Suspicious person at car wash: The Record for Wednesday, April 24, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Suspicious person at car wash: The Record for Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

6:59 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a bear that got into a business’s dumpster in the 2600 block of Copper Ridge Circle. 

11:02 a.m. A caller complained about a camper taking up parking spots at a condominium complex in the 400 block of Ore House Plaza. Officers tried to find the owner to notify them that they cannot camp in city limits but were unable to do so.

11:54 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters assisted a woman who hit her head after fainting in the 1100 block of Bangtail Way. 

3:36 p.m. Officers received a report of a suspicious person at a car wash in the 1700 block of Lincoln Avenue. A customer was worried the next driver in line was following her. That suspicion subsided when she left the car wash and the driver pulled in to clean his own vehicle.

3:56 p.m. Police arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs after he failed to use a turn signal and got into an altercation with officers at Lincoln Avenue and Old Fish Creek Falls Road.

4:08 p.m. Officers were called about a man who has been camping along the Yampa River Core Trail and leaving his belongings there. 

4:21 p.m. Officers received a report of shoplifting at a grocery store in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. Someone allegedly stole $60 worth of items from the business.  

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6:24 p.m. A concerned resident called officers about a drunken man stumbling near a gas station in the 2000 block of Curve Plaza. Officers helped transport the man to the hospital for detox.  

6:39 p.m. Officers received a report of lost property from someone who lost their cellphone near the Yampa River in the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue.

11:41 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a building search at a business in the 100 block of North Sixth Street in Hayden. Employees heard a loud noise and worried someone had broken in. The noise turned out to be a display sign that had fallen over.

Total incidents: 50

  • Steamboat officers had 40 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had four cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to four 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.

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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