During the period of Oct. 14-20, U.S. Park Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park responded to the following incidents:
Sunday, Oct. 14
o Brian Emery Naha, 31, Polocaa, was cited for shoplifting after an incident at Canyon View Marketplace.
o Rangers responded to a report of a fight in Trailer Village. Upon arrival, all was quiet.
o Rangers responded to a report of the front doors to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic were found open. A visitor called 911 for assistance from inside the clinic.
o Rangers responded to a one-vehicle accident on South Entrance Road. No driver or occupants could be found and an investigation was pending.
o An emergency medical call was taken at Roaring Springs of a 65-year-old woman who had difficulty breathing. The woman was flown out to the South Rim.
Monday, Oct. 15
o Rangers responded to a report of a vehicle and suspicious activity at the concessions office. Two men from Croatia were contacted and warned about out-of-bounds camping.
o James Vincent, 22, Grand Canyon, was cited for vandalism and under the influence of alcohol after he allegedly broke a window after being asked to leave a Trailer Village residence.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
o Rangers reported no major incidents today.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
o Rangers reported no major incidents today, only a speeding violation.
Thursday, Oct. 18
o Rangers contacted a Grand Canyon School group on the Bright Angel Trail near the first tunnel regarding filming activity. The students were issued a warning about needing a film permit and creating a hazardous condition.
o Danzel Kaska, 39, Supai, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and blood-alcohol content over .08 after a traffic stop on Center Road. Kaska was released to a third party. A passenger in the vehicle, Wilford Sinyella, 44, Supai, was arrested for under the influence of alcohol. Singella allegedly became combative with rangers during the stop. Singella was transported to Coconino County jail.
o An emergency medical call was taken at Phantom Ranger Station of a man (age not reported) suffering from dehydration and stomach distress. The man was transported to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.
Friday, Oct. 19
o Rangers responded to a two-car accident at the South Entrance Station. One vehicle backed up into the other. Damage was estimated at $500. Information was exchanged.
o Rangers responded to a one-car accident at the intersection of Market Plaza Road and Center Road. The driver failed to make a decision as to turn right or left onto Center Road. The vehicle slid through the intersection, ending up off the roadway. Rangers reported that speed was a contributing factor.
o Rangers responded to various calls regarding minor incidents, such as a captured dog at Lookout Studio, vehicle citation and stranded vehicle near the South Entrance Station.
o An emergency medical call was taken at Last Chance Camp at River Mile 155 when a 50-year-old man fell approximately 60 feet while hiking solo in a small unnamed side canyon. Another person on a river trip located the man after finding his boat on the beach. The man was treated on scene for head and spinal injuries and flown to Flagstaff Medical Center for treatment. While the helicopter was returning to the park, a safety light went off in the cockpit and a precautionary landing was made near Kendrick Park, where the helicopter remained until a further decision was made.
o An emergency medical call was taken on the Tanner Trail of a 22-year-old man who was reportedly in distress. With the NPS helicopter responding to the River Mile 155 call, rangers requested help from Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters. The man was located on the trail, treated and flown out to the South Rim. He was then transported to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.
Saturday, Oct. 20
o Rangers took a report of vandalism to a vehicle at Maswik Lodge. Rangers observed scratches on lid of the trunk and determined it was probably non-malicious and likely occurred when visitor placed baggage on top of trunk lid.
o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 4-year-old boy who fell and hit his head. Extra precautions were taken due to a history of two skull surgeries. The boy was transported to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.
o Wilford Sinyella, 44, Supai, was arrested for under the influence of alcohol after being found passed out behind Canyon View Marketplace. Sinyella was transported to county jail after being cleared by Flagstaff Medical Center. It was his second alleged offense in three days.
o An emergency medical call was taken below Indian Garden of a 26-year-old woman with possible dehydration. An Indian Garden ranger responded and evaluated the woman, who was later flown out and transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.