The Record for Aug. 22-28
Monday, Aug. 22
5:47 p.m. — Steamboat Springs police officers responded to a suspicious person who was going into a spa downtown and asking for photos of the massage therapists.
6:28 p.m. — Officers took a complaint involving a vehicle that sped through a neighborhood and ran over a child’s bike on Eaglepointe Court.
6:41 p.m. — Officers were called to a report of a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Walton Creek Road and Whistler Road that turned into a physical fight. Officers determined that the fight was not physical, and the drivers did not wish to file a police report.
Tuesday, Aug. 23
1:09 a.m. — Officers responded to a noise complaint involving people skateboarding up and down Après Ski Way and Walton Creek Road. Officers contacted the skateboarders who stated they were done skating for the night.
9:24 a.m. — Officers responded to a person who had their leg crushed with a forklift at a business on 13thStreet. The responding officer applied a tourniquet while waiting for Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue to arrive.
12:42 p.m. — Officers responded to a shoplifting in progress at Curve Plaza. The suspects fled the scene prior to officers arriving.
4:50 p.m. — Officers were dispatched to a “moose being a moose” at the 900 block of Pamela Lane. People were advised to leave the moose alone.
Wednesday, Aug. 24
9:08 a.m. — Officers were called to an offensive political statement written in chalk in the high school parking lot.
10:37 a.m. — Officers were dispatched to a spa downtown where an unknown man had called to request an “erotic massage.”
11:12 a.m. — Animal Control responded to the 300 block of Little Moon Trail for a person who was bitten by a cat.
10:35 p.m. — Officers were called to a bear in a trash can near the intersection of Fish Creek Falls Road and Valverdant Circle. The bear left as officers arrived.
Thursday, Aug. 25
11:39 a.m. — Officers were called to a report of shoplifting on Curve Plaza. They were the same suspects from the shoplifting incident on Aug. 23. The suspects fled prior to officers arriving. The suspects were contacted during a traffic stop in Hayden and were issued summons for theft.
1:05 p.m. — Officers were called to a vehicle with a broken window at the 900 block of Cornice Road. Officers determined a bear had broken the window and stolen a bag of McDonald’s food.
8:37 p.m. — Officers were dispatched to a suspicious incident at the 100 block of Hill Street. The caller reported he received a package from out of country but did not order anything from that country. The package contained a tool the caller had ordered.
8:58 p.m. — Officers responded to an intoxicated man in a hotel lobby on South Lincoln Avenue. The man was taken to the hospital. At the hospital, the man caused a disturbance and used racial slurs toward the hospital staff. The man was threatening violence against the staff and officers. When officers attempted to arrest the man, he resisted and attempted to barricade himself in a hospital room. The man was arrested for harassment and resisting arrest.
Friday, Aug. 26
4:36 a.m. — Officers were called to a report of CPR in progress at the 400 block of Kelhi Court. They responded along with Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue.
8:51 a.m. — Community service officers responded to a report of people camping by the river. The campers were gone when the officers arrived.
12:23 p.m. — Officers were called to a disturbance involving a resident who was upset that utility work was being done on his property.
12:50 p.m. — Officers took multiple reports from a school bus driver of drivers disregarding the bus stop sign.
1:56 p.m. — Officers were dispatched to a report of people being seen “huffing,” in a business parking lot along Lincoln Avenue. The people were not located.
Saturday, Aug. 27
1:02 a.m. — Officers were called to the college dorms for multiple underage students who were in possession of alcohol and marijuana.
11:52 a.m. — Officers made a traffic stop near the intersection of South Lincoln Avenue and Hilltop Parkway. The driver was arrested for DUI and expired plates.
2:43 p.m. — Officers were dispatched to an illegal burn in the area of Mauna Kea Lane. The residents were told to put the fire out.
5:41 p.m. — Officers were dispatched to a bicyclist who crashed and hit their head along Anglers Drive. The cyclist was taken to the hospital.
Sunday, Aug. 28
12:02 a.m. — Officers were called to a report of a bear that was in an open garage at the 2800 block of Alpenglow Way. The officers hazed the bear and the bear left.
2:25 p.m. — Officers responded to a dispute at Central Park Drive, during which a person broke another’s accordion. The accordion owner left the area before officers arrived.
9:45 p.m. — Officers made a traffic stop near the intersection of South Lincoln Avenue and Mount Werner Road. A Routt County K9 made a positive alert on the vehicle. A search of the vehicle resulted in suspected fentanyl pills and other paraphernalia being seized. The driver also had an outstanding arrest warrant.
From Aug. 22-28, first responders in Routt County received a total of 466 calls.
• The Steamboat Springs Police Department responded to 247 calls.
• The Routt County Sheriff’s Office responded to 152 calls.
• Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue responded to 54 calls.
• West Routt Fire Protection responded to seven calls.
• North Routt Fire Protection responded to one call.
• Oak Creek Fire Protection responded to five calls.
• Yampa Fire Protection responded to zero calls.
• Routt County Search and Rescue responded to zero calls.
Information for The Record was gathered from local law enforcement. The Record offers a glimpse of police activity and is not a comprehensive report of all police calls. Calls such as domestic violence, sexual assaults and juvenile situations typically do not appear in The Record.
To reach Spencer Powell, call 970-871-4229 or email him at spowell@SteamboatPilot.com
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