Man bitten by his own dog: The Record for Friday, March 8, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Man bitten by his own dog: The Record for Friday, March 8, 2019

Friday, March 8, 2019

1:55 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about an intoxicated man standing in the middle of the road at Yampa and Seventh streets. Officers gave him a courtesy ride home.

7:43 a.m. A resident in the 1300 block of Indian Trails called officers about a stray cat caught in an animal trap. That neighborhood has had issues with feral cats roaming the area, according to officers.

9:34 a.m. A business owner in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue requested that officers conduct extra patrols in the area because he has seen suspicious activity in the alley behind his business.

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10:53 a.m. Officers were called about a road rage incident that escalated into an altercation between two drivers at Walton Pond Circle and Weiss Circle. Officers arrived on scene and mediated the argument.

11:53 a.m. Officers were called about the reported theft of a jacket from a medical clinic in the 1400 block of Pine Grove Road.

12:04 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a reported theft at a hot springs in the 44200 block of Routt County Road 36.

2:47 p.m. Officers were called about a report of a vehicle that had been vandalized in the parking lot of a school in the 10 block of East Maple Street.

2:56 p.m. Deputies were called about a motor vehicle crash with unknown injuries at mile marker 4 along Routt County Road 27 in Oak Creek.

3:55 p.m. The resident of a condominium complex in the 1500 block of Kinnikinnick Lane called officers to report that someone stole his skis.

8:53 p.m. A resident in the 1300 block of Athens Plaza called officers about a disturbance in a nearby house. The resident thought their neighbors were fighting.

11:48 p.m. A man sought medical treatment after being bitten by his own dog, a pit bull mix. Officers later arrested him on suspicion of cruelty to animals.

Total incidents: 47

  • Steamboat officers had 27 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 Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to nine calls for service.
  • West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • Oak Creek Fire Protection District 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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