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.
July 1-7, 2019
Meeker Dispatch Center administered 502 phone calls last week including 31 911 calls, 83 calls for Meeker Police Department (MPD) and placed 157 outgoing calls. A total of 208 calls for service were created, 100 for the Sheriff’s Office, 86 for MPD and nine assists with Rangely Police Department (RPD). (Please note the department breakdown of calls may reflect a different number because of incidents with multiple agency responses).
The Sheriff’s Office conducted 19 traffic stops, issued four citations. MPD had 14 stops and issued four citations. One stop on Highway 13 with a warning.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included 24 agency assists, two 911 hangups, three alarms, six animal calls, eight civil papers served, two business checks, seven citizen assists, three disturbances, two forest service patrols, two ranch checks, three suspicious incidents, four traffic complaints, two VIN inspections and one each: civil, harassment, missing person, motorist assist, attempted suicide, sexual offender address verification, traffic hazard and warrant arrest.
MPD calls included two agency assists, five 911 hangups, three alarms, 14 animal calls, 14 business checks, five citizen assists, six disturbances, two juvenile problems, six suspicious incidents, two traffic accidents, six VIN inspections and one each: assault, motorist assist, parking violation, property, theft, traffic complaint and warrant arrest.
There were 10 calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue, including three medical transports to another facility, five ambulance requests, one water rescue at Lake Avery, one rollover traffic crash.
There were two assists with Colorado State Patrol.
Rio Blanco Detention facility booked in seven, two by the Sheriff’s Office, two from RPD, one from MPD and two from Colorado State Patrol. Five inmates were released. Deputies conducted one transport to or from another facility and currently there are 10 inmates in the facility.
Three traffic crashes were reported in the county, one with injuries. No DUI arrests.