Suspicious Craig’s List AD: The Record for Saturday, Aug. 8
Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020
8 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers responded to a report of fraud in the 1700 block of Lincoln Avenue. The caller wanted to report small charges from Texas on their debit card.
9:07 a.m. Oak Creek Fire Protection District and West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a structure fire in the 200 block of Park Aly in Hayden.
10:03 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Steamboat officers responded to a complaint of a vehicle unable to hold its lane first spotted near mile marker 104 along U.S. Highway 40 in Hayden. The case was passed off to Colorado State Patrol.
2:26 p.m. Officers received a call about a mountain bike stolen from the front entrance of a condominium complex in the 1200 block of Mountain Village Circle.
3:30 p.m. Officers were called to a dog in distress in a hot car with the windows rolled up at 10th and Yampa streets. The owner was issued a written warning.
4:01 p.m. Officers found another dog in a hot car in the 900 block of Yampa Street. The owner received a written warning.
4:26 p.m. Officers received a report of a possible fraudulent Craig’s List AD. The reporting party had been emailing a woman claiming to have a plot of land available for rent and believed she didn’t have any claim over the property.
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6:01 p.m. Officers were called to a possible public health concern in the 800 block of Howelsen Hill. Someone saw 15 to 20 people gathering at the volleyball courts and didn’t believe anyone was safely social distancing.
7:29 p.m. Officers received a report of three ski lockers with broken locks at a condominium complex in the 1800 block of Ski Time Square Drive. Nothing of value had been stolen from the lockers.
Total incidents: 50
- Steamboat officers had 29 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
- Sheriff’s deputies had 11 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
- Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to six calls for service.
- West Routt firefighters responded to one call for service.
- Oak Creek firefighters responded to three 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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