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Craig cops searching for escapee

Craig Police Department is asking for help to locate CAPS escapee

Craig Police Department is asking help to find a thief who escaped from the Correctional Alternative Placement Services (CAPS) in Craig Wednesday night.

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Photos of Craig's Kum & Go armed robbery suspect released

An unidentified man robbed the west Kum & Go at gunpoint in Craig early Monday morning, and officers released two photos of the man Tuesday evening from video footage obtained from Kum & Go security cameras. They are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect.

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Drunk man returned safely to motel room: On the record for Jan. 24 to 30

6:36 p.m.: On the 400 block of Rose Street, a woman called to say she saw a suspicious man carrying buckets into a house.

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Armed robber attacks Kum & Go in Craig

Officers responded to a reported armed robbery at the West Kum & Go at approximately 2:39 a.m. Monday morning, according to a press release from the Craig Police Department.

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Tools in high demand with local thieves: On the record for Jan. 24, 25

7:47 a.m.: At Yampa Avenue and West 13th Street, officers responded to a report of a dog at large. A yellow lab was said to be sitting in the middle of the road with a bucket tied to it.

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Man arrested twice in two days when ex-wife turns over drugs: On the record for Jan. 17 to 23

9:44 a.m.: On the 700 block of Legion Street, officers responded to a report of a raccoon purportedly residing in and stealing cat food from a man's house.

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Ex-girlfriend spotted on fire escape: On the record for Jan. 19

6:11 p.m.: At the Museum of Northwest Colorado, officers responded to a report of a suspicious person standing close to the exterior wall of the building. It turned out the person had plugged their phone into an exterior outlet and was trying to make a call.

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Man sends pictures of himself destroying ex's belongings: On the record for Jan. 17, 18

A woman complained of harassment when a man, apparently her ex, contacted her without her consent and sent pictures of him destroying their belongings.

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'Suspicious pizza' turns out to be supreme part of police officers' day

Craig Police Department was feeling the love Saturday once suspicions cleared around a pizza that was sent as a token of thanks from an appreciative family.

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Suspicious pizza sent as gift to officers: On the record for Jan. 10 - 16

When a pizza delivery man showed up unexpectedly at the Public Safety Center, officers were puzzled until they learned it had been sent as a gift from a family in Michigan to say thanks for help with a previous incident.

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Steamboat Springs man suspected of assaulting deputy

Andrew S. Balvanz was arrested on suspicion of DUI, careless driving, third-degree assault, resisting an officer and violation of a protection odor.

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On the record for Jan. 11: Officers field question about dog pooping on balcony

Officers informed the man that code does not specifically prohibit allowing a dog to poop on an apartment balcony.

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On the record for Jan. 7: Boy taught lesson on stealing

Also, the unusually large snowfall had officers responding to code violations and a minor plow-related accident.

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On the record for Jan. 6: Officers rescue stuck drivers from snowbanks

Officers were busy Tuesday helping Craig drivers dig out from Monday night's snowstorm.