Knife found in mailbox: On the record for Sept. 9, 10
Craig Police Department
Saturday, Sept. 9
1:52 a.m. At the Popular Bar, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. A man described as very short and wearing a grey shirt and black pants had been refused service and was reportedly outside trying to pick fights. Officers contacted him. He said he was on his way home.
8:32 a.m. At mile marker 92 on U.S. Highway 40 on the east side of Craig, officers responded to a report a car versus deer crash. A silver Ford Expedition was leaking radiator fluid after hitting the deer, which ran off. The driver arranged a tow.
8:34 a.m. On the 800 block of Russell Street, officers responded to a report of a stolen blue Mongoose bike. A woman reported it was locked to a bench in a covered carport and added she’d heard something about midnight.
9:18 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a scam in which someone claiming to be from the IRS threatened to arrest the reporting party. The man did not release any personal information.
9:57 a.m. At the Clarion Inn & Suites, a guest reported they a rock was thrown through the windshield of their Pontiac Grand Am in the northwest end of the parking lot.
10:42 a.m. At the Cool Water Grill, a man reported he was having breakfast when a male party began yelling at him and being disorderly. The man reporting party said he’d dealt with the man in the past.
12:36 p.m. At the Post Office, someone reported a transient was sitting outside the old gymnastics building and looked like he was passed out. Officers contacted him, and he was OK.
2:05 p.m. On Moffat County Road 7, a caller reported someone hit a newspaper receptacle.
Sunday, Sept. 10
7:32 a.m. At the east Kum & Go, a caller reported someone hit a light pole, which was bent over. Tire tracks could be seen on and around the pole. The manager was going to review surveillance videos for further information.
10:44 a.m. On the 900 block of Ranney Street, officers responded to a report of criminal mischief. The caller’s wife found a knife stuck in the mailbox. Officers recovered the knife.
12:22 p.m. Officers took a report from a man in Clifton who said his credit card had been stolen by a woman in Craig while he was at her residence. He said the woman admitted to taking card.
1:01 p.m. On the 700 block of Pershing Street, officers took a report of a vehicle that had been egged the night before.
7:54 p.m. At U.S. Highway 40 and Moffat County Road 30, officers responded to a report of a car versus deer crash. The driver said a group of seven to eight deer crossed the road, and they hit one. The deer, a four-by-four buck, was euthanized. The car had minor front-end damage and a cracked windshield. It was leaking fluid and wouldn’t start.
4:19 a.m. On the 900 block of Industrial Avenue, police in Craig responded to a state parks related incident. Craig police said someone was looking around a business with flashlights, but police found the business secure and no crime had been committed.