Law enforcement


The Record for Thursday, April 17, 2014

6:15 p.m. Officers were called to a complaint about a boy who was skateboarding too fast with his small yellow dog in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. The caller said the dog was being dragged on a leash while failing to keep up with the skateboard. Police contacted the boy at McDonald's and documented the incident, but officers didn't find any evidence he did anything wrong.

Nanogram marijuana law tested with Routt County juries

In the past month, two Routt County juries have been asked to consider nanogram levels to decide whether defendants were too high to drive.

The Record for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

8:38 a.m. A person came to the Steamboat Springs Police Department and turned in a found personal organizer.

The Record for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

12:53 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers contacted a couple at Rotary Park. They were watching the eclipse.

Officials to get update on Hayden Speedway

The Hayden Town Council on Thursday is expected to get an update on bringing back racing to the Hayden Speedway.

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Firefighters urge caution around high water

As the snow melts and the Yampa River begins to swell, Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue is reminding people to be careful around high water.

The Record for Monday, April 14, 2014

3:37 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to help a man in the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza. The man said he could not get in his car, and his keys were not working. The man also wanted police to help him break out the front window to his home. The man thought he had been drugged, and he was taken to Yampa Valley Medical Center.

Judge unseals arrest warrant for Steamboat mother whose 3-year-old died

At the request of the Steamboat Pilot & Today, Routt County Judge James Garrecht has unsealed records related to the case against Meghan McKeon, the woman charged with child abuse resulting in the death of her 3-year-old son.

Meet local dispatchers during ice cream social

It’s well known that emergency dispatchers, who never know when the next 911 call is coming, have a highly stressful job.

The Record for Sunday, April 13, 2014

7:38 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken driver in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle. Police said the driver had reportedly left a free concert intoxicated. The driver was found in Grand County and arrested by the Kremmling Police Department.

The Record for Saturday, April 12, 2014

10:31 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a hit and run at the 3600 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police learned someone's wheel came off their vehicle while driving and rolled from the highway and into a trailer at a campground, causing damage.

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Questioning authority: City of Steamboat Springs quietly fights lawsuit alleging excessive use of force

Steamboat Springs Police Department officer Evan Driscoll thought the scene looked suspicious.

Jail Report for April 5 to April 11, 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.

The Record for Friday, April 11, 2014

12:49 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a fight on a bus at Seventh Street and Lincoln Avenue. Three people were removed from the bus and given verbal warnings.

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Steamboat Springs City Council to discuss future of fire and ambulance services Tuesday

The strategic plan addresses staffing and equipment needs through 2020 and discusses possible goals that include establishing a new fire station west of town, increasing staffing to meet a higher demand of emergency calls and moving administrators and other services to a central fire station downtown.