Law enforcement


The Record for Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

8:07 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious car at Hillside Drive and Storm Peak Court. A man had come up to visit from Boulder but did not have a place to stay, so he stayed in his car. He was intoxicated, and there were open containers of alcohol in his car.

Hayden superintended charged with DUI put on administrative leave

Trudy Vader, the Hayden School District superintendent charged with a DUI, was put on administrative leave with pay Friday.

The Record for Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015

8:56 p.m. West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters were called to a report of an accident near mile marker 112 on U.S. Highway 40. A man was driving, and a mattress blew out from the bed of his pickup. When the man retrieved the mattress, his truck rolled into the ditch. The man was not injured.

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Citizens committee could greatly impact police station project in Steamboat

After failing to get any consensus on the best place to build the station Jan. 7, the council last week voted unanimously to soon discuss the possible formation of a citizens committee to help plan for the new public safety facility.

Hayden superintendent arrested, suspected of DUI

Hayden School District superintendent Trudy Vader was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of DUI.

The Record for Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015

4:21 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person who was upset about the noise coming from a snow plow in the 700 block of Yampa Street. The person thought plowing was not allowed to start until 5:30 a.m.

The Record for Monday, Jan. 26, 2015

12:32 p.m. Officers were called to a report of lost property in the 2800 block of Village Drive. A bellman brought the wrong luggage to a room. The correct luggage was never located.

Crime Prevention Tip of the Week: Spear phishing scam

Spear phishers usually know your name, email address and other personal information through other online sources.

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Plane crash survivor doing 'amazingly well' at Denver hospital

After Darling's plane crashed Sunday morning south of Rabbit Ears Pass, Darling climbed out of the wreckage of his mangled Cessna and lit a pool of spilled fuel to stay warm until rescuers reached him in a remote part of the woods.

The Record for Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015

9:43 a.m. Officers were called to a report of dispute between a Steamboat Ski Area employee and someone who was parked illegally and refusing to move in the 15-minute waiting area at the Gondola Transit Center. The argument was mediated.

The Record for Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015

12:55 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident at the 3300 block of Columbine Drive. An intoxicated man was attempting to get into the wrong apartment. Officers arrived and found him a sober party who got him home.

The Record for Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

7:40 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 3300 block of Apr├Ęs Ski Way. A man came home and thought an intruder was inside. He locked himself in the basement with a gun and waited for police. There was no intruder. Police said the man was hallucinating, and he claimed he had just smoked marijuana. He was cited for prohibited use of a weapon and false reporting.

Jail Report for Jan. 17 to 23, 2015

The following is a list of people booked into Routt County Jail on suspicion of the listed charges. The arresting agency is listed in parentheses.

The Record for Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015

11:01 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident at Yampa Valley Medical Center. The hospital received a package containing medications and a bullet casing. Officers learned the hospital had ordered the medications from a pharmaceutical company. It was suspected the casing got lodged in the box accidentally at some point while being shipped.

Animal cruelty case set for trial

Trial dates have been set for the fifth-generation Routt County rancher accused of shooting two bulls in the testicles, killing one of them.