Credit card theft: The Record for Monday, April 29 |

Credit card theft: The Record for Monday, April 29

Monday, April 29, 2019

9:43 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers responded to a report of criminal mischief at Hilltop Parkway and Lincoln Avenue. A biker slammed his hand against a shuttle bus and cracked the driver’s side mirror. Officers found the biker and issued a citation. 

9:45 a.m. Officers are investigating a theft at a business in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue. A man and woman are suspected of stealing car keys from a locker room inside the business and using them to break into a vehicle in the parking lot. The two stole credit cards from the vehicle and used them to purchase $3,000 in gift cards, according to Steamboat police. 

10:23 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report of fraud in the 44000 block of Routt County Road 44. A person was trying to sell their boat online, and someone tried to buy it with a fraudulent check.

10:30 a.m. A man lost his wallet at a coffee shop in the 200 block of Anglers Drive. 

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10:58 a.m. Officers were called about a man yelling threatening comments at people outside a business in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive.

3:28 p.m. A man lost his wedding ring somewhere along the Yampa River Core Trail and called officers for help finding it. 

Total incidents: 20

  • Steamboat officers had 15 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had three cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue 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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