Flameless candle alarms neighbors: The Record for Sunday, April 14 | SteamboatToday.com

Flameless candle alarms neighbors: The Record for Sunday, April 14

Sunday, April 14, 2019

12:54 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a reported prowler in the 3900 block of Routt County Road 34 near Steamboat Springs.

1:13 a.m.  Deputies were called to a disturbance in the 200 block of East Main Street in Oak Creek.

2:27 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a suspicious vehicle at Walton Pond Circle. A vehicle was running with the car door open and no one around. Officers cleared the incident with no action.

11:04 a.m.  Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a reported structure fire in the 700 block of Mountain Village Circle. A neighbor had mistaken a flameless candle — a flickering electric lightbulb meant to mimic candlelight — for a fire inside the home.

2:38 p.m. Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 1100 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers arrested a person on suspicion of DUI.

5:04 p.m. Colorado State Patrol troopers arrested a person on suspicion of DUI.

7:06 p.m. Steamboat firefighters were called to assist someone with breathing difficulty in the 22300 block of Storm Meadows Drive.

Crime Stoppers

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9:40 p.m. A person complained of loud music in the 200 block of Mountain Village Circle. Residents were playing loud video games with music in the background. They agreed to quiet down.

10:47 p.m. Officers checked on a residence that had a door ajar in the 1800 block of Bear Creek Drive. A neighbor reported it had been open since the afternoon. Officers found no sign of forced entry at the home.

Total incidents: 51

  • Steamboat officers had 38 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had eight cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to five calls 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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