Tenants ‘destroy’ landlord’s apartment: The Record for Friday, Aug. 16, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Tenants ‘destroy’ landlord’s apartment: The Record for Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

Friday, Aug. 16, 2019

5:36 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers received an animal complaint from Val D’Isere Circle and Apres Ski Way. A man was upset about a barking dog. He and officers patrolled the area, but by then the noise was gone.

12:44 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters assisted someone who fell at Fish Creek Falls Road and Tamarack Drive. 

12:52 p.m. A landlord called police after discovering her tenants had “destroyed” her apartment.

1:10 p.m. Officers were notified of a man sleeping inside his vehicle in the 700 block of Princeton Avenue. They told him he was not allowed to sleep or camp inside his vehicle within city limits. 

2:12 p.m. A man got into a verbal altercation with hospital staff after they called the cops on him for locking his dog inside a hot car. Officers were able to mediate the situation over the phone. 

2:59 p.m. Officers checked on a man who had not shown up to work for several days. They contacted the man’s landlord, who also was unsure of the man’s whereabouts.

5:24 p.m. Employees of a grocery store in the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue suspected a woman of shoplifting. When they confronted her, she returned several items she had been hiding in her clothes. Then she fled the store.  

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6:09 a.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called about an unconscious person at an apartment complex in the 200 block of East Jefferson Avenue in Hayden.

8:27 p.m. Officers arrested a man on suspicion of speeding and driving under the influence in the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue. 

8:38 p.m. A man called police, claiming another driver had crashed into him out of road rage. During the call, the man’s phone died. Officers were unable to locate a crash or to contact the man. 

9:39 p.m. A security officer at Steamboat Resort could not wake up a drunken man who had passed out at a bar in the 2200 block of Village Inn Court. Steamboat firefighters took him to the hospital, then officers arrested him on suspicion of violating a protection order that prohibits him from drinking alcohol.

11:54 p.m. A woman called police after hearing suspicious noises in her yard. She worried someone was sneaking around her property, but officers found no signs of criminal activity. 

Total incidents: 57

  • Steamboat officers had 35 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County deputies had 12 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to nine 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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