Police, fire and ambulance calls — some minor calls omitted
Friday, April 19
12:19 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of an ongoing problem with barking dogs in the 400 block of Eaglepointe Court.
3:15 a.m. Police gave someone a courtesy transport to Whistler Road from the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue.
8:38 a.m. Police were called to a report of a vehicle that had stopped abruptly then began following the caller. Everything was fine.
9:07 a.m. Steamboat Spring Fire Rescue firefighters, mental health services and Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to the 27000 block of Brandon Circle for a report of a woman who had crossed U.S. Highway 40 and taken off her clothes near a school because she wanted to swim in a pond. She was transported to Yampa Valley Medical Center.
10:10 a.m. Someone found a snowboard at Steamboat Ski Area that had been reported stolen the day before. The snowboard was returned to its owner.
10:17 a.m. A woman called police to inform them of an incident that had occurred in the first block Seventh Street around Easter. She told police that she was talking with a group of Russians at a bar and one of them told her, “You have to fight for what you believe in.” She was concerned they could have been speaking about the events in Boston this week. Police determined there was no connection.
12:45 p.m. Police were called to a report of an employee allegedly embezzling funds from a business in the in the 2000 block of Lincoln Avenue.
1:05 p.m. Police were called to a report of a Florida driver’s license found on Walton Pond Circle.
1:09 p.m. Police were called to a report of a hot tub cover that had been vandalized while the home’s owner was out of town. A sergeant advised that the suspect possibly was a bear.
1:54 p.m. A person called police to report he or she had lost pieces of camera equipment somewhere in Steamboat Springs.
2:42 p.m. A man called police to report that someone had stolen his keys in the 700 block of Yampa Street and that he had surveillance video that the person used them to get into his car. It’s unknown if anything was stolen.
3:17 p.m. Steamboat Springs firefighters were called to a report of a person having a seizure in the 1100 block of Lincoln Avenue.
3:20 p.m. Police were called to a report of a car that had slid down a hill when its owner was trying to move it in the 1700 block of River Queen Lane.
10:05 p.m. Police received a call from a woman who said her juvenile granddaughter was at the ski area last week and ran into a person who was selling bags of what she thought were portobello mushrooms dipped in chocolate for $30. Police said the granddaughter further informed her grandmother that giraffes were chasing her down the hill after she ate the mushrooms.
11:34 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies and Oak Creek Police Department officers were called to a disturbance when an intoxicated resident became upset when a bar owner took his keys and wouldn’t let him drive home. Law enforcement gave the man a ride home.