The Record for July 17
Monday, July 17
12:17 a.m. Someone reported three suspicious cars in the 200 block of Howelsen Parkway. Officers gave the owners of the cars warning and the cars were moved.
12:57 a.m. A 40-year-old woman was taken to the hospital from the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza because she was suffering from a seizure.
7:20 a.m. A woman in the 2500 block of Downhill Drive reported extensive damage to a blue bus parked inside a gated fence. The woman told police that all the bus’s windows had been broken, the engine compartment was left open, the engine’s tubes and belts had been cut, the headlights were broken and someone had scratched obscenities into the sides of the bus. The incident is under investigation.
8:05 a.m. A coal truck driver reportedly lost control of his truck in the 30000 block of Routt County Road 27 in Hayden, causing the truck to roll. Police said the driver was rounding a curve, lost control and rolled the semi, spilling its load. The driver was not injured in the accident. No other cars or people were involved, police said. The driver was cited for careless driving.
8:22 a.m. A man in the 1300 block of Lincoln Avenue reported damage to a storage shed. The man told police someone had thrown rocks at the storage unit. The incident is under investigation.
10:10 a.m. Building materials were reported stolen from the 3200 block of Snowflake Circle.
10:15 a.m. A man reported a group of people camping on a deck in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers told the group to leave.
10:59 a.m. A wallet reportedly was stolen from a locker in the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue.
11:58 a.m. A man reported graffiti on a Yampa River Core Trail tunnel near Lincoln Avenue and Walton Creek Road.
2:15 p.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury accident was reported near 10th Street and Lincoln Avenue.
2:30 p.m. Three fences reportedly were broken at a business in the 700 block of Oak Street. A report was taken.
2:54 p.m. A one-vehicle rollover accident was reported on Routt County Road 129 near Steamboat Lake Outfitters. Police said the car was traveling toward Steamboat Springs when its driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle, causing the car to roll. One woman was taken to the hospital to be treated for her injuries, police said.
3:18 p.m. A woman in the 1600 block of Mid Valley Drive reported her purse stolen from her car.
3:20 p.m. A man reported someone breaking into his storage unit in the 2000 block of Copper Ridge Drive and stealing some of his items.
3:26 p.m. A construction trailer door reportedly was ripped from its hinges in the 2000 block of Snowbowl Plaza.
5:54 p.m. A man reported domestic violence at the police department. Officers handed the report over to the Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies because the alleged incident occurred in the county.
7:30 p.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury accident was reported in the 2100 block of Clubhouse Drive.
7:28 p.m. A woman reported hearing heavy construction equipment running in the 2800 block of Abbey Road but did not see anyone operating the machinery. Police turned off the equipment and left.
9:19 p.m. Someone reportedly heard loud voices and singing in the 1500 block of Meadow Lane. The people were told to be quiet.
11:36 p.m. A hotel manager in the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue reported a woman attempting to sell him a Trek mountain bike for $25. Police said the bike was worth $1,500. The woman was gone when officers arrived.
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