Suspicious people at park: The Record for Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Suspicious people at park: The Record for Friday, Oct. 18, 2019

Friday, Oct. 18, 2019

2:45 a.m. A caller notified Steamboat Springs Police Department officers about a for-sale vehicle with its headlights on at a dealership in the 2300 block of Lincoln Avenue.

8:49 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a motor vehicle crash with unknown injuries at mile marker 143 along U.S. Highway 40. 

10:35 a.m. Police mediated an ongoing dispute between two neighbors at a condominium complex in the 1300 block of Sparta Plaza. The dispute is about where one of the neighbors parks his motorcycle.

10:38 a.m. The victim of an internet scam called police after losing several thousand dollars in the ordeal. 

11:12 p.m. Deputies were called about an alleged burglary at a residence in the 2100 block of U.S. Highway 40 near Hayden. 

12:21 p.m. A woman called officers after five suspicious people approached her at a park in the 10 block of 12th Street. She told police there was nothing criminal about the encounter, but it made her feel uncomfortable.  

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5:57 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to a report of an unconscious person at a fitness center in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue.

6:17 p.m. Deputies received a report of a suspicious incident at mile marker 125 along U.S. Highway 40. 

11:13 p.m. Police conducted a traffic stop in the 10 block of Anglers Drive. Officers arrested the driver on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and careless driving.

Total incidents: 63

  • Steamboat officers had 30 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 21 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to nine 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 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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