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The Record for Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015

Police, fire and ambulance calls

2:03 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious person carrying alcohol at Gilpin and 13th streets. Police contacted the person and determined he was an employee of a nearby alcohol distribution company, and he was just bringing home some beer he was given.

2:30 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who was banging on a door in the 600 block of Yampa Street. The person later determined it was a friend banging on the door.



6:04 a.m. Officers were called to a complaint about a vehicle plowing snow without any lights on in the parking lot at Steamboat Today offices on Curve Plaza. The person who called police said they almost hit the snow plow in the dark.

2:11 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who was bitten by a cat.



2:41 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a semi-truck stuck in a roundabout near Steamboat Ski Area.

2:59 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue paramedics were called to help ski patrollers who found a man who had collapsed while skiing at Steamboat Ski Area. The 70-year-old man from Louisville was pronounced dead. Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg said Wednesday it appeared the man died of natural causes, and he did not crash.

3:08 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a female shoplifter who was suspected of stealing $45 worth of merchandise from City Market. She was given a summons.

4:25 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a hit and run at City Market.

10:10 p.m. Officers and Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue paramedics were called to a report of a car crash involving a city bus near the intersection of U.S. Highway 40 and Elk River Road. A driver rear-ended the bus and was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. He was later issued a court summons for being suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol and careless driving.


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