The Record for June 9
June 11, 2010
Wednesday, June 9
Steamboat Springs — 12:12 a.m. Steamboat Springs Police Department officers were called to help a driver in Dream Island Plaza.
1:05 a.m. Police were called to a report of a person starting to camp in a car at Seventh and Oak streets. Officers told the people that is against city ordinance and asked them to move on.
1:15 a.m. Police found a suspicious car on Boulder Ridge Road. An officer talked to a young man and young woman inside, issued them citations for minors in possession of alcohol and released them to their parents.
1:50 a.m. Police stopped a car on River Road for not using headlamps. Officers determined that a driving under the influence investigation might be necessary, and as the officer waited for a second officer to assist, the driver reportedly drove away. The officer followed the car to a house in the Tree Haus subdivision. The person was reportedly uncooperative, and officers pulled the 51-year-old Arizona man from the car. The man then agreed to an alcohol breath test and reportedly tested at a blood alcohol level of .248. The legal limit for driving is .08. Officers arrested the man and charged him with DUI, DUI per se, eluding and failure to display headlamps.
6:11 a.m. Colorado Division of Wildlife officers were called to a report of a bear in Dakota Ridge.
9:45 a.m. DOW officers were called to another report of the bear in the Dakota Ridge area.
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11:30 a.m. Police were called to a report of a car window broken in the 1700 block of Highlands Way. Officers found bear paw prints on the car and on other windows, and they determined that a bear had reached into a partially open car window in an attempt to reach food and broke the window.
12:12 p.m. Police were called to a request for a welfare check at the Stock Bridge Transit Center where a bus driver was worried about a person who got off the bus. Officers talked to the person, and everything was fine.
12:29 p.m. Police were called to a complaint about an unattended car that rolled down a parking lot and blocked an entrance at Yampa Valley Medical Center. By the time officers arrived, staff members had rolled the car into a parking place and were looking for the owner.
1:38 p.m. Police were called to a report of a person driving with a revoked license on Mount Werner Road. Officers found the car parked and unattended but then watched as the driver got in and drove away. Officers stopped the car and arrested a 23-year-old Thornton man on suspicion of driving under revocation. Officers later added charges of violating a protection order when a person produced text messages sent by the man.
1:47 p.m. Police were called to a report of a commercial bus that scraped a light pole at Fifth Street and Lincoln Avenue. There were no injuries.
3:11 p.m. Police got a report of a person repeatedly letting dogs out at 5 a.m. in the 1400 block of Park Court and allowing them to make messes in neighbors' yards. The person who reported it wanted to remain anonymous, and police do not know where the dogs live.
3:28 p.m. Police were called to a report of a suspicious car on Boulder Ridge where a couple of kids were in a car. Officers reported there was nothing apparently illegal but that because there are no houses in the area, they asked the kids to move on.
4:06 p.m. Police were called to a report of a stolen wallet and checkbook in the 300 block of Lincoln Avenue. The wallet contained $80 in cash.
5:54 p.m. Deputies arrested a person after a traffic stop near mile marker 16 on Routt County Road 33.
7:17 p.m. Police were called to a report of a two-car, noninjury crash in Central Park Plaza.
7:23 p.m. Police were called to a report of vandalism on the west side of Steamboat where a woman reported that when she tried to start a car she stored at a business, she found out several parts were taken out of the car.
7:38 p.m. Deputies were called to a report of a two-car, noninjury crash on U.S. Highway 40 just east of Steamboat. The case was handed over to Colorado State Patrol troopers.
8:52 p.m. Police were called to a noise complaint regarding a person mowing grass in the 900 block of Merritt Street. Police talked to the man mowing grass, and he voluntarily stopped.
10:24 p.m. Police talked to a reportedly intoxicated man in the 1000 block of Lincoln Avenue. Officers helped the man get to his hotel room and told him to stay there.
10:44 p.m. Deputies were called to a report of a person driving erratically in the 1800 block of Kamar Plaza.