Listen to this post
The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service that were reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Communications Office. If you have any questions or would like an explanation of the call types listed please call 878-9600. We will not regularly post any information as to the names or addresses on any incident.
April 8-14, 2019
Meeker Dispatch Center received 161 phone calls last week including eight 911 calls, 45 calls for Meeker Police Department (MPD) and placed 51 outgoing calls. A total of 162 calls for service were created, 76 for the Sheriff’s Office, 61 for MPD and 11 assists with Rangely Police Department (RPD). (Please note the department breakdown of calls reflects a different number because of incidents with multiple agency responses).
The Sheriff’s Office conducted 11 traffic stops, issued five citations and MPD had 10 stops issuing warnings. Highway 13 had one traffic stop and issued a warning.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included eighteen agency assists, one 911 hang up, 12 animal calls, five civil papers served, three citizen assists, two civil issues, four motorist assists, three traffic crashes, two traffic complaints and one each:business check, disturbance, narcotics, parking violation, restraining order violation, suspicious incident, traffic arrest, vin inspection and warrant arrest.
Meeker Police Department calls included six agency assists, one alarm, eight animal calls, seven business checks, eight citizen assists, two civil issues, three fraud reports, two motorist assists, three suspicious incidents, four vin inspections and one each: unattended death, code enforcement, disturbance, M-1 transport, property, restraining order violation.
There were 11 calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue including seven ambulance requests, three fire calls and three medical transports to another facility.
There were three assists with Colorado State Patrol.
Rio Blanco Detention facility booked in seven, five by the Sheriff’s Office, one by MPD and one from RPD. Six inmates were released. There were three transports to or from another facility.and there are currently 15 inmates in the facility.
There were no DUI arrests, and four vehicle crashes were reported in the county, one with a cow and one deer.