Law enforcement


Man suspected of biting police officer's finger

Steamboat Springs Police Department officers Monday night were called to check on the welfare of Kevin H. Harris at the Shadow Run Condominiums.

Embezzlement case continues for former Routt County couple

A former Routt County couple accused of embezzling nearly $5 million from window-covering company Hunter Douglas will continue to work through the case in Colorado's U.S. District Court in Denver.

The Record for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

9:23 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person who lost a woman’s wallet Saturday in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue.

Steamboat hiker sustains serious injuries after falling on mountain in Summit County

A well-known Steamboat Springs man suffered life-threatening injuries Sunday after falling while hiking Mount Royal in Summit County.

Search and Rescue called to search for overdue hunters

Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers were called three times Monday night to help lost hunters.

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Oak Creek Planning Commission to consider new building for marijuana grow

The Oak Creek Planning Commission on Wednesday night will consider a proposal for a new building that will house a marijuana cultivation facility.

The Record for Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014

3:31 p.m. Officers were called to a report of five people smoking marijuana and drinking beer near the Yampa River. Police contacted the people. They weren't smoking anything at all, and the beer turned out to be root beer.

The Record for Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

12:19 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a suspicious incident in the 800 block of Howelsen Parkway. An officer found an open door in the area.

The Record for Friday, Oct. 17, 2014

6:08 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious person at the 50 block of Seventh Street. Someone reportedly was passed out on a picnic table in a park, but he or she wasn't passed out when officers arrived.

The Jail Report for Oct. 11 to 17, 2014

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 Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

6:16 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a two bear cubs trapped in a Dumpster behind a sandwich shop in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers put a wooden board down into the Dumpster to act as a ramp, and the bears were able to climb out.

The Record for Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

1:17 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a four men fighting at a bar in the 700 block of Yampa Street. Police contacted the men, and none of them were injured or wanted to pursue any charges. The men just wanted to leave.

Steamboat Springs man arrested after firing bullet into wife's truck

The bullet ended up in the radiator of the truck and did not cause any injuries. Police arrested Steamboat resident Jeffrey Scott Buck, 52, on suspicion of illegally discharging a firearm, criminal mischief, false imprisonment and reckless endangerment.

Steamboat police arrest man suspected of firing bullet through neighbor's bedroom wall while intoxicated

The arrest of Michael Amendt, 23, on suspicion of illegally discharging a firearm in the Eaglepointe Townhomes marks the second time this month someone has been arrested in the city for allegedly firing a gun inside a residence and placing a bullet dangerously close to others.

Commission unanimously recommends retaining local judges

The 14th Judicial District Commission of Judicial Performance has unanimously recommended that District Court Judge Shelley Hill and Routt County Court Judge James Garrecht be retained.