Steamboat Springs Tuesday, July 25
12:59 a.m. A drunken man nearly ran over two Steamboat Springs police officers in the 3000 block of Village Drive. Police said the officers were called the break up a loud party and were nearly hit when they attempted to stop a man from driving while under the influence of alcohol. The officers jumped out of the way of the man's truck and were not injured. Police said they are attempting to find the man who nearly hit the officers.
7:38 a.m. Someone reportedly stole a large amount of copper wire and some power tools from a residential construction site in the 33000 block of Canyon Court in Stagecoach. A report was taken.
7:40 a.m. A young girl reportedly ran away from her home in Yampa. Officer found the girl later in the afternoon and returned her home.
8:09 a.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury accident was reported near Elk River Road and Lincoln Avenue. The cars were gone when officers arrived.
9:26 a.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury, hit-and-run accident was reported in the 400 block of Kelhi Court. Officers later contacted the driver that hit the car and left the scene of the accident and gave him a ticket.
10:42 a.m. A 62-year-old woman was taken to the hospital from the 1900 block of Ski Time Square because she wasn't feeling well.
11:14 a.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury accident was reported in the 300 block of W. Jefferson Avenue in Hayden.
11:56 a.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury accident was reported near Walton Creek and Whistler roads.
12:03 p.m. Someone reportedly stole a pocket watch worth $400 or $500 from the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue.
1:11 p.m. A lightning strike reportedly caught a single pine tree on fire in the 33000 block of Painted Pony Lane. Firefighters said the tree was smoking and at times some flames were visible. The tree was cut down to put the fire out. No other damage was done.
5:32 p.m. A teenaged girl reportedly stole a pair of earrings from the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue. The girl was caught, taken to the police department and charged with theft.
8:38 p.m. Someone reportedly heard a woman screaming in the 3300 block of Columbine Drive. Officers checked on the woman and gave her a verbal warning.
9:03 a.m. A landlord in the 100 block of Mountain Village Circle reported a tenant "yelling and trashing his apartment." Officers checked on the man and he was not.
11:07 p.m. Hospital staff in the 1000 block of Central Park Drive reported a man with a human bite mark on his cheek. Police the said the man was a softball coach and had been bitten by one of his player's parents in Denver. The coach did not want to press or charges or file a report. Police said the bite mark was a flesh wound and did not appear to be bleeding.