Trauma at tubing hill: The Record for Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Trauma at tubing hill: The Record for Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019

Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019

12:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters assisted someone with a cold injury at Eighth and Oak streets. 

8:07 a.m. Steamboat firefighters were called about a two-vehicle crash at Lincoln Avenue and 11th Street. They conducted a medical assessment on the people involved, but no one was taken to the hospital.

11:34 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers received a report of harassment from the 10th block of Sequoia Court.

12:18 p.m. Police were called about criminal mischief at a school in the 300 block of Seventh Street. 

12:52 p.m. Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers, Steamboat firefighters and Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a snowmobiler who crashed on Buffalo Pass. The man was later pronounced dead on the scene. 

4:22 p.m. Deputies were called about a suspicious incident in the 30800 block of Emerald Ridge. They arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and DUI per se.

5:48 p.m. Steamboat firefighters responded to a report of trauma at a commercial tubing hill in the 34700 block of Routt County Road 179. 

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8:39 p.m. Deputies were called about a suspicious incident in the 33500 block of Water Song Lane. 

8:48 p.m. Police received a noise complaint from the 2800 block of Riverside Plaza. 

Total incidents: 55

  • Steamboat officers had 29 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 11 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to 12 calls for service.
  • Oak Creek Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • Search and Rescue volunteers responded to one call for service.

The Record offers a glimpse of police activity and is not a comprehensive report of all police activity. Calls such as domestic violence, sexual assaults and juvenile situations typically do not appear in The Record.


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