Skiers get into fistfight after collision: The Record for Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019
3:56 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a vehicle that drove off the road at mile marker 101 along U.S. Highway 40 near Hayden. Deputies believe the driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into a snow bank. He was uninjured.
9:26 a.m. Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters were called to assist an unconscious person at a condominium complex in the 23800 block of Routt County Road 16 in Oak Creek.
1:23 p.m. Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers saved a stranded skier near the upper falls of the Fish Creek Falls drainage. The man was reunited with his family.
3:41 p.m. Two skiers got into a fistfight after colliding on a trail at Steamboat Resort. Deputies responded but did not file any criminal charges since both of the skiers were culpable.
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4:40 p.m. A van with eight passengers slid off the road and rolled onto its side at mile marker 1 along Routt County Road 129. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers temporarily closed the road until the vehicle was removed. No one was injured in the incident.
6:05 p.m. Deputies conducted a traffic stop at Sunlight Drive and Lincoln Avenue. They arrested a man on suspicion of weaving, driving under restraint, driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI per se and having an open alcoholic beverage in the vehicle.
10:24 p.m. Police responded to a suspicious incident at a residence in the 1100 block of Hilltop Parkway. Someone allegedly was trying to get into the residence using a keypad lock on the back door. Officers were unable to find anyone suspicious by the time they arrived.
Total incidents: 51
- Steamboat officers had 28 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
- Routt County deputies had 11 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
- Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to eight calls for service.
- Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters responded to two calls for service.
- West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to two 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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