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.
Investigators believe Pina was trying to harm his wife with a kitchen knife when the stepson intervened just before 2 a.m.
Colorado Department of Natural Resources executive director Mike King's court trial for trespassing lasted just minutes Wednesday afternoon, but it might not be entirely a dead issue.
3:24 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of an intoxicated man who was trying to get some help at a convenience store in the 900 block of Weiss Drive that was closed. The man was taken to detox.
Police said the victim of the stabbing was a 17-year-old boy who was trying to protect his mother from the man. The boy sustained a non-life threatening knife wound to the arm.
4:18 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious person wearing a bandana over his or her face at Eighth Street and Lincoln Avenue. Police were unable to locate the person.
11:58 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a wallet found at 10th Street and Lincoln Avenue. It was returned to its owner.
A phone scam requesting debit card numbers is targeting First National Bank of the Rockies customers.
1:17 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a disturbance at a business at the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police were called to help escort someone out of a bar, but when they arrived the person had already left.