Motorcycle crash: The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020
6:48 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a crash with unknown injuries at mile marker 25 along Colorado Highway 131.
12:39 p.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a suspicious incident in the 1400 block of Blake Lane. They are continuing to investigate.
4:16 p.m. Police were called about an employee that received a threatening message at a grocery store in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive.
2:44 p.m. Police received a report of illegal dumping after someone dropped a truckload of garbage into a private dumpster at Sunlight Drive and Indian Trails.
5:14 p.m. Police received a noise complaint regarding loud music in the 1400 block of Conestoga Circle.
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7:50 p.m. Police were called about a motorcycle crash at Steamboat Boulevard and Redwoods Drive. A passenger of the motorcycle was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The driver was arrested on suspicion of vehicular assault and speeding more than 20 mph over the limit.
8:28 p.m. Deputies were called about a suspicious person at a vacation rental in the 1000 block of High Point Drive.
Total incidents: 51
- Steamboat officers had 23 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
- Sheriff’s deputies had 18 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 three calls for service.
- Yampa 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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