The Record for Feb. 13
February 15, 2008
Steamboat Springs — Wednesday, Feb. 13
2:16 a.m. Routt County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted a stuck vehicle at Routt County Road 35 and Colorado Highway 131.
8:11 a.m. A loose horse was reported on C.R. 14. The animal was caught and put back in its pen.
8:18 a.m. A two-vehicle, hit-and-run accident was reported on East Maple Street. There were no injuries. Police are investigating.
8:35 a.m. A structure fire was reported in the 200 block of Carbon Street, where a suspected propane gas explosion leveled one house and damaged neighboring properties. One man was killed in the blast. The fire was extinguished by noon.
8:48 a.m. A Steamboat Springs man was arrested on suspicion of driving under revocation during a traffic stop in the 1800 block of Ski Time Square Drive.
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9:32 a.m. A suspicious incident was reported on Sequoia Court, where someone had attempted to hack into an online bank account. No money was taken.
12:30 p.m. A Steamboat Springs man was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting food in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive.
12:38 p.m. A sex offender registered at the Steamboat Springs Police Department.
12:46 p.m. A dog at large was reported on Old Fish Creek Falls Road. The animal was gone when police arrived.
1:13 p.m. An injured dog was reported in the road in the 2700 block of West End Avenue. The animal was taken to the vet.
1:25 p.m. Police were called to the 1700 block of Fetcher Park Drive, where people were standing on the ice over the pond. Officers informed them the ice was unsafe, and they left voluntarily.
1:40 p.m. Theft was reported in the 1300 block of 13th Street, where a framing gun valued at $300 was taken from a construction site. Police took a report.
2:16 p.m. A two-vehicle, hit-and-run accident was reported in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive. There were no injuries. Police took a report.
2:28 p.m. A female juvenile was taken into custody on suspicion of shoplifting Valentine’s Day cards in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive.
2:32 p.m. A two-vehicle, noninjury accident was reported from a parking lot in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive.
3:21 p.m. A three-vehicle, noninjury accident was reported at U.S. Highway 40 and Walton Creek Road. Police issued a citation.
3:54 p.m. A vehicle complaint was received from U.S. 40 and Anglers Drive, where a dump truck was driving with an uncovered load. Police were unable to find the truck.
4:05 p.m. Sheriff’s Office deputies issued a summons for driving with a suspended license during a traffic stop at C.R. 14 and Colo. 131.
4:21 p.m. A vehicle complaint was received from Lincoln Avenue, where a car was tailgating. Police were unable to locate the vehicle.
4:26 p.m. A vehicle complaint was received from AprÃs Ski Way, where parked vehicles were obstructing traffic. The vehicles were moved.
4:37 p.m. A suspicious incident was reported in the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue, where rolling coat racks were missing from a restaurant. Police took a report.
5:07 p.m. A lost identification card was reported in the 2000 block of Ski Time Square Drive.
6:57 p.m. A suspicious incident was reported in the 1800 block of Central Park Drive, where juveniles reportedly were about to fight. The juveniles were gone when police arrived.
7:29 p.m. An unknown man fled from police in a dark-colored Dodge Neon during a traffic stop at 10th and Yampa streets. He led police on a brief chase before the pursuit was called off because the man was speeding and swerving around other vehicles on U.S. 40. The vehicle he was driving was reported stolen from the 1300 block of Dream Island Plaza a short time later. Law enforcement agencies have been unable to locate the car.
8:09 p.m. A burglar alarm went off in the 1800 block of Elk River Plaza. Everything was fine.
8:49 p.m. An abandoned vehicle was reported west of Milner on U.S. 40.
9:03 p.m. Two dogs were hit by a car on U.S. 40 about seven miles west of Steamboat Springs. One of the animals was taken to the vet.
9:09 p.m. Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted with a vehicle repossession in the 21400 block of Colo. 131 in Phippsburg.