Selling private info: The Record for Friday, Jan. 8
Friday, Jan. 8, 2021
7:55 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers received a report about two bags of trash being dumped near a group of townhomes in the 3000 block of Snowflake Circle. Officers said this is an ongoing issue that they are investigating.
9:18 a.m. Officers received a report from a woman in the 800 block of Yampa Street who said a man was threatening to sell her private information if she did not pay him. Officers are investigating the incident.
9:43 a.m. Officers responded to a man who received a call about an unemployment claim he did not file in the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue.
11:40 a.m. Officers received a report of a vehicle parked in a no-parking zone on Medicine Springs Drive. The vehicle was gone when officers arrived.
12:33 p.m. Officers received a third-party report of a physical fight on the corner of Fifth and Oak streets. Officers are investigating the incident.
3:44 p.m. Officers received a call from a resident in the area of Fish Creek Falls Road and Tamarack Drive who said another driver was swerving around and driving recklessly.
4:10 p.m. Officers received a call from someone walking by a business in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue who said a dog in the area was tied to a pole, and they were worried the dog would freeze. Animal control contacted the dog’s owner, who agreed to take the dog home.
5:24 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted a driver in a non-injury car crash on Routt County Road 27 in Oak Creek.
Total incidents: 49
• Steamboat officers responded to 31 cases including calls for service and officer initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
• Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 11 cases including calls for service and officer initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
• Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to six calls for service.
• Oak Creek Fire Rescue 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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