Intoxicated man passed out in street: The Record for Friday, Aug. 23, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Intoxicated man passed out in street: The Record for Friday, Aug. 23, 2019

Friday, Aug. 23, 2019

6:28 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to a motor vehicle crash with unknown injuries at mile marker 120 along U.S. Highway 40.

8:32 a.m. A jogger called Steamboat Springs Police Department officers after passing a suspicious man on the Yampa River Core Trail. He was dressed in black and had a bandana covering his face. Police were unable to locate the man. 

8:49 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a traffic stop at mile marker 9 along Routt County Road 27 near Oak Creek. They arrested a man on suspicion of vehicular eluding, having fake license plates,  tampering with evidence, possessing a controlled substance and possessing enough of that substance to infer an intent to distribute it. 

12:57 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a customer allegedly stealing more than $100 dollars of items from a grocery store in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. 

6 p.m. A rental car company reported to police that a recent customer had stolen a rented vehicle after it was not returned within the designated time frame. The customer later returned the car. 

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7:21 p.m. Officers responded when a 9-month-old was taken to the hospital after a dog bit the infant on the face.

8:17 p.m. Officers were called about an intoxicated and belligerent man causing a disturbance in the 2000 block of Snow Bowl Plaza. He was taken to the hospital for an alcohol detox. 

9:09 p.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a motor vehicle crash with unknown injuries at mile marker 8 along Routt County Road 80 near Hayden. 

10:40 p.m. A group was having a loud party in the 10 block of Park Place, which upset a neighbor. Officers told the group to quiet down. 

11:38 p.m. Officers found an intoxicated man passed out in the street at Dream Island Plaza and Lincoln Avenue. They gave him a courtesy ride home. 

Total incidents: 68

  • Steamboat officers had 38 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 firefighters responded to eight calls for service.
  • North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to two calls for service.
  • West Routt firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers received one request 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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