Bear spotted in RAV4: The Record for Monday, Nov. 5, 2018
Monday, Nov. 5, 2018
9:09 a.m. Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers were called to help find lost hunters in the area of Forest Service Road 409. They were located.
12:15 p.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person who was receiving harassing messages.
4:16 p.m. Officers were called to a report of damaged property in the 200 block of Caribou Lane. A delivery truck slid into a person’s driveway and damaged landscaping.
4:54 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a bear in a Toyota RAV4 in the 1900 block of Storm Meadows Drive. The bear got out of the car and went up a tree. Police did not know if the car was damaged.
5:31 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a disturbance related to an eviction in the 2400 block of Lincoln Avenue.
7:42 p.m. Search and Rescue volunteers were called to help hunters who were possibly lost. The hunters contacted family members, and they were fine. It had taken them longer to get an elk out of the woods.
7:58 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a car being driven all over the road and headed toward Steamboat from mile marker 117 on U.S. Highway 40. The driver was contacted, and they were fine.
8:05 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a woman who was receiving threatening messages.
8:42 p.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help with a crash near mile marker 104 on U.S. 40.
Total incidents: 45
• Steamboat police had 31 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops
• The Routt County Sheriff’s Office had nine cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops
• Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue responded to three calls for service
• North Routt Fire Protection District responded to one call for service
• West Routt Fire Protection District 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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