Moose take a stroll on Lincoln Avenue: The Record for Feb. 15, 2018 | SteamboatToday.com

Moose take a stroll on Lincoln Avenue: The Record for Feb. 15, 2018

Feb. 15, 2018

7:14 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to help a driver on Colorado Highway 131 near Yampa. Police were called to help a dozen other drivers in Steamboat Springs and around Routt County on Thursday as a winter storm led to poor road conditions and vehicles sliding off of roads.

10:38 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to the emergency room at UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center to speak to someone who reported being assaulted. Officers then arrested a 48-year-old man who was suspected of assaulting the person who was at the emergency room.

12:40 p.m. Officers were called to a report of someone who stole a backpack, a glass jar containing change and other miscellaneous items out of a vehicle that was left unlocked in the 2700 block of Iris Lane.

2:21 p.m. Routt County Search and Rescue volunteers were called to help ski patrollers transport a man who had reportedly broken his lower leg while skiing out of bounds near Fish Creek Canyon. The man was brought down the canyon and then carried up to a parking lot from the base of Fish Creek Falls.

3:46 p.m. Officers were called to a report of someone who noticed unauthorized charges on his or her credit card that were occurring in another state.

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4:15 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a woman who noticed someone else had filed a W-2 seeking a tax return using her information.

5:04 p.m. Officers were called to a report of two moose crossing the street outside the U.S. Post Office in downtown Steamboat. Officers followed the moose as the animals walked downtown. The moose then bedded down near the Deja Vu Boutique, and officers thought they would be fine for the evening.

8:41 p.m. West Routt Fire Protection District emergency responders were called to a report of an aircraft that was attempting to land at Yampa Valley Regional Airport with an issue with the plane’s flaps. The plane landed safely and without incident.

10:15 p.m. Officers were called to a report of two moose hanging out in someone’s yard in the 600 block of Oak Street. The caller said they did not feel comfortable leaving their truck to get into their house because they would have to walk extremely close to the two moose.

11:03 p.m. Officers were called to a report of a man who had gotten his vehicle stuck in a ditch at Walton Creek Road and Owl Hoot Trail. Police arrested the man on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving under restraint.