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The Record for Aug. 8

12:45 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue emergency responders and Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a fire alarm in the 400 block of Tamarack Drive. The alarm was set off by a small fire, possibly burning food. There was no damage.

1:57 a.m. Police were called to a complaint about church bells ringing in the 700 block of Oak Street. Officers issued a warning.

2:28 a.m. Police were called to a report of a car break-in in the 400 block of Lupine Drive. Police got more reports throughout the day and found at least nine cars that had been entered. All the cars were unlocked, and there was no damage reported, but several portable music players, some cash and other electronics were stolen.



2:49 a.m. Police were called to a report of a person knocking on hotel doors in the 1000 block of Walton Creek Road. The person was gone when officers arrived.

5:53 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report of a car that hit a deer in the 16000 block of Colorado Highway 131 near Yampa. No people were injured in the crash.



8:49 a.m. Police were called to a report of a hit-and-run crash in the 500 block of Tamarack Drive.

9:53 a.m. Deputies were called to a report of an argument between a man and a woman in the Steamboat Springs area. Deputies separated the people.

11:09 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue and deputies were called to a request for an ambulance in the Steamboat area for a 59-year-old person who reportedly fell off a horse. Medical crews took the person to Yampa Valley Medical Center.

12:10 p.m. West Routt Fire Protection District emergency responders, Hayden Police Department officers and deputies were called to a report of a fire at a two-story house in the 33000 block of Routt County Road 53, south of Hayden. Nobody was home when the fire started, and fire responders reported that it mostly had burned itself out in a living room when firefighters arrived. There were no injuries, and the cause of the fire is not yet known.

12:36 p.m. Police were called to a complaint about loud music in the skatepark in the 1300 block of Bob Adams Drive. Officers issued a warning.

1:54 p.m. Police were called to a request for an officer on the Yampa River where a person was stranded knee-deep in water in the middle of the river. Officers helped the person to the shore.

4:05 p.m. Police were called to a report of a theft of a wallet in Central Park Plaza. The wallet and $3 were recovered.

4:23 p.m. Deputies and Hayden Police Department officers were called to a report of a person weaving in the road on U.S. Highway 40 near Hayden.

9:10 p.m. Deputies arrested a 26-year-old Steamboat man on suspicion of driving under the influence, DUI per se and defective headlights after a traffic stop near mile marker 22 on C.R. 129.


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