Plane ticket scam: The Record for Wednesday, June 19, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Plane ticket scam: The Record for Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

6:28 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a disturbance at a hotel in the 3100 block of Ingles Lane. A woman was being belligerent and refused to leave. Employees were able to calm her down and resolve the issue before officers arrived.  

8:28 a.m. A business owner found what he believed to be a crack pipe in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers determined it was actually a marijuana pipe and threw it away. 

8:28 a.m. Police were called about a fight between two men that resulted from road rage. The men were yelling at each other in a parking lot in the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers cited both of the men for traffic offenses. 

9:40 a.m. Officers were notified of a suspicious person at a park in the 1300 block of Lincoln Avenue. 

9:52 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters assisted a woman who crashed on her bike at Emerald Mountain. The woman said she was unable to stand without passing out. She was taken to the hospital with a lower extremity injury.

10:18 a.m. A woman called officers to report someone stole money from her. She suspects it was one of her employees. 

12:05 p.m. Police received a report of a stolen vehicle from the 400 block of Howelsen Parkway. It turned out the vehicle was not stolen, just misplaced. 

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1:03 p.m. A woman called police after falling victim to an online scam. She was booking a flight when she got an offer for a half-price ticket. In order to buy the discounted ticket, the woman was told she had to pay with Google Play gift cards. She did just that but never received a ticket. 

8:42 p.m. An officer helped a driver experiencing car problems in the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue. 

9:57 p.m. Officers made contact with a suspicious vehicle idling in a parking lot in the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue. The driver said he was waiting to pick up a friend. 

Total incidents: 45

  • Steamboat officers had 21 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies had 19 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to three calls for service.
  • Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers 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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