The Record for Dec. 22
Monday, Dec. 22
1:37 a.m. A suspicious incident was reported in the 26800 block of Placer Place near Clark where three loud bangs were heard. Juveniles “messing around” apparently were causing the noise, and everything was fine, according to the Routt County Sheriff’s Office.
2:15 a.m. A one-vehicle accident was reported at Mount Werner Road and Eagleridge Drive where a car went off the road. The driver appeared intoxicated when police contacted him, and the 20-year-old Steamboat Springs man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, DUI per se, minor in possession and careless driving.
9:04 a.m. A stolen vehicle was reported from Ninth and Yampa streets in Steamboat where a parked car was missing when the owner returned for it. The car had been left unlocked with the keys in the ignition. Police still are looking for the vehicle.
9:07 a.m. Vandalism was reported in West Lincoln Park where graffiti had been spray-painted in a bathroom. Police took a report.
9:13 a.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury accident was reported in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle where a shuttle bus hit a parked car. Police took a report.
9:34 a.m. A burglary was reported in the 1700 block of Lincoln Avenue where checks had been stolen from an office. An 18-year-old Steamboat Springs woman was arrested on suspicion of second-degree burglary, forgery, criminal possession of a forged device and criminal mischief.
9:43 a.m. Theft of a rug was reported in the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police took a report.
10:34 a.m. Check fraud was reported in the 31000 block of Willow Lane. Sheriff’s Office deputies took a report.
11:01 a.m. Vandalism was reported in the 30600 block of Elk Lane where a tree had been cut down on private property. Sheriff’s Office deputies took a report.
11:21 a.m. An ambulance was requested in Steamboat Springs for an 87-year-old man with shortness of breath. He was transported to the hospital.
11:50 a.m. Two boys reportedly were causing problems at a business in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police returned them to their parents.
12:42 p.m. Routt County Search and Rescue was paged to the area of Elkhead Reservoir, about 10 miles northwest of Yampa Valley Regional Airport, to search for a missing private aircraft. The single-engine plane was located about four hours later on private farmland near Moffat County Road 178. Both occupants, Steamboat Springs residents Joseph and Suzette Brumleve, were found dead at the scene. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
12:52 p.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury accident was reported at Third Street and Lincoln Avenue where a city bus and hotel shuttle collided. Police took a report.
2:23 p.m. A one-vehicle accident was reported between mile markers 15 and 16 on C.R. 129 where a car slid off the road. The vehicle was gone when Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived.
3:06 p.m. An attempted burglary was reported in the 100 block of Eighth Street where the front door of a business had been damaged in an apparent break-in attempt. Police took a report.
4:54 p.m. A disturbance was reported at Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue where a highly intoxicated man tried to board a regional bus. He was taken to detox.
5:45 p.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury accident was reported in the 300 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police took a report.
5:56 p.m. Check fraud was reported in the 31500 block of C.R. 14. Sheriff’s Office deputies took a report.
6:14 p.m. An ambulance was requested at Howelsen Hill, where a 16-year-old boy fell on the slopes. He was transported to the hospital with a possible head injury.
6:19 p.m. Harassment was reported in the 100 block of South Fifth Street in Hayden. Sheriff’s Office deputies took a report. No further information was available.
10:39 p.m. Trespassing was reported in the 3300 block of Columbine Drive where three men were in a hot tub without authorization. Police gave a warning.
10:49 p.m. A group of children was reportedly standing on the ice at the pond in West Lincoln Park. They were gone when police arrived.
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