A letter dated Monday from the Colorado Association of Chiefs of Police asks Hickenlooper to set aside 10 to 15 percent of the state's marijuana revenues for local law enforcement.
The Routt County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two burglaries and an apparent related theft that occurred Tuesday just north of Steamboat Springs.
1:18 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers helped bar staff in the 700 block of Yampa Street with a man who got upset when staff told him he was too drunken to come into the bar. The man tried to kick the door, and then he left the area.
12:32 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken person at Village Drive and Meadow Lane. The person could not be located.
Three council members wanted to table the vote because of an ongoing state investigation into Golden Leaf's medical marijuana operations.
12:40 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a transient man sleeping at the Stock Bridge Transit Center. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters later took the man to Yampa Valley Medical Center because he reported having back pain.
After multiple failed inspections and some problems two of the store's owners have had filling out paperwork correctly, city officials say they still have some concerns about the business.
1:12 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken man who passed out on a bus near Walton Pond. Police and paramedics contacted the man and determined he was OK to be released on his own.
12:43 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a noise complaint at the 400 block of Tamarack Drive. A loud party was going on, and officers issued a warning.
In the past year, there has been a complete turnover in prosecutors in the Routt County office. Matt Karzen is one of the three attorneys who District Attorney Brett Barkey hired to fill those positions. Karzen will head up the 14th Judicial District’s Routt County office.
Nine months into his first elected term as district attorney, Brett Barkey put defense attorneys on notice that felony plea deals would no longer be bargains. Local defense attorneys took Barkey’s comments to mean one thing. With non-negotiable plea offers that mandated years in prison, more cases were going to trial. But how many trials had the DA’s office actually won?
3:06 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a man passed out at the post office. He was drunken and taken to detox.
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.
7:10 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 800 block of Yampa Street. A parent reported that their child was playing a game of Minecraft online when the person the child was playing with told them they were “coming to get them.” The parent wanted the incident documented by police.
12:24 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a man who was unlawfully possessing marijuana at the dorms at Colorado Mountain College. The man, who was under the age of 21, was issued a summons for unlawful possession of marijuana.