<center>Rangers' Log</center>

During the period of June 5-12, U.S. Park Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park responded to the following incidents:

Thursday, June 5

o Rangers responded to a noise complaint on N Street in Trailer Village. Four children left at home were making a lot of noise.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Hermit Creek of a male day hiker with heat exhaustion. Two hikers were attempting to hike via the Hermit Trail to the river and back to the rim in one day. The companion hiked out Wednesday and reported his friend’s condition Thursday. Meanwhile, good samaritan backpackers hiked out Thursday morning and reported he was doing fine. They reported other backpackers agreed to take care of him and hike him out early Friday morning.

o A ranger at Cottonwood Campground provided food, water and overnight assistance to rim-to-rim day hikers who were suffering from heat exhaustion. The party hiked out successfully.

o An emergency medical call was taken on the North Kaibab Trail of a woman in her 20s who was suffering from heat exhaustion. Rangers located the woman and were able to walk her to the rim.

Friday, June 6

o Rangers issued a verbal warning to four 14-year-old juveniles from a Baptist Church group who were throwing rocks into the Canyon from Mather Point.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Yavapai Point of a 76-year-old woman who slipped. The woman refused treatment.

o Rangers took a report on the theft of three mountain bikes from a Mather Campground site. The bikes, all three worth a total of $2,300, were stolen sometime between 1-4 p.m.

o Rangers responded to an alarm at Albright Training Center. The alarm was unfounded.

o Rangers responded to a noise complaint at Mather Campground of a group of "wilderness experience" trips playing drums and making noise. The group was given a verbal warning.

o Rangers responded to a one-vehicle accident on Desert View Drive. The driver and the bike were gone upon arrival.

o Rangers responded to a report of resource damage involving a camper at Desert View campground who was using a chainsaw to widen his site to accommodate his fifth-wheel.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Deer Creek Falls of a 62-year-old man suffering from hypertension. The man had hiked into Deer Creek with a group of eight backpackers who left him alone when he could go no further. The man flagged down a river trip, who then called for assistance via satellite phone. The man was flown out.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Phantom Ranch of a juvenile boy (age not reported) suffering from heat exhaustion. The boy had gotten well ahead of his parents, who were still hiking when he became ill. Rangers assumed responsibility until the parents arrived at Phantom Ranch.

Saturday, June 7

o Rangers took a report on the theft of two coolers, a fanny pack and a large blue tub from a Mather Campground site. The items were recovered in a restroom near another site.

o Rangers took a report on the theft of a 2002 black Mongoose mountain bike from a Trailer Village site.

o An emergency medical call was taken on the Rim Trail of a 56-year-old man with shortness of breath, sweating and nausea. The man was located and he refused treatment.

o An emergency medical call was taken of a 16-year-old boy who tripped on the Rim Trail. The boy was to self-transport to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.

o Rangers took a report on the theft of two coolers from a Mather Campground site. The items were recovered in a nearby restroom.

o Yolinda Baloo (age not reported), Grand Canyon, was cited for disorderly conduct.

o Rangers took a report on the theft of a video camera from a restroom at the Bright Angel Lodge. The video camera was taken while the woman was using the sink.

o Rangers took a report of vandalism involving a recreational vehicle parked in the NPS Headquarters parking lot. The front passenger’s side window was smashed. The damage was estimated at $1,000.

o A. Govali (full name, age not reported), Gilbert, was cited for driving without a driver’s license after being observed driving on the bike path behind Canyon Village Marketplace.

o Rangers took a report on the theft of a green camping chair from Trailer Village. The chair was valued at $45.

o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 13-year-old boy experiencing an asthma attack. The boy was treated and the declined transport against medical advice.

o Rangers responded to a noise complaint at Coconino Apartments. A verbal warning was issued.

o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 43-year-old man with a high temperature. The man also had high blood pressure and a rapid pulse. He refused treatment or transport.

o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 26-year-old man with pronounced dizziness. The man was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o Rangers responded to a report of a man wearing only a jock strap running through the Maswik Cabins area. The man was gone upon arrival.

Sunday, June 8

o Two juveniles, ages 12 and 11, were caught stealing items from Mather Campground. No other information.

o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 78-year-old man with stroke symptoms. The man was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o Rangers responded to a report of a verbal dispute between a tour bus driver and a park visitor. The bus driver’s driving behavior was the issue at hand. A report was taken, but no citations issued.

o Rangers responded to a report of a 13-year-old boy missing from the Maswik Lodge Area. The boy was found at the Bright Angel Lodge after making a wrong turn and getting lost. The boy was returned to his parents.

o An emergency medical call was taken at Shoshone Point of a woman (age not reported) who suffered a seizure and was unconscious. The woman was found at the intersection of South Entrance Road and Desert View Drive and was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.

o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a man (age not reported) who hiked to Phantom Ranch and back and was experiencing cramping and dizziness. The man refused treatment.

o Rangers issued a warning for disorderly conduct to a Coconino Apartments resident who had a verbal confrontation with his ex-girlfriend on a Xanterra shuttle.

o An emergency medical call was taken at the Mile-and-a-Half Resthouse on the Bright Angel Trail of a 59-year-old man with nausea, vomiting and dizziness. The man was initially assisted by a PSAR ranger and a paramedic hiked in to help. The man was able to hike out under his own power.

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