The Record for Dec. 8
Steamboat Springs — Monday, Dec. 8
1:52 a.m. A 28-year-old Steamboat Springs man was arrested in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle on suspicion of driving under the influence and DUI per se.
2:52 a.m. A suspicious incident was reported in the 1000 block in the Central Park Drive, where two people were trying to get information about a person who was hospitalized. They were gone when police arrived.
1:06 p.m. A burglary was reported in the 1700 block of Lincoln Avenue, where four storage units had been broken into. Police are investigating.
2:02 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 300 block of Table Rock Road in McCoy, where someone registered for a MySpace account using someone else’s identity. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies took a report.
2:03 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle, where a man was using someone else’s ski pass. Police issued a ticket.
2:15 p.m. Fraud was reported in the 500 block of Gilpin Street, where a tenant wrote $1,800 in bad checks for security deposit and rent. Police are investigating.
2:43 p.m. Theft of a backpack containing car keys, a camera and a small tripod was reported in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police took a report
4:40 p.m. A two-vehicle, hit-and-run accident was reported in the 700 block of Walton Pond Circle, where a 27-year-old Steamboat Springs woman allegedly struck her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend’s car on purpose. The man reported his ex-girlfriend had been making threats on the phone for the previous hour. The woman fled the scene, abandoned her vehicle on C.R. 33 and got a ride back into Steamboat Springs, where police caught up with her on Riverside Plaza. She was arrested on suspicion of harassment, criminal mischief and reckless driving.
6:15 p.m. A suicide attempt was reported in Steamboat Springs, where a man shot himself in the chest. He was transported to Yampa Valley Medical Center.
10:16 p.m. A drunken pedestrian was reported in the 3600 block of Lincoln Avenue. The man was transported to the hospital via ambulance and later taken to detox.
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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.