Shoplifting at grocery store: The Record for Tuesday, May 7, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Shoplifting at grocery store: The Record for Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

10:08 a.m. A man contacted the Steamboat Springs Police Department after receiving a call from someone who claimed to be a local police officer, demanding money. Legitimate officers assured the man it was a scam.

12:07 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called about a vehicle on fire in the 26600 block of U.S. Highway 40. The car was not actually on fire — the driver had careened off the road and crashed into a ditch. He was taken to the hospital with unknown injuries. 

1:12 p.m. Officers issued a court summons to a woman suspected of stealing $68 worth of items from a grocery store in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. 

4:52 p.m. Officers were called about a group of people sleeping near a public building in the 1600 block of Lincoln Avenue. 

5 p.m. A caller notified police about a man who appeared sick at Shield Drive and Elk River Road. Officers checked on the man, who said he felt fine. 

9:18 p.m. Officers were called about a mother screaming at her child at a business in the 600 block of Marketplace Plaza. By the time police arrived, the mother and child were eating inside a vehicle. Officers determined there was no wrongdoing.

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11:54 p.m. A resident called officers to report a suspicious noise outside their home in the 3100 block of Mariah Court. Police investigated but found no threats in the area.

Total incidents: 39

  • Steamboat officers had 26 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies had seven cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to six calls 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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