During the period of June 17-19, U.S. Park Rangers at Grand Canyon National Park responded to the following incidents:
Sunday, June 17
o Jason Merideth, 32, Grand Canyon, was cited for theft of services after allegedly being observed by Amfac Fire and Safety units breaking into a utility room of Coconino Building No. 2. After investigation, it was determined that Merideth’s apartment was hooked up with illegal cable TV.
o An emergency medical call was taken at the back door of Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic of a 35-year-old woman complaining of a scratch on her leg. The woman was advised of her options.
o Rangers responded to a minor motor-vehicle accident in the Canyon View Marketplace parking lot. While backing from a parking stall, a vehicle struck the left door of a second vehicle. There were no injuries. The second vehicle sustained an estimated $1,500 damage. Rangers reported that both drivers failed to give full time and attention.
o An emergency medical call was taken at Yavapai Lodge of a 43-year-old woman complaining of chest pain. The patient was transported to milepost 250 to meet with Guardian ambulance.
o Rangers reported parking problems on El Tovar Hill. The vehicles were impounded.
o An emergency medical call was taken (site not reported) of a 23-year-old man complaining of tooth pain and numbness in his hand. The patient refused treatment.
o Rocinta A. Attson, 24, Grand Canyon, was arrested for trespassing after she was contacted in Victor Hal. Attson was transported to jail in Flagstaff.
o Coolidge Tahe, 24, Grand Canyon, was charged with disorderly conduct and threatening after rangers investigated a report of him allegedly brandishing a knife at someone in Rouzer Hall.
o An emergency medical call was taken at Phantom Ranch of an 18-year-old woman complaining of heat-related illness. The woman, who was part of a private river trip, was initially treated at Phantom Ranch and attempted to hike out, but she returned with heat symptoms complicated by pregnancy. A medical evacuation was performed.
o An emergency medical call was taken at River Mile 52 of a 52-year-old woman with a broken arm. The woman, who was part of a private river trip, was evacuated by helicopter. The call for help was made from ground radio to a Grand Canyon Airlines scenic flight, which in turn contacted rangers.
Monday, June 18
o Patrick Ranger, 25, Grand Canyon, was charged with under the influence of alcohol after being found unconscious on the floor in Victor Annex.
o Rangers received a general alarm fire from an Amfac officer, who reported thick smoke coming from a recreational vehicle. It was discovered that some type of fluid was leaking on the RV’s engine and exhaust.
o An emergency medical call was taken at Camper Services of a 20-year-old man complaining of nausea, vomiting and chills. The patient was transported to Flagstaff Medical Center.
o An emergency medical call was taken at the Pipe Creek rest house of a 25-year-old woman suffering from severe hyponatremia. The woman was evacuated at 7 a.m., after rangers had treated her throughout the night. She was flown out to the South Rim and transferred to Guardian, who transported the patient to Flagstaff Medical Center.
o Rangers responded to a report of a 25-year-old woman stranded off the Hermit Trail near Santa Maria Spring. The woman spent the night on a rock promontory and shouted to hikers Monday morning for help. The woman was suffering from heat-related illness and an impaled object in her leg. Rangers flew in and then accessed her by repelling down to her from the trail. She was flown out and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In.
o An emergency medical call was taken at River Mile 62 near the confluence of the Colorado River and Little Colorado River of a 33-year-old woman suffering from a rattlesnake bite. The woman was transported directly to Flagstaff Medical Center.
o An emergency medical call was taken on Tonto platform in the Monument Creek area of a 49-year-old man suffering from heat-related illness. The patient was flown out and transported to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic. The call came in through a Fred Harvey shuttle driver, who had spotted a mirror flash.
Tuesday, June 19
o Tyrone Tohonnie, 22, Tusayan, was cited for open container of alcohol after rangers received a call at 8:30 a.m., for individuals passed out in a vehicle. The man’s vehicle was impounded.
o Rangers issued a verbal warning to a 46-year-old Amfac driver for failure to stop and expired proof of insurance in an Amfac company vehicle.
o An emergency medical call was taken at the Bright Angel Trailhead of a 43-year-old woman who twisted her ankle. The woman was taken to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic via patrol car.
o Rangers received a report from a resident in the Barry Hance Street area of two young boys attempting to enter back doors to residences. The boys were contacted and "did not have a good story as to what they were doing." The investigation was continuing.
o Joshua A. Mathie, 22, Grand Canyon, was charged with trespassing after rangers contacted him in Victor Annex while investigating a disturbance call.
o Myron Moorhead, 28, Grand Canyon, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol after he was warned not to drive due to being intoxicated.
o Michael Short, 22, Tusayan, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia after rangers had responded to a fight at Victor Annex.
o Thomas Kaudlekaule, 29, Grand Canyon, was cited for threatening after he allegedly physically threatened a female walking down a Victor Annex hallway.
o Isaac Tsosie, 52, Grand Canyon, was cited for under the influence of alcohol after he was observed as being "very intoxicated" at Maswik Cabins. Rangers reported that Tsosie had been contacted earlier in the evening and was told to stay home.
o An emergency medical call was taken at Phantom Ranch of a 27-year-old woman with a severe knee laceration. The woman was evacuated to the South Rim ad transported to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.
o An emergency medical call was taken at River Mile 132 of a 34-year-old woman complaining of heat-related symptoms. The woman was flown to the South Rim and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.
o An emergency medical call was taken at Phantom Ranch of a 17-year-old boy with an injured ankle and an 18-year-old woman with a possible injury. The pair was flown to the South Rim and transferred to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.
o An emergency medical call was taken at Hermit Trail in the area of Look Out Point of a 49-year-old man complaining of heat-related symptoms. The man flown out and transported to Grand Canyon Walk-In Clinic.
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