As the snow melts and the Yampa River begins to swell, Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue is reminding people to be careful around high water.
3:37 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to help a man in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. The man said he could not get in his car, and his keys were not working. The man also wanted police to help him break out the front window to his home. The man thought he had been drugged, and he was taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center.
At the request of the Steamboat Pilot & Today, Routt County Judge James Garrecht has unsealed records related to the case against Meghan McKeon, the woman charged with child abuse resulting in the death of her 3-year-old son.
It’s well known that emergency dispatchers, who never know when the next 911 call is coming, have a highly stressful job.
7:38 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken driver in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle. Police said the driver had reportedly left a free concert intoxicated. The driver was found in Grand County and arrested by the Kremmling Police Department.
10:31 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a hit and run at the 3600 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police learned someone's wheel came off their vehicle while driving and rolled from the highway and into a trailer at a campground, causing damage.
Questioning authority: City of Steamboat Springs quietly fights lawsuit alleging excessive use of force
Steamboat Springs Police Department officer Evan Driscoll thought the scene looked suspicious.
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.
12:49 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a fight on a bus at Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue. Three people were removed from the bus and given verbal warnings.
The strategic plan addresses staffing and equipment needs through 2020 and discusses possible goals that include establishing a new fire station west of town, increasing staffing to meet a higher demand of emergency calls and moving administrators and other services to a central fire station downtown.
1:55 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a student who was suspected of being drunk at Colorado Mountain College. She was given a ticket.
9:13 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a woman’s wallet with a Georgia ID found at Walton Creek Road and South Lincoln Avenue.
The father who was released from jail after his 3-year-old boy died has been arrested again.
Meghan McKeon, the mother who has been charged with child abuse resulting in the death of her 3-year-old son, is not due back in court for a month.
12:34 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person who used an ATM and then thought someone in the bank lobby took their card in the 500 block of Lincoln Avenue.