The Record for Feb. 18


Thursday, Feb. 16

4:39 a.m. A person in the 200 block of Old Fish Creek Falls Road reported a loud group of people partying and fighting. When officers contacted the group, they cited two people for underage drinking and arrested two 20-year-old men on failure to appear warrants.

7:05 a.m. A woman in the 800 block of Pine Street called police to check on her husband because he had not returned home after an argument the couple had the night before. Officers did not contact the man because he came home while the officers were at the home.

10:42 a.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury accident was reported near Eagle Ridge Drive and Mount Werner Circle.

11:10 a.m. A woman in the 400 block of Tamarack Drive reported damage being done to her car. The woman told officers she had an argument with another tenant of the complex. Shortly after the argument, she found a nail in one of her tires, and she reported finding a screw in another tire about a week later. The incidents are under investigation.

11:36 a.m. A woman in the 100 block of Telemark Court reported receiving vulgar phone calls from someone she didn't know.

1:06 p.m. A woman in her 60s reportedly fell out of her bed and hurt her back in the 3400 block of Creekbank Court. The woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

3:06 p.m. A 19-year-old Oak Creek man reportedly threatened to commit suicide in the 200 block of Sharp Street. Officers said the man did not attempt suicide and was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

3:13 p.m. A man in the 600 block of Pahwintah Street reported someone using his credit card. A report was taken.

3:14 p.m. An unknown amount of money was stolen from Steamboat Springs High School. A report was taken.

3:51 p.m. The railroad crossing arms on 13th Street reportedly were malfunctioning. Railroad employees were working on the arms to fix the problem.

4 p.m. A 43-year-old Craig man died in a two car, head-on collision on U.S. Highway 40 less than one mile east of Hayden. Colorado State Patrol troopers said the 36-year-old Morrison man fell asleep while he was driving and drifted into the westbound lane of the highway, hitting the Craig man's truck. The Morrison man was taken to the hospital for broken ribs and other injuries. He was listed in fair condition Friday afternoon. Troopers have not cited the Morrison man for any wrongdoing in the crash because they have not yet completed their investigation of the accident.

4:40 p.m. A person near AprÃs Ski Way and Walton Creek Road reported a neighbor putting out trash before the designated trash pick-up time. The neighbor was concerned that animals might get into the trash. The trash can's owner was given a citation.

5:15 p.m. A car reportedly hit a Steamboat Springs police car near U.S. 40 and Curve Court. Police said no one was injured in the accident, and the police car's rear bumper sustained minor damage. The driver of the car that hit the police car was given a ticket for careless driving.

6:52 p.m. A 17-year-old girl was taken to the hospital from the 800 block of Howelsen Parkway for an arm injury.

10:10 p.m. A 25-year-old Aurora woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving with defective license plates and headlights on U.S. 40 at mile marker 127. A 32-year-old Steamboat Springs man was arrested on suspicion of failing to yield, eluding police and resisting arrest. Steamboat police said they sent officers to assist Colorado State Patrol with the arrests. According to reports, troopers tried to pull over the driver of the car, but the car sped off when the trooper approached. When the car finally stopped near mile marker 127, the man and woman reportedly got out of the car and began running. The officers were able to catch the people on foot and arrest them.


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