During the period of Feb. 5-14, U.S. Park Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park responded to the following incidents:
Wednesday, Feb. 5
o Marlin Parker (age not reported), Grand Canyon, was arrested on a warrant from Flagstaff City Court. Parker was originally contacted for disorderly conduct. Parker was transferred to the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office.
Thursday, Feb. 6
o Rangers responded to a motion alarm at Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.
o Lary Latorre (age, city of residence not reported) was cited for disorderly conduct.
o Rangers took a report of a lost wallet that contained $600 in cash. The wallet was later returned.
o Thomas L. Painter, 50, Fort White, Fla., was cited for failure to obey a lawful order.
o David Alan Wheeler, 46, Winter Garden, Fla., was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and blood-alcohol content over .08. Wheeler was originally stopped for speeding.
Friday, Feb. 7
o An investigation involving Grand Canyon Jeep Tours was ongoing after alleged resource and permit violations. The company was leading a tour group at an old mine site and not carrying a copy of their incidental business permit, both violations of the permit’s conditions. One of the tour members was allegedly in possession of mineral specimens from the mine, a resource violation.
o Rangers responded to two intrusion alarms at Hopi House. There was no sign of entry.
Saturday, Feb. 8
o An emergency medical call was taken at the El Tovar Hotel of a 70-year-old woman complaining of shortness of breath. The woman was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.
o Kathleen Barrow (age not reported), Texas, was cited for feeding a coyote and ravens.
o Corinne Eliason (age not reported), Grand Canyon, was cited for possession of marijuana during a traffic stop.
o Rangers transported a suicidal subject to Flagstaff Medical Center.
o Rangers responded to an intrusion alarm at Kolb Studio. The cause was unknown.
Sunday, Feb. 9
o An emergency medical call was taken at the Desert View General Store of a woman (age not reported) complaining of shortness of breath and difficulty breathing. After assessment and oxygen, the woman refused further treatment.
o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 48-year-old diabetic man who was semi-conscious. The man was given glucose. He became alert and refused further care.
o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 49-year-old man complaining of rapid heartbeat. The man refused treatment.
Monday, Feb. 10
o Rangers responded to a two-vehicle accident at the South Entrance Road-Desert View Drive intersection when the first vehicle stopped for a yield sign. No injuries were reported.
o Ralph J. Watson (age, city of residence not reported) was arrested for driving under the influence.
o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 10-year-old boy complaining of asthma and croup. No other details provided.
Tuesday, Feb. 11
o A 49-year-old Grand Canyon man (name withheld because no report of charges) was found intoxicated between Albright Street and the Grand Canyon Community Recreation Center. The man’s alcohol was poured out and he was given a ride home.
o Rangers investigated suspicious noises coming from the woods near Trailer Village. The noises were unfounded.
o An emergency medical call was taken in the El Tovar Dining Room of a 55-year-old woman who had a fainting episode. The woman refused care.
o Rangers responded to a noise complaint at Rouzer Hall. The room’s occupants were engaged in a loud but peaceful discussion.
Wednesday, Feb. 12
o Ranger shift briefing not available.
Thursday, Feb. 13
o Rangers issued a verbal warning for commercial photography without a permit to the "Oscar Meyer Weinermobile," which was spotted in the park.
o Rangers took a report of an overdue party; the missing person returned unharmed.
o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 74-year-old man who suffered minor lacerations from a ground-level fall.
o Rangers responded to complaints of yelling in Trailer Village. The report was unfounded.
o Rangers responded to an alarm at the Grand Lodge on the North Rim. The alarm sounded due to a power flicker.
Friday, Feb. 14
o An emergency medical call was taken at the Xanterra main laundry facility of a 21-year-old woman with difficulty breathing, light-headedness and nausea. The woman was transported to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.
o Rangers issued a verbal warning for disorderly conduct to a Victor Hall resident after he was reported as being disruptive at Grand Canyon Library.
o Rangers provided backup assistance to the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office regarding a domestic violence incident.
o Rangers issued a warning for trespassing to a 22-year-old Flagstaff man inside Colter Hall.
o Ranges reported an elk with a rope or possibly a garden hose on Coconino Street. The elk was reported as apparently happy while grazing on residents’ lawns.
o Rangers walked Mather Campground on foot and did bar checks during evening patrols.
(Note: Rangers’ Log based on ranger shift briefings; the Grand Canyon News cannot guarantee all incidents were reported).