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The Record for Dec. 12-18

Monday, Dec. 12

9:05 a.m. — The Steamboat Springs Police Department investigated a reported burglary at the 1400 block of Pine Grove Road. 

2:13 p.m. — Both the SSPD and the Routt County Sheriff’s Department responded to a report of a drunk pedestrian at the 1800 block of Ski Time Square. 

8:43 p.m. — Police responded to a noise complaint at the 500 block of Rollingstone Drive.



Tuesday, Dec. 13

2:07 p.m. — Police investigated a report of theft at the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue. 

4:31 p.m. — Police investigated a reported burglary at the 3600 block of Lincoln Avenue. 



5:23 p.m. — The sheriff’s office assisted the police department to locate a missing person near the Steamboat Ski Resort, but the person turned up on their own before a search party was formed. 

7:19 p.m. — The sheriff’s office assisted police responding to a report of two men fighting in the parking lot at the 2500 block of Village Drive. One man was reported to be chasing the other. By the time officers arrived, the two parties were gone. 

Wednesday, Dec. 14

11:44 a.m. — Police investigated a reported vehicle hit-and-run at the 2100 block of Resort Drive. 

9:42 p.m. — Police investigated a report of shoplifting at a business at the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. 

Thursday, Dec. 15

10:45 a.m. — Police investigated a report of fraud on Copper Rose Court. 

2:24 p.m. — The sheriff’s office investigated a report of fraud on Wilson Street in Phippsburg. 

10:45 p.m. — The sheriff’s office assisted with a rescue mission for snowmobilers with stuck machines near Rabbit Ears Pass. Routt County Search and Rescue prepared to search, but the snowmobilers were able to get out on their own before crews ventured into the wilderness. 

Friday, Dec. 16

8:01 a.m. — The sheriff’s office investigated a report of a suspicious incident reported by someone who works in the county’s road and bridge department. The worker reported finding several opened Amazon boxes at the turnaround on County Road 14. The deputies surmised the contents of the boxes were possibly stolen and the case is still ongoing. 

7:09 p.m. — Police responded to a report of a drunk pedestrian near the intersection of Eighth and Oak streets. 

Saturday, Dec. 17

12:40 a.m. — Police responded to a noise complaint at the 2600 block of Longthong Road.

1:44 a.m. — Police responded to a noise complaint at the 1800 block of Medicine Springs Road. 

9:16 a.m. — Police investigated a reported hit-and-run at the 1800 block of Central Park Plaza. 

2:58 p.m. — Police investigated a reported theft near the intersection of 12th and Yampa streets.

Sunday, Dec. 18

3:49 p.m. — The sheriff’s office responded to a reported skier versus skier crash at the Steamboat Ski Resort at the top of Vagabond, an intermediate-level run that starts near Thunderhead Lodge. Sheriff’s deputies found no evidence of criminal actions leading up to the crash. One person was taken to the hospital from the collision. 

6:01 p.m. — The sheriff’s office assisted with a search for overdue snowmobilers in North Routt. The party was located and deemed to be okay, just having failed to notify the appropriate people of where they were. 

From Dec. 12 to Dec. 18, first responders in Routt County received a total of 341 calls including:

• The Steamboat Springs Police Department responded to 166 calls.

• The Routt County Sheriff’s Office responded to 114 calls.

• Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue responded to 46 calls.

• West Routt Fire Protection responded to eight calls.

• North Routt Fire Protection responded to one call.

• Oak Creek Fire Protection responded to one call.

• Yampa Fire Protection responded to two calls.

• Routt County Search and Rescue responded to three 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.


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