Police issue DUI to man who drove off road: The Record for Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Police issue DUI to man who drove off road: The Record for Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019

2:34 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers responded to a single-vehicle crash at Mount Werner Road and Steamboat Boulevard. A man drove off the road and suffered a minor head injury. Officers arrested him on suspicion of driving under the influence.

4:51 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a crash at mile marker 98 along U.S. Highway 40 near Hayden. A semitruck had rolled off the road and was leaking diesel fuel. The driver was uninjured. Craig Fire Rescue firefighters arrived to clean up the spill. 

8:30 a.m. Officers received a report that a man lost his phone and wallet at a restaurant in the 600 block of Snapdragon Way.

12:44 p.m. Officers received a report that a suspicious vehicle was idling in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. 

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2:36 p.m. Officers received a report that two vehicles were joyriding in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Road. Officers were unable to locate the vehicles. 

7:21 p.m. Officers received a report that a man who left his bike unlocked in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue returned to discover it stolen.  

10:05 p.m. Deputies were called about a suspicious incident near Clark. A man picked up an intoxicated hitchhiker, but soon kicked her out of the car. Deputies arrested her on suspicion of violating a protection order.

10:29 p.m. Officers were called about fireworks exploding at Eighth and Oak streets.  

Total incidents: 42

  • Steamboat officers had 26 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 12 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to three calls for service.
  • West Routt 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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