Yelling racial slurs: The Record for Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 | SteamboatToday.com

Yelling racial slurs: The Record for Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019

Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019

7:44 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called about criminal mischief in the 1700 block of Fetcher Park. Someone threw rocks through the windows of several construction machines. 

9 a.m. Some tools were stolen from a construction site in the 900 block of Pine Street.

1:07 p.m. North Routt Fire Protection District firefighters responded to a report of a woman who hit her head while hiking the North Lake Trail. A helicopter transported her to the hospital with a possible concussion.

1:12 p.m. A property manager reported the theft of a snowboard and several other undisclosed items from a home in the 2200 block of Storm Meadows Drive. 

 2:40 p.m. A dog was barking inside a residence in the 400 block of Tamarack Drive, disturbing neighbors. Officers arrived on scene but were unable to locate any noisy animals.  

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3:06 p.m. A woman called police after a driver started following her in a fit of road rage. The driver stopped pursuing her before officers could respond.

5:23 p.m. A biker was riding along Yampa Street when a person in a parked car opened their door, causing her to slam into it. She called police about the incident, claiming the person was unapologetic. 

6:45 p.m. Police were called about a man yelling racial slurs at several Hispanic people as they exited a business in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. When officers confronted a man matching the description given by the caller, the man denied making any such slurs. 

7:01 p.m. Police noticed a man drinking a beer in public at a parking lot in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. An officer made him pour out the beer.

9:53 p.m. A Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputy was helping police search for a felony suspect in and around Steamboat. He thought he saw the suspect near a section of the Yampa Valley Core Trail, but it turned out to be a dead deer that had been hit by a car. 

Total incidents: 48

  • Steamboat officers had 26 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Sheriff’s deputies had 17 cases that included calls for service and officer-initiated incidents such as traffic stops.
  • Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters responded to two calls for service.
  • North Routt firefighters responded to two calls for service.
  • Routt County 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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