The Record for Sunday, April 26, 2015
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Police, fire and ambulance calls
1:41 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers and Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report of a possible drunken driver who was swerving at Walton Creek Road and South Lincoln Avenue. Deputies pulled the driver over and arrested him on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
1:44 a.m. Officers contacted a pedestrian who was standing in traffic on South Lincoln Avenue. Everything was fine.
2:24 a.m. Officers were flagged down by a person who wanted to report a problem they were having with an intoxicated family member. Police worked with LIFT-UP of Routt County and got the intoxicated family member a separate hotel room so they wouldn’t have to share a room with the other family member.
9:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a possible fire in the 800 block of Amethyst Drive. Firefighters determined it was a toaster that was putting out some smoke.
10:15 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a driver’s license that was found at Eighth Street and Lincoln Avenue. The license had not been retrieved on Monday morning.
11:29 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report of someone who was being harassed in the 40300 block of Riverbend Trail.
7:46 p.m. Officers were called by an alarm company that reported someone in an assisted living facility in the city of Highlands Ranch was confined to his or her room on the third floor. Police in Steamboat do not know why the alarm company called them regarding an alarm In the Front Range community and assumed it was a mistake.
9:56 p.m. Officers and deputies were called to a report of a suspicious person at a brewery in the 2800 block of Elk River Road. The suspicious person turned out to be an employee of the brewery who was just working late.
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