Law enforcement save deer trapped in pond: The Record for Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Law enforcement save deer trapped in pond: The Record for Monday, Oct. 28, 2019

Monday, Oct. 28, 2019

12:08 a.m. Yampa Fire Protection District firefighters assisted a person who fell in the 100 block of Main Street in Yampa. 

7:54 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted wildlife officers in rescuing a buck trapped in an overflow pond at the Yampa Valley Regional Airport. They were able to attach a rope around the deer’s antlers and pull the animal out of the water. 

9:07 a.m. A snowplow hit a natural gas line at the Steamboat Springs Airport. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters investigated the area and determined there was no gas leak.

1:27 p.m. A woman called deputies alleging someone stole a set of keys and about $10 worth of change from her home in Oak Creek. Deputies are investigating.

10:12 p.m. A man called Steamboat Springs Police Department officers alleging a snowmobiler hit his parked vehicle then sped off in the 3000 block of Abbey Road. 

Crime Stoppers

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10:17 p.m. Officers were called about a bear that dragged a bag of trash and splayed garbage across a resident’s yard in the 10 block of Anglers Drive. 

Total incidents: 33

  • Steamboat officers had 20 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had nine cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to three calls for service.
  • Yampa 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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