Law enforcement


Vote on new Oak Creek marijuana business delayed

An Oak Creek Planning Commission review of a new marijuana business was delayed Wednesday night because of an oversight by the town.

The Record for Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

12:53 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of people arguing in the 1000 block of Yampa Street. Both the people involved had protection orders that forbid them from drinking and contacting each other. The 30-year-old woman and 27-year-old man were taken to Routt County Jail.

The Record for Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

3:07 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a bear at a hotel in the 1000 block of Walton Creek Road. The man who called police said the bear was the angriest bear he had ever seen and the animal was growling at him. The bear was gone when officers arrived.

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NTSB releases preliminary report for fatal plane crash on Rabbit Ears Pass

When he took off from Steamboat Springs Airport earlier this month, Terry Stewart was looking forward to getting the license he needed to start flying from his home in Houston to his new vacation home in Estes Park.

Greeley sheep farmer killed in ATV crash in North Routt County

Investigators think the man was running supplies to his sheepherders when he died in the crash.

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Triathletes, cyclists looking for answers to Colorado Highway 131 thumbtacks

Hundreds of metal thumbtacks were strewn across a half-mile bicycle route stretch before Sunday's Steamboat Triathlon, causing as many as 28 flats and stirring up a group of cyclists already angry about the ongoing problem.

Preliminary hearing canceled in McKeon case

A preliminary hearing has been canceled for the Steamboat Springs mother who police think left her 3-year-old son at home alone for three days before he died.

Video: Michael Kirlan speaks after sentencing

Michael Kirlan speaks after his ex-wife Lisa Lesyshen was sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing their 9-year-old son.

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Lisa Lesyshen pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder in shooting of her son, receives 40-year sentence

Lisa Lesyshen was sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to second-degree murder Monday afternoon in a Denver courtroom.

The Record for Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

12:14 a.m. A man walking by the Bud Werner Memorial Library flipped off a police officer who was sitting in a cruiser. A woman walking with the man told him to stop, but the man flipped off the officer again. The officer approached the man, and the man laughed and apologized. He appeared intoxicated. The officer did not take any action and let the man go.

Lisa Lesyshen expected to plead guilty Monday

Lisa Lesyshen, the Routt County woman who is accused of shooting and killing her 9-year-old son in May 2013, is expected to plead guilty Monday.

The Record for Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

12:13 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the 500 block of Mount Werner Road. A vehicle was stopped in the middle of the road. When officers contacted them, the driver said they were just lost.

The Record for Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

12:31 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of trespassing in the 700 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Someone chased off a couple of younger males who were in the exercise room.

Jail Report for Aug. 9 to Aug. 15, 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.

Steamboat marijuana business owner hits snag with Boston pot operations

After claims that a Steamboat Springs marijuana businessman lied on his resume, Boston officials have put a hold on Kevin Fisher's plans to open two medical marijuana dispensaries in the Boston area.