Law enforcement


The Record for Friday, Feb. 27, 2015

10:15 p.m. Officers contacted people in a suspicious car at Riverside Plaza. The people were "about to get to know each other." They were given a written warning.

Man who drove wrong car suspected of DUI

A Steamboat Springs visitor was arrested on suspicion of DUI after he accidentally took someone else's car and got into an accident.

The Record for Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015

12:05 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a car stolen from the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. The car was located after it drove off the road near mile marker 15 on Routt County Road 14. The driver denied the car was stolen and said it was his rental car. Apparently, the stolen car was parked next to the similar-looking rental car downtown. The 27-year-old male driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI and careless driving.

Jail Report for Feb. 21 to Feb. 27, 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.

Changes to antler hunting rules forthcoming

The rules are changing for those who venture into the woods to hunt for antlers.

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Dank Frank's fighting to get its chance at business

It's been a long road for Dank Frank's in Oak Creek. Although multiple marijuana businesses have been approved in the last few months, its application to open for business remains on the table.

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Small town, big marijuana business

After the use and sale of recreational marijuana was legalized Jan. 1, 2014, Oak Creek quickly became Routt County's most sought-after place to set up a pot business.

The Record for Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015

10:48 p.m. Officers were called to a report of an assault at a bar in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. A man called to complain about a couple of dancers who had bumped into him, and a female got in his face. Staff at the bar said the man who called police was actually the one who was out of control. He was upset because staff would not kick out the couple.

The Record for Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

6:01 p.m. Officers were called to a report of vandalism at a parking garage in the 1600 block of Ski Time Square Drive. Security officers booted a car parked in the garage, and the vehicle took off. The boot was damaged, and the car could not be located.

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Want to help the city of Steamboat build a new police station? There's a committee for that.

The Steamboat Springs City Council on Tuesday night endorsed the creation of a seven-member citizens committee that will help plan for the new station that will replace the cramped police headquarters on Yampa Street.

The Record for Monday, Feb. 23, 2015

1:43 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted a man standing outside a bar in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. He had a beer and was 20 years old. He was given a summons for possessing alcohol.

Two Steamboat men charged with marijuana felonies

The Routt County District Attorney's Office has charged two Steamboat Springs men with felonies related to marijuana.

Steamboat City Council to discuss police station committee on Tuesday

But first, the council will have to come to a consensus on the committee's role in the project.

The Record for Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

9:25 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a disturbance at a fast food restaurant in the 1100 block of South Lincoln Avenue. A man was unhappy with the way his meal was made and refused to leave the restaurant. Officers escorted the man away.

The Record for Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

4:02 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a burglary in the 700 block of Pine Street. A homeowner found an ex-girlfriend breaking into his vehicle and also attempting to enter his house. The woman was arrested for trespassing and violation of a protection order.