<center>Rangers' Log</center>

During the period of May 30-June 4, U.S. Park Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park responded to the following incidents:

Wednesday, May 30

o An emergency medical call was taken at River Mile 92 on the Colorado River of a river trip passenger (age not reported) with a probable broken arm. The passenger had broken the arm in Horn Rapids. The patient was evacuated via NPS helicopter and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Indian Garden of a man (age not reported) experiencing cardiac difficulties. The patient was flown to the South Rim and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

o Rangers received a report of an overdue solo hiker from Florida. The investigation was pending.

Thursday, May 31

o Rangers took a report from Powell Street residents that a television cable had been cut, water was turned on in yards and stones thrown at residents by two juveniles. Further information not available.

o Ray Bahe, 43, city of residence not reported, was cited for under the influence of alcohol and extradited to Flagstaff on a warrant.

o Jason Manheimer, 33, Tuba City, was cited for possession of marijuana.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Maswik Lodge of a person (sex, age not reported) complaining of shortness of breath. The patient refused treatment.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Colter Hall of a pregnant woman (age not reported) complaining of lower back pain. The patient was transported to Flagstaff.

o Anthony J. Wilson, 26, Grand Canyon, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol following a traffic stop at Rowe Well Road.

o An emergency medical call was taken in the inner canyon of a female (age not reported) suffering from hyponatremia. The patient was flown out and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

o An emergency medical call was taken at River Mile 137 of a 47-year-old man on a river trip complaining of kidney stones. The patient was flown to the South Rim and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Indian Garden of a 55-year-old man complaining of dehydration, anxiety and distress. The patient was flown out and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

o An emergency medical call was taken at the Three-Mile Rest House on the Bright Angel Trail of a 57-year-old man complaining of dehydration, vomiting and nausea. The patient was flown out and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

o A medical evacuation request was received from a river trip operator for four hikers on the Emminence Break Route at River Mile 44. The hikers suffered from general distress and dehydration. Two adult men and two juvenile boys were flown out and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

Friday, June 1

o Rangers responded to a 911 alarm at the South Entrance Station at 4:25 a.m. The alarm was set off by an employee, who was advised to call in the future if the same mistake occurred.

o Rangers relocated a juvenile gopher snake from a dog’s food dish on Mohave Street to its natural environment.

o An emergency medical call was taken at the Shrine of the Ages parking lot of a 55-year-old man with a head injury. The patient was transferred to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 50-year-old woman with chest pain. The patient was transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

o Rangers took a report of a motor-vehicle accident between a rental car and a shuttle bus in the Market Plaza parking lot. There was minor damage but no injuries.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Hermits Rest of a 60-year-old woman who suffered a ground-level fall. The woman was transported via patrol car to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Phantom Ranch of a 48-year-old woman complaining of hyponatremia. The patient was flown out and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

o An emergency medical call was taken from the Phantom Ranch area of a 50-year-old woman with heat stroke. The patient was flown out and transferred to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o An emergency medical call was taken at River Mile 152 of a 56-year-old man with an infected sunburn. The patient was flown to the South Rim.

Saturday, June 2

o Rangers reported that a NPS dumpster broke a hydraulic line at the Kachina Lodge, spraying two visitors’ cars with fluid. A note was left offering a free car wash along with other information.

o An emergency medical call was taken at the back door of Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic of a woman (age not reported) suffering a sprained ankle. The woman opted to wait until the clinic opened at noon.

o An emergency medical call was taken at the back door of Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic of a man (age not reported) who had been evacuated from a river trip the day before. The man wanted information on options for continued care. He opted for a taxi to the airport for a trip home.

o An emergency medical call was taken at the South Entrance Station of a 20-year-old woman complaining of severe abdominal pain. The patient was transferred to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Indian Garden of a 53-year-old woman with a knee injury. The patient was flown out and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

o An emergency medical call was taken at the North Rim of a 62-year-old man with a possible fracture or dislocation. The patient was flown to the Page hospital.

Sunday, June 3

o An emergency medical call was taken at Mather Point of a 34-year-old woman with an ankle fracture. The ankle was splinted and the patient refused further treatment.

o Rangers assisted the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office with an assault/domestic call at the Grand Hotel. The suspect was gone on arrival.

o An emergency medical evacuation was performed from River Mile 136 for a 55-year-old man who suffered a ground-level fall the previous night. The man dislocated his thumb. He was flown to the South Rim and then self-transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

Monday, June 4

o Michael A. Winters, 29, Las Vegas, Nev., was cited for possession of a controlled substance. Winters and another man was observed just off the campground loop road near site 163. As rangers approached, a strong smell of marijuana smoke was noted. Contact led to a brief foot pursuit as they allegedly attempted to discard the controlled substance and flee. Rangers seized a glass pipe, eight marijuana cigarettes and a small quantity of marijuana.

o A 54-year-old man (city of residence not reported) was given a verbal warning for disorderly conduct for allegedly giving an obscene gesture at the entrance to Mather Campground.

o Brock A. Beamon Jr., 21, Grand Canyon, was charged with possession of a controlled substance after being contacted at Victor Annex.

o An emergency medical call was taken 1 1/4 mile down the Bright Angel Trail of a 55-year-old man with symptoms of hyponytremia. The man was treated and carried out via wheeled litter to the South Rim, transferred to Grand Canyon airport via Medic 8 and transported to Flagstaff Medical Center via Angel 1. The man had lower-than-normal sodium level and experienced seizures after arriving at FMC. At last report, he was in the intensive care unit.

o An emergency medical call was taken in the inner canyon (location not reported) of a 54-year-old commercial river guide who slipped while hiking. The man lacerated his lower left leg to the bone at 5:30 p.m. the previous day. He was treated by a doctor on scene but could not be flown out because of darkness. A NPS helicopter evacuated him the Monday morning and he was transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

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