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Upset about dog poop: The Record for Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

9:16 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about residents encountering multiple bears the previous night near a garbage bin in the 1300 block of Sparta Plaza. 

1:28 p.m. Police were called about a crash at South Lincoln Avenue and Pine Grove Road. One driver allegedly ran a red light and was broadsided by another vehicle. No one reported any injuries.

3:50 p.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called about an agricultural burn that got out of control in the 27000 block of Routt County Road 37D. It soon was contained.

4:22 p.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called about a second agricultural burn that got out of control in the 39600 block of Routt County Road 33. It also was contained. 

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5:26 p.m. Police were called about a disgruntled customer at a lighting store in the 1800 block of Loggers Lane. The customer had been waiting for an order and was upset the business was closed due to COVID-19.

7:08 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report of a drunken driver in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. Deputies arrested the driver on suspicion of driving under the influence. 

8:14 p.m. Police were called about an ongoing dog issue at an apartment complex in the 1200 block of Hilltop Parkway. A resident there, upset about dogs pooping in a common lawn area, sprayed cayenne pepper on the lawn to deter further incidents. This consequently upset dog-owning residents.  

Total incidents: 39

  • Steamboat officers had 15 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County deputies had 20 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to three calls for service.
  • West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters 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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