‘Suspicious vehicle’ turns out to be private investigator: The Record for Monday, Jan. 20, 2020 | SteamboatToday.com

‘Suspicious vehicle’ turns out to be private investigator: The Record for Monday, Jan. 20, 2020

Monday, Jan. 20, 2020

3:03 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about a suspicious vehicle at 10th Street and Lincoln Avenue. They contacted a man sleeping inside the vehicle who said he planned to leave soon but had needed some rest. 

3:16 a.m. Colorado State Patrol troopers arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, careless driving and not having proof of insurance. 

6:27 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters received a report of a structure fire at a defunct bar in the 21400 block of U.S. Highway 40 in Milner. Firefighters investigated the area but found no fire. 

4:41 p.m. Police were called about a suspicious vehicle in the 1100 block of Mountain Village Circle. A man inside the vehicle said he was a private investigator who was working on a case involving an insurance claim. 

6:15 p.m. Police were called about a man behaving aggressively at Steamboat Resort. Officers responded but were unable to locate him. 

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6:54 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report of a disturbance in the 27300 block of Sunrise Lane. 

Total incidents: 53

  • Steamboat officers had 31 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 12 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to eight calls 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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