Rio Blanco County on Patrol—Aug. 17-Aug. 24

RBC I The following information is a weekly review of the calls for service reported to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office from Aug. 17 at 8 a.m. through Aug. 24 at 8 a.m.

Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office:
911 Pocket Call 2; Abandoned Vehicle 1; Accident Injury 2; Accident Property Damage 3; Alarm 1; Assist Rangely Ambulance 1; Animal Call 7; Assist Colorado State Patrol 1; Assist Rangely Police 7; Citizen Assist 3; Citizen Contact[ 3; Civil 2; Court Transport 1; Disturbance 1; DUI 1; Fire 2; Fire Alarm 1; Fire on BLM 1; Funeral Escort 1; Jail Transport 4; Medical Transport 1; Suspicious Incident 2; Theft 1; Traffic Arrest 1; Traffic Complaint 4; Traffic Stops 31; Trespass 1; VIN Inspections 2; Warrant Arrest 1.

General Synopsis:
Male driver was injured on an ATV in the Aldrich Lake area, was transported by personal vehicle to Pioneers Medical Center.
Motor vehicle accident on Highway 64 outside Rangely sent driver to the hospital with injuries.
Wildland fire on County Road 7 caused by lightning destroyed four outbuildings, 12 vehicles and burned 130 acres. Agencies Involved: Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Land Management, Garfield County Sheriff’s Office. The fire was determined to be lightning caused as a holdover from storms passing through the area earlier this week. No residences were destroyed.
Traffic stop resulted in an arrest for an outstanding warrant from Garfield County and a suspended driver’s license.
The road-sign thief continues to pick up county road signs, this time from Piceance Creek.

Meeker Police Department
911 Misdial 2; Abandoned Vehicle 1; Accident with Property Damage 2; Alarm 1; Assist Meeker Ambulance 2; Animal Calls7; Citizen Assists 5; Civil 1; Disturbances 7; DUI 1; Funeral Escort 1; Juvenile Problelm 1; Proprty Incident 1; suspicious Incident 5; Theft 1; Traffic Complaints 4; Traffic Hazard 1; Traffic Stops 7; Unattended Death 1; VIN Inspected 10.

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 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. weeknights and weekends:
911 Misdial 1; Alarms 2; Assist Ambulance 2; Assist Utility Department 1; Citizen Assists 5; Disorderly Conduct 1; DUI 1; Suspicious Person 1; Traffic Stops 21; VIN Inspections 4.