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Stealing scratch tickets: The Record for Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

9:21 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a dog running around a business in the 2200 block of Village Inn Court. Officers helped return the dog to its owner, who was a guest at the business.

11:33 a.m. The supervisor of a business in the 900 block of Weiss Drive called officers to report that he has video surveillance of an employee stealing lottery scratch tickets. 

11:47 a.m. Officers were called about a cat left inside a car in the 10 block of East Maple Street. An animal control officer freed the cat from the car and took it to the Routt County Humane Society. 

3:00 p.m. A concerned citizen called officers about a man who appeared unconscious on the Yampa River Core Trail. Officers checked on the man, who said he was just taking a nap. 

4:26 p.m. Officers were called about a bear that got into a trash can in the 700 block of Pine Street. 

9:17 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a reported disturbance in the 200 block of Arthur Avenue in Oak Creek. 

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11:45 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters assisted a person who lost consciousness in the 3100 block of Mariah Court.

Total incidents: 37

  • Steamboat officers had 22 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had nine cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to five 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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