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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 7-13, 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 151 calls for service were created, 88 for the Sheriff’s Office, 63 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 a deer.
The Sheriff’s Office conducted 24 traffic stops issuing six citations and MPD had 33 stops issuing eight citations. Highway 13 south had 11 traffic stops issued four citations and seven warnings.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included 11 agency assists, one 911 hangup, nine animal calls, two civil papers served, four citizen assists, four civil issues, four suspicious incidents, three traffic accidents, four traffic complaints, three traffic hazards, two VIN inspections, four warrant arrests and one each: attended death, business check, BLM fire and motorist assist.
Meeker Police Department calls included five agency assists, five animal calls, five business checks, two suspicious incidents, three traffic complaints and one each: 911 hangup, citizen assist, fire, fraud, juvenile problem, parking violation, property, traffic accident and VIN inspection.
There were six calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue, two ambulance requests, one assist BLM fire, and a structure fire involving a barn.
There were two assists with Colorado State Patrol.
Rio Blanco Detention facility booked in five and released three. The Sheriff’s Office arrested five individuals. The jail is currently housing 15 inmates. There was one inmate transport to or from another facility and two jail incidents.
There were no DUI arrests.