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First trash bear of spring: The Record for Sunday, March 31

Sunday, March 31, 2019

12:02 a.m. Security at a business in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue told Steamboat Springs Police Department officers on downtown patrol that a man was refusing to leave. The man resisted officers. He was arrested on suspicion of two counts of harassment, second-degree criminal trespass, resisting an officer, obstructing a peace officer and two counts of violating a protection order, all misdemeanors.

1:31 a.m. Police arrested a person on suspicion of misdemeanor criminal mischief and harassment in Steamboat.

2:24 a.m. Steamboat Fire Rescue was called to help someone who was bleeding downtown.

11:42 a.m. A juvenile reported another person’s dog had bitten their hand at Steamboat Resort on Saturday.

12:18 p.m. Steamboat firefighters were called to an unknown injury vehicle crash at Lincoln Avenue and 12th Street.

3:14 p.m.  A bear was seen rooting through trash in the area of Short and Hill streets. The bear then ran up a tree.

5:13 p.m. A person reported an older man was taking photos of buses at the Gondola Transit Center. The man got on a bus and left. Officer said it’s not illegal to take photos of buses.

7:30 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a person on suspicion of flight to avoid justice.

8:31 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies and North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to an unknown injury motor vehicle crash on Routt County Road 64 near Clark.

Crime Stoppers

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• Text: Send “NAMB” and your message to 274637

9:16 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious person in an alley near Ninth and Oak streets. A person said their neighbor had been peeing in their yard and drinking in a running vehicle. Officer spoke to the person, who was smoking in her vehicle.

9:19 p.m. A person reported that a manager at a business in the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue was intoxicated and intimidating customers and that the man had got into the customer’s face when asked to quiet down.

Total incidents: 52

  • Steamboat officers had 34 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 firefighters responded to eight calls for service.
  • West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • North Routt firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers 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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