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Theft reported at Moffat County Fairgrounds: On the Record May 17

May 25, 2018 — Craig Police Department Thursday, May 17 12:27 a.m. At the Moffat County Fairgrounds, officers received a report of a suspicious incident. 7:14 a.m. On the 900 block of School Street, officers received a report of a suspicious incident. 7:34 a.m. On the 800 block of

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Norwood man implicated in deaths of two kids at hands of doomsday cult accepts plea deal

May 25, 2018 — GRAND JUNCTION– One of five members of a doomsday group accused in the deaths of two young girls in southwest Colorado last summer has accepted a plea offer that will allow him to avoid any child abuse conviction, and might allow him to be free

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Colorado State Patrol conducting saturation patrols over Memorial Day weekend

May 24, 2018 — CRAIG — Colorado State Patrol troopers will conduct saturation patrols this Memorial Day weekend in Moffat, Routt and Grand counties. CSP encourages drivers to celebrate responsibly and enjoy all Northwest Colorado has to offer. The saturation patrols will begin Friday and continue through Monday. Troopers will

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House cats reportedly poisoned: On the Record May 23

May 24, 2018 — Craig Police Department Wednesday, May 23 8:17 a.m. On the 10 block of Old Stage Road, officers received a report that house cats had possibly been poisoned. Officers took a police report. 1:05 p.m. At Murdoch's, a wallet was found. Officers returned it to its

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Suspicious item on Tucker Street: On the Record May 22

May 23, 2018 — Craig Police Department  Tuesday, May 22  12:23 a.m. On the 700 block of Moffat Drive, officers received a report of harassment. 6:42 a.m. At McDonald's, officers received a report of harassment. 6:48 a.m. Near the intersection of Legion and East Fourth streets, officers received a

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Craig Police seek information on man wanted for burglary

May 23, 2018 — CRAIG — The Craig Police Department is seeking information on Kyle Roberts. Roberts, 26, is wanted for burglary and contempt of court related to burglary and identity theft charges. Roberts is a white male with brown hair and blue eyes . He is about 6-feet,

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Native American sculptures likely destroyed in Moffat County landfill

May 22, 2018 — CRAIG — Two Native American metal sculptures — works of public art that have been missing for about two weeks from the KOA Campground in Craig — were likely destroyed at the county dump. "The KOA was sold recently, and the new owners took possession

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Reported fraudster switches price tags: On the Record May 21

May 22, 2018 — Craig Police Department Monday, May 21 8:17 a.m. In Craig, officers responded to a report of child abuse. A caller reported hearing screeching. Officers were unable to locate anyone at the reported scene. 10:14 a.m. At the Community Budget Center, officers responded to a report

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Help sought to recover public art taken from Craig campground

May 21, 2018 — CRAIG — Two Native American metal sculptures, works of public art, were removed from the KOA Campground in Craig about two weeks ago. The life-sized copper sculptures were made by local artist Bernie Rose, who died in 2012. The artworks are the property of the State of Colorado

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Trucker punctures fuel tank at Kum and Go in Craig: On the Record May 17

May 18, 2018 — Craig Police Department Thursday, May 17 6:19 a.m. In Craig, officers received a report of a possible drunken driver in a white Toyota Rav4. The caller said the driver routinely drives drunk between Steamboat Springs and Craig. Officers did not locate the vehicle. 9:50 a.m.

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Father of missing Steamboat man: ‘Help us bring him home’

May 18, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Matthew Shelters loves snowboarding, living in the mountains and his family. “We are really close, very close,” Matthew's father John Shelters said of his relationship with his son. “We are constantly talking to each other. Sometimes, a whole week would go by

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Craig Police recognize second-grader for selfless action

May 17, 2018 — CRAIG — As 9-year-old Braxton Stewart came from school on March 30, a $50 bill on the sidewalk near his home caught his eye. He asked his nana and papa, Sherry and James St Louis, if the bill was theirs. "They said ‘no,’ and I

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Craig Police mistaken for suspicious vehicle: On the Record May 16

May 17, 2018 — Craig Police Department Wednesday, May 16 3:56 a.m. On the 500 block of Seventh Avenue West, officers responded to a suspicious incident. A caller said two people on bicycles appeared to be tearing into something across the street before leaving the scene headed east. Officers

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Crash at Village Inn in Craig: On the Record May 15

May 16, 2018 — Craig Police Department Tuesday, May 15 12:22 a.m. On the 500 block of School Street, officers responded to a report of domestic violence. 5:21 a.m. On the 100 block of Barclay Street, officers received a report of trespassing. 6:26 a.m. Near the intersection of Tucker

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Troopers believe suspect drowned while fleeing from law enforcement in Palisade

May 16, 2018 — PALISADE – A man who jumped into the Highline Canal while fleeing state troopers in Palisade, submerged and never resurfaced prompted an extensive and apparently unfruitful search of the waterway Tuesday evening. The man — a Hispanic male about 5 feet, 7 inches tall and

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Shoplifter arrested at City Market in Craig: On the Record May 14

May 15, 2018 — Craig Police Department Monday, May 14 8:24 a.m. On the 500 block of School Street, officers responded to a trespassing report. A caller wanted to have a woman issued a notice of trespass, but the woman was not currently on the property. 8:37 a.m. On

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Craig jury finds woman guilty of 2nd-degree murder

May 14, 2018 — CRAIG — Following a six-day trial and nearly seven hours of deliberation Monday, a jury of 10 women and two men found Rachel Niemeyer, 40, guilty of murder in the second degree in the Oct. 4 shooting death of her husband, Michael Adam Freese, 48.

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Naked canoodlers on the loose: On the record May 11 through May 13

May 14, 2018 — Craig Police Department Friday, May 11 2:22 a.m. On the 700 block of East Victory Way, officers responded to a report of a man in his late teens or early 20s stealing a portable charger. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the

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Firefighters rescue dog that fell into well in Hayden

May 12, 2018 — HAYDEN — West Routt Fire Protection District firefighters rescued a dog that fell eight feet into a well Friday morning. The dog's owner saw the dog fall through a hole in the floor of the pumphouse at Hayden Cemetery and called 911. The dog fell

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Drunken cyclist gets a lift: On the Record May 10

May 11, 2018 — Craig Police Department Thursday, May 10 12:55 a.m. On the 800 block of Rose Street, officers responded to a report of a suspicious item. A caller said a woman walked out of the house in front of his and threw something in the yard. The

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