RBC I This is the weekly law enforcement review of calls going through the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Dispatch Center.
The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service that were 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 make a comment on the Sheriff’s Office Facebook page post. We will not release any information as to the names and addresses on any incident.
This log covers April 6 at 8 a.m. to April 13 at 8 a.m.
Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office:
911 hangup: 3; 911 misdial: 1; accidents with property damage: 4; alarm: 1; animal calls: 8; assist Colorado State Patrol: 5; assist Meeker Fire/Rescue: 2; assist Rangely Police: 2; citizen assist: 1; citizen contact: 3; disturbance: 1; DUI: 1; fraud: 1; jail transport: 3; motorist assist: 1; restraining order violation: 1; suspicious incident: 2; traffic complaint: 2; traffic hazard: 1; traffic stop: 14 and VIN inspections: 4.
TOTAL CALLS: 42
An injury accident occurred on Highway 64 that sent the driver to Pioneers Hospital with minor injuries;
Traffic stop turned into a restraining order violation for the passenger;
Five teenagers were stranded on Hwy. 139 when they discovered they did not have the proper jack to fix a flat tire. Parents were already notified and en route, the deputy did contact the individuals and was also unable to assist.
A one-vehicle rollover sent the driver to Rangely District Hospital from Highway 64. Three other occupants were uninjured. Another vehicle passing the accident scene slide off the road due to sleet on the roadway/ the driver was not injured.
Meeker Police Department:
911 hangup: 2; accident property damage: 3; assist Meeker Ambulance: 3; animal calls: 6; Assist Other Agencies: 2; assist Rio Blanco Sheriff: 1; assist Meeker Fire: 1; burglary: 1; child abuse: 1; citizen assist: 5; civil 2; disturbance: 2; restraining order violation: 1; harassment; 1; suspicious incident: 3; theft 3; traffic complaint: 1; traffic stops: 8; and Vehicle Inspection Number (VIN Check): 6.
TOTAL CALLS: 52
A citizen was filing their taxes and discovered someone had already filed in their name.
A vehicle fire was reported on School Street after the engine caught fire. Responding deputies had control of the fire with their vehicle extinguishers.
Three ambulance calls involved a 17-year-old male with leg cramps; a 90-year-old male who had fallen outside of his residence; and a 68-year-old-male with breathing problems.
A summons for child abuse was issued to a parent after a 4-year-old child was found unattended and walking down the middle of the roadway.
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 Meeker dispatch center.
The following calls occurred from 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. weeknights and weekends: 911 hangups: 2; alarms: 2; assist ambulance: 2; assist animal control: 4: assist public works: 1; assist Colorado State Patrol: 1; citizen assist: 5; noise complaint: 1; suspicious person: 1; and traffic stops: 3.
TOTAL CALLS: 22