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The face of city cuts: Craig Police Department may lose big as city slashes budget

July 22, 2017 — Employees in the Craig Police Department and other city departments are feeling the pain of budget cuts as Craig City Council moves swiftly to trim its 2017 budget in preparation for even deeper cuts in 2018. Having failed to pass a sales tax increase in […]

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Harassment at the gas station: On the record for July 14, 15

July 19, 2017 — 8:36 p.m. At the Travelers Inn, a guest reported the maintenance manager was drinking and threatening to kill them. The guest reported he had a beer in his hand and was staring at the caller, and then that the wife was holding the man back. Officers mediated the disturbance and told them to leave each other alone.

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Hitchhiker with guns: On the record for July 12, 13

July 16, 2017 — Craig Police Department Wednesday, July 12 1:36 a.m. At City Park, officers responded to a report of a possible sex crime that was determined to be unfounded. 2:20 a.m. On the 600 block of Ranney Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. People […]

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Moffat County Jail report for June 23 to July 6

July 13, 2017 — Booking sheets for Moffat County Jail from June 23 to July 6

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Multiple domestics: On the record for July 9 to 11

July 12, 2017 — 9:02 p.m. On the 800 block of Russell Street, officers responded to the same household with child custody issues. The estranged husband came back, was refusing to leave and was harassing the female caller. She said he was calling her phone constantly and was currently outside the home screaming that he wants his stuff back. However when officers arrived, they arrested the 28-year-old female...

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Fawn stuck in fence: On the record for July 6 to 8

July 11, 2017 — 10:04 p.m. On the 800 block of Tucker Street, a woman reported a baby fawn was stuck in her fence and getting cut up as it tried to free itself. She then reported it got out and seemed to be moving around okay, but was injured. Officers advised the woman to call back if the fawn seemed seriously injured or unable to move around.

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Firework fright leads to canine death: On the record for July 4, 5

July 6, 2017 — 11:17 p.m. On the 600 block of Conner Drive, a female reported that a boxer she was caring for had jumped the fence when it was tied up outside, but had hung himself because the leash was not long enough to reach the ground on the other side. The dog was likely spooked by the fireworks.

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Man making threats with drill: On the record for July 1 to 4

July 5, 2017 — 11:04 p.m. On the 1000 block of Yampa Avenue, a caller reported they returned home after being gone for eight hours and found an unknown dog in their apartment. They weren’t sure how it got there, and it ran out the door when they opened it. Officers determined the dog was likely scared by fireworks.

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Creeper at the pool: On the record for June 29, 30

July 4, 2017 — Craig Police Department Thursday, June 29 5:37 a.m. At Walmart, someone was the victim of a hit-and-run car crash that left baby blue paint on their car. 9:28 a.m. At the Public Safety Center, officers took a report of fraud by check. 10:44 a.m. At […]

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Disturbance by females trying on shoes: On the record for June 27, 28 and jail report for June 16 to 22

June 29, 2017 — 11:07 p.m. At the Columbine Apartments on Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. A caller could hear a lot of stomping and stuff being thrown in an apartment close by and had heard yelling earlier. Officers contacted two females in the apartment, and it was discovered they’d been trying on shoes.

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Asleep at the wheel: On the record for June 25, 26

June 28, 2017 — 5:48 p.m. On the 800 block of East Victory Way, officers responded to a car crash. The male driver fell asleep, drove into the ditch in front of A1 Laundry, then went airborne, struck a Harley that was on a trailer and then struck the AI Laundry’s business sign, causing significant damage. The driver of the vehicle was cited for careless driving.

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Boy attacked by dogs: On the record for June 23, 24

June 27, 2017 — Craig Police Department Friday, June 23 9:33 a.m. At Walmart, officers responded to a report of an abandoned Penske moving truck. The plates came back stolen and the truck was towed. 10:28 a.m. At the Moffat County Courthouse, officers responded to a report of a […]

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Dogs hit by cars: On the record for June 17 to 19

June 21, 2017 — Craig Police Department Saturday, June 17 3:16 a.m. On the 700 block of East Victory Way, officers took a report of a drunken driver who almost ran into poles in front of a building, then almost hit another driver and ran a stop sign. A […]

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Needles found in chicken: On the record for June 13 to 16

June 19, 2017 — 8:03 p.m. At Domino’s Pizza, officers responded to a report of a homeless man masturbating outside the business. Officers contacted him, but did not have enough evidence to charge him. He agreed to leave.

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Boy on bicycle hit by car: On the record, jail report for June 5 to 12

June 13, 2017 — Craig Police Department Friday, June 9 7:52 a.m. At East 12th Street and Colorado Street, officers responded to a report of a hit-and-run crash. The caller heard screaming and yelling the night before, saw a Dodge pickup truck drive away and now sees the stop […]

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Disturbed: On the record for June 8

June 9, 2017 — Craig Police Department Thursday, June 8 6:50 a.m. At Travelers Inn, there was a report of a possible sex crime. 8:40 a.m. On the 1100 block of West Sixth Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance between family members. Officers mediated the dispute. […]

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Three-legged deer with diarrhea: On the record for June 7, 8

June 9, 2017 — 9:13 p.m. On the 800 block of Steele Street, officers responded to a report of possible criminal mischief. A red Saturn had been parked in a driveway when it was discovered the windshield had been broken. Upon further investigation, however, officers determined the culprit was not human.

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Man in van allegedly assaults boy near pool: On the record, jail report for May 31 to June 5

June 6, 2017 — 6:14 p.m. At the City Pool, officers responded to a report of an assault. A boy stated he was grabbed off his bike and thrown to the ground by a man with an orange beard, who then drove off in a large red van. Several other boys were reportedly with the boy when it happened, and the man was talking to a juvenile female, who got into the van before he drove off.

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Harassment by 40 texts: On the record for June 1, 2

June 6, 2017 — 10:04 a.m. On the 700 block of Exmoor Road, a woman reported that her ex-husband was harassing her via text message.

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Fight at Travelers Inn: On the record for May 30, 31

June 1, 2017 — 7:06 p.m. At Travelers Inn, officers responded to a report of a drunk pedestrian. A man was knocking on doors at the motel and when the officer arrived, he was throwing punches with another man in the parking lot.

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