The Record for Thursday, March 12, 2015
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 2015
Police, fire and ambulance calls
1:18 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted a group of people by a trash can at Sixth Street and Lincoln Avenue. People in the group were taking pictures of a man who was celebrating his 21st birthday. He had been throwing up and was passed out. Friends said they could take care of the man, but the most sober person in the group had an alcohol level of .18. Police decided the best thing to do was to take the man to detox.
10:52 a.m. Officers were called to a report of someone riding a snowmobile at Whistler Park. A father pushing a child’s snowmobile was contacted and warned not to snowmobile in the park.
11:25 a.m. A person came to the police department and reported losing a driver’s license.
11:51 a.m. A woman came to the police department and said that three hours earlier a person in a black Jeep tailgated her and passed while speeding. The vehicle could not be located.
12:08 p.m. A found credit card was turned in at the police station.
12:53 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a woman who lost a purse on the Yampa River Core Trail.
1:29 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a snowmobile that was swerving and being driven erratically at Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue.
3:09 p.m. Officers contacted two men smoking marijuana near the Stock Bridge Transit Center. A 19-year-old and an 18-year-old were given citations for consuming marijuana in public.
5:05 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a tanker truck rolled over on U.S. Highway 40 at mile marker 142 on Rabbit Ears Pass. The road was closed until about 1 a.m. Friday. Chemicals leaked out of the truck and were cleaned up. The driver of the truck was flown to Denver with serious injuries.
9:10 p.m. Steamboat firefighters were called to help a person who fell in the 40500 block of Anchor Way.
11:05 p.m. Officers were called to a report of people who were being loud and had been partying the past couple of nights in the 2300 block of Après Ski Way.
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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Things are normally pretty quiet around the base area of Steamboat Resort this time of year, but a lot has happened since the ski area closed following the 2020-21 season.