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ATV accident north of Craig sends woman to hospital

September 21, 2018 — CRAIG – An ATV accident sent a woman to the hospital Thursday. The accident happened sometime after 6 p.m. about seven miles north of Craig near mile marker 96 on Colorado Highway 13, according to Sgt. Courtland Folks with Moffat County Sheriff’s Office. Responders believe

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Musical instrument theft from Craig Middle School ends in sour note

September 21, 2018 — CRAIG – On Friday, Craig Police Department and Moffat County Sheriff’s Office were able to recover musical instruments that were reported stolen earlier in the week. Officers and deputies found the stolen instruments — including an alto saxophone, a clarinet and drum mallets — at

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Officers assist locked-out motorist: On the Record — Thursday, Sept. 20

September 21, 2018 — Craig Police Department Thursday, Sept. 20 1:43 a.m. On the 400 block of Yampa Avenue, officers with the Craig Police Department responded to a call from a driver locked out of their car. Officers suggested the owner contact a locksmith, but the owner declined, saying

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Microwave causes disturbance: On the Record — Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 18 and 19

September 20, 2018 — Craig Police Department Tuesday, Sept. 18 7:49 a.m. At the intersection of Sixth and Steele streets, officers with the Craig Police Department notified the Road and Bridge Department of a manhole cover off the street. 9:20 a.m. On the 2000 block of Victory Way, officers

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Craig Police Department looking for stolen musical instruments

September 20, 2018 — CRAIG — The Craig Police Department is requesting the community’s help in locating musical instruments that were stolen from Craig Middle School. The instruments were reported stolen Tuesday, according to CPD. Officers on Wednesday arrested a suspect who allegedly stole the instruments but learned the

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Toy car strikes real car: On the Record — Monday, Sept. 17

September 18, 2018 — Craig Police Department Monday, Sept. 17 2:50 a.m. On the 300 block of Colorado Highway 13, officers with the Craig Police Department saw an open toolbox in the back of a pick-up truck and contacted the owner. The owner didn't notice any tools missing. 5:06

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Officers respond to numerous reports of domestic violence: On the Record — Sept. 14 through 16

September 17, 2018 — Craig Police Department Friday, Sept. 14 12:32 a.m. In Craig, officers from the Craig Police Department investigated a possible domestic violence case. 3:21 a.m. Near The Memorial Hospital, officers responded to reports of a disturbance, 3:29 a.m. On the 900 block of Sloan Circle, officers

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Craig Police Department advises community to be aware of iTunes card scam

September 13, 2018 — CRAIG — The Craig Police Department warns residents to be aware of a new scam that has been making the rounds in Craig the past few days. According to a news release from CPD Capt. Bill Leonard, the scam works in the following way. The

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Vacation interrupted by report of fraud: On the Record — Sept. 11 and 12

September 13, 2018 — Craig Police Department Tuesday, Sept. 11 5:20 a.m. At the intersection of Ninth Street and Ridge Road, officers with Craig Police Department received a call about a water leak in a construction zone. The officers informed the city's water department about the leak. 9:04 a.m.

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Dogs find elk leg in owner’s yard: On the Record — Monday, Sept. 10

September 11, 2018 — Craig Police Department Monday, Sept. 10 12:30 a.m. At the intersection of Victory Way and Ledford Street, officers with the Craig Police Department issued a warning to a driver for a traffic violation. 7 a.m. On the 800 block of Ashley Road, officers arrested a

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Semi truck takes out city property: On the Record — Sept. 7 through 9

September 10, 2018 — Craig Police Department Friday, Sept. 7 1:20 a.m. On the 200 block of Clay Avenue, officers with the Craig Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious person by a vehicle. Officers spoke with a woman in a vehicle and alcohol was on-board.  

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CBS’ Moonves, the latest powerful exec felled in #MeToo era

September 10, 2018 — NEW YORK (AP) — The #MeToo movement fighting sexual misconduct had already claimed one of Hollywood's top movie moguls in Harvey Weinstein. Now it has done the same for Leslie Moonves, one of the television industry's most powerful executives. The CBS Corp. announced its chairman's

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Golf cart returns to owner after joyride: On the Record — Sept. 4, 5, and 6

September 7, 2018 — Craig Police Department Tuesday, Sept. 4 6:04 a.m. On the 3400 block of Essex Court, officers with the Craig Police Department responded to a hit-and-run in a parking lot. A parked car was struck from behind, and the driver drove away. There are currently no

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Children at NM compound trained to “conduct jihad,” according to FBI interview

September 5, 2018 — ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Five former residents of a ramshackle New Mexico desert compound where a 3-year-old boy's body was found last month made their initial appearance in federal court Tuesday on firearms-related charges amid accusations by prosecutors that a group member had been training

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Multiple arrests made over Labor Day weekend : On the Record — Aug. 31; Sept. 1 through 3

September 5, 2018 — Craig Police Department Friday, Aug. 31 1:21 a.m. On the 700 block of Victory Way, officers with the Craig Police Department responded to a vehicle crash involving an SUV hitting a utility box. Officers were not able to locate the vehicle, but someone reported seeing

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Late-evening fire in Craig sparked by lightning strike to fuel tank

August 31, 2018 — Editor’s note: This story was updated at 1:55 p.m. Saturday. CRAIG – A fire, sparked by a lightning strike to an above-ground fuel tank at the Moffat County Road and Bridge Shop, briefly threatened Craig early Friday evening. About 7 p.m., Craig Fire/Rescue rushed to

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Pitbull at large following dog fight : On the Record — Thursday, Aug. 30

August 31, 2018 — Craig Police Department Thursday, Aug. 30 4:53 a.m. On the 300 block of Woodbury Drive, officers with the Craig Police Department responded to a suspicious incident. A caller reported hearing loud banging noises outside their home. Officers were not able to locate anything out of

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Stolen vehicle recovered after pursuit : On the Record — August 28 and 29

August 30, 2018 — Craig Police Department Tuesday, Aug. 28 1:01 a.m. At the intersection of Stout Street and Industrial Avenue, officers with the Craig Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area. Officers made contact with the vehicle and determined nothing was out

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Craig Police Department ready to scare off turkey vultures

August 29, 2018 — CRAIG — The Craig Police Department announced on Wednesday, Aug. 29, it is preparing for another round of turkey vulture hazing. The department will be hazing the vultures to discourage them from roosting in heavily populated areas of Craig. According to a Wednesday Facebook post

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$150K grant for youth opioid prevention awarded to Grand Futures Prevention Coalition

August 29, 2018 — CRAIG — New resources are available for Northwest Colorado communities working to prevent prescription drug abuse. According to the 2015 Healthy Kids Colorado Survey results, 14.8 percent of youth age 12 to 18 in Grand, Moffat, and Routt counties have taken a prescription pill without a

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