The jury trial of former Craig Police Officer Tracy Reneau started on Thursday at Routt County Combined Court and ended on Friday with a verdict of not guilty. The six-person jury — three men and three women — deliberated for about two hours before exonerating Reneau on charges of child abuse and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors.
12:44 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to a report of a barn on fire at Colo. Highway 131 and Routt County Road 22. The fire was put out, and the goats and ducks living in the barn were fine. A heater started the fire.
A 31-year-old Milner woman was arrested Wednesday after police believe she broken into a condo and did significant damage.
The Steamboat Springs Police Department is continuing to crack down on bars that it thinks are breaking the city’s alcohol rules by over-serving customers or handing out drinks beyond 2 a.m.
U.S. Highway 40 over Rabbit Ears Pass has been reopened following a head-on crash that critically injured one driver.
The Steamboat Springs City Council is moving ahead with rule changes that would allow pot shops to stay open three hours later until 10 p.m.
Due to the high cost, those in need of detox are again being taken to Routt County Jail.
Bond remains at $1 million for the 60-year-old Steamboat Springs man charged with 21 felonies related to sexual assault and engaging in prostitution with children.
7:53 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a car with trash coming out the back on Mount Werner Road. It could not be located.
Fire officials believe a heat lamp caused a fire at a barn early Wednesday morning at Colo. Highway 131 and Routt County Road 22.
3:18 a.m. A person who was recently released from the Routt County Jail called the Steamboat Springs Police Department to report his or her bike had been stolen.
The Board of County Commissioners have cleared Sheriff Wiggins to accept the generosity of a local couple who have offered to pay for the purchase and training of a second drug-sniffing dog.
4:02 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a four-wheeler that was sitting unattended in the middle of the intersection at North Park Road and Nob Street.
Boomer gets drug sniffing sidekick
The Board of County Commissioners have cleared Sheriff Wiggins to accept the generosity of an local couple that that has offered to pay for the purchase and training of a second drug-sniffing dog.
The ordinance going before the city’s elected officials would allow all marijuana dispensaries to stay open until 10 p.m., three hours later than their current closing time.