Rio Blanco County on Patrol

RBC I The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office. If you have any questions or would like an explanation of the call types listed please comment on our Facebook page ( We will not release any information as to the names and addresses on any incident.

Sheriff’s Office Calls
911 misdial 1; Accident Injury 1; Accident Property Damage 5; Animal Calls 11; Assist Colorado State Patrol 4; Assist Division of Wildlife 1; Assist Rangely Police 1; Citizen Contact 3; Citizen Assists 2; Civil Calls 2; Court Transport 1; Criminal Mischief 1; Jail Transport 3; Motorist Assist 5; Traffic Complaint 1; Traffic Hazard 1; Traffic Stop 1; VIN inspection 2; and Warrant Arrest 1. Total calls from dispatch 47
General Synopsis:
Rio Blanco County Road and Bridge cleared a minor rock slide at 7500 County Road 8.
A one-vehicle accident sent the two occupants to Pioneers Medical Center after the vehicle rolled down an embankment on Highway 13. The female passenger was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital by fixed wing aircraft.
A gas pipeline on Piceance Creek was reported to have been shot. Investigation is ongoing.

Meeker Police Department
911 Hangup 1; Pocket Call 1; Accident Property Damage 2; Assist Meeker Ambulance 3; Animal Call 4; Assist Colorado State Patrol 1; Assist Human Services 1; Civil Calls 3; Fire 1; Harassment 1; Suspicious Incident 6; Theft 1; Traffic Complaint 1; Traffic Hazard 1; Traffic Stops 10; and VIN Inspections 5. Total calls: 39
General Synopsis:
Meeker Fire & Rescue responded to Pioneers Medical Center for a report of smoke in the building. Units cleared after 30 minutes of searching.

Rangely Police Department
The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office is currently assisting the Rangely Police Department dispatch center and does their dispatching on nights and weekends.The following are calls dispatched for them by the RBCSO dispatch center in Meeker.
The following calls occurred from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. weeknights and weekends:
Assist Ambulance 1; Abandoned Vehicle 1; Citizen Assist 1; Fire Alarm 1; Minor in Possession 1; Suspicious Incident 1; and Traffic Stops 7.
Total Calls: 13.