Local parents took their knowledge about illegal drugs to a higher level Wednesday during a meeting with local law enforcement.
A Steamboat Springs man is being held on a $20,000 bond after being charged with two counts of drug distribution.
11:47 a.m. Officers were called to a report of political signs taken in the 1000 block of The Boulevard.
3:04 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of harassment in the 2900 of Columbine Drive. A person was receiving unwanted text messages from their roommate. Police took a report.
9:08 a.m. Officers responded to a report of wildlife in the 1300 block of Hilltop Parkway. A raccoon was stuck in a dumpster, and officers helped it get out.
After the guilty verdict was handed down Saturday, the focus shifted from Thomas Lee Johnson to the life of the 31-year-old woman he brutally murdered on May 11, 2000.
9:25 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in the 3400 block of Spring Valley Drive. A woman claimed that something large had been thrown against her door. Officers could not find anything.
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.
After two weeks of testimony, it took less than two hours Saturday for a jury to find Thomas Lee Johnson guilty of first-degree murder.
It is now up to a jury of 12 Routt County residents to decide the fate of Thomas Lee Johnson, who is accused of first-degree murder related to the May 2000 death of Lori Bases.
12:18 p.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a student not acting normally at Steamboat Springs High School. Police found marijuana and cited the student.
Faced with the growing problem of opioid abuse and addiction, Routt County law enforcement agencies and the Rx Task Force are researching a new program that would fundamentally alter the way addiction is handled from a law enforcement perspective and replace incarceration with treatment for addicts who want to quit.
A frightening new front in the ongoing battle against opiate addiction and abuse is forming on America’s streets: a pair of synthetic opioids, fentanyl and carfentanil, the latter of which can be 10,000 times as potent as morphine and can kill a human in dosages as low as one grain.
8:26 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a former tenant who said he was being harassed by his former landlord about the condition the unit had been left it. The landlord told police the unit had been trashed, and he had to spend a lot of money to clean it up. Police determined it was a civil manner.
10:27 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a burglary in the 1000 block of Lincoln Avenue. Someone forced their way into a business and took about $50.