Officers rescue cat from tree: The Record for Wednesday, April 10, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Officers rescue cat from tree: The Record for Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

9:17 a.m. Springs Police Department officers were called about a cat that escaped from an animal shelter in the 2600 block of Jacob Circle. Animal control officers found the cat in a tree and rescued it. 

2:01 p.m. Officers received a report of people smoking what the caller believed to be marijuana in a vehicle in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue. 

5:35 p.m. Someone received a scam call in which the scammer claimed the person had a warrant out for their arrest. The scammer demanded money to clear up the situation. The person contacted officers, who assured them the call was fraudulent. 

6:29 p.m. Officers were called about a man who was banging on people’s cars as he walked through a parking lot in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. He had left by the time officers arrived. 

7:21 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a call about a bear in the 31600 block of Aspen Ridge Drive.  

10:48 p.m. Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters assisted someone who was having breathing difficulties in the 32500 block of Ute Trail in Oak Creek.

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Total incidents: 28

  • Steamboat officers had 16 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County deputies had nine cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to two calls for service.
  • Oak Creek 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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