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Defacing a rock: The Record for Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

2:58 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a bear at a campground in the 3600 block of Lincoln Avenue.

5:45 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a suspicious person at a gas station in the 200 block of West Jefferson Avenue in Hayden. A man reportedly was walking around carrying a stuffed animal and checking for unlocked vehicles in the parking lot. He was gone by the time deputies arrived.

5:48 a.m. Police were called about a man screaming at passing cars at Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue.

1:13 p.m. Police were called about a dog owner who was bitten trying to break up a fight between two dogs at a park in the 3800 block of Whistler Road.

1:33 p.m. Police received a report of a stolen bike from the 1000 block of 13th Street. 

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2:22 p.m. Police were called to mediate an argument that started after someone refused to wear a face covering at a gas station in the 900 block of Weiss Drive.

5:09 p.m. Deputies were called about a single vehicle rollover at mile marker 105 along U.S. Highway 40 outside Hayden. The occupants refused medical care, claiming they were OK.

7:32 p.m. Deputies were called about a semitrailer carrying lumber that flipped onto its side going down Rabbit Ears Pass along U.S. 40. The driver was uninjured. Law enforcement temporarily restricted traffic as crews cleared debris.

8:27 p.m. Police received a noise complaint regarding a loud party in the 400 block of Eighth Street.

10:38 p.m. Police were called about a man allegedly defacing a rock with a hammer and chisel at Yampa and 12th streets. 

Total incidents: 42

  • Steamboat officers had 27 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had seven cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to five calls for service.
  • West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • Yampa 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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