The Record for Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014
January 6, 2014
12:14 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to a report of a non-injury car crash at South Lincoln Avenue and Ingles Lane.
12:46 a.m. Officers were called to a complaint about a loud noise and about 10 people talking in the 3100 block of Columbine Drive. It was quiet when officers arrived.
2:11 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken person in the 200 block of Lincoln Avenue. Police gave the person a ride home.
8:23 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious incident. A person called police after receiving a phone call from a business that was closed on Sundays. The person thought that was suspicious.
9:16 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a car that was stolen from the first block of Seventh Street. Police determined the vehicle had not been stolen but was towed the night before after it was found in a ditch by Ingles Lane. The man still claimed the vehicle had been stolen, but police didn’t find any evidence it had been.
10:02 a.m. Officers were called to a report of possible fraud in the 1400 block of Moraine Circle. A person gave personal information to a computer repairman and got nervous they gave out too much personal information.
11:28 a.m. Officers were called to a report of a Mercedes that had been keyed in the 1100 block of Bangtail Way. The person who keyed the vehicle also left two notes, one with an expletive and another that read "Just because you drive a Mercedes doesn’t entitle you to take up two spots." Police were unable to locate the person responsible for the vandalism.
1:57 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a suspicious man at Walton Creek Road and Whistler Road who was hitchhiking and pushing ice into the road. The man told police he was trying to build a snowman. Police told him he couldn’t build it in the road and needed to remove the block of ice.
2:12 p.m. Officers were called to a report of criminal mischief at Third and Oak streets. Snowboarders were using a rail near the post office to build jumps. The snowboarders were told they couldn’t do that.
2:57 p.m. Officers were called to a report of snowboarders in a tunnel at Third and Oak streets. Police determined it was OK for them to be there.
9:08 p.m. Officers stopped a car that almost struck a patrol car at Ski Time Square. The driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
9:30 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken person who was passed out and snoring in a bathroom stall at a tavern in the 700 block of Yampa Street.
9:33 p.m. Officers cited a man for possessing alcohol as a minor. He was given a ride home.
10:07 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a drunken person in the 2300 block of Mount Werner Circle. Police were unable to find the person.
10:54 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a possible domestic assault at the Steamboat Hotel. Officers determined it was a husband and wife arguing loudly but no physical altercation had taken place.