<center>Rangers' Log</center>

During the period of April 24-May 4, U.S. Park Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park responded to the following incidents:

Wednesday, April 24

o Rangers issued a verbal warning to a 29-year-old man for possession of elk antlers. The antlers were confiscated.

o Eric Johnson, 30, Cotuit, Mass., was cited for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia after being contacted at Mather Campground.

Thursday, April 25

o Rangers responded to a report of a band in a garage playing loudly on Bob Mahn Street. There were additional reports of people on the roof of the residence. Rangers found no activity.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Yavapai kitchen of an employee who slipped on a wet loading dock, landing on the left side of his face. Medics noted swelling on the left upper jaw and the man was in significant pain. The man was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Thunderbird Lodge of an 82-year-old man who fell off a step and hit his head. Treatment was refused.

Friday, April 26

o An emergency medical call was taken at Trailer Village of a 4-month-old girl with wheezing and coughing. The parents were provided with directions to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o An emergency medical call was taken at the El Tovar Hotel of a 69-year-old woman with shortness of breath and a history of hypertension, irregular heartbeat and anxiety. The patient refused transport.

o An emergency medical call was taken at river mile 108 on a National Park Service research trip of a 52-year-old man with dehydration. The man was evacuated by helicopter and treated.

o An emergency medical call was taken of a 55-year-old man on a commercial river trip suffering from a possible wrist fracture. The man was evacuated by helicopter and eventually transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Tip Off on the South Kaibab Trail of a female hiker (age not reported) experiencing extreme fatigue. Advice was provided for the hiker.

Saturday, April 27

o Danley Bahe, 29, Grand Canyon, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, blood-alcohol content over .08 and operating a vehicle without a license.

o An emergency medical call was taken at river mile 44 of an 80-year-old woman on a commercial river trip. The woman, treated for dehydration, was evacuated by helicopter to Flagstaff Medical Center.

Sunday, April 28

o Rangers responded to a report of a 16-year-old boy being threatened at Mather Campground. The report was unfounded.

o Rangers responded to a report of a hit-and-run accident that had occurred sometime in the last couple of days. A woman was contacted and admitted that she might have struck another vehicle. No information on possible charges.

o An emergency medical call was taken on the South Kaibab Trail of a man who reported his wife in distress. The husband said he would return with food and water and assist her to the rim. The hikers self-rescued and were back on the rim at midnight.

o Rangers took a report of an overdue male hiker who had gone on a rim-to-river-to-rim day hike. The companions reported that they were supposed to pick him up at 2 p.m., at the Bright Angel Trailhead. The man returned at 8 p.m.

Monday, April 29

o A Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic patient was provided helicopter transport to Phoenix.

Tuesday, April 30

o Rangers took a report of theft from a past visitor to Grand Canyon. The woman reported that a check of hers had been stolen, forged and cashed at a bank.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Hopi Point of a 41-year-old man with a severe nose bleed. The man was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o Rangers provided assistance to the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office for a stop near Moqui Lodge that resulted an arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Wednesday, May 1

o An emergency medical call was taken of a woman in her 60s on the Bright Angel Trail suffering from severe knee pain after taking a ground-level fall near the 1.5-Mile House. The call was received about one hour after the initial incident. As rescue crew prepared to head down the trail, the woman arrived on the rive and refused any medical assistance.

Thursday, May 2

o Etta Tisi, 47, Grand Canyon, was cited for disorderly conduct after allegedly getting into an altercation with Brandt Hall occupants.

o Rangers took a report from staff at the El Tovar Hotel of a woman who had been acting strange toward employees. No other information reported.

o An emergency medical call was taken at the El Tovar Hotel of a 71-year-old woman who tripped going up carpeted stairs.

o Rangers took a report of lost property of a Xanterra employee who lost $54. The money was later found.

o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 24-year-old man complaining of a collapsed lung. The man said the pain he was experiencing was similar to the pain he had when he had a collapsed lung. Transport was refused.

o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 22-year-old woman with a back injury. The woman was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o Rangers arrested a 52-year-old man (name, city of residence not reported) for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Friday, May 3

o Rangers took a report of assault from a Xanterra employee on the way to work in the early morning hours. The woman was attacked and physically beaten by an unknown assailant. The employee reported the event later and was assisted by Fire and Security personnel and rangers.

o Samuel Tyson, 46, Grand Canyon, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and blood-alcohol content over .08.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Devil’s Corkscrew of a 60-year-old man with fatigue. The man was evacuated by helicopter.

o An emergency medical call was taken in the North Rim developed area of a 23-year-old woman with a miscarriage. The woman was evacuated by helicopter.

o Rangers issued a verbal warning for a weapon violation to a 25-year-old man who was hiking in the Phantom Ranch area with a .38 revolver holstered on his hip. A ranger disarmed the man and confiscated the weapon pending his hike out.

Saturday, May 4

o An emergency medical call was taken at the closed Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic of a 34-year-old man with abdominal pain. The man was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o A 38-year-old Grand Canyon man was issued a warning for under the influence of alcohol and found intoxicated and asleep against a wall outside the Maswik Bar. The man was taken to his room.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Skeleton Point of a 26-year-old man in distress during a rim-to-river-to-rim day hike. The man was assisted to the rim.

(Note: This report, based on daily shift briefings by U.S. rangers, does not guarantee the inclusion of all incidents).

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