Aug. 6-12, 2018
The dispatch center processed 89 phone calls this last week, receiving three 911 calls, answered 12 calls for Meeker Police Department (MPD) and placed 17 outgoing phone calls. A total of 137 calls for service were created, 61 for the Sheriff’s Office, 74 for MPD. (Please note the department breakdown of calls reflects a different number because of incidents with multiple agency response). There were three vehicle crashes, two involving deer.
The Sheriff’s Office conducted 16 traffic stops issuing three citations and MPD had 17 stops and warnings. Highway 13 south had four traffic stops issued two citations.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included eight agency assists, four animal calls, three civil papers served, three citizen assists, two civil issues, three motorist assists, three suspicious incidents, two traffic hazards, three VIN inspections and one each: alarm, abandoned vehicle, atv accident, business check, disturbance, fire ban violation, harassment, property, suicide, traffic complaint, trespass and wildland fire.
Meeker Police Department calls included four agency assists, one 911 misdial, 10 animal calls, three business checks, four citizen assists, three disturbances, seven motorist assists, three suspicious incidents, three thefts, six VIN inspections and one each: criminal mischief, DUI, funeral escort, juvenile problem, M-1 transport, narcotics, suicide, traffic accident and warrant arrest.
There were nine calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue including two medical transfers, two assists with Colorado State Patrol, suicide, ATV accident, two motor vehicle accidents w/injuries, hay bale on fire, smoke report and a grease fire at a residence.
There were five assists with Colorado State Patrol.
Rio Blanco Detention facility booked in five and released 10. Four arrests for MPD and one from the Sheriff’s Office. There are currently eight inmates in the facility.
There was one DUI arrest.