Burglary at car wash: The Record for Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Burglary at car wash: The Record for Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019

Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019

8:15 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers received a report of a burglary at a car wash in the 1700 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police are actively investigating the incident. 

8:48 a.m. A resident called police, claiming some neighboring construction work was encroaching on his private property. Officers are working to see if the resident’s claim is legitimate. 

12:27 p.m. Two transient men were panhandling at Mount Werner Road and South Lincoln Avenue. Officers spoke with the men, who told police they would leave the area. 

1:23 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters assisted a guest who had a seizure while skiing at Steamboat Resort. 

3:55 p.m. Police responded to a report of suspicious people at Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue. The same transient men from an earlier call asked a woman for money. The men left on a Steamboat Springs Transit bus before officers arrived. 

6:35 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a motor vehicle crash with unknown injuries at mile marker 11 along Routt County Road 16 near Oak Creek. 

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10:44 p.m. Colorado State Patrol troopers arrested a man on suspicion of failing to dim his vehicle’s lights, driving under the influence, having an open alcohol container inside the vehicle and for the prohibited use of a weapon.

10:50 p.m. Police issued a citation to a vehicle parked illegally in a handicapped spot in the 3300 block of Whistler Road. 

Total incidents: 40

  • Steamboat officers had 19 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 12 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to six calls for service.
  • West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to two calls for service.
  • Oak Creek 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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