The Record for Dec. 16
Tuesday, Dec. 16
12:43 a.m. An anonymous caller complained about sledders and snowboarders on the street near the Phoenix Condominiums and the Ptarmigan Inn on AprÃs Ski Way. They were gone when police arrived.
1:57 a.m. A traffic stop on Lincoln Avenue between 11th and 12th streets led to an arrest. A 33-year-old Steamboat Springs man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, DUI per se and driving under suspension.
2:29 a.m. Police received a noise complaint from the 2300 block of AprÃs Ski Way. It was a loud party that had been contacted by security officials in the past. Police warned the group.
5:44 a.m. Trespassing was reported in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle. An intoxicated person broke into the Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp. ski school, breaking a window and a door, police said. A 22-year-old Temple City, Calif., man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree burglary, criminal mischief and second-degree trespassing.
9:49 a.m. A person reported a white Chevrolet Suburban sitting with its door open in a parking lot in the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police checked on it, and everything was fine.
9:55 a.m. A one-vehicle, noninjury wreck was reported at mile marker 1 on Routt County Road 129. The vehicle had gone off the road. Police took a report.
12:18 p.m. A pair of skis was reported stolen in the 2200 block of Village Inn Court. Police took a report and are investigating.
12:35 p.m. A wallet was found in the 1100 block of Lincoln Avenue. The person turned it in to police.
12:43 p.m. Police assisted Steamboat Mental Health in the 1000 block of Central Park Drive. A person was taken to a mental hospital in Fort Collins.
12:58 p.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury accident occurred at mile marker 1 on Routt C.R. 129.
1:42 p.m. A woman reported that her neighbor was screaming at her about shoveling snow onto her property in an alley in the 300 block of Ninth Street.
2:18 p.m. A person reported that his or her snowboard was stolen Saturday in the 2200 block of Village Inn Court. Police took a report.
2:25 p.m. A woman reported that her black Chevrolet Tahoe was hit while she was shopping. The mirror was taken off during the hit-and-run, which occurred between Seventh and Eighth streets on Lincoln Avenue. Police took a report.
3:15 p.m. A motorist assist was requested at U.S. Highway 40 and Shield Drive. A vehicle slid into a ditch, and a sheriff’s deputy pulled it out.
4:20 p.m. Two snowmobiles were reported stolen from a property in the 200 block of Moffat Avenue in Yampa. The Sheriff’s Office is investigating.
6:44 p.m. A person called to complain that a bicycle rider was in the right-hand lane of traffic without lights, wearing dark clothing. Police contacted the man and warned him to get proper lighting for his bicycle. The man agreed to take the bike path the rest of the way home.
8:30 p.m. A person called to report that a man 30 to 40 years old collapsed on the sidewalk in the 800 block of South Lincoln Avenue. The man was gone when police arrived.
10:28 p.m. A caller asked police to check on a neighbor in the 700 block of Walton Pond Circle. The caller reported that the neighbor had been drunk for several weeks and was threatening suicide, saying the closet door attacked him. Police checked and found that the man was OK.
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It seems like the best celestial events too often happen in the wee hours of the morning, in the cold dead of winter.