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The Record for Thursday, July 2, 2015

4:17 p.m. Steamboat firefighters were called to a report of a small grass fire at Rotary Park. It was put out by tubers and parks workers before officers arrived.

The Record for Wednesday, July 1, 2015

10:52 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a theft in the 1800 block of Hunters Drive. A man went onto a neighbor’s property, took landscaping stones and made a figurine on his own property. The stones were returned.

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Dinosaur National Monument fire under control

A lightning strike started a 500-acre wildfire in Dinosaur National Monument’s Ecklund Draw ignited last weekend in a remote portion of the monument on the Northwest Boundary.

No serious injuries in Rabbit Ears Pass Crash

No one was seriously injured after a Wednesday afternoon crash on Rabbit Ears Pass.

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Accused murderer told deputies he 'snapped'

Court records show Cole Pollard told deputies he “snapped,” choked Patricia Richmond to death and then raped her.

The Record for Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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.

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Pollard being held on suspicion of murder

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.

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Cole Pollard located, arrested, will likely face homicide charges

Cole Pollard has been taken into custody, and Sheriff Wiggins said Pollard will likely face charges related to the death of Patricia Richmond.

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Search on for 'person of interest' in Flat Tops Wilderness Area

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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New book collects the best 'Shenanigans' from Steamboat police blotter

"Ski Town Shenanigans" illustrates why its difficult to take life seriously living in a town where bears can open the doors of Subarus, and people come home from vacation to find strangers sleeping in their beds.

The Record for Monday, June 29, 2015

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.

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Homicide victim identified

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.

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Sheriff's Office looking for 'person of interest' in homicide

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.

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Sheriff's Office investigating homicide 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.

The Record for Sunday, June 28, 2015

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.

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