Hunting equipment reported stolen at hotel: On the Record — Jan. 4 and 5
Craig Police Department
Friday, Jan. 4
8:41 a.m. In Craig, officers with the Craig Police Department investigated possible check fraud.
12:20 p.m. On the 1700 block of East U.S. Highway 40, officers responded to a caller who reported a third party was saying another man had threatened the caller with assault. Officers spoke with the caller and unsuccessfully attempted to contact the other party.
12:22 p.m. At Mind Springs Health, officers investigated the possible theft of a wallet.
4:06 p.m. In Craig, officers attempted to make a warrant arrest.
4:37 p.m. In Craig, officers responded to a report of possible elder abuse. The report is under investigation.
8:12 p.m. Near the intersection of Jeremiah Avenue and Bryan Way, officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. A caller said a white pickup truck was parked on their property. The owner of the truck was warned for trespassing.
9:53 p.m. In Craig, officers investigated a report of possible underage drinking.
11:12 p.m. On the 700 block of Russell Street, officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. An older, white, four-door car was said to be driving in the area without license plates.
11:18 p.m. On the 600 block of Wickes Avenue, officers responded when someone pulled a fire alarm.
Saturday, Jan. 5
2:35 a.m. On the 700 block of School Street, a caller reported a person had “smashed her statue.” The caller said the person returned with others, and it appeared they were driving a Ford F-150 and also, possibly, a Mercury Mountaineer or Subaru Forester Mountaineer. Officers were unable to make contact with the alleged perpetrators.
6:33 a.m. At Quality Inn, officers responded to a report that a vehicle had been broken into and hunting equipment stolen. The report is under investigation.
11:44 a.m. At the Public Safety Center, a person wanted to speak with an officer about a theft that allegedly occurred in the city.
3:51 p.m. On the 1200 block of Taylor Street, a person called to report a family member was suspected of abusing drugs. An 18-year-old Craig woman was arrested for possession of a Scheduled 1 controlled substance (heroin), a Scheduled 2 controlled substance (methamphetamine), and drug paraphernalia.
4:39 p.m. Near the intersection of West Ninth Street and Yampa Avenue, officers spoke with motorists. Their vehicle wasn’t working. They left to get a tow.
6:49 p.m. On the 2200 block of West Third Street, officers responded to a report that a red Ford F-150 was parked across from their house. The caller requested extra patrol.
7:15 p.m. In Craig, officers received a report of possible domestic violence. The caller reported tenants were fighting downstairs.
11:29 p.m. At Loat N’Jug, officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. People in a silver Dodge Dart had reportedly been parked at the store for more than an hour. The caller said she spoke with the clerk, who agree to speak with management to see if they would like to have the party trespassed.
Forest Service investigates Independence Pass snowmobiling case after alleged culprit posted pictures on social media
The U.S. Forest Service opened an investigation Wednesday into a case of two men snowmobiling on snow-free terrain in designated wilderness on Independence Pass after receiving tips that one of the alleged culprits posted pictures of his illegal activity on social media.