Steamboat police frustrated as cases face delays at CBI

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Steamboat Colorado Today
Steamboat Springs — Several high-profile police invest­­igations have come to a grinding halt in Steamboat Springs, and it has nothing to do with the pace of detective work at the local level.

Rather, local law enforcement officials find themselves waiting for results from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation’s Grand Junction office. The office handles all forensic testing, including fingerprints and DNA, for the Western Slope — and they are slammed with requests.