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.
March 25-31, 2019
A total of 145 calls for service were created, 72 for the Sheriff’s Office, 52 for Meeker Police Department (MPD) and 11 assists with Rangely Police Department (RPD). Phone reporting software is not working this week. (Please note the department breakdown of calls reflects a different number because of incidents with multiple agency responses).
The Sheriff’s Office conducted 17 traffic stops, issuing four citations and MPD had eight stops issuing one citation. Highway 13 had nine traffic stops issuing four citations.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included 18 agency assists, one 911 hang up, four animal calls, three civil papers served, two business checks, three suspicious incidents, two traffic arrests, four traffic complaints, six traffic hazards, four VIN inspections, two warrant arrests and one each: citizen assist, K-9 deployment, restraining order violation, traffic accident.
Meeker Police Department calls included eight agency assists, two 911 hang ups, nine animal calls, six business checks, three citizen assists, two civil calls, two parking violations, three suspicious incidents, three traffic accidents and one each: DUI, juvenile problem, MIP, traffic complaint and VIN inspection.
There were 10 calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue including one citizen assist, one traffic crash, three ambulance requests, one fire alarm and three medical transports to another facility.
There were four assists with Colorado State Patrol.
Rio Blanco Detention facility booked in six, five by the Sheriff’s Office, one by MPD and released 10.There were two transports to or from another facility and there are currently 15 inmates in the facility.
There was one DUI arrest by MPD and five vehicle crashes were reported in the county, one involving a deer.