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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.
Oct. 14-20, 2019
Meeker Dispatch Center administered 598 phone calls last week including 26 911 calls, 55 calls for Meeker Police Department (MPD) and placed 219 outgoing calls. A total of 163 calls for service were created, 80 for the Sheriff’s Office, 67 for MPD. (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 issuing six citations and two traffic arrests. MPD had 13 stops and issued three citations.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included 11 agency assists, four 911 hang ups, three animal calls, two civil papers served, two citizen assists, two forest service patrols, three K-9 deployments, three motorist assists, three search and rescue missions, four suspicious incidents, three traffic complaints, four warrant arrests and one each: alarm, assault, attended death, ATV accident, back country rescue, civil issue, criminal mischief, disturbance, illegal dumping, missing person, narcotics, traffic accident and VIN inspection.
MPD calls included five agency assists, 17 business checks, eight citizen assists, four motorist assists, four suspicious incidents, two traffic accidents, one traffic arrest, three traffic complaints and one each: alarm, animal call, assault, disturbance, narcotics, property, sexual assault.
There were nine calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue with two medical transfers, ATV accident, back country rescue, two traffic accidents and assisted in two search and rescue missions.
There were four assists with Colorado State Patrol.
Rio Blanco Detention facility booked in eight, six by the Sheriff’s Office and two by MPD. Nine inmates were released. There are currently 11 inmates in the facility. There were four transports to or from other facilities.
Six vehicle crashes were reported in the county, two involving car/deer.
There were no DUI arrests