Ex-wife destroys man’s TV: On the record for July 24
Craig Police Department
Monday, July 24
3:12 a.m. At the east Kum & Go, a taxi was called to take two girls to The Memorial Hospital. At the gas station, another male came into the parking lot and was harassing the girls via phone. When the taxi took the girls to the hospital, the male followed them in his vehicle and parked at Murdoch’s. The taxi driver was concerned about the girls’ welfare.
7:58 a.m. On the 3500 block of Juniper Place, officers responded to a report of a lost black wallet with ID and debit card.
12:01 p.m. At the old Family Dollar, officers responded to a report of a little boy who crashed on his bike.
12:43 p.m. At Craig Medical Center, someone reported they found an abandoned bike. Officers picked up the bike, but then the reporting party realized the bike belonged to an employee and asked officers to bring it back. The bike was released back to the employee.
2:49 p.m. On the 2100 block of Baker Drive, officers responded to a report of a party who posted some stuff on Facebook physically threatening another party. A 19-year-old male was arrested for violation of a restraining order, harassment and a parole violation.
3:09 p.m. On West First Street and South Ranney Street, officers responded to a report of a minor car crash between a Chevy Traverse and a Jeep Grand Cherokee. Both vehicles were drivable and a citation was issued for careless driving.
3:57 p.m. At the Public Safety Center, officers responded to a report of a minor car crash that occurred near Samuelson’s.
4:10 p.m. At the City Pool, officers responded to a report of harassment. A bunch of kids in an older grey Toyota Camry were driving by slowly yelling and chanting swear words including the “F” word. The caller said small children were in the area and requested a police check.
5:01 p.m. At City Park, officers responded to a report of vandalism. A caller reported teenagers were pulling branches off the trees near the corner of Seventh Street by the bridge. There were a branches in the roadway, but it was unknown where the kids went.
7:09 p.m. At the Davis House, officers responded to a report of domestic violence. A man’s ex-wife broke into his home and destroyed some of his property, including a TV and doors, while he was sleeping. A 53-year-old female was arrested on charges of first-degree burglary, criminal mischief and domestic violence.
8:18 p.m. On the 500 block of Pershing Street, a caller reported it looked like someone was sleeping in one of the vacant offices. The property owner was contacted.
8:57 p.m. On the 500 block of Texas Avenue, a woman reported a suspicious incident involving a truck with a camper shell that had parked in front of her house and checked out her trash, then left.
11:05 p.m. On the 1100 block of West Sixth Street, officers responded to report of a male party harassing a female party by phone.
11:39 p.m. On the 1100 block of West Sixth Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. The parties were only having a heated discussion.
Late last month, Jim and Gloria Matthews were preparing to embark on the next chapter of their lives.