Law enforcement


The Record for Sunday, June 21, 2015

1:12 p.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person who kept accidentally calling 911 from his or her phone. Police contacted the person and told them they needed to fix the phone and stop calling 911 if there wasn't an emergency.

The Record for Saturday, June 20, 2015

8:02 p.m. Officers were called to a report of trespassing at a hotel in the 2200 block of Village Inn Court. People were skateboarding in the garage and were issued tickets.

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New state marijuana survey sheds light on adult use and raises questions regarding youth exposure

The Colorado Department of Health & Environment released their first survey on adult marijuana use since the passage of Amendment 64, finding that 13.6 percent of Colorado adults ages 18 and older have used marijuana in the last 30 days.

The Record for Friday, June 19, 2015

1:46 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report of an animal bite at Stagecoach State Park. A person got bit while trying to break up a fight between a dog and a coyote. It was not clear what animal bit the man.

Top 10 most-viewed stories for the week of June 11 to June 17, 2015

Check out the most-viewed stories on our desktop site from the past week, and see what you missed.

Jail Report for June 13 to June 19, 2015

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.

The Record for Thursday, June 18, 2015

2:06 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a man yelling at a woman and cars in the 600 block of Marketplace Plaza. He also threw a water bottle at a car. He was contacted Friday and given a warning.

Fire at medical marijuana growing facility raises concerns

A local official says the recent fire at a marijuana growing facility illustrates why regulations need to be put in place.

The Record for Wednesday, June 17, 2015

7:19 a.m. Officers were called to a report of criminal mischief at Howelsen Hill. Someone planted a tree in the outfield at the Simillion field sometime overnight. The tree had been stolen from a job site. Parks and Recreation workers unplanted the tree, and it was returned to the job site.

Kidnapping suspect's brother arrested on suspicion of intimidating grand jury witness

Thomas Doolin, 49, allegedly called a witness who testified against his brother, Monty Dean Doolin, and told the witness he would "put a bullet in her head" if she contacted anyone in the Doolin family.

The Record for Tuesday, June 16, 2015

8:42 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a bear in a Dumpster in the 1500 block of Natches Road. The bear was scared away with beanbag rounds. The Dumpster was bear proof.

Dog owner cited after elk attack

A dog owner was cited Tuesday for allowing her off-leash dog to viciously attack an elk on Emerald Mountain.

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Officer Kristin Bantle put on paid leave

Kristin Bantle, the police officer who lost her job as the Steamboat Springs school resource officer, has been placed on paid administrative leave.

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Sheriff, deputy raised concerns about Steamboat school resource officer

The investigation into the conduct of school resource officer Kristin Bantle was prompted in part by Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins and a deputy who have children in the schools.

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Unmitigated asbestos found in ruins of Yampa Royal Hotel

The 30 days given by the state health department to contain asbestos in the burned ruins of Yampa's Royal Hotel have come and gone.