The Record for June 7
June 9, 2010
Monday, June 7
Steamboat Springs — 12:50 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of people shooting off fireworks in the first block of Anglers Drive. Officers could not find the source of the noise.
2:16 a.m. Police were called to a report of children putting old tires in the road at Lincoln Avenue and Anglers Drive. The children were gone when officers arrived, and officers removed the tires.
3:37 a.m. Police were called to a report of orange cones and water jugs in the road at Lincoln Avenue and Anglers Drive. Officers removed the debris.
7:23 a.m. Routt County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to a report of a car that hit a deer near mile marker 11 on Routt County Road 129. No people were injured.
7:34 a.m. Police were called to a report of a car that hit a cement pillar in a parking garage in the 2200 block of Village Inn Court.
7:54 am. Police were called to a report of a person who did not pay for gas in the 500 block of Marketplace Plaza.
8:19 a.m. Police were called to a report of an intoxicated person on a berm waving his arms as if directing traffic at Lincoln Avenue and Dream Island Plaza. Officers gave the man a warning and took him back to his home.
9:12 a.m. Police and Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue emergency responders were called to a request for an ambulance in the 2500 block of Val d'Isere Circle, where a dirt clod reportedly fell on a man working in a ditch about 12 feet deep. Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue put the man on a backboard, raised him out of the ditch and took him to Yampa Valley Medical Center in stable condition. The man was conscious but had suspected broken ribs.
9:41 a.m. Police were called to a report of a bicycle stolen from the first block of Logan Avenue. The bicycle was listed at $6,000.
11:13 a.m. Police and deputies were called to a report of a dead fox near Steamboat Springs High School.
11:47 a.m. Deputies, Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue and West Routt Fire Protection District emergency responders were called to a request for an ambulance in the Hayden area. Medical crews took a 21-year-old man to YVMC with a leg injury.
12:36 p.m. Police were called to a complaint about a dog in a parked car in the 800 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers talked to the owner about the dangers of leaving a dog in a hot car and checked on the dog's health.
12:51 p.m. Police were called to a complaint about a car broken down in the single-lane construction zone at Lincoln Avenue and Fourth Street. Officers had the car towed because it was obstructing traffic.
12:51 p.m. Police were called to a complaint about a dog in a parked car in the 1400 block of South Lincoln Avenue. Officers warned the owner and checked on the dog's health.
1:18 p.m. Deputies were called to a report of windows broken out on construction equipment and other damage on C.R. 52 near Hayden.
2:13 p.m. Hayden Police Department officers were called to a report of a car crash in the 100 block of North Sixth Street in Hayden.
2:50 p.m. Steamboat police were called to a report of a hit-and-run crash in the 1400 block of 13th Street.
3:07 p.m. Police were called to a report of fraud in Central Park Plaza. A Steamboat resident reportedly got an e-mail supposedly from a friend in London who needed financial help. The woman sent about $800 by wire transfer. The woman then got another e-mail asking for more money and called her friend. The friend was not in London, and the second wire transfer was stopped. Police are investigating.
3:24 p.m. Deputies were called to a report of harassment in Routt County.
3:37 p.m. Deputies were called to a complaint of cattle by the river near mile marker 106 on U.S. Highway 40.
4:12 p.m. Police were called to a cold report of a hit-and-run crash at Central Park Plaza.
5:14 p.m. Police and Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers were called to a request to rescue a man who was thought to be trapped underwater in the Yampa River at the 13th Street Bridge. The man was found walking on the Yampa River Core Trail, and the search was canceled.
5:58 p.m. Police were called to a complaint about a dog loose on River Road. Officers took the dog to the Steamboat Springs Animal Shelter.
7:20 p.m. Police were called to a report of a possibly drunken driver coming from the east toward Steamboat. Officers stopped the car and determined that the driver was not intoxicated, but was trying to get a passenger, who was complaining of chest pain, to the hospital. Officers escorted the car to YVMC.
8:59 p.m. Deputies were called to a report of horses on the road at Colorado Highway 131 and C.R. 22. The horses were gone when deputies arrived.