No one was seriously injured after a Wednesday afternoon crash on Rabbit Ears Pass.
Court records show Cole Pollard told deputies he “snapped,” choked Patricia Richmond to death and then raped her.
11:47 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a possible structure fire on Loggers Lane. There was a lot of smoke in the area. The smoke was coming from a chimney. A coffee company was roasting beans.
Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins on Wednesday described a troubled young man who possibly made a series of decisions that ultimately led to the death of 22-year-old Patricia Richmond.
Cole Pollard has been taken into custody, and Sheriff Wiggins said Pollard will likely face charges related to the death of Patricia Richmond.
Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins says they have located Cole Pollard's vehicle above Trappers Lake in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area.
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7:20 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a low-flying plane that flew over a house five times in the 1300 block of Manitou Avenue. It was believed the plane was spraying meadows.
Cole J. Pollard has been named as a person of interest in the death of Patricia Richmond, 22, who was found at 56730 Lupine Court east of Clark in North Routt County.
The Routt County Sheriff's Office is trying to find Cole J. Pollard. He has been named as a person of interest in the death of a 22-year-old woman found at 56730 Lupine Court east of Clark in North Routt County.
At about 7:15 p.m., emergency responders were called to a report of a woman who was discovered tied up and laying face down at a home at 56730 Lupine Court.
11:06 p.m. Officers found several people at the Howelsen Hill skate park, and they started running away when officers arrived. Officers caught up with one of the individuals and discovered everything was fine.
12:22 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious person looking through home windows in the 700 block of Walton Pond Circle. Nobody was around when officers arrived.
12:29 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a noise complaint in the 1600 block of Shadow Run Frontage.
The Routt County Jail is changing the way it allows inmates to visit with friends and loved ones on the outside.