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Steamboat man suspected of stealing Christmas tree from condo

September 21, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Police suspect a 23-year-old Steamboat Springs man broke into a condo and stole items, which included a Christmas tree. Micah Anderson was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of felony second-degree burglary and theft. Police learned about a burglary Tuesday in the 2600 block […]

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Woman chases tenant with pole: On the Record for Sept. 14, 15

September 18, 2017 — 3:09 p.m. On the 500 block of School Street, a caller reported they saw a female chasing one of the tenants with a pole, and thought she was probably under the influence of unknown drugs. Officers determined it was verbal only.

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Unruly man drinking beer in City Market: On the record for Sept. 11, 12

September 17, 2017 — 8:43 p.m. At City Market, officers responded to a report of an unruly male customer who was drinking beer in the bathroom and did not pay for it.

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Woman can’t find apartment: On the record for Sept. 13

September 16, 2017 — 10:44 p.m. On the 500 block of First Avenue West, officers responded to a report of a suspicious person. A female party was going door-to-door knocking looking for her apartment.

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Knife found in mailbox: On the record for Sept. 9, 10

September 13, 2017 — Craig Police Department Saturday, Sept. 9 1:52 a.m. At the Popular Bar, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. A man described as very short and wearing a grey shirt and black pants had been refused service and was reportedly outside trying to pick […]

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Man steals two cars, handgun: On the record for Sept. 7, 8

September 12, 2017 — Craig Police Department Thursday, Sept. 7 2:14 a.m. On the 500 block of McCoy Avenue, a caller reported a tall male party wearing all black was in her yard and took off over the hill. She couldn't tell what he was doing but found nothing […]

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Needle, syringe found on playground: On the record for Sept. 3 to 6

September 11, 2017 — 5:51 p.m. At East Elementary School, officers responded to a report of found drug paraphernalia. The caller’s kids were playing on the playground when they found a needle and syringe. A school resource officer, principal and school staff checked the entire grounds before kids returned to school Tuesday.

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Man arrested at MJK ‘addicted to heroin about 10 years’

September 7, 2017 — When an MJK Ace Hardware employee went into the men's bathroom the morning of Aug. 29, the last thing he probably expected to find was a woman standing there while a man in one of the stalls cooked heroin. The employee took quick action and […]

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Shovel-spider incident mistaken for domestic violence: On the record for Sept. 1, 2

September 7, 2017 — 11:46 a.m. Officers responded to a report of domestic violence. The caller heard a lot of banging and screaming and thought someone may have been hit by something, then saw a male party speed off in a tow truck. Officers contacted a female party, who advised that everything was okay. She said she was in an argument with the male while at the same time, her sister was trying to kill a spider with a shovel.

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Couple found using drugs in MJK bathroom: On the record for Aug. 29 to 31

September 6, 2017 — 3:55 p.m. At the Greyhound bus depot, a bus driver reported a juvenile male passenger was mouthing off to him and requested he be removed from the bus. His pants were also reportedly sagging so much that they offended a family that was riding on the bus. Officers took the boy into protective custody and he later got onto another bus to continue onto his destination.

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Craig man suspected of dealing meth issued $500K bond

September 5, 2017 — Craig resident Melvin Newton, 51, is facing another round of drug-related charges after being arrested Aug. 23 on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance, his third drug-related arrest in one year. Newton is currently in Moffat County Jail; his bail was set at […]

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Multiple incidents of name-calling: On the record for Aug. 27, 28

September 1, 2017 — 10:59 p.m. On the 800 block of Breeze Street, officers responded to a report of harassment. The caller stated he runs a business via Facebook, and someone from out-of-state was calling him names after they had a disagreement over a business arrangement. Both parties were advised to leave each other alone.

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Vehicles egged: On the record for Aug. 25, 26

August 29, 2017 — 6:17 a.m. On the 700 block of Rose Street, a woman reported her vehicle was egged for the second time.

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Drunk cowboy tries to steal donut: On the record for Aug. 22 to 24

August 28, 2017 — 12:31 a.m. At East Kum & Go, officers responded to a report of a drunk man in a cowboy hat, cowboy boots, blue jeans and a flannel shirt who tried to walk out of the store with a donut. He decided to pay for it, but was being belligerent with the clerk. He left to the side of the store and the clerk wasn’t sure if he was planning to drive or not. He was gone on officers’ arrival.

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Former Steamboat Springs High School teacher sentenced to jail

August 25, 2017 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A former Steamboat Springs High School industrial arts teacher was sentenced Thursday to four years of probation and one year in Routt County Jail. As part of a plea deal, Dustin “Dusty” Dike in June pleaded guilty to felony theft and misdemeanor […]

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Kid hijacks Walmart intercom: On the record for Aug. 19 to 21 and jail report for Aug. 1 to 9

August 24, 2017 — Craig Police Department  Saturday, Aug. 19 1:38 a.m. Officers received information about possible drug activity at Golden Arms Apartments. 2:27 a.m. Outside the West Theatre, officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving a group of people arguing. It was verbal only and officers […]

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Moffat County High School teacher, coach faces felony charges in sexting case

August 23, 2017 — Moffat County High School teacher and baseball coach Justin Folley, 35, was arrested Thursday night following a months-long investigation into allegations that he engaged in sexting with a 15-year-old high school student. Folley appeared in Moffat County Court Tuesday morning with public defender Abby Kurtz-Phelan, […]

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On the record for Aug. 16 to 18

August 22, 2017 — Craig Police Department Wednesday, Aug. 16 12:13 a.m. In the alley between the 700 block of Rose and Tucker streets, officers recovered a stolen Dodge truck. 2:12 a.m. On the 1200 block of West Sixth Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance between […]

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Shots fired? No, more fireworks: On the record for Aug. 13-15 and Jail report for July 25-31

August 17, 2017 — Sunday, Aug. 13 10:04 a.m. At Loaf 'N Jug, an employer reported his employee for stealing a bike that he knew didn't belong to him. When officers contacted the employee, he was carrying a large knife and was arrested for felon in possession of a […]

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Drunken driver takes out signs: On the record for Aug. 11, 12

August 16, 2017 — Craig Police Department Friday, Aug. 11 10:03 a.m. At the east Kum & Go, officers responded to a report of a non-injury, minor car crash. The parties exchanged information and went on their way. 10:38 a.m. At the McDonald's parking lot, officers responded to non-injury […]

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