Law enforcement


The Record for Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

3:03 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a man who burned his hands with grease while cooking bacon.

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Moffat County High School student dies in collision with semi truck

A 17-year-old Moffat County High School student was killed Friday afternoon after his pickup collided with a semi truck on U.S. Highway 40, according to police officials.

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New parking enforcement technology tested in Steamboat's downtown business district

"It was actually very encouraging," Public Works Director Chuck Anderson told the Steamboat Springs City Council about his test drive with license plate reading technology that would aim to improve parking enforcement downtown and turn over more spaces for people who want to shop and eat there.

Animal cruelty case moves to District Court

A case is now in District Court involving a fifth-generation Routt County rancher accused of shooting a neighbor’s bulls in the scrotums, killing one of them.

The Record for Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

9:45 a.m. Officers were called to a report of an employee stealing lottery tickets from a convenience store in the 500 block of South Lincoln Avenue.

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South Routt fire departments seek new volunteers

The Oak Creek and Yampa fire departments are looking for new recruits.

The Record for Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

7:03 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report of a reckless driver at 11th Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Crime Prevention Tip of the Week: Drug-facilitated sexual assault

The Steamboat Springs Police Department and Routt County Crime Stoppers wishes you a joyous holiday season. With holiday parties in full swing, we are suggesting everyone take a few precautionary steps to protect themselves from “date rape” drugs.

Man suspected of sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

Hayden police arrested a 37-year-old man Monday that they believe sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl.

The Record for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

9:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a camera bag with lenses stolen from an unlocked car.

Former Routt County couple will pay back $5 million they embezzled

A former Routt County couple accused of embezzling nearly $5 million from window covering company Hunter Douglas will pay back the money they received.

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Steamboat-based air ambulance logs 100th mission in 9 months

Classic Air Medical employs eight medical crew members, four pilots and a full-time mechanic to be ready to respond to a call at all times.

The Record for Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

2:36 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken man who had passed out on the Yampa River Core Trail near the 100 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police gave the man a ride home.

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Yampa Valley Medical Center withdraws from police station real estate talks

The hospital's decision leaves the city without one of the Steamboat Springs City Council's top three potential building sites for the station and will delay the council's consideration of building locations until at least January.

The Record for Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

1:40 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a theft at a bar at the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. A jacket was taken from the bar.