Phone fraud at church: The Record for Monday, April 22, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Phone fraud at church: The Record for Monday, April 22, 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019

1:26 a.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters assisted someone who was having a seizure in the 300 block of West Lincoln Avenue in Hayden.

8:22 a.m. A resident called Steamboat Springs Police Department officers after finding a wallet in their backyard in the 3000 block of Village Drive. 

11:44 a.m. Officers received a report of a dog attacking another dog in the 2500 block of Riverside Drive.

2:44 p.m. A woman reported the loss of a ring she misplaced last year. She waited to report it to officers because she was hoping to find the ring after the snow melted.

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4:16 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters assisted a man who crashed his truck after having a seizure at Walton Creek and Whistler roads.  

4:35 p.m. Officers received a report of fraud at a church in the 500 block of Oak Street. A scammer got access to a person’s contact list at the church and was sending texts demanding money. 

11:12 p.m. Officers received a noise complaint about people partying in a hot tub at a condominium complex in the 500 block of Ore House Plaza. Officers notified them the hot tub was closed at that time.

Total incidents: 57

  • Steamboat officers had 44 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies had 10 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • West Routt firefighters responded to two calls for service.
  • Steamboat 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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