The Record for Sunday, July 25, 2016
Sunday, July 25, 2016
Police, fire and ambulance calls
12:10 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a fight between two men at Little Toots Park. A man accused another man of laying out a rope on the Yampa River Core Trail in the dark. The man denied laying out a rope. A fight ensued. The man who was accused of placing the rope suffered a bloody nose during the fight. The alleged assailant was arrested on suspicion of third degree assault. The victim of the fight denied to police he had placed a rope on the Core Trail in the dark.
5:30 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a possible drunken driver on Curve Plaza. The driver was stumbling and having a hard time speaking at a gas station. Police were unable to locate the driver.
12:45 p.m. Officers were contacted on Snapdragon Way about a couple having a verbal argument in a vehicle on the way home from church. The woman passenger wanted to get out of the vehicle and be in a public place. Officers determined the vehicle was registered in the woman’s name, so it was decided the man would exit the vehicle, and the woman would drive home without him.
1:20 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue emergency responders were called to a report of a possible plane crash in the 25000 block of U.S. Highway 40 west of Steamboat Springs. A person driving on the highway saw a plane disappear behind a hillside and thought it might have crashed. The plane did not crash. Emergency responders speculated the plane had landed on a dirt runway on private property out of sight from the highway.
4:35 p.m. Officers were called to check on the welfare of a woman in her 70s at an apartment building on Village Drive. Police found the woman was deceased. The death is under investigation, but police said it does not appear to be suspicious.
5:11 p.m. Officers were contacted by a man who was not pleased with the service he received from an automotive repair shop in the 1300 block of 13th Street. The man claimed some items were taken from his car while it was being repaired.
8:14 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a deer that was hit and injured by a vehicle on Anglers Drive. Police unable to locate the vehicle or the deer.
8:34 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a driver who left a coffee shop on Anglers Drive with an open bottle of champagne in the passenger seat of his pickup. Police were unable to find the driver.
10:38 p.m. Officers were called to a report of someone who said they heard about eight gunshots from a hotel on Apres Ski Way. The person thought the sounds came from a handgun, not fireworks.
11 p.m. Officers were called to a report of someone who heard gunshots from an apartment on Mountain Village Circle. The person said they were sure they were gunshots and not fireworks. Police were unable to locate the source of the noises.
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