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Angry about taxes: The Record for Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

6:37 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a man who came into the Treasurer’s Office of the Routt County Courthouse and got into an argument about paying property taxes.

7:16 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a bear that ransacked a trash can in the 10th block of 11th Street. 

9:34 a.m. Police received a report of a theft from a condominium complex in the 2000 block of Walton Creek Road. Someone allegedly stole ski boots and a camera from an unlocked vehicle. 

11:03 a.m. Police were called about two intoxicated men at a bus stop in the 2000 block of Walton Creek Road. 

4:43 p.m. A person called police after smelling marijuana during a walk along the Yampa River Core Trail. Officers checked the area but found no one smoking. 

5:10 p.m. A resident called police about a downstairs neighbor banging on the ceiling and causing a disturbance at a condominium complex in the 400 block of Ore House Plaza.  

8:24 p.m. Police were called about an open fire in a public BBQ grill at a park in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers put out the fire just as people were returning with food for the BBQ. Officers warned them about leaving a flame unattended. 

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9:07 p.m. Police were called about a suspicious vehicle playing loud music for almost an hour at Zephyr Trail and Mariah Court. It was gone by the time officers arrived. 

9:31 p.m. Deputies conducted a traffic stop at mile marker 140 along U.S. Highway 40. After an investigation, they found large amounts of a powder that tested presumptive positive for cocaine and a large amount of an unknown, white powder inside the car. A man was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to distribute.  

11:38 p.m. Police were called about a bear outside a hotel in the 3100 block of South Lincoln Avenue. 

Total incidents: 61

  • Steamboat officers had 34 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County deputies had 23 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to three calls for service.
  • West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.

The Record offers a glimpse of police activity and is not a comprehensive report of all police activity. Calls such as domestic violence, sexual assaults and juvenile situations typically do not appear in The Record.


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