Cold case drug deal: The Record for Thursday, May 23, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Cold case drug deal: The Record for Thursday, May 23, 2019

Thursday, May 23, 2019

2:27 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers checked on a suspicious vehicle idling outside a residence in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. The people inside were just waiting to pick up their friend. 

3:37 a.m. Officers were called about a bear that got into an unsecured dumpster in the 3300 block of Covey Circle. 

7:52 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a motor vehicle crash with unknown injuries at mile marker 13 along Routt County Road 33. 

8:59 a.m. A resident called police about a camper someone had parked on his property in the 1100 block of Yampa Street. 

11:07 a.m. Steamboat Fire Rescue firefighters responded to a call about an aspen tree that fell on a power line in the 600 block of Retreat Place, with smoke pluming from the electrical wires.

12:03 p.m. A woman called police to report what she believed was a drug deal in an alley in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers had trouble following up because the incident occurred several days ago.

3:30 p.m. Officers received a report of someone who fueled up their vehicle without paying at a gas station in the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue. The person who allegedly stole the gas was actually an employee of the business and was fueling up a company vehicle, which didn’t require payment.

Crime Stoppers

If you have information about any unsolved crime, contact Routt County Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous and could earn a cash reward.

Submit a tip
• Call: 970-870-6226
• Click: TipSubmit.com
• Text: Send “NAMB” and your message to 274637

7:46 p.m. Someone dropped off a wallet at the Police Department, which they found at Eighth and Oak streets. 

11:37 p.m. Officers conducted a welfare check at a senior living center in the 2800 block of Owl Hoot Trail. A man staying there had locked himself in his room and wouldn’t let anyone check on him. Officers convinced him to open the door and ensured he was OK.

Total incidents: 60

  • Steamboat officers had 38 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County deputies had 14 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to six calls for service.
  • West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to two calls 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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