Man fractures leg while hiking: The Record for Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Man fractures leg while hiking: The Record for Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019

1:49 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a suspicious vehicle in the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue.

2:56 a.m. Police responded to a disturbance at a hotel in the 1000 block of Walton Creek Road. 

8:55 a.m. A theft was reported at a business in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. 

10:50 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report of criminal mischief at a residence in the 200 block of Arthur Avenue in Oak Creek. 

12:30 p.m. Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers assisted a man who reportedly got a compound fractured to his leg while crossing a creek near Gilpin Lake in Mount Zirkel Wilderness Area. 

12:59 p.m. Officers responded to a crash with unknown injuries in the 2900 block of Elk River Road.

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1:02 p.m. Deputies responded to another crash with unknown injuries at mile marker 141 along U.S. Highway 40.

1:56 p.m. Police were called about a fight at Lincoln Avenue and Fourth Street. 

7:19 p.m. Police responded to a drunken pedestrian who reportedly was stumbling along the 2000 block of Curve Plaza. 

10:27 p.m. Police responded to bear that was reportedly was in the 2000 block of Elk River Road.

10:39 p.m. Officers were called about a suspicious vehicle in the 2200 block of Elk River Road. 

Total incidents: 49

  • Steamboat officers had 24 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 19 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to four calls for service.
  • North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • 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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