Pot smoke coming from vehicle: The Record for Friday, April 19, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Pot smoke coming from vehicle: The Record for Friday, April 19, 2019

Friday, April 19, 2019

6:59 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers retrieved a bike that someone threw into a pond in the 2600 block of Lincoln Avenue. 

8:52 a.m. Officers were called about a bear that got into a resident’s trash can and splayed garbage across their yard in the 100 block of Spruce Street. 

10:30 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report of harassment at a business in the 13100 block of U.S. Highway 40 near Hayden.

11:34 a.m. A driver called officers to report people smoking what they believed to be marijuana in the car in front of them at Third Street and Lincoln Avenue. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

12:24 p.m. An animal control officer attended a dog event at a brewery in the 1800 block of Elk River Plaza to spread the word about responsible pet ownership.

2:19 p.m. Officers contacted a driver who parked in a handicap spot in the 1600 block of Lincoln Avenue and told them to move their car. 

4:04 p.m. Officers received a report of fraud from a person who has been having ongoing issues with a Medicaid application. 

Crime Stoppers

If you have information about any unsolved crime, contact Routt County Crime Stoppers. You will remain anonymous and could earn a cash reward.

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• Call: 970-870-6226
• Click: TipSubmit.com
• Text: Send “NAMB” and your message to 274637

4:29 p.m. An employer reported a disturbance to officers at his business in the 2500 block of Copper Ridge Drive. The employer believes a recently terminated employee vandalized the property.

6:31 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters assisted someone having a seizure in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. 

10:38 a.m. Officers contacted a suspicious vehicle parked in the 700 block of Lithia Springs Road. People in the vehicle were just talking.  

Total incidents: 57

  • Steamboat officers had 48 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had four cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to four calls for service.
  • Oak Creek 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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