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On the record for Moffat County Jail June 26

The daily jail report and cops roundup.

Man shot in Moffat County Tuesday identified

No arrests made, investigation continues

A shooting took place in Moffat County Tuesday night, and law officials are currently investigating the incident. Ron Torgersen, 51, was shot 30 miles northeast of Craig in Wilderness Ranch, according to a statement released by the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office.

On the record for Moffat County Jail June 24

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

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Theft at Empire Energy coal mine likely will cost Peabody Energy more than $500,000

Empire Energy coal mine, out of service but maintained by Peabody Energy, lost about $500,000 to $1 million in the form of theft and damage after a botched burglary took place May 12. The Moffat County Sheriff’s Office apprehended three individuals it suspects were involved with the burglary, said Lt. KC Hume, operations chief for the Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office currently is investigating to find more information and see if others aided in the theft.

On the record for Moffat County Jail June 20

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

On the record for Moffat County Jail June 19

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

On the record for Moffat County Jail June 17

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

On the record for Moffat County Jail June 12

The daily cops report and jail roundup.

On the record for Moffat County Jail June 10

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

On the record for Moffat County Jail June 6

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

On the record for Moffat County Jail June 5

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

On the record for Moffat County Jail June 3

The daily cops roundup and jail report.

On the record for Moffat County Jail May 30

The daily cops round up and jail report.

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Craig student’s DARE essay selected as state winner

Emaleigh Papierski to attend conference to read winning work

Emaleigh Papierski was recently named the winner in an essay contest among Craig elementary schools as part of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program. But, this was only the first step in an even bigger honor for the young student, who just completed fifth grade at Sunset Elementary School.

On the record for Moffat County jail May 29

The daily cops roundup and jail report.