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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.
May 14-20, 2018
The dispatch center processed 406 phone calls this last week, receiving 15 911 calls, answered 39 calls for Meeker Police Department (MPD) and placed 121 outgoing phone calls.. A total of 120 calls for service were created, 52 for the Sheriff’s Office, 65 for MPD, and six calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue. (Please note the department breakdown of calls reflects a different number because of incidents with multiple agency response). There were four automobile crashes, three involving deer.
The Sheriff’s Office conducted 13 traffic stops issuing four citations and MPD had 21 stops issuing two citations. Highway 13 south had six traffic stops issued four citations and two warnings.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included nine agency assists, five animal calls, two civil papers served, two business checks, four motorist assists, two traffic crashes, two traffic complaints and one each: abandoned vehicle, attended death, citizen assist, suspicious incident, traffic hazard and warrant arrest.
MPD calls included no agency assists, two 911 misdials, eight animal calls, two attended deaths, five business checks, six citizen assists, seven code enforcement violations, two narcotics cases, two suspicious incidents, three VIN inspections and one each: harassment, MIP, missing person, motorist assist, sex assault, theft, traffic complaint.
There were six calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue: one ambulance request, two vehicle crashes, one alarm and two medical transports to another facility.
There were three assists with Colorado State Patrol.
The Rio Blanco Detention facility booked in five and released eight. The Sheriff’s Office arrested four individuals and Rangely PD one. The jail is currently housing 11 inmates. There were six inmate transports to or from another facility.
There were no DUI arrests.