Law enforcement


Two men arrested after St. Patrick's Day brawl

Two Steamboat Springs men face assault charges after a Tuesday night St. Patrick's Day brawl near Marketplace Plaza.

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Chemical spill cleanup continues on Rabbit Ears Pass

It could take three weeks for a crew to excavate the area where 42,000 pounds of hazardous chemicals were spilled after a tanker truck rolled over Friday on Rabbit Ears Pass.

The Record for Monday, March 16, 2015

12:18 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a bike left on a bus.

Preliminary autopsy report released for Zimmerman homicide

A preliminary autopsy report released Tuesday shows that longtime Routt County resident Edward Zimmerman was gruesomely killed.

Tayler Slaugh was a fun, joyous young man

19-year-old killed in car accident Saturday

Tayler Slaugh will long be remembered as a young man who loved dirt biking, hunting and big diesel trucks. “He was one of them kids who was always smiling. He was a people person,” his father Allen Slaugh said.

Officials still working to identify fatal crash victim

Colorado State Patrol and Rio Blanco officials are working to identify the remains of the person who died in a one-vehicle crash that happened early Saturday morning west of Meeker.

Injured snowmobiler rescued Saturday in North Routt County

The snowmobiler, who reportedly sustained significant internal injuries in the accident, was riding down Farwell Mountain northeast of Pearl Lake when rescuers said she hit an unseen depression in the snow and was ejected off of the snowmobile.

The Record for Sunday, March 15, 2015

2:41 p.m. Officers were called to a report of someone who drew some “graphic” pictures in the dust on some vehicles parked in the 1200 block of Hilltop Parkway. One of the vehicle owners claimed the drawing scratched the paint on the vehicle. Police have not identified any suspects.

The Record for Saturday, March 14, 2015

2:25 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a drunken pedestrian at a bar in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. The person was extremely intoxicated and was arrested for violating a protection order due to alcohol consumption.

Jail Report for March 7 to March 13, 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 Friday, March 13, 2015

1:03 p.m. Officers were called to a report of shoplifting in the 600 block of Lincoln Avenue. A woman reportedly stole a sports bra. She was ticketed.

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Clean-up efforts underway after chemical spill on Rabbit Ears Pass

An estimated 42,000 pounds of the chemical triazine spilled from a tanker truck Wednesday after rolling over on U.S. Highway 40 on Rabbit Ears Pass.

Police stepping up DUI enforcement

Beginning Friday, Colorado police are ramping up their DUI enforcement to coincide with St. Patrick's Day.

The Record for Thursday, March 12, 2015

1:18 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted a group of people by a trash can at Sixth Street and Lincoln Avenue. People in the group were taking pictures of a man who was celebrating his 21st birthday. He had been throwing up and was passed out. Friends said they could take care of the man, but the most sober person in the group had an alcohol level of .18. Police decided the best thing to do was to take the man to detox.

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Tanker rollover closes U.S. Highway 40 on Rabbit Ears Pass

A tanker crashed near the runaway truck ramp on highway and is leaking chemicals.