Drunken skier taken off mountain: The Record for Friday, Jan. 18, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Drunken skier taken off mountain: The Record for Friday, Jan. 18, 2019

Friday, Jan. 18, 2019

2:05 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a drunken pedestrian stumbling along South Lincoln Avenue. Officers were unable to locate the individual.

2:27 a.m. Officers responded to a disturbance near a home in the 2000 block of Elk River Road. A man and woman were arguing loudly outside the home, but they left before officers arrived.

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4:22 a.m. Officers were called about trespassers at a towing company in the 2100 block of Snow Bowl Plaza. The trespassers were trying to find their vehicle that had been towed. They left the scene before officers arrived.

6:45 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to a structure fire in the 1700 block of Ranch Road.

10:04 a.m. Officers were called about a suspicious person in the 1000 block of 13th Street. The caller said that a man was screaming. Officers were unable to locate the man.

2:48 p.m. Routt County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a threat in the 28100 block of County Road 6D near Yampa.

3:10 p.m. Officers were called about a disturbance in the 2200 block of Apres Ski Way. Steamboat Ski Patrol had taken a man off Steamboat Resort for being intoxicated and causing a verbal disturbance. Patrollers suspended the man's ski pass. Officers contacted the man but did not issue a citation.

4:13 p.m. Officers responded to a report of fraud. An individual had been receiving messages from an unknown suspect through a texting application threatening to harm the individual's family if the individual did not send the suspect money. Officers initiated an investigation.

11:13 p.m. Officers made contact with an intoxicated man in the 100 block of Seventh Street. The man was trying to get a sober party to pick him up but was not able to do so. Officers then transported the man to the hospital.

Total incidents: 75

  • Steamboat officers had 48 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 15 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to 10 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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