The roll out of recreational marijuana sales during the first six months in Steamboat Springs has gone smoothly, according to local officials.
10:57 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a homeowner who discovered a bear eating pistachios in the kitchen in the 2900 block of Alpenglow Way. The bear entered through a screen window in the living room and did not want to leave. Officers used non-lethal methods to scare the bear. It jumped through another window and left.
9:54 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a woman who was getting several phone calls saying she had won a car and money. Police determined the call was a scam.
8:07 a.m. Police were called to a report of found property in the 1600 block of Red Hawk Court. Someone found a cowboy hat, a cellphone and $5 in their front yard and turned them in.
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.
1:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department were called to a report of a car stolen from Seventh and Oak Streets. It was recovered at the mountain area.
The Steamboat Springs Police Department is advising residents to be careful of who they invite into their homes.
A spike in the number of transients passing through Steamboat Springs can be attributed partly to the Rainbow Family of Living of Light's annual gathering.
12:45 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear dragging food from a Dumpster in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive.
Steamboat Springs residents also have not been asked whether they want an additional tax placed on recreational marijuana sales.
Several lighting-caused fires keeping firefighters on their toes
The Alkali fire in Moffat County is now 50 percent contained after burning roughly 20,7000 acres 14 miles west of Maybell, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
1:14 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted a person who fell off a bike at Yampa and 10th streets. The person was taken to detox.
BLM reports three smaller fires in Northwest Colorado
The Alkali Fire located in Moffat County has scorched roughly 20,000 acres since it was ignited Wednesday, burning a homestead, a barn and killing three cattle, according to the Bureau of Land Management.
The Alkali Fire quickly jumped to 8,000 acres on Wednesday, threatening the lives of three people before it burned a homestead and a barn.
6:36 p.m. Officers were called to a report of shoplifting from a grocery store in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. A man reportedly stole burritos, chicken and fish and then fled from the security guard. The 29-year-old suspect was found during a traffic stop and arrested on suspicion of theft and possession of a controlled substance. Police said he had heroin.