The Record for Feb. 28-March 6 |

The Record for Feb. 28-March 6

Tuesday, Feb. 28

3:41 p.m. — Steamboat Springs Police Department investigated a suspicious incident on the 3000 block of Apres Ski Way. The call regarded an ongoing issue involving people hanging out in a parking lot after they had previously been asked not to. 

5:02 p.m. — Police performed a business check on Seventh Street. 

11:52 p.m. — Police issued a traffic stop on South Lincoln Avenue. 

Wednesday, March 1

3:31 p.m. — Both the Routt County Sheriff’s Office and police investigated a disturbance on the 1300 block of Indian Trail. A third party called in reporting their neighbors having a loud verbal dispute. 

5:42 p.m. — Police issued a traffic stop on Lincoln Avenue. 

Thursday, March 2

2:31 p.m. — Police investigated a report of a suspicious person near Walton Pond. The reporting party called in to report an elderly party urinating in public.  

6:07 p.m. — The sheriff’s office looked into reports of suspicious vehicles on Routt County Road 29. 

8:40 p.m. — The sheriff’s office contacted a citizen on the 3000 block of Amethyst Drive.

Friday, March 3

11:29 p.m. — Police investigated a theft on the 1200 block of Lincoln Avenue. Someone called in reporting a stolen item, which was later found in the reporting party’s vehicle and the situation was cleared. 

1:37 p.m. — Both police and the sheriff’s office responded to reports of a fight near Central Park Drive. Two individuals got into a verbal argument in a parking lot. A male punched the other person in the face and the situation ended before police were able to identify participating parties.  

3:16 p.m. — Police and the sheriff’s office investigated reports of a suspicious person on the 2000 block of Mount Werner Circle. A potentially intoxicated party was trying to break into a business and was bothering surrounding hotel guests. The person was contacted by the police and the Steamboat Springs Fire Department and taken to the hospital for evaluation. 

Saturday, March 4

9:18 a.m. — Police returned found property on Eighth Street.

2:13 p.m. — The police department received reports of a missing person on the 2000 block of Apres Ski Way. It turned out to be a miscommunication between reporting parties and no one was missing in the first place.

Sunday, March 5

6:06 p.m. — Police received calls reporting a drunk pedestrian on the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue. 

8:35 p.m. — Police performed a business check on the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

11:42 p.m. — Police issued a traffic stop on Lincoln Avenue. 

Monday, March 6

11:20 a.m. — Police investigated reports of a suspicious incident on the 1100 block of 13th Street. A caller reported a male party exhibiting strange behavior and leaving some of his personal belongings on the ramp leading to the transit center. 

1:14 p.m. — Police investigated a reported drug violation on the 3000 block of Ingles Lane. A local dispensary called police following underage persons attempting to buy marijuana with fake identification. 

2:48 p.m. — Police received an animal complaint near Gondola Square.

From Feb. 28 to March 6, first responders in Routt County received a total of 327 calls including:

  • The Steamboat Springs Police Department responded to 134 calls.
  • The Routt County Sheriff’s Office responded to 103 calls.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue responded to 70 calls.
  • West Routt Fire Protection responded to 14 calls.
  • Oak Creek Fire Protection responded to two calls.
  • Yampa Fire Protection responded to three calls.
  • North Routt Fire Protection responded to one call.

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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