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Food bank receives hostile message: The Record for Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

9:37 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a bear incident outside a condominium complex in the 2700 block of Village Drive. 

12:34 p.m. Police received a report of harassment after the office of a local food bank got a hostile message in the 2100 block of Curve Court.

12:35 p.m. Police received a report of harassment from the 1500 block of Shadow Run Frontage. The caller had said hello to a passerby. The passerby shouted back a vulgar response.

1:38 p.m. Police were called about a suspicious incident on a Steamboat Springs Transit bus. The bus showed a digital sign telling passengers to call the police. The driver accidentally activated it.

2:32 p.m. Police received a report of a dog locked inside a hot car at a parking lot in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. The vehicle was gone by the time officers arrived.

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5:25 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters received a report of a wildfire near the Yampa River in the 300 block of Mount Werner Road. Firefighters were able to extinguish the flames within an hour. Officials suspect a river user caused the fire.

11:03 p.m. Police were called about a bear at a park in the 1300 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

11:57 p.m. A resident called police to complain about fireworks exploding in the 2700 block of Laurel Lane.

Total incidents: 38

  • Steamboat officers had 22 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies had 11 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to three calls for service.
  • West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • North 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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