The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Police, fire and ambulance calls
8:11 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help with an accident at 11th Street and Lincoln Avenue. A man had a medical emergency and crashed his truck into four cars, a light pole and a street pole. The man had minor injuries.
9:35 a.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person who fell in the 300 block of Vista Verde Drive.
10:53 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a driver’s license found in an alley downtown.
12:54 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a disturbance in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. A man reportedly threatened his girlfriend’s mother with a rifle. The 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of felony menacing.
1:25 p.m. Officers were called to check on the welfare of a woman with a drinking problem in the 1200 block of Hilltop Parkway. She was taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center.
1:43 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a truck blocking a driveway in the 400 block of Oak Street.
3:23 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a brown wallet found at a restaurant in the first block of Eighth Street.
3:42 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who found a bike along the Yampa River Core Trail. Officers could not find the bike.
4:09 p.m. Officers were called to a report of theft from a sandwich restaurant in the 1700 block of Central Park Drive. People were unhappy with their delivered food, and employees at the restaurant told them they would have to come back to the restaurant if they wanted a refund. The people reordered food and told the delivery driver the manager was providing the food for free. That was not the case. Police considered the situation a civil matter.
6:45 p.m. North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to a report of a wildfire at Seedhouse Campground. Lightning had caused several trees to catch fire. The fire was put out.
7:56 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a business employee receiving harassing phone calls in the 2800 block of Owl Hoot Trail. A man called claiming to be a district manager and was asking personal questions.
8:23 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a truck swerving at Lincoln Avenue and 13th Street.
8:59 p.m. Officers were called to help a woman who lost her wallet and didn’t have money for a hotel room. She was given a hotel room voucher.
11:55 p.m. Officers were called to a report of loud noise in the 700 block of Walton Pond Circle. A man was found sitting at a picnic table talking on the phone.
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