Moose romance: The Record for Friday, Oct. 2, 2020
Friday, Oct. 2, 2020
6:18 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a disturbance in the 38900 block of Pine Street in Milner.
7:59 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called about a small wildfire that broke out at mile marker 111 along U.S. Highway 40. Firefighters were able to quickly contain the flames. They believe the fire was human-caused.
10:05 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a man who started receiving strange calls after he made a post on social media. None of the calls were threatening or criminal in nature, just weird.
11:03 a.m. Police were called to mediate an argument that broke out in the 2200 block of Clubhouse Drive.
1:18 a.m. A man called police to report people taking pictures of him and giving him a hard time as he tried to look at mobile homes for sale in the 1700 block of Lincoln Avenue.
2:10 p.m. Police received a report of the same man from the previous call who allegedly was following a group of kids in the 1000 block of 13th Street. Officers ordered the man to stop and issued him a warning.
2:35 p.m. Police were called about a bull moose pursuing a female at Fish Creek Falls Road and Amethyst Drive. Multiple people stopped along the road to take pictures, causing a traffic jam. Officers told the people to move along.
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4 p.m. Police received a report of coyotes spotted in a neighborhood in the 2000 block of Bear Drive. The caller believed the coyotes were sick with mange and worried about them attacking pets or children.
5:14 p.m. Police were called about a Trump campaign sign allegedly stolen from a yard in the 200 block of River Road.
Total incidents: 59
- Steamboat officers had 33 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
- Sheriff’s Office deputies had 19 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
- Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to five calls for service.
- West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
- Yampa 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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