Valet refuses to give car keys to intoxicated guest: The Record for Friday, July 26, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Valet refuses to give car keys to intoxicated guest: The Record for Friday, July 26, 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

1:46 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers responded to a report of trespassing at a business in the 2100 block of Curve Court. They found a man sleeping inside a greenhouse and told him he had to camp elsewhere. 

3:43 a.m. A bear got into a dumpster in the 1100 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers issued multiple citations to businesses in the area for failing to secure their trash. 

9:50 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters assisted a patient who was bleeding at a skate park in the 1800 block of Lagoon Court. 

10:52 a.m. A resident called officers about a delivery driver who came to his house playing music he did not like.

1:39 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called about a crash at mile marker 38 along Colorado Highway 131 near Yampa. A man traveling in a motorhome died when it rolled off the road and onto its roof. 

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3:03 p.m. A woman who was walking along the Yampa Valley Core Trail at 10th and Yampa streets saw a man appearing to masturbate on a nearby bench. She walked away, but he reportedly followed her with his penis out. Officers searched the area but did not have a detailed enough description to find the man. 

6:38 p.m. Officers were called about a disturbance at a hotel in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle. A valet there refused to give an intoxicated woman the keys to her vehicle. She made a fuss, but the hotel ended up keeping her keys until she sobered up.  

8:44 p.m. Officers received a report that someone lost their passport and wallet at a bar in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue. 

10:42 p.m. Police received a noise complaint from the 2500 block of Daybreak Court, where a loud party was taking place. Officers told the people there to quiet down. 

Total incidents: 76

  • Steamboat officers had 54 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Routt County deputies had 14 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat firefighters responded to six calls for service.
  • Yampa Fire Protection District firefighters responded to one call for service.
  • North 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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