The Record for 10-3
Tuesday, Oct. 3
7:42 a.m. A controlled burn began at the Steamboat Ski Area. Assistant Fire Chief Bob Struble said the fire was planned and that although the flames were visible all day and into the evening, the fire was under control at all times. Steamboat Ski & Resort Corp. employees were burning trees that were removed during routine trail grooming, he said.
9:17 a.m. A business in the 1100 block of Lincoln Avenue reportedly was burglarized. Police said someone entered the building through an open window and deflated one of the company’s $5,000 rafts. It does not appear as if the person or persons who broke in took anything of value from the business, police said.
9:19 a.m. Someone reportedly ran into a gasoline pump in the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue. A report was taken.
9:44 a.m. A woman reportedly thought a man was following her in the 400 block of Anglers Drive. A report was taken.
10:55 a.m. A man reportedly passed a car on the shoulder and then crossed two lanes of traffic to make a left hand turn onto Anglers Drive from Lincoln Avenue. Officers said they contacted the man and planned to issue him a ticket.
11:12 a.m. A 16-year-old boy reportedly ran away from his home. The Routt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident.
12:34 p.m. A woman was taken to the hospital from Routt County Road 129 near Cullen’s Corner after she sustained minor injuries when she hit a tree on her bicycle. Medics said the tree reportedly fell onto the road and the woman did not have enough time to avoid it before going over her handlebars.
12:36 p.m. Someone reportedly saw a car fully engulfed in flames in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers said that the man’s car was not on fire but that his jumper cables were sparking.
3:42 p.m. A man in his 40s was taken to the hospital from the 1800 block of Central Park Drive because he was suffering from chest pains.
4:14 p.m. An employee in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive was arrested on suspicion of felony theft. Police said the man stole more than $500 worth of merchandise and cash from the store.
4:46 p.m. A “hysterical” woman in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive wanted to talk to police about being fired for stealing money from a cash register. Police told the woman her concerns were civil, not criminal.
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