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Man arrested for huffing dust cleaner on bus: The Record for Monday, Jan. 14

Monday, Jan. 14, 2019

1:36 a.m. Steamboat Springs Springs Police Department officers were called about a fight between two men at a bar in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers were unable to locate the men.

9:06 a.m. Officers responded after an individual lost a leather wallet containing $300 worth of items near Steamboat Resort.



10:01 a.m. Officers responded to a report of fraud after a man’s name and Social Security number were used to open an account with Verizon. An investigation is ongoing.

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10:14 a.m. An Uber driver called officers after one of his passengers threatened to punch him in the face in the 2700 block of Riverside Drive.



11:48 a.m. Officers responded to a report of fraud after a woman received text messages from a person she believed to be her boss. The messages told her to buy $1,600 in iTunes gift cards. The woman used her own money as well as a company credit card to buy the gift cards. An investigation is ongoing.

12:05 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a suspicious vehicle in the 44300 block of Routt County Road 129.

1:11 p.m. A woman called Steamboat Police after a person rolled down their car window and yelled at the woman’s grandson to get off the road in the 1300 block of Hilltop Parkway. This is an ongoing issue.

2:14 p.m. Officers were called about a man drifting in an out of consciousness on the Steamboat Springs Transit bus. Officers contacted the man and found several aerosol canisters of Ultra Duster they believe he had been huffing. The man was arrested and charged with abusing toxic vapors.

2:55 p.m. Deputies responded to a threat incident at the 58200 block of Routt County Road 62.

10:24 p.m. Officers responded to an individual who lost a wallet containing $100 worth of items at a parking lot near Steamboat Resort.

Total incidents: 34

  • Steamboat officers had 18 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 six calls for service.
  • Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers 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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