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Theft, threats and three abreast: The Record for Oct. 10-16

Monday, Oct. 10

7:33 a.m. — The Routt County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of dog-at-large on Hill N Dale Road.

2:06 p.m.  — Steamboat Springs Police investigated an animal complaint at Walton Pond Circle.

Tuesday, Oct. 11

5:48 a.m. — The Sheriff’s Office assisted with a collision between a motor vehicle and an elk near the intersection of County Road 33 and County Road 33b. No injuries were reported.



8:19 a.mPolice investigated a reported theft at the 1100 block of Yampa Street.

8:47 a.m. — Police responded to a report of threats at the 2900 block of West Acres Drive.



10:24 a.m. — Police responded to a reported trespassing at the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue.

11:02 p.m. — Police investigated a bear call at the 800 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

Wednesday, Oct. 12

10:52 a.m. — A sheriff’s deputy responded to a complaint of bicyclists riding three abreast near the intersection of Mount Werner Road and County Road 14. The deputy contacted the bicycle riders and advised them about bicycle laws on county roads. 

12:08 p.m— Police responded to a report of harassment at the 400 block of Huckleberry Lane.

1:59 p.m. — The Sheriff’s office investigated a suspicious vehicle near the Buffalo Pass Trailhead. The vehicle was determined as abandoned.


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3:21 p.m. — Police investigated a reported theft at the 3100 block of Ingles Lane.

4:46 p.m. — Sheriff’s deputies received a complaint of a loud barking dog along U.S. Highway 40 in Milner.

5:31 p.m. — Police responded to a report of illegal dumping at the 1000 block of Steamboat Boulevard.

Thursday, Oct. 13

12:48 p.m. — Police responded to an animal complaint along the Yampa River Core Trail.

3:38 p.m. — Police responded to a reported drunk pedestrian near the intersection of Seventh and Yampa streets.

4:01 p.m. — The sheriff’s office received another complaint about the abandoned vehicle near Buffalo Pass.

6:24 p.m. — A person driving near the intersection of River Drive and County Road 64 in Clark reported an armed person to the sheriff’s office. The reporting party said they were following another vehicle closely, which the witness said pulled over to the side of the road. Upon stopping at the vehicle, the reporting party said they witnessed the passenger in the vehicle ahead had stepped out with a gun pointed at the ground.   

6:37 p.m. — The sheriff’s office investigated a missing person. The reporting party said they were supposed to be picked up at the airport by their grandfather. The man was located in Billings, Montana.

7:17 p.m. — The sheriff’s office investigated a flare shot near Hahn’s Peak. No person was found and no one was reported missing.

10:29 p.m. — Police investigated a noise complaint near Sequoia Court and Whistler Road.

Friday, Oct. 14

3:06 p.m. — Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of trespassing on a residential property along County Road 27 in Oak Creek. The trespasser was located and issued a citation.

5:23 p.m. — Police assisted with a non-injury motor vehicle collision at the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue.

7:22 p.m — Police investigated a motor vehicle hit-and-run at Curve Plaza.

Saturday, Oct. 15

1:29 a.m. ­— Police responded to a drug violation at the 1400 block of Bob Adams Drive.

12:17 p.m. — The sheriff’s office investigated a report of shots being fired near Rabbit Ears, but determined it was not illegal to shoot guns in the area the sound came from.

12:19 p.m. — Police investigated an animal complaint at the Howelsen Hill Rodeo Grounds.

4:25 p.m. — The sheriff’s office investigated a report of a suspicious person along County Road 64 in Clark. A man had asked the reporting party if they needed firewood.

4:44 p.m. — The sheriff’s office assisted Routt County Search and Rescue to retrieve a man who had been thrown off a horse and broke his ankle in the wilderness west of Phippsburg.

8:14 p.m. — Police investigated a report of wildlife near the intersection of 12th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

10:09 p.m. — Police responded to a report of a drunk pedestrian at the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue.

Sunday, Oct. 16

8:28 p.m. — Police investigated a reported theft at the 500 block of Parkview Drive.

8:46 p.m. — The sheriff’s office and police department responded to a reported dispute between two roommates. One of the roommates was refusing to leave the residence after being told to do so.

11:38 p.m. — Police responded to a report of wildlife on Shadow Run Frontage. 

From Oct. 10 to Oct. 16, first responders in Routt County received a total of 319 calls including:

• The Steamboat Springs Police Department responded to 127 calls.

• The Routt County Sheriff’s Office responded to 135 calls.

• Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue responded to 37 calls.

• West Routt Fire Protection responded to 10 calls.

• North Routt Fire Protection responded to two calls.

• Oak Creek Fire Protection responded to five calls.

• Yampa Fire Protection responded to two calls.

• Routt County Search and Rescue responded to one call.

Information for The Record was gathered from local law enforcement. The Record offers a glimpse of police activity and is not a comprehensive report of all police calls. Calls such as domestic violence, sexual assaults and juvenile situations typically do not appear in The Record.


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