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.
July 29- Aug. 4, 2019
Meeker Dispatch Center administered 598 phone calls last week including 43 911 calls, 51 calls for Meeker Police Department (MPD) and placed 215 outgoing calls. A total of 189 calls for service were created, 74 for the Sheriff’s Office, 71 for MPD and one assist with Rangely Police Department. (Please note the department breakdown of calls may reflect a different number because of incidents with multiple agency responses).
The Sheriff’s Office conducted 22 traffic stops issued six citations. MPD had 23 stops, issued 10 citations. There were four stops on Highway 13 with two citations.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included 15 agency assists, five 911 hang ups, five animal calls, two assaults, seven civil papers served, three business checks, two citizen assists, four BLM wildland fires, three motorist assists, two suspicious incidents, two traffic accidents, three warrant arrests and one each: forest patrol, missing person, traffic complaint and trespass.
Meeker Police Department calls included five agency assists, two 911 hangups, six animal calls, two assaults, four assists with Meeker Fire, 17 business checks, five citizen assists, two juvenile problems, four suspicious incidents, three thefts, four traffic complaints, five VIN inspections and one each: criminal mischief, disturbance, missing person, property sexual assault, traffic crash.
There were 11 calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue, including two medical transports, five ambulance requests, one traffic crash and assisted BLM on three wildland fires.
There were five assists with Colorado State Patrol.
Rio Blanco Detentions facility booked in five, four by the Sheriff’s Office, one from MPD. four inmates were released. There are eight inmates in the facility.
Seven vehicle crashes were reported in the county, six involving car/deer.
There were no DUI arrests.