Law enforcement


The Record for Friday, July 11, 2014

12:45 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a bear that came onto someone’s porch and ripped a window screen in the 1200 block of Ridge View Drive.

Teen suspected in Hayden break-ins

A game camera commonly used by hunters was used to help identify suspects in several break-ins in Hayden.

Woman arrested after stabbing

The Routt County Sheriff’s Office believes a 27-year-old Yampa woman arrested Friday stabbed her husband.

The Record for Thursday, July 10, 2014

1:26 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person having a seizure in the 1000 block of Pine Street.

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Craig teenager dies in car crash

Vallarta's Restaurant mourns loss of family member

According to relatives, Nineth Pereyra’s joy was immediately apparent and contagious. “If I was mad — for whatever reason — she would, little by little, do something and bring a laugh out of me. She was always there for people,” her older sister Aidee Pereyra said. Nineth was “always giving positive feedback. Whenever someone was sad, she would always be the one to cheer them up.”

Judge to decide verdict in German motorcyclist case

A bench trial was held Thursday for the Steamboat Springs man accused of reckless driving related to the death of a 60-year-old German motorcyclist last summer.

District court rulings lead to issuance of same-sex marriage licenses in Boulder, Denver counties

Chief Deputy County Clerk Tina Fry confirmed Routt County has issued four civil union permits since April 2013, but no same-sex couples have come in seeking a marriage permit.

Study: Visitors to Colorado drive mountain town marijuana demand

According to a study prepared for the Colorado Department of Revenue, about 90 percent of retail sales in "heavily visited mountain communities" come from out-of-state visitors.

Former Routt County couple accused in lawsuit of embezzling $5 million

A former Routt County couple has been accused in a lawsuit of embezzling almost $5 million dollars from an employer and using it, in part, to build a luxury home outside of Steamboat Springs.

BLM responds to 8 small, lightning-caused fires

The Northwest Colorado Fire Management Unit responded to eight lightning caused wildland fires in Moffat and Rio Blanco counties late Wednesday afternoon, according to a press release from the Bureau of Land Management.

The Record for Wednesday, July 9, 2014

12:43 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person who walked by a bar in the 700 block of Yampa Street and threatened staff.

Police training to take place at Steamboat school

Local emergency responders will be training Friday and Saturday at Strawberry Park Middle School for worst-case scenarios involving potential active shooters.

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Moffat County football coaches asked to resign

Moffat County School District has asked the six football coaches from the district’s high school football team to resign following a hazing incident that happened several weeks ago in Evanston, Wyoming.

The Record for Tuesday, July 8, 2014

1:14 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 2300 block of Penny Lane. Cable company workers said they had been threatened a couple hours earlier by a customer with a baseball bat. Police said the customer had a large marijuana growing operation in his home, and the electricity consumption was disrupting cable service in the neighborhood. To solve the problem, the cable company disconnected the man’s cable service. He got upset and smashed some things in his home with the bat. Police were following up on the incident.

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Marijuana sales tax data hard to come by in Steamboat Springs

The general answer, according to city officials, is that marijuana sales so far have accounted for a very small portion of Steamboat's bigger revenue picture. But the exact dollar figures never may be known publicly.