The Record for Aug. 22, 2003


Wednesday, Aug. 20

12:45 a.m. A man was stopped in his car at the intersection of U.S. Highway 40 and Anglers Drive and charged with driving under the influence of drugs and possessing less than 1 ounce of marijuana.

1:33 a.m. A drunken bicyclist reportedly was in the Walton Creek Road area. The Steamboat Springs Police Department was unable to locate the bicyclist.

3:06 a.m. A man came into Yampa Valley Medical Center saying he thought he was having a seizure. Medical staff found him to be OK. He then requested a room from LIFT-UP for a four-day stay, which the agency refused. He was given a ride to the transit center.

7:10 a.m. A U.S. Forest Service Jeep reportedly hit a deer in the 3200 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Damage to the vehicle was reported.

11:02 a.m. Police received a report that a man was exposing himself on the bank of the Yampa River near Howelsen Hill and was engaged in lewd behavior. Officers in the area contacted the man and the situation was resolved.

11:55 a.m. A wallet reportedly was stolen from a grocery cart in Safeway.

11:59 a.m. A car was reported speeding and passing on a double yellow line near the intersection of Steamboat Boulevard and Golf Stream Court. The police later contacted the driver of the vehicle.

12:13 p.m. An altercation between two drivers was reported near the intersection of Fifth Street and River Road. No one was injured and no vehicle was damaged. The issue was resolved.

12:48 p.m. A two-vehicle accident was reported on U.S. 40. No one was injured.

1:01 p.m. A woman was reported running a red light at the intersection of U.S. 40 and Routt County Road 129. Police were unable to locate the woman.

1:41 p.m. A property management company reported that a former tenant had damaged and stolen property from a condo in the 400 block of Tamarack Drive.

7:43 p.m. A man came into the police office threatening to kill his neighbor's dogs, which he said were vicious. The police gave the man advice on how to resolve the situation without harming the dogs.

8:48 p.m. Police received a report that teenagers hanging out in Old Town Square were making rude comments to passers-by.

9:09 p.m. A person reported about 10 juveniles standing behind a restaurant in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue. The reporting party said he smelled marijuana. Police were not able to make contact with the group.

9:11 p.m. A runaway was reported to police. He was later found and returned home.

10:15 p.m. Two juveniles reportedly were fighting at Wal-Mart.


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