Meth dealers arrested: On the record for April 17, 18
Craig Police Department
Monday, April 17
5:57 a.m. At the North Kum & Go, officers responded to a report of theft of a Monster drink. The man left on foot. Officers contacted him, served him a trespass notice and arrested him for theft and violation of bail bonds.
9:16 a.m. At East Park, officers initiated a traffic stop that led to a vehicle search and the arrest of a 24-year-old female and 56-year-old male for possession of schedule I/II drugs and drug paraphernalia, and for distribution, manufacture or sale of schedule I/II drugs. Scales, baggies and 22 grams of meth were found in her purse.
9:18 a.m. At Moffat County High School, officers responded to a report of a possible sexual assault.
11:35 a.m. At the Super Wash, officers responded to a report of a threat. A man pulled into the car wash and tried to run the reporting party over, then came out and threatened him with a pipe. Before he left, the man who was threatened shattered the windshield of the other man’s pickup with his cane. The two men knew each other and have had an ongoing dispute.
4:04 p.m. On the 200 block of Sandrock Drive, officers responded to a report of domestic violence. A 34-year-old man was arrested for alleged sexual assault, third-degree assault, domestic violence, false imprisonment and violation of a restraining order. The woman was taken to the hospital after she reported she had been strangled.
7:50 p.m. On the 600 block of Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a report of fraud. Someone called alleging to be the Department of Motor Vehicles and advising the woman that her vehicle was involved in a traffic infraction. She didn’t own any vehicles, but was concerned the caller might have personal information about her.
9:46 p.m. On the 3400 block of Riford Court, officers responded to a report that three teenagers were seen stealing elk antlers from a neighbor’s yard. Officers later contacted the kids, who admitted to taking them. The owner didn’t want to file charges but officers plan to have the youth meet with the victim as part of a restorative justice effort.
Tuesday, April 18
12:09 a.m. At City Park near the pool, officers responded to a report of a suspicious man carrying a backpack and a stick-like object. He was also seen carrying a lighter and appeared to be trying to light the grass on fire behind the VFW. Officers contacted him and found no evidence of a crime.
12:16 p.m. At Finley Lane and Victory Way, officers responded to a report of a suspicious incident. The caller saw a man about 40 years of age in a tan Suburban pick up a girl approximately 15 years of age who had been sitting on a post at a gas station. Officers contacted the man and found no crime.
12:42 p.m. Near the Moffat County Courthouse parking lot, officers responded to a minor car crash. The caller initially thought it was a hit-and-run, but then found a note on their car.
9:41 p.m. On the 700 block of East Victory Way, officers responded to a suspicious vehicle that appeared to be following young girls around and was turning its lights on and off. Officers did not contact the vehicle.
9:49 p.m. On the 2200 block of West Third Street, officers responded to a report of domestic violence at the trailer park. The neighbor went outside to intervene in a dispute between a man and a woman, and the man left. When officers arrived, they discovered the neighbor was very drunk and wearing a loaded handgun in his waistband. He was arrested for prohibited use of a weapon. The female was contacted by officers and connected with an advocate.
As part of a national effort to curb abuse of medications, Northwest Colorado agencies are seeking help from residents.