Stolen alligator: The Record for Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Stolen alligator: The Record for Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019

Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019

12:08 a.m. A wooden alligator statue was reported stolen from a bar in the 700 block of Yampa Street. It has since been recovered. A person was allegedly charged with theft in connection to the incident.

2:11 a.m. A drunken man was having a hard time walking and was almost hit by a car in the area of South Lincoln Avenue and Old Fish Creek Falls Road. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers gave him a courtesy ride home.

11:08 a.m. Colorado State Patrol troopers arrested a person on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol. The person also received traffic citations for having an open marijuana container in the vehicle, driving without a valid license, weaving and driving without proof of insurance.

12:04 p.m. Officers received a report of a minor bitten by a dog on the calf.

6:04 p.m. Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers were called to search for a hunter who was lost and had minor injuries.

8:49 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to an unknown injury crash near mile marker two on Routt Ounty Road 44.

Total incidents: 60

  • Steamboat officers had 39 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 13 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to five calls for service.
  • West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to two calls for service.
  • Search and Rescue volunteers 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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