Douglas County Sheriff's Office briefs
Roxborough school damaged
Sometime over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30-Sept. 3, an unknown suspect or suspects damaged more than $1,000 of playground equipment at Roxborough Primary School, located at 8000 Village Circle West in Roxborough.
In addition to destroying a privately owned plastic soccer goal and shaving off the top of a mesh and plastic-coated table, the suspect or suspects drew pictures of male genitalia on playground equipment and on the sidewalks and etched obscenities into equipment.
Abandoned house damaged
Douglas County sheriff’s deputies responded to a long-abandoned house in the 500 block of Providence Drive in Castle Pines on Sept. 8 after it was reported that the back door of the house was open.
When deputies arrived, it was noted that the window of the back sliding door was broken out and there were several broken windows throughout the house. It appeared the windows had been broken out by rocks or possibly a BB gun. A room on the main floor also had holes in the drywall.
Bike stolen from Savers lot
A shopper at Savers, 8575 S. Quebec St. in Highlands Ranch, reported Sept. 4 that his $200 Schwinn bicycle was stolen from in front of the store while he was inside shopping around 4 p.m. that day.
The victim said he did not lock his bicycle up before entering the store. He reported being followed through the store by an unknown male who he thought might be a lookout person for the thief.