Flip phone fiasco: The Record for Friday, March 1, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Flip phone fiasco: The Record for Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

7:28 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a suspicious incident at Silver Spur Street and Purple Sage Street.

8:05 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to a Jeep that rolled over along U.S. Highway 40 in Milner.

11:07 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a pair of skis stolen from the roof rack of a vehicle at Yampa and Sixth streets.

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.

Submit a tip
• Call: 970-870-6226
• Click: TipSubmit.com
• Text: Send “NAMB” and your message to 274637

11:20 a.m. A man called officers after he tried to retrieve more than $700 of bowling equipment from his locker at a bowling alley in the 2000 block of Snow Bowl Plaza. He was shocked to find that the building had undergone a full renovation in the past year, and his locker full of equipment was gone.

12:58 p.m. Officers were called about a man throwing things at an injured cow and calf moose in the 2300 block of Apres Ski Way.

1:01 p.m. Deputies were called about a woman in a Broncos jersey walking in the middle of the road and flipping off drivers on Rabbit Ears Pass along U.S. Highway 40.

4:01 p.m. A man complained to officers that he had gone into a phone store to buy a flip phone last week, but employees told him that flip phones were no longer available. He bought a smartphone instead but did not know how to use it. Officers gave him a brief lesson.

4:49 p.m. Someone called officers about a man they believed was a patient running away from the hospital. Officers did not receive report from the hospital about a missing patient.

7:05 p.m. Officers were called about two juveniles spray-painting a pentagram on the sidewalk at Third and Oak Street.

7:34 p.m. A man called officers wondering how he could get a protection order against an ex-girlfriend who has been harassing him for the past two weeks.

11:57 p.m. A resident in the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue called officers about a loud party going on at his neighbor’s house. Officer told the partiers to quiet down.

Total incidents: 53

  • Steamboat officers had 30 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 10 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.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Steamboat and Routt County make the Steamboat Pilot & Today’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User