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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. 21-27, 2019
Meeker Dispatch Center administered 513 phone calls last week including 23 911 calls, 46 calls for Meeker Police Department (MPD) and placed 172 outgoing calls. A total of 169 calls for service were created, 84 for the Sheriff’s Office, 66 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 nine traffic stops and issued one citation. MPD had 18 stops and issued five citations.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included 19 agency assists, four 911 hang up, five animal calls, 15 civil papers served, three backcountry rescues, two citizen assists, two citizen assists, two disturbances, three motorist assists, three suspicious incidents, two traffic accidents, three traffic complaints, three VIN inspections, four warrant arrests and one each: alarm, civil, forest service patrol, property, traffic hazard and trespass. Deputies also assisted Dinosaur Marshals in executing a search warrant.
MPD calls included seven agency assists, two 911 handups, six animal calls, 13 business checks, two attempts to serve open warrants, five citizen assists, two disturbances, three motorist assists, two VIN inspections and one each: fraud, parking violation, property suspicious incident, traffic accident, traffic complaint.
There were 10 calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue with two ambulance requests, three medical transfers, three backcountry rescues, one assist with Colorado State Patrol on a traffic crash and responded on one crash with RBSO.
There were eight assists with Colorado State Patrol.
Fifteen traffic crashes occurred in RBC, six involving deer/elk and vehicles.
Rio Blanco Detention facility booked in four, all by the Sheriff’s Office. Four inmates were released. There are currently 11 inmates in the facility. There was one transport to or from other facility.
There were no DUI arrests.