The Record for Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
Police, fire and ambulance calls
12:09 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a driver possibly under the influence of marijuana. A clerk at a convenience store in the 500 block of Marketplace Plaza smelled marijuana on the driver. The driver could not be located.
9:57 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a person in the 400 block of South Lincoln Avenue who received harassing phone calls related to a review posted on the Internet.
10:39 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a driver yelling, cursing and cutting people off at Walton Creek Road and South Lincoln Avenue. The driver could not be located.
11:32 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a disturbance at a sandwich shop in the 1800 block of Central Park Plaza. An employee had been fired for not taking a drug test after getting injured on the job and had returned to get his final paycheck. The man got upset when his hourly wage was wrong on the paycheck. The man caused a scene, and police detained him at the restaurant. The man had what police suspected was paraphernalia used to consume heroin as well as prescription drugs. The 29-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree trespassing, disorderly conduct, possession of drug paraphernalia, two felony drug possession charges and three misdemeanor drug possession charges.
11:58 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a person in the 2800 block of Abbey Road who received a message from someone claiming to be with the IRS. The message referenced a lawsuit and demanded money.
12:51 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person in the 800 block of West Hillside Court who put a deposit down on a car and was not being allowed to get the car or the deposit back.
1:27 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a fraudulent check deposited at a bank in the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue.
2:52 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a car that crossed into a bike lane and ran a red light at Hilltop Parkway and South Lincoln Avenue. The car could not be located.
2:54 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a motorcycle weaving in and out of traffic at Third Street and Lincoln Avenue. It could not be located.
3:39 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a car weaving at Elk River Road and Lincoln Avenue. It could not be located.
4:35 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report of a truck down an embankment between Seedhouse Road and the Elk River. Joggers discovered the crash, which investigators believed happened early Thursday morning. The 50-year-old man who was driving the truck had been ejected during the crash and died.
6:43 p.m. North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to a report of a rollover accident in front of the Station 1 fire station. A diabetic who had been driving the car was taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center.
7:07 p.m. Officers were called to check on the welfare of a male at a hotel in the 2200 block of Village Inn Court. The male’s mother said he had possibly threatened to jump off a balcony. The male was taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center, and mental health professionals were going to check on him.
7:39 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who wanted to complain about someone running a saw and burning wood at Grand Street and Missouri Avenue. The person who reported it was anonymous and not cooperative.
8:04 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who wanted to complain about someone using a nail gun for 45 minutes in the 2900 block of West Acres Drive.
8:42 p.m. Officers were called to check on a person in the 3700 block of Lincoln Avenue who sounded upset and strung out.
10:46 p.m. Officers were called to a report of people yelling and shouting at a pool in the 1600 block of Shadow Run Frontage.
11:20 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a man creeping around the area in the 400 block of Ore House Plaza. The man lived there but was given a warning.
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