Taxi driver harassed for not arriving fast enough: The Record for Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 | SteamboatToday.com

Taxi driver harassed for not arriving fast enough: The Record for Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

Monday, Jan. 13, 2020

2:29 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers received a report of harassment from 12th Street and Lincoln Avenue. A taxi service was dealing with some customers who got verbally abusive after the driver did not arrive fast enough for their liking. 

7:58 a.m. Officers were called about an animal bite incident at a condominium complex in the 400 block of Tamarack Drive. 

8:35 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a crash with unknown injuries at mile marker 109 along U.S. Highway 40 near Hayden. 

3:16 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to assist an unconscious person at a hot springs in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue.

3:51 p.m. Police were called about a group of people who harassed a Steamboat Springs Transit driver for not arriving at the scheduled time. 

3:58 p.m. Officers are investigating damage dealt to a vehicle parked in the 2000 block of Snow Bowl Plaza. 

6:25 p.m. A caller notified police of some harassing text messages that the caller has been receiving.

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7:24 p.m. Deputies were called about a crash with unknown injuries at Routt County Road 36 and Amethyst Drive. 

9:33 p.m. Colorado State Patrol troopers arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence, DUI per se, careless driving, having an open alcoholic beverage in the vehicle, not having proof of insurance and child abuse. 

Total incidents: 48

  • Steamboat officers had 29 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had eight cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to nine calls for service.
  • West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to two 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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