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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.

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On the record for Jan. 4: Man in bushes looking for lost cat

Officers responded to a report of a suspicious man in the bushes near Abbey Carpet. He was looking for a lost cat.

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On the record for Dec. 31: BB gun mistaken for AR-15 rifle

An AR-15 rifle was reported to be leaning against a building at Northwest Storage, but officers found it to be a BB gun.

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On the record for Dec. 30: Officers respond to disturbance regarding clogged toilet

Officers were able to resolve the dispute, however did not unclog the toilet.

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Northwest Colorado sees surge in scams

The Craig Police Department and Garfield County Sheriff’s Office have both issued alerts this week warning citizens in Northwest Colorado of an increase in scams targeting people in Northwest Colorado.

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On the record for Dec. 28: Phone scams on the rise in Craig

Two Craig seniors were defrauded of thousands of dollars by a phone scammer claiming their grandchildren were in jail.

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On the record for Dec. 23: Snowman kidnapped from front yard

Officers seeking information on the whereabouts of the snowman and Christmas wreath

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Moffat County Road & Bridge worker dead following industrial accident

A Moffat County Road & Bridge employee is dead after an accident that occurred at the landfill early Thursday morning.

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On the record for Dec. 21

On the record for Dec. 21

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Icy conditions lead to two-car collision in Craig

Police: No injuries in Saturday vehicle accident

A two-vehicle collision slowed traffic Saturday afternoon in Craig. A Ford Freestar minivan and a Lexus RX 350 crossover SUV were involved in a crash shortly after 2 p.m. at the intersection of Finley Lane and West Victory Way.

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Craig cops take kids in need Christmas shopping

An anonymous $5,000 donation to local law enforcement prompted the Public Safety Center to start a new Christmas program called “Shop With a Cop.”The goal of the program is to bring law enforcement and at risk children together during the holidays. “The generosity of this community amazes me,” said Moffat County Sheriff CK Hume.

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On the record for Dec. 17

On the record for Dec. 17

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On the record for Dec. 16

On the record for Dec. 16

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On the record for Dec. 14

On the record for Dec. 14

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Jury's verdict: Former Craig police officer not guilty of child abuse, third-degree assault

The jury trial of former Craig Police Officer Tracy Reneau started on Thursday at Routt County Combined Court and ended on Friday with a verdict of not guilty. The six-person jury — three men and three women — deliberated for about two hours before exonerating Reneau on charges of child abuse and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors.