Stolen shuttle bus: The Record for Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Stolen shuttle bus: The Record for Friday, Feb. 15, 2019

Friday, Feb. 15

12:06 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a vehicle swerving and weaving into oncoming traffic at Hilltop Parkway and South Lincoln Avenue. Officers pulled the car over and issued a warning.

1:18 p.m. Officers responded to a report that a shuttle bus was stolen from a repair shop in the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue. A shuttle driver had dropped off the bus outside the shop and left the keys in the vehicle. It was not there when the shop opened in the morning.

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3:17 p.m. Officers were called about a fight between two dogs in the 1400 block of 13th Street. An employee of Routt County Humane Society was walking one of the shelter’s dogs when a stray dog attacked.

3:48 p.m. Officers received a call about a man who stormed into a construction supply store in the 2500 block of Downhill Drive and complained that the business was disrupting his cellphone service.

4:48 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a motor vehicle crash with unknown injuries at mile marker 44 along Colorado Highway 131.

5:26 p.m. Officers responded to a suspicious incident at a bus stop in the 800 block of Weiss Drive. Someone thought another person was playing with a handgun in the area. Officers were unable to locate the person.

6:46 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called about an unconscious person in the 40500 block of Steamboat Drive.

10:08 p.m. Officers were called about a confrontation between two people at an ice rink in the 200 block of Howelsen Parkway.

10:15 p.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called about a vehicle that caught fire after hitting an elk at mile marker 101 along U.S. Highway 40.

10:30 p.m. Officers were called about a highly intoxicated man who was trying to get into a condominium complex in the 2000 block of Walton Creek Road. A resident of the complex told officers the man lived in another building and helped him get home.

11:11 p.m. A man told officers that someone had broken into his car and damaged several items in the vehicle. He said he knew the person who did it, but he could not tell officers because they were recording the conversation.

Total incidents: 58

  • Steamboat officers had 30 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 14 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to 11 calls for service.
  • Yampa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • West Routt 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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