Law enforcement


New police chief to be sworn in Friday

Steamboat Springs’ new police chief, Cory Christensen, will be publicly sworn in to his new office from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20 at Centennial Hall, 124 10th St. The public is invited to attend the ceremony and to meet the community’s new law enforcement leader.

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Jury convicts Craig doctor of overprescibing medication, killing patient

A Craig doctor faces up to life in prison after being found guilty of unlawfully prescribing controlled substances and causing the death of one his patients, according to court documents.

The Record for Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015

3:57 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a person who left a gas station without paying in the 500 block of Marketplace Plaza.

The Record for Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

11:33 a.m. A man went to the police station to report that he paid someone $80 to pick up his son from somewhere, but the person never showed up to give the son a ride.

The Record for Monday, Nov. 9, 2015

8:36 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a disturbance at a hot dog stand at Lincoln Avenue and Seventh Street.

Colorado sheriffs oppose housing Guantanamo Bay detainees in state prisons

Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins and Moffat County Sheriff K.C. Hume are among several elected officials in the state expressing opposition to the possibility of relocating Guantanamo Bay detainees to Colorado.

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New city council could try to release more information about police investigation

During their campaigns, the four community members who won seats on the council vowed to find a way to bring some closure to the police investigation after the city denied the public access to several reports that detailed the findings of the investigation.

The Record for Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015

1:54 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a Volkswagen Jetta that had significant damage done to it in the 2600 block of Burgess Creek Road. Police determined a bear had ripped the back bumper off of the vehicle and tried to get into the car through the front door. There were claw marks and paw prints on the front door.

The Record for Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015

5:25 a.m. Steamboat firefighters were called to a report of someone having chest pain in the 2600 block of Riverside Drive.

The Record for Friday, Nov. 6, 2015

11:13 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help a person with abdominal pain in the 900 block of Pine Grove Circle.

Jail Report for Oct. 30 to Nov. 6, 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, Nov. 5, 2015

1:14 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of two males having sex in a hallway bathroom in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. They were gone when officers arrived.

The Record for Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015

10:44 a.m. Steamboat firefighters were called to help a person who fell off a ladder in the 600 block of Clermont Circle.

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Kristen Johnson exonerated of murder

Kristen Johnson has been exonerated of being an accomplice to murder, related to the death of Steamboat Springs resident Ed Zimmerman.

Former county employee pleads not guilty

A former Routt County Treasurer's Office employee pleaded not guilty Thursday to 157 charges related to the embezzlement of public money.