The Record for Tuesday, June 9, 2015 |

The Record for Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Police, fire and ambulance calls

12:43 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident at 11th Street and Lincoln Avenue. Someone saw a person driving very slowly in the area while talking to a pedestrian. Police contacted the driver and arrested him on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

10:45 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a bike that was stolen about a month ago from a shed in the 300 block of Seventh Street.

11:17 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a fraudulent phone call in which a person pretending to be a bank demanded a great deal of money from the person they were calling in the 3400 block of Sunburst Court.

12:11 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a possible suicide attempt in Steamboat. A person was taken to the hospital.

12:32 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a driver who hit and broke a mirror on a vehicle parked in the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue and drove off. Police said this type of hit and run happens often on Lincoln.

2:23 p.m. Officers were called to a report of an older, bald man in a plaid shirt and khakis who was going house to house on Seventh Street saying he was a financial advisor. Police contacted the man. He was not cited.

3:40 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a dispute between employees in the 200 block of Anglers Drive. One of the employees was told they needed to leave and not come back.

3:57 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a homeless man who was driving a motorized shopping cart and eating donuts he didn’t pay for outside of a grocery store in the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue. The store did not want to pursue charges. The man was given a courtesy ride to Lift-Up of Routt County.

4:37 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person driving a green Chevrolet Suburban that caused a three-car accident and fled the scene near the intersection of Pine Grove Road and Rollingstone Drive. There were no injuries in the accident, but one vehicle sustained severe damage. Witnesses described the vehicle that caused the accident as an older Suburban, possibly a 1990s model. Officers had not located the vehicle as of Wednesday morning.

9:06 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a bear that went through a screen door to get into a condominium in the 2300 block of Storm Meadows Drive. The bear ate a pack of prunes out of a refrigerator. The bear was gone when officers arrived. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers were called to follow up with the bear.

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