Law enforcement


Woman rescued in North Routt County after getting lost in woods at night

Search and rescue volunteer Kristia Check-Hill said the woman in her late 30s called 911 at 11:30 p.m. Saturday night to report she couldn't get back to her vehicle because she was lost in the woods.

The Record for Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015

8:35 p.m. Officers and Routt County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to a report of a strange man who asked an 11-year-old boy for water and then started to chase him at Spring Creek Park. The boy made it back to his mother, and deputies contacted the man.

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Fires continue to ignite across Moffat County

Craig Fire/Rescue responded to three fires in Moffat County on Sunday and another Monday morning.

The Record for Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015

2:35 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunk person who was lost in the 2400 block of Storm Meadows Drive. The person was handed over to a sober friend.

Jail Report for July 25 to July 31, 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.

The Record for Friday, July 31, 2015

12:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of four or five people taking a traffic cone in the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue. They could not be located.

The Record for Thursday, July 30, 2015

8:55 a.m. Officers were called to a report of an 82-year old woman in the 400 block of Sixth Street, who said someone had trespassed on her property and picked a bunch of cherries. The woman did not know the value of the stolen cherries, but she told police she usually can make about 20 pies with them. The woman did not think a bear took her cherries.

Man's bond set at $50,000 after high-speed chase

After crashing through fences at a ranch and running his car into a ditch, Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Jeffrey DePue on suspicion of four felonies and two misdemeanors.

Unknown whether other police investigation reports will be released

Interim Police Chief Jerry DeLong is not expected to consider releasing Nuanes additional reports related to the police department investigation until the week of Aug.10.

Interim chief to brief council on changes at police department

The changes are a response to a report prepared by Katherine Nuanes, an independent investigator hired to look into allegations related to conduct by Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Chief Bob DelValle.

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Fundraising website set up for woman who lost home

A fundraising website has been set up for the woman whose home was destroyed by a fire Wednesday in Steamboat Springs.

The Record for Wednesday, July 29, 2015

1:09 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear in the 800 block of Yampa Street. It was scared away with beanbag rounds.

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High-speed chase ends at equestrian ranch

A high-speed pursuit Thursday ended with the arrest of a Fort Collins man, as well as some broken fences at a local equestrian ranch.

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4 wildland fires ignite around Moffat County Thursday afternoon

Officials responded to four wild land fires in Moffat County Thursday.

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Report details city manager's response to complaints about police department

As she listened to the city's only female police officer describe a lack of transparency, possible gender discrimination and overly-aggressive police officers at the Steamboat Springs Police Department, City Manager Deb Hinsvark sounded conflicted.