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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.
Sept. 24-30, 2018
The dispatch center processed 430 phone calls this last week, receiving 33 911 calls, answered 56 calls for Meeker Police Department (MPD) and placed 121 outgoing phone calls. A total of 155 calls for service were created, 92 for the Sheriff’s Office, 43 for MPD. (Please note the department breakdown of calls reflects a different number because of incidents with multiple agency response).
The Sheriff’s Office conducted 27 traffic stops issuing five citations and MPD had 21 stops and issued two citations. Highway 13 south had 11 traffic stops and issued one citation.
Other calls for the Sheriff’s Office included 15 agency assists, six animal calls, five business checks, three citizen assists, four civil issues, two motorist assists, two traffic crashes, two traffic complaints and three VIN inspections. One each: alarm, funeral escort, harassment, juvenile problem, restraining order violation, suspicious incident, theft.
MPD calls included five agency assists, two 911 misdial, five animal calls, four civil issues, two juvenile problems, two motorist assists and one each: burglary, business check, citizen assist, disturbance, fraud, harassment, narcotics, parking violation, suspicious incident, theft, traffic accident, VIN inspection and warrant arrest.
There were 10 calls for Meeker Fire and Rescue including two medical transfers, one alarm, three ambulance requests, one dumpster on fire, motorcycle crash involving two motorcycles sending two to the hospital, roadside fire and one smoke report.
There were five assists with Colorado State Patrol.
Rio Blanco Detentions facility booked in four and released six, three from RBSO and one from MPD. There are currently six inmates in the facility.
There were no DUI arrests.