Drunken man with a rifle: The Record for Sunday, May 5 | SteamboatToday.com

Drunken man with a rifle: The Record for Sunday, May 5

Sunday May 5, 2019

12:05 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a reported burglary in the 14600 block of Wild Hog Drive in Oak Creek.

12:32 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a suspicious incident near Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue.

1:01 a.m. Deputies were called to a suspicious incident in the 14600 block of Wild Hog Drive in Oak Creek.

1:30 a.m. Officers responded to the 10 block of Spruce Street to respond to a person who dialed 911 and hung up. When they got there, a roommate was concerned about another person in the home. The man was highly intoxicated and had a rifle. A man was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor prohibited use of a weapon and felony possession of a controlled substance.

2:27 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious person in the 3100 block of Mariah Court. A person reported they could hear someone banging something on or nearby their house. The person said it was an ongoing problem that night, and it’s happened a couple times before. Officers searched for a person around the residence and a nearby bike path but were unable to locate anyone.

3:26 a.m. Officers received a report of an alleged assault that had occurred earlier in the evening. A person reported they were grabbed by the shirt and punched at a party. The case is ongoing.

3:45 a.m. Colorado State Patrol troopers cited a person for DUI and careless driving.

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.

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• Call: 970-870-6226
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• Text: Send “NAMB” and your message to 274637

4:28 a.m. Deputies were called to an unknown injury vehicle crash in the 32200 block of Routt County Road 37 near Hayden.

9:13 a.m.  Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to assist someone who fell at a store in the 900 block of Weiss Drive.

2:39 p.m. Steamboat firefighters were called to assist someone who suffered a traumatic injury at Howelsen Ice Arena.

3:17 p.m. A woman said she returned to her bicycle, which was parked at a store in the 300 block of Lincoln Avenue, to find her Kindle e-reader was missing. A person later returned it to officers, saying they found it downtown.

6:16 p.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to a reported wildfire a mile east of Yampa River State Park along U.S. Highway 40. It wasn’t a wildfire. A farmer was burning a ditch.

6:46 p.m. A person noticed someone on their property on a security camera in the 1500 block of Cascade Drive. The person was messing with lawn furniture, and the caller was concerned they planned to steal something. Nothing was taken.

9:26 p.m. Deputies were called to a report of illegal dumping on C.R. 33 near Steamboat.

Total incidents: 40

  • Steamboat officers had 18 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 13 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to four calls for service.
  • West Routt firefighters responded to three calls for service.
  • Oak Creek 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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