Law enforcement


The Record for Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

1:29 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a jacket missing from a bar in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. It was later turned in to officers.

Steamboat City Council asked to consider changing pot rules to allow hash oil production company

Magill told his fellow council members that a prospective operator of such a business approached him and said he or she would look to possibly start the company in Oak Creek if the rules here weren't changed.

Carbon monoxide can be a silent killer

“Normally we expect a couple different things,” Oak Creek Fire Protection District Chief Chuck Wisecup said. “Chimney fires and carbon monoxide alarms.”

Crime of the Week: Several plastic port-a-potties being set on fire

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is investigating a series of suspected arson crimes where suspects have set plastic port-a-potties on fire.

The Record for Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

6:19 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a patient who was possibly drunken and going to drive from Yampa Valley Medical Center. The patient was located, but officers did not believe he had been drinking. The patient was upset and wanted to go to the hospital in Craig.

The Record for Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

12:18 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who fired a shotgun in the air outside a residence in the 2000 block of Montview Lane. The person who called police anonymously said the person fired the shotgun to get them to “cease and desist.” Police investigated the area and did not find anything suspicious or out of the ordinary.

The Record for Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

12:42 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of an assault at a bar in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. A man claimed he was punched and forced out of the business by the doorman, but when officers arrived, he didn't want to be cooperative with an investigation.

The Record for Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

7:55 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person who found a bloody glove in the 2800 block of Abbey Road. It was believed an animal had dragged the glove from somewhere. It was not clear what the red substance was.

Jail Report for Nov. 8 to 14, 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.

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Proposed marijuana cultivation facility now eyes construction phase after Town Board meeting

Ant's Organic, a proposed marijuana cultivation facility in Oak Creek, got board approval Thursday night to move toward the construction phase of its business.

Man suspected of possessing heroin

Joshua Madsen’s arrest came after officers from the All Crimes Enforcement Team drug task force and the Steamboat Springs Police Department searched his home Thursday morning at 367 Third St.

The Record for Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

3:36 a.m. Yampa Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person with chest pain in the 25600 block of C.R. 15.

The Record for Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

4:34 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report of a person who wanted to know if it was legal for their neighbor to have a cannon in their yard at Catamount.

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New business helps visitors get a healthier high in Steamboat Springs

Local entrepreneur Drew Koehler is hoping to tap into the state's lucrative recreational marijuana industry with his new vaporizer rental business. Koehler's sales pitch is that vaporizers are healthier to use than smoking marijuana. They also are more discreet.

South Routt School District receives $60,360 grant from marijuana tax revenue to hire health care professional

Eleven school districts across the state, including South Routt School District, received nearly $1 million in grant funding Wednesday set aside by the legislature from marijuana tax revenue to be dedicated to addressing health care professional needs in Colorado schools.