Grandfather repossesses grandson’s car, inciting dispute: On the record for Jan. 10 to 12
Craig Police Department
Wednesday, Jan. 10
12:15 p.m. At Bank of the West, officers responded to a report of fraud. A caller reported someone in Craig attempted to cash a check on their closed checking account.
3:22 p.m. On the 1000 block of Ranney Street, a caller reported their house had been egged twice in the past two nights. They heard it happen about 11:30 p.m. the night before.
3:37 p.m. On the 0 block of West Sixth Street, a woman reported she was being harassed by a male party who kept calling her and making threats. He was also reportedly calling her work and cursing and yelling at her boss.
4:51 p.m. At the Craig Post Office, a caller reported the gate was open, and they were concerned because the post office was closed. Officers checked the scene.
Thursday, Jan. 11
8:48 a.m. Near a church on old East Victory Way, a caller reported a four-door, dark blue Dodge Durango with firefighter lights got behind them and turned on its lights. The vehicle then passed, and they could no longer see it. The vehicle caught up to the caller on Finley Lane and was driving slowly in front of them. They thought this was suspicious. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.
10:44 a.m. A caller reported they found a checks belonging to other people and used needles in a female’s belongings. Officers are investigating possible drug activity.
12:43 p.m. On the 500 block of West Victory Way, officers responded to a report of a theft. An ex-employee reportedly stole a machine from them. Officers attempted to call the suspect.
2:39 p.m. On the 2300 block of Jeffcoat Drive, officers responded to an animal complaint. A 55-year-old woman from Craig was cited for prohibited animals, no permit for chickens and accumulation of animals. She had ducks and also admitted to having chickens.
2:39 p.m. At Columbine Apartments, officers trespassed a man from the apartment complex.
3:27 p.m. At a grocery story on Victory Way, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. A male party was yelling at an employee on the east side of the parking lot. He appeared intoxicated and wore a jean jacket and ball cap. When officers arrived, he stated he repossessed a vehicle from his grandson. He said he was following his grandson home on his bicycle and was concerned his grandson was going to cause a disturbance. He added his grandson was throwing things at him as he drove by. Officers issued trespass notice to one of the parties.
3:45 p.m. On Stout Street, someone reported a dog was being shot. The report was unfounded, but a father had received a ticket for his teenage daughter’s dog for barking, and the father re-homed the dog to some people out of town.
7:09 p.m. On the 600 block of Taylor Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. The caller said he and his father got into fight because his father was “talking smack” about the girl he loved and had pushed him down. He said it was stupid, and they got it figured out. Officers tried to contact the caller at several other locations but could not find him.
8:25 p.m. At East Ninth Street and Bryan Way, officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. Someone was warned for trespassing.
10:30 p.m. On the 800 block of West Seventh Street, officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle that pulled in with a trailer and went behind the school. Officers arrived and were unable to locate it.
10:35 p.m. On West Third Street, officers responded to a report of a 13-year-old boy who came home with a Gatorade bottle that appeared to contain alcohol. The caller stated it tasted like alcohol, not water. The boy said his friend gave it to him. Officers arrived and turned the matter over to a school resource officer to follow up.
Friday, Jan. 12
7:52 a.m. Near the bus station and the east Kum & Go, officers responded to an injury crash between a Ford Escort and an SUV. The caller stated she got bounced around and requested medical attention. Her vehicle was not drivable.
8:08 a.m. On the 2000 block of Baker Drive, officers responded to a report of theft. An electric co-op member reportedly stole electricity by stealing a meter from City Park and installing it at their address. They had previously been disconnected.
8:58 a.m. At Seventh Street and Jeremiah Way, officers arrested a 36-year-old man from Craig who was charged with possession of schedule I/II drugs and drug paraphernalia.
10:32 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a mental health issue.
1:59 p.m. On the 300 block of Washington Street, officers responded to a report of a burglary. Someone stole prescription medications from a residence. The caller said the maids left the door unlocked when they left, and it happened sometime the night before.
2:50 p.m. On the 1000 Breeze Street, officers responded to a report of a burglary that turned out to be a mental health issue.
2:55 p.m. At the Public Safety Center, officers responded to a report of domestic violence.
8:29 p.m. On the 600 block of School Street, officers responded to a report of a suspicious, unknown man circling around the caller’s house for about 10 minutes. He was walking toward Seventh Street, and the caller was waiting in his driveway for the man to leave. He was then seen pacing at the corner of School and Seventh streets and kept looking back at the caller. Officers contacted the man, who agreed to move on. No crime was found.
8:57 p.m. On the 900 block of Ridge Road, a caller reported a domestic violence incident. They stated a 19-year-old female tried to leave a residence and was pushed back. Her parents took her cellphone. Her boyfriend was possibly involved. Officers contacted her and her parents and found the female was OK.
9:27 p.m. At Centennial Mall, officers responded to a report of a suspicious boy with an orange backpack walking back and forth behind the mall. They were concerned he may be trying to break into something or dealing drugs. They saw him meet with someone at Finley about five minutes before. Officers were unable to locate the boy.
11:01 p.m. On the 200 block of Jeffcoat Drive, officers responded to a report of harassment. The caller stated his ex-wife was calling and texting him. He stated she threatened to turn him into the police for his prostitution. He had a temporary restraining order in place, and he wanted to document what was going on.
9:02 a.m. On the 1000 block of Sage Court, community services personnel in Craig responded to a code enforcement call. A resident was issued a verbal warning for a code violation.