder’s Park in Wheat Ridge, located at 3705 Jay St. She was heading back to her residence at the nearby senior housing units when the small dog pulled away from her and escaped from his collar, running toward some bushes.
3-5-14 CALEA Comments Announced 3-5-14 CALEA Comments Announced
A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA), will arrive in early April to examine all aspects of the Wheat Ridge Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, operations, and support services, Chief of Police Dan Brennan announced today.
Police Urge XCEL Customers to be Wary of Scam Police Urge XCEL Customers to be Wary of Scam
11-25-13 Police Hunt for the Bring-Your-Own Bag Bandit 11-25-13 Police Hunt for the Bring-Your-Own Bag Bandit
On 11/19/13 at approximately 8:12 pm, the below pictured suspect went into the Everyday Store at W. 38th Avenue and Harlan Street in Wheat Ridge and engaged the clerk in conversation. The suspect left without purchasing anything and returned about 20 minutes later with a handgun and a reusable blue shopping bag.
10-11-13 Meet the Artist - Maria Careccia Pelissier 10-11-13 Meet the Artist - Maria Careccia Pelissier
Meet painter Maria Careccia Pelissier on October 17, at the Brewery Rickoli, 4335 Wadsworth Boulevard, as part of the ongoing Wheat Ridge Meet the Artist series. The event will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m., and light refreshments will be served.
10-4-13 2013 Business Award Winners 10-4-13 2013 Business Award Winners
The City of Wheat Ridge and the Wheat Ridge Business Association (WRBA) recognized outstanding businesses in the community at the 10th Annual Business Appreciation Awards Breakfast on September 25th.
10-2-13 City Cuts Ribbon for Kataluma Chai 10-2-13 City Cuts Ribbon for Kataluma Chai
Mayor Jerry DiTullio and members of the City Council will join Kataluma Chai owner LaNell Sonner and her staff for a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5:30 pm on Thursday, October 10th at their new Wheat Ridge facility, 7300 W. 38th Avenue.
9-19-13 City Receives Award for Excellence in Communications 9-19-13 City Receives Award for Excellence in Communications
The City of Wheat Ridge is pleased to announce that the City-County Communications Marketing Association (3CMA) recently awarded the City with the following prestigious national award recognizing outstanding local government achievement in communications: Silver Circle Award - For the City’s Sherlock and Watson Searching for A.C.T.I.O.N! Video in the TV and Video, One-Time Special Programming category.
9-3-13 2013 Business Award Nominations 9-3-13 2013 Business Award Nominations
The City of Wheat Ridge is honored to announce the nominees for its Business Appreciation Awards. The September 25th ceremony will mark the 10th year the City has recognized business’s in the community.
8-29-13 City Recieves Budget Award 8-29-13 City Recieves Budget Award
Doug Farmen, Finance Director for the City of Littleton, recently presented Mayor Jerry DiTullio and City Manager Patrick Goff with the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 2013 Fiscal Year Budget.
8-22-13 Mother and Son Stabbed on Greenbelt 8-22-13 Mother and Son Stabbed on Greenbelt
At approximately 11:30 this morning a woman in her early 20’s was walking along the Greenbelt path near 48th and Otis in Wheat Ridge when a man allegedly chased the two down while stabbing them.
8-9-13 Registration for Civic Academy Now Open 8-9-13 Registration for Civic Academy Now Open
The City of Wheat Ridge has opened registration for the 2013 Civic Academy. The program will take place on Tuesday evenings this fall.
7-26-13 Nominations for 10th Annual Business Appreciation Awards Program 7-26-13 Nominations for 10th Annual Business Appreciation Awards Program
Do you have a favorite business in Wheat Ridge that is doing a great job? Providing the best in customer service? Or has done a great job renovating their location? If you answered, “Yes” to any of these questions, then here’s your chance to nominate your business of choice for the 2013 Wheat Ridge Business Appreciation Awards program.
7-20-13 City of Wheat Ridge gets new Public Works Director 7-20-13 City of Wheat Ridge gets new Public Works Director
The City of Wheat Ridge welcomes Scott Brink as the new Public Works Director following the retirement of Tim Paranto.
7-17-13 2nd Annual Business Walk aimed at engaging Wheat Ridge business community 7-17-13 2nd Annual Business Walk aimed at engaging Wheat Ridge business community
The City of Wheat Ridge will conduct its 2nd Annual Business Walk on August 21 between 10 a.m. – noon. Volunteer teams will canvass local businesses to inquire about the state of our local business environment at a grass roots level.
7-15-13 Arrest Made in Murder of Leann “Annie” Meyer 7-15-13 Arrest Made in Murder of Leann “Annie” Meyer
This afternoon, detectives with the Wheat Ridge Police Department and investigators with the Park County Sheriff’s Office arrested 54 year old Melissa Miller of Lakewood for the February murder of Wheat Ridge resident Leann “Annie” Meyer.
7-12-13 S.W.A.T. Situation Ends With Suspect In Custody 7-12-13 S.W.A.T. Situation Ends With Suspect In Custody
At approximately 11:30 P.M. on Thursday, July 12, officers with the Wheat Ridge Police Department were called to the parking lot of a small apartment complex near the corner of West 26th Avenue and Sheridan on reports of a fight. During that fight a 17-year-old male was stabbed several times.
7-9-13 Remains of Missing Wheat Ridge Woman Recovered 7-9-13 Remains of Missing Wheat Ridge Woman Recovered
On July 4, investigators with the Park County Sheriff's Office were called after a group of people found what appeared to be human remains near their cabin around 7:00 PM.
7-8-13 Human Remains Found in Park County 7-8-13 Human Remains Found in Park County
On July 4, investigators with the Park County Sheriff’s Office were called after a group of people found what appeared to be human remains near their cabin around 7:00 P.M.
7-5-13 Police Catch Robbery Suspect Who Left Without Money 7-5-13 Police Catch Robbery Suspect Who Left Without Money
A Denver man is in custody this afternoon after he allegedly robbed a Wheat Ridge bank this morning.
6-28-13 Ridge at 38 to Host Wheat Fest 6-28-13 Ridge at 38 to Host Wheat Fest
Wheat Ridge 2020 and the City of Wheat Ridge are pleased to announce Wheat Fest 2013 will be held on Saturday, July 20 in the heart of the Ridge at 38 district.
6-26-13  Wheat Ridge Police will be strictly enforcing fireworks policies 6-26-13 Wheat Ridge Police will be strictly enforcing fireworks policies
As the 4th of July holiday approaches, the Wheat Ridge Police Department wants to make all residents aware of the city’s laws against the use of fireworks. All fireworks, including fountains and sparklers, are illegal within city the city limits.
6-12-13 Hammer Down Firearms Attempted Buglary 6-12-13 Hammer Down Firearms Attempted Buglary
On 06/05/13 at approximately 0053 hours, an unknown suspect attempted to break into the Hammer Down Gun Store, located at 4550 Wadsworth Blvd., Unit E, in Wheat Ridge.
6-11-13 Police Searching For Missing Wheat Ridge Man 6-11-13 Police Searching For Missing Wheat Ridge Man
Detectives with the Wheat Ridge Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Wheat Ridge Man. 62 year old Gregory Coleman has been missing since 5/2/2013.
5-30-13 Couple Arrested for Attempted Murder 5-30-13 Couple Arrested for Attempted Murder
On Thursday morning at approximately 12:53 a.m. officers with the Wheat Ridge Police Department were called to a home located in the 3700 block of Vance Street on reports of an assault.
4-15-13 People’s Market to Celebrate Grand Opening 4-15-13 People’s Market to Celebrate Grand Opening
The City of Wheat Ridge is pleased to announce the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of People’s Market on Saturday, April 20th.
4-4-13 Police Arrest Motel Stabbing Suspect 4-4-13 Police Arrest Motel Stabbing Suspect
Detectives with the Wheat Ridge Police Department have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing at a motel in the city.
4-2-13 Police Investigating a Motel Stabbing 4-2-13 Police Investigating a Motel Stabbing
Detectives with the Wheat Ridge Police Department are investigating a stabbing at a motel in the city. On Monday, April 1st at approximately 9:45PM officers were dispatched to the Motel 6 at 9920 W 49th Avenue.
4-1-13 Meet the Artist - Jim Stevens 4-1-13 Meet the Artist - Jim Stevens
The Wheat Ridge Cultural Commission will host the monthly “Meet the Artist” event on Thursday, April 18 at Compass Construction, 7018 W. 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and light refreshments will be served.
3-29-13 Large Item Pick-Up Program 3-29-13 Large Item Pick-Up Program
The City of Wheat Ridge will be hosting its annual Large Item Pick-Up Program on Saturday, May 11 and Saturday, May 18.
3-26-13 Missing Person: Leann Meyers #5 3-26-13 Missing Person: Leann Meyers #5
Wheat Ridge Police are still attempting to locate Leann “Annie” Meyer. As previously reported, detectives have recovered both of Ms. Meyer’s vehicles, a Rav4 and a Toyota pick-up.
3-5-13 Missing Person:  Leann Meyers 3-5-13 Missing Person: Leann Meyers
Wheat Ridge, Colorado resident Leann “Annie” Meyer was last heard from on February 23, 2013 when she spoke with a friend over the phone. Leann last communicated with her employer on February 25, 2013 via text. Leann has not been seen or heard from since.
3-14-14 Missing Person:  Leann Meyers #4 3-14-14 Missing Person: Leann Meyers #4
Wheat Ridge Police are still attempting to locate Leann "Annie" Meyer. At about 10:00 PM on March 13, a citizen called Wheat Ridge Police regarding a vehicle parked in the 3700 block of Marshall St.
3-14-13 Police Department Hires Public Information Officer/Training Coordinator 3-14-13 Police Department Hires Public Information Officer/Training Coordinator
The Wheat Ridge Police Department is proud to announce the hiring of John Romero as the new Public Information Officer and Police Training Coordinator.
3-13-13 Missing Person:  Leann Meyers #3 3-13-13 Missing Person: Leann Meyers #3
Wheat Ridge Police are still attempting to locate Leann "Annie" Meyer. Late this afternoon, police received a tip regarding the location of the 1995 silver Toyota pick-up owned by Ms. Meyer.
3-6-13 Missing Person: Leann Meyers #2 3-6-13 Missing Person: Leann Meyers #2
Wheat Ridge Police are still attempting to locate Leann "Annie" Meyer. She was last heard from on February 23, 2013 during a phone call with a friend.
3-6-13 Missing Person: Leann Meyers #2 3-6-13 Missing Person: Leann Meyers #2
Wheat Ridge Police are still attempting to locate Leann "Annie" Meyer. She was last heard from on February 23, 2013 during a phone call with a friend.
3-1-13 Burglary at Local Gun Shop (Gunsmoke) Update 2 3-1-13 Burglary at Local Gun Shop (Gunsmoke) Update 2
On February 27, 2013, at approximately 4:12 a.m., the Wheat Ridge Police Department was notified of an alarm at the Gunsmoke Gun Shop located at 9690 West 44th Avenue. Uniformed police officers arrived on scene to discover that the Gun Shop had been burglarized.
2-28-13 Meet the Artist - Joyce Jay 2-28-13 Meet the Artist - Joyce Jay
The Wheat Ridge Cultural Commission will host the next “Meet the Artist” event on Thursday, March 21, at Anthony M’s Visions in Gold, 6789 W. 44th Avenue. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. Photographer and Council member Joyce Jay will be the featured artist.
2-27-13 Burglary at Local Gun Shop (Gunsmoke) Update 1 2-27-13 Burglary at Local Gun Shop (Gunsmoke) Update 1
On February 27, 2013, at approximately 4:12 a.m., the Wheat Ridge Police Department was notified of an alarm at the Gunsmoke Gun Shop located at 9690 West 44th Avenue. Uniformed police officers arrived on scene to discover that the Gun Shop had been burglarized.
2-27-13 Burglary at Local Gun Shop (Gunsmoke) 2-27-13 Burglary at Local Gun Shop (Gunsmoke)
On February 27, 2013, at approximately 4:12 a.m., the Wheat Ridge Police Department was notified of an silent alarm at the Gunsmoke Gun Shop located at 9690 West 44th Avenue.
1-29-13 Meet the Artist - Lucie Kiwimagi 1-29-13 Meet the Artist - Lucie Kiwimagi
The Wheat Ridge Cultural Commission will host the next “Meet the Artist” event on Thursday, February 21st at Teller Street Gallery and Studios, 7190 W. 38th Avenue. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. Lucie Kiwimagi, an abstract artist who works in mixed media and collage, will be the featured artist.
1-28-13 County-wide CodeRED Notification System 1-28-13 County-wide CodeRED Notification System
Jefferson and Broomfield Counties emergency service agencies, including law enforcement, fire and EMS, are working together to test their new Emergency notification system.
1-22-13 32nd Avenue Construction Project 1-22-13 32nd Avenue Construction Project
The City of Wheat Ridge will be hosting a preconstruction meeting on Wednesday, January 23rd at 5:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at the Applewood Shopping Center, 3258 Youngfield Street, Wheat Ridge (former Old Chicago building, lower level).
1-3-13 Meet the Artist - Katie Hoffman 1-3-13 Meet the Artist - Katie Hoffman
The Wheat Ridge Cultural Commission will host the third in a series of "meet the Artist" events on Thursday, January 17th at Home Instead Senior Care, 6191 West 44th Avenue, Wheat Ridge.