Law enforcement


The Record for Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

12:42 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of an assault at a bar in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. A man claimed he was punched and forced out of the business by the doorman, but when officers arrived, he didn't want to be cooperative with an investigation.

The Record for Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

7:55 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a person who found a bloody glove in the 2800 block of Abbey Road. It was believed an animal had dragged the glove from somewhere. It was not clear what the red substance was.

Jail Report for Nov. 8 to 14, 2014

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.

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Proposed marijuana cultivation facility now eyes construction phase after Town Board meeting

Ant's Organic, a proposed marijuana cultivation facility in Oak Creek, got board approval Thursday night to move toward the construction phase of its business.

Man suspected of possessing heroin

Joshua Madsen’s arrest came after officers from the All Crimes Enforcement Team drug task force and the Steamboat Springs Police Department searched his home Thursday morning at 367 Third St.

The Record for Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

3:36 a.m. Yampa Fire Protection District firefighters were called to help a person with chest pain in the 25600 block of C.R. 15.

The Record for Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014

4:34 p.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a report of a person who wanted to know if it was legal for their neighbor to have a cannon in their yard at Catamount.

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New business helps visitors get a healthier high in Steamboat Springs

Local entrepreneur Drew Koehler is hoping to tap into the state's lucrative recreational marijuana industry with his new vaporizer rental business. Koehler's sales pitch is that vaporizers are healthier to use than smoking marijuana. They also are more discreet.

South Routt School District receives $60,360 grant from marijuana tax revenue to hire health care professional

Eleven school districts across the state, including South Routt School District, received nearly $1 million in grant funding Wednesday set aside by the legislature from marijuana tax revenue to be dedicated to addressing health care professional needs in Colorado schools.

Oak Creek Town Board hosting public hearing for marijuana cultivation facility

The Oak Creek Town Board is holding a public hearing Thursday night regarding the Planning Commission's recommendation to approve a land use change for Ant's Organic, a marijuana cultivation facility proposed to be built on Arthur Avenue.

The Record for Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

5:22 a.m. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighters were called to help person who was sick in the 2800 block of Owl Hoot Trail.

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Celebration of life to be held Saturday for Michael Roberts

A celebration of life service has been scheduled for Michael Roberts, the man who died Friday from injuries sustained in an Oct. 19 fall while hiking in Summit County.

The Record for Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

2:38 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of someone screaming east of the police station. Nothing suspicious was located.

Man tells police he believes someone shot at his vehicle while he was driving on Hilltop Parkway

The Steamboat Springs Police Department is investigating whether a BB or pellet gun was used to shatter a rear window of a vehicle that was being driven Sunday afternoon on Hilltop Parkway.

The Record for Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014

2:10 a.m. Officers found an intoxicated man attempting to urinate in the doorway of a business in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers told the man to stop and warned him not to urinate in public. He walked away, and officers continued to watch the man. The man then started yelling at some people, so police took him to detox.