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.
Jan. 7-13, 2019
The dispatch center processed 439 phone calls this last week, receiving two 911 calls, answered 43 calls for Meeker Police Department (MPD) and placed 104 outgoing phone calls. A total of 142 calls for service were created, 59 for the Sheriff’s Office and 58 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 16 traffic stops and issued two citations and MPD had 16 stops and issuing one citation.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included 12 agency assists, four animal calls, two business checks, two civil papers served, three civil calls, three motorist assists, three suspicious incidents, two traffic hazards, four VIN inspections, two warrant arrests and one each: citizen assist, disturbance, motorist assist, theft, traffic complaint.
MPD calls included five agency assists, three 911 misdials, two abandoned vehicles, five animal calls, seven business checks, five citizen assists, four code enforcement notices, three suspicious incidents, two VIN inspections and one each: civil, disturbance, motorist assist, traffic accident, traffic complaint.
There were 10 calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue including four medical transfers, five ambulance requests, one assist with Colorado State Patrol on an accident.
There were two assists with Colorado State Patrol.
Rio Blanco Detentions facility booked in six and released three, all by RBSO. There are currently 15 inmates in the facility.
There were no DUI arrests and four vehicle crashes reported in the county, two involving animals and one on Hwy. 139 involving a school bus and two other vehicles.