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.
Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2018
The dispatch center processed 455 phone calls this last week, receiving 14 911 calls, answered 47 calls for Meeker Police Department (MPD) and placed 141 outgoing phone calls. A total of 103 calls for service were created, 51 for the Sheriff’s Office, 48 for MPD. (Please note the department breakdown of calls reflects a different number because of incidents with multiple agency responses).
The Sheriff’s Office conducted four traffic stops issued warnings and MPD had eight stops and issued two citations. Highway 13 south had one traffic stop and was issued a warning.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included six agency assists, one 911 hang up, six animal calls, six civil papers served, five business checks, two citizen assists, four motorist assists, two suspicious incidents, two traffic crashes, two traffic complaints, two VIN inspections, two warrant arrests and one each: fire, harassment, shooting.
MPD calls included one agency assist, two 911 misdials, two animal calls, 13 business checks, six citizen assist, four motorist assists, two traffic complaints, five VIN inspections and one each: civil, harassment, suspicious incident, traffic accident, unattended death.
There were nine calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue including four medical transfers, four ambulance requests and an unattended death.
There were three assists with Colorado State Patrol.
Rio Blanco Detention facility booked in four and released four, all by RBSO. There are currently 17 inmates in the facility.
There were no DUI arrests and seven vehicle crashes reported in the county, two involving animals.