Getting high in public: The Record for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
February 1, 2019
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019
2:42 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department Officers were called about a drunken pedestrian after a man fell trying to get off a Steamboat Springs Transit bus in the 2900 block of Whistler Road. Officers were unable to locate the man.
10:34 a.m. Officers were called about a dog bite at a house in the 2500 block of Riverside Drive. The owner's dog bit a guest staying at the house, requiring a trip to the hospital.
2:24 p.m. Officers were called about an email fraud. A person had been receiving suspicious emails demanding the person send money.
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3:42 p.m. An individual called officers after receiving a threatening voicemail. The voicemail warned the individual a lawsuit had been filed against them, and they needed to turn themselves in to law enforcement. Officers determined the voicemail was a scam.
5:22 p.m. Officers were called about a hit-and-run crash in the 1700 block of Central Park Drive.
5:49 p.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called about a structure fire at a residence in the 500 block of Washington Avenue in Hayden. A man tried to light a fire in his fireplace when debris inside the chimney caught on fire. The fire was out by the time firefighters arrived.
10:13 p.m. Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle in the 2100 block of Curve Plaza. They found two people smoking marijuana in the vehicle and issued a citation for public consumption of marijuana.
10:24 p.m. A driver called officers after he saw a vehicle in front of him hit a deer in the 700 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Officers located two deer in the area, but they appeared unharmed.
Total incidents: 46
- Steamboat officers had 23 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
- Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies had 17 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
- Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to five calls for service.
- West Routt 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.