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.
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.
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.
7:40 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 3300 block of Après 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.
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.
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.
Trial dates have been set for the fifth-generation Routt County rancher accused of shooting two bulls in the testicles, killing one of them.
The town of Oak Creek has its new police chief after Ralph Maher was sworn in prior to Thursday night's Town Board meeting.
12:11 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken man who was refusing to pay for nachos he was eating at the corner of a convenience store in the first block of Anglers Drive. He eventually paid and left.
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10:29 a.m. Officers were called to a report of vandalism in the 2700 block of Burgess Creek Road. A pedestrian carrying skis and poles was startled by an oncoming shuttle bus and accidentally broke a shuttle window with a pole.
Charges have been filed against a 44-year-old Steamboat Springs man who police believe was stalking a woman.
10:22 p.m. Officers were called to check on a drunken man at Chinook Lane and Willowbrook Court. The man was having trouble standing up. He was locked out of his condo after losing his keys in the snow. Friends did not want to take care of the man, so he was taken to detox.
Based on recent comments from council members, a public vote on the station appears to be unlikely, but there are several members who are open to the idea of forming a citizens committee to recommend building sites.
7:51 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a vehicle that was stuck on a cross-country ski trail on Howelsen Hill. The driver of the vehicle said he was lost and he didn’t know the Nordic ski trail wasn’t a road. He got his vehicle stuck while he was attempting to turn around.