Fistfight between roommates lands man in hospital: The Record for Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 | SteamboatToday.com

Fistfight between roommates lands man in hospital: The Record for Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020

12:18 a.m. Two roommates got into a fistfight at an apartment complex in the 700 block of Walton Pond Circle. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers mediated the situation.

1:38 a.m. An intoxicated man involved in the previous roommate fight had to be taken to the hospital, where he caused a disturbance with staff. Police responded and drove the man back to his apartment. 

8:14 a.m. A man turned himself into police after allegedly stealing money from a gas station where he worked in the 2000 block of Curve Plaza. 

8:21 a.m. Police received a report of a suspicious vehicle parked for several days in the 600 block of Marketplace Plaza. Officers determined it was a vehicle involved in a crash that had been taken to a towing company in the area.

8:54 a.m. Yampa Fire Protection District firefighters received a report of a structure fire from the 10 block of Moffat Avenue in Yampa. It turned out to be a controlled burn. 

9:13 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report of threats from the 31500 block of Routt County Road 14. 

12:54 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters transported a snowmobiler to the hospital following an injury on Buffalo Pass. 

5 p.m. Colorado State Patrol troopers arrested a man on suspicion of speeding more than 20 mph over the limit, driving recklessly, passing in a prohibited area, having an open marijuana container in the vehicle, not having proof of insurance and driving with a restrained license. 

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6:37 p.m. Officers conducted a traffic stop at South Lincoln Avenue and Weiss Drive. They arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs. 

9:26 p.m. Officers conducted a traffic stop at Walton Creek Road and Columbine Drive. They arrested a man on suspicion of weaving, driving under the influence of alcohol, obstructing a police officer, resisting an officer, failing to obey a lawful order and not having proof of insurance. 

Total incidents: 55

  • Steamboat officers had 29 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 16 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to seven calls for service.
  • Yampa firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • West Routt 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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