Law enforcement


The Record for Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

2:17 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a man who was trying to start fights in front of a bar in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue.

Convicted drug dealer receives 4-year prison sentence

During an emotional sentencing hearing Friday, convicted drug dealer Margie "Maggie" A. Levin was sentenced to four years in prison.

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Steamboat police get drenched for good cause

A group of nine Steamboat Springs Police Department officers got doused with water Thursday for a good cause.

The Record for Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

12:30 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of people fighting in the 300 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Several people involved ran away when officers arrived.

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Friends, family say David Girty will be missed

Friends and family described David Girty as a genuine man who was a pleasure to be around.

The Record for Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014

9:45 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a man in the 500 block of Marketplace Plaza who said he had been drinking, and there was a court order that forbid him from drinking. The 37-year-old man was arrested for violating a protection order.

Man suspected of burglarizing downtown Steamboat restaurant

A 44-year-old man was arrested after police said he broke into Creekside Cafe & Grill in Steamboat Springs early Wednesday morning.

Driver convicted of killing German motorcyclist in Steamboat dies

The driver who was found guilty in July of killing a German motorcyclist last year died on Tuesday at a Denver hospital.

The Record for Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

12:26 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of people being loud in a hot tub in the 1500 block of Shadow Run Court. They could not be located.

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Missing Forest Service employee's body found in crashed truck on Buffalo Pass

Routt County Coroner Rob Ryg confirmed Tuesday afternoon that missing U.S. Forest Service worker David Girty's body was found in a truck that crashed on Buffalo Pass.

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Plane wreckage on Rabbit Ears airlifted from crash site

The recovery of the plane followed an inspection of the crash site by investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board. A preliminary investigation report from the NTSB is expected to be released in the coming days.

After plane crashed on Rabbit Ears, searchers worked through the night to bring closure to victims' families

For many hours on Saturday night and Sunday morning, Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers donned headlamps and hobbled over beetle-killed trees and logs in a rugged part of Rabbit Ears Pass as they raced to find a downed airplane.

The Record for Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

3:39 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident in a parking lot in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. A man with a pit bull reported another man with a pit bull approached him and said he wanted their dogs to fight each other. When the man refused, the other man asked if he wanted to fight instead. The police were called, and the man who was trying to instigate the fights was gone when officers arrived.

NTSB investigators en route to Routt County to investigate fatal plane crash on Rabbit Ears

Dan Baker, the deputy chief for the NTSB's Central Region office in Denver, said Monday morning that the lead investigator is traveling Monday from Texas and is expected to be on the scene of the crash Tuesday morning.

The Record for Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

12:01 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a disturbance at the 700 block of Yampa Street. An officer on duty thought he heard a loud yell, but the situation was unfounded.