The record from June 28 to July 4


Tuesday, June 28

10:31 a.m.- Officers responded to a call about a customer harassing employees of a business in the 100 block of Trafalgar Drive.

11:13 a.m.- A victim called and reported a computer crime after his computer was hacked and held for ransom.

12:23 p.m.- A caller reported a suspicious vehicle driving down a low mountain ski trail at Steamboat Ski Resort. The car was missing when officers arrived.

Wednesday, June 29

8:51 a.m.- Officers responded to a bear at a home on Indian Trails. The bear ate food inside the house, but did not damage the property.

1h10- Officers responded to agency assistance on County Road 33 and Boulder Ridge Road.

1:12 p.m.- A gas leak has been reported. Fish Creek Falls between Steamboat Boulevard and Boulder Ridge was closed in both directions for most of the afternoon. Residents of the neighborhood were evacuated. Atmos Energy worked on the leak all afternoon until it was fixed.

Thursday June 30

11:43 a.m.- Party reported that a bear ended up in the trash cans on the 100 block of Spruce Street. The bear had disappeared when the officers arrived.

1:23 p.m.- A vehicle was damaged overnight in the 1700 block of Medicine Springs.

3:11 p.m.- Officers have been dispatched to investigate a robbery in the 2100 block of Curve Plaza. A business reported a shoplifter who was captured on its surveillance system.

4:42 p.m.- Several vehicles were trespassed and had items stolen from them in the 1600 block of Shield Drive.

10:19 p.m.- Officers checked an intoxicated man in the 1100 block of Lincoln Avenue. The reporting party feared that he was trying to drive home. Officers contacted the man and advised him to get a sober friend or taxi to drive him. The man said he understood.

friday july 1st

6:38- Suspicious vehicle reported in the Central Park Drive parking lot. Officers ordered the group to move.

7h58- The party reported an abandoned van in the Medicine Springs and Apres Ski Way area.

8:11 a.m.- Officers responded to a report of a hit and run in the 2000 block of Curve Court which occurred the previous evening.

9:18 a.m.- Officers issued a warning to a party that was illegally camping on private property near the 3600 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Officers determined the group was affiliated with the Rainbow Gathering in North Routt County.

11:31 a.m.- In the 400 block of Mountain Village, a video doorbell captured a man knocking on a door and attempting to turn the doorknob.

2:11 p.m.- On the 1300 block of Lincoln Avenue, an inspection was carried out at a fireworks stand which revealed that illegal fireworks were being sold. Officers seized approximately 520 pounds of illegal fireworks that were offered for sale. A summons has been issued to the owner of the stand.

9:09 p.m.- Officers responded to the 2000 block of Snow Bowl Plaza for a disturbance report. A drunken man threatened the employees. Officers arrested the intoxicated man on charges of harassment and three counts of breaching a protective order.

Saturday July 2

3:22 p.m.- Officers were called to a house in block 400 of 12e Street for a bear that had entered the house. When officers arrived, the bear was in a tree in a nearby house. Parks and wildlife officers have been notified of the incident and are investigating.

3:22 p.m.- Officers responded to a report of a bear ripping through the screen door of a house in Buckskin Court. The bear left the area before officers arrived.

9:27 p.m.- Report of fireworks in the Harwig Circle area. Officers were unable to locate the source.

Sunday July 3

00:51- An officer carried out a traffic check on the 10e Street and Lincoln Avenue which led to the driver’s arrest for driving under the influence.

1h36- An officer conducted a traffic stop on Oak Street and Pine Street and arrested the driver for driving under the influence.

8:51 p.m.- Reported theft of wallet at Walton Pond Circle from unattended clothing near the river. No suspects have been identified.

10:23 p.m.- Officers responded to a report of a vehicle following cyclists and shouting profanities on East Logan Avenue and North Park Road. Officers searched the area and were unable to locate the vehicle.

monday 4th july

9:08- A man said he was threatened by another man after he pulled into a parking space in the 100 block of Ninth Street.

1:24 p.m.- Officers were dispatched to a noise complaint on Walton Creek Road. Officers asked area residents to turn down their PA systems.

Officers responded to 30 fireworks complaints during the July 4 holiday.

From June 28 to July 4, Routt County first responders received a total of 596 calls, including:

• The Steamboat Springs Police Department responded to 301 calls.

• The Routt County Sheriff’s Office responded to 204 calls.

• Steamboat Springs Fire and Rescue Services responded to 56 calls.

• The North Routt Fire Department responded to two calls.

• West Routt Fire Department responded to 14 calls.

• Oak Creek Fire responded to 18 calls.

• Yampa Fire responded to two calls.

• Routt County Search and Rescue responded to three calls

Information for The Record was gathered from local law enforcement. The record provides an overview of police activity and is not a complete report of all police calls. Appeals such as domestic violence, sexual assault and juvenile situations do not usually appear on The Record.


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