Teens hurl tomatoes onto street: The Record for Thursday, May 9, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Teens hurl tomatoes onto street: The Record for Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

3:13 a.m. A woman called Steamboat Springs Police Department officers after receiving a threatening text from someone she knows. It turns out the person meant to send the text as a joke to a different friend but accidentally sent it to the woman instead.

4:53 a.m. Employees at the hospital called officers about a patient who got bitten on the hand by a dog. The patient refused to say where the incident happened.  

5:52 a.m. Police were called about a man trespassing inside a condominium complex in the 1900 block of Cornice Road. Officers arrested him on suspicion of trespassing and possession of drug paraphernalia.

8:21 a.m. Officers were called about a suspicious man loitering in an alley near a school in the 200 block of Park Avenue. 

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9:39 a.m. A man called officers concerned about his roommate who had been missing for a day. Officers eventually located the roommate at the hospital. He had gotten drunk the night before and hurt himself.

1:30 p.m. Police were called about two teenagers who were on the roof of a business hurling tomatoes onto the street in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue.

3:50 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to a crash involving a car and a motorcycle at 10th Street and Lincoln Avenue. No injuries were reported. 

4:21 p.m. Officers received a report of theft in the 2300 block of Lincoln Avenue. Some kids had built a fort on public property using a sled and snow shovel, but a woman did not like it and threw the items away.

Total incidents: 36

  • Steamboat officers had 24 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies had nine cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to two calls 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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