Cat braves a BB gun shot to the face: The Record for Monday, July 22, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Cat braves a BB gun shot to the face: The Record for Monday, July 22, 2019

Monday, July 22, 2019

3:34 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a bear wandering near several restaurants in the 700 block of Yampa Street, presumably in search of trash.

7:49 a.m. Police received report of a suspicious incident from a park in the 1000 block of Pamela Lane.

11:50 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a call from the owner of a cat that apparently was shot in the face with a BB gun several weeks ago. At a recent check-up, a veterinarian found a BB pellet lodged near the cat’s nose. The vet removed the pellet, though the animal seemed unperturbed by it. 

12:59 p.m. Police were notified of a harassment incident occurring at an auto shop in the 2500 block of Lincoln Avenue.

1:11 p.m. Officers were called about a theft in the 1300 block of Indian Trails. 

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4:17 p.m. A caller notified police of a suspicious incident at a business in the 200 block of Howelsen Parkway.

4:31 p.m. North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters assisted a person bleeding profusely at a business in the 60800 block of Routt County Road 129 near Clark. An intoxicated man, reportedly an employee of the business, punched through a window. He was taken to the hospital with severe cuts from the broken glass. 

9:58 p.m. Officers received report of a disturbance from the 1000 block of Central Park Drive. 

11:57 p.m. A suspicious vehicle was parked in the 1700 block of Fetcher Park Drive. 

Total incidents: 57

  • Steamboat officers had 35 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 18 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to three calls for service.
  • North 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.


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