The Record for Feb. 2


Tuesday, Jan. 31

12:51 a.m. Police officers warned a man in Gondola Square to leave his intoxicated girlfriend alone. The man's girlfriend reportedly wanted to leave the area, and the man would not let her go.

9:27 a.m. A man reported someone painting graffiti on a Steamboat Springs Transit bus shelter near Third Street and Lincoln Avenue.

9:35 a.m. Someone in the 2100 block of Burgess Creek Road reported a noninjury accident. A Qwest truck stopped suddenly, forcing the driver behind the truck to swerve into a ditch to avoid the stopped truck.

9:48 a.m. A woman driving on Routt County Road 129 reportedly lost control of her car on the icy road. The car rolled onto its roof. The woman was not injured.

10:47 a.m. A woman in the 1400 block of Lincoln Avenue reported someone hitting her car and leaving the scene of the accident. The woman said her car's bumpers were dented.

11:44 a.m. A black dog reportedly bit a woman in the 1100 block of Merritt Street. The woman was not seriously hurt, and the dog was taken to the animal shelter.

12:40 p.m. A man reported another driver passing cars on double yellow lines in the 300 block of Anglers Drive. Officers found the driver and gave him a ticket.

2:04 p.m. A woman reported a possible lottery scam.

2:45 p.m. A man reported a lost snowmobiler on Buffalo Pass. The Routt County Sheriff's Office sent a deputy to the area to look for the man and notified Routt County Search and Rescue. However, the man returned home about an hour after he was reported missing.

4:05 p.m. Someone on Village Drive called to report a driver talking on his cell phone.

4:07 p.m. Someone reportedly passed a school bus while the bus's lights were flashing on Fish Creek Falls Road. Officers were unable to find the car.

5:17 p.m. Two 19-year-old Colorado Mountain College students were given citations for possessing less than 1 ounce of marijuana and possessing drug paraphernalia. Resident advisers suspected the students had marijuana in their dorm rooms and called police to search the room.

5:24 p.m. Police officers impounded a car near Fourth Street and Lincoln Avenue because they knew the owner of the car was driving under revocation and was violating his bail bond conditions. Officers reportedly saw the man driving earlier in the day and impounded the car when they found it.

6:33 p.m. A woman reported her cell phone and MP3 player stolen in Steamboat.

7:02 p.m. A business owner in the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue reported six juveniles loitering outside of her store and kicking the store's door. The woman told police the juveniles were being obnoxious and that they denied kicking her door when she confronted them. The juveniles were gone when officers arrived.

8:34 p.m. A 21-year-old Craig man and 20-year-old Craig woman were arrested in the 100 block of Fifth Street in Hayden on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and drug pipes.

10:25 p.m. A woman in the 3000 block of Village Drive reported hearing loud music and seeing people urinating in the bushes and stealing bicycles. Officers contacted the individuals and told them to turn down their music and to stop stealing bicycles and urinating in bushes.


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