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Streaker steals Sweet Lucy Bourbon: On the record for March 21

7:54 p.m. At Stockmen’s Liquors, officers responded to a report of theft by the man who was caught streaking in February between Stockmen’s and City Market. In this incident, he was fully clothed when he stole a bottle of Sweet Lucy Bourbon. He was issued a trespass notice and a summons for theft.

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Couple arrested after fighting over meth pipe: On the record and jail report for March 13 to 21

10:03 p.m. On the 1500 block of Barclay Street, officers responded to a report of two suspicious males walking around with black coats, one wearing a black clown mask and the other wearing a skull mask. Officers did not find them.

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Multiple reports of explosions: On the record for March 17, 18

1:35 p.m. At City Market, a 66-year-old woman was detained in the office for shoplifting. She was issued a summons theft of peaches, cat treats, ginger, four Kind bars, four Kind Plus bars, pudding and bacon, amounting to $27.25.

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Naked man seen near Northwest Colorado Health: On the record for March 16

6:20 p.m. At the Davis House, officers heard from a concerned caller that there was a horse in the backyard. The caller wanted to know if it was legal, which it is so long as it’s only temporarily parked there. Officers contacted the owner, who later left with the horse.

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Streaker strikes again, walks up to woman's door: On the record for March 14, 15

2:03 p.m. On the 500 block of Yampa Avenue, officers responded to a report of a drunk man walking on the sidewalk and “talking trash.” He was gone on arrival.

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Punches thrown in bar fight: On the record and jail report for March 9 to 13

10:39 a.m. At Walmart, an employee called to express concern that an elderly female may be the victim of a scam. She was attempting to send money to Nigeria. Officers were able to halt the transaction and confirmed that it was a scam, but the woman was upset despite being told she was about to lose her money to a scam.

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Pit bull attacks Craig officer while on domestic violence call Saturday

Officer Jeff Bond with Craig Police Department was greeted with an unpleasant surprise when he knocked on the door of a Davis House apartment on School Street in the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Multiple drug arrests: On the record for March 9, 10

5:50 p.m. On the 600 block of Pershing Street, officers responded to a report of a deer that was attacked by a black lab. The deer’s throat was ripped and the deer was on the ground and unable to get up. Animal control euthanized the deer.

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Scam calls surge in Craig: On the record for March 7, 8

10:05 a.m. On the 1000 block of East Seventh Street, officers responded to a report of domestic violence. A woman called and said her husband was dismantling her vehicle. She asked him to leave and he refused. Officers found him driving a black suburban with a tan hood. He was found to be on probation and was arrested for unspecified charges.

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Craig man lands 9 years in prison for attempted child sex assault

A 37-year-old Craig man who discussed having sex with a 14-year-old girl online and then showed up at her door with a box of condoms in his pocket was sentenced to nine years in prison Monday.

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Tanker accident temporarily closes westbound Victory Way Wednesday morning

A crash involving a semi tanker truck and a Toyota pickup truck temporarily closed Victory Way about 6:45 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Sixth Avenue West at Walmart.

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Craig police seek help in finding man wanted for dangerous drugs

The police department is asking the community for help in locating a man wanted for dangerous drugs. Matthew James Lawrence, 27, is wanted for possession dangerous drugs including 0.38 grams of methamphetamines according to the affidavit for arrest.

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Man chased with butcher knife: On the record and jail report for Feb. 28 to March 7

11:30 a.m. At the Columbine Apartments on Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a report by a third party of ongoing harassment involving a man and woman. The man allegedly chased the reporting party with a butcher knife, and the woman allegedly had bruises from the man, who was her husband.

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Craig Police Department warns of new scam

Craig Police Department is warning local residents of a new scam in which scammers call posing as representatives of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.

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Woman bit by her own dog: On the record for March 1, 2

3:02 p.m. On the 400 block of Lincoln, officers responded to a single vehicle car crash in which a driver hit the concrete barrier where the road curves north. The driver was issued a citation for careless driving.

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