Late night maintenance raises suspicions: On the Record — Tuesday, Nov. 13
Editor’s Note: The Craig Regional Communication Center housed in the Public Safety Center in Craig was impacted by an internet and telephone outage on Monday, Nov. 12, and most of the day Tuesday, Nov. 13. During this time, incident logs were handwritten and were unavailable to the press.
Craig Police Department
Tuesday, Nov. 13
6:53 a.m. In Craig, officers with the Craig Police Department received a Safe2Tell report. It was one of two such reports received Tuesday, and both are under investigation.
12:30 p.m. Near the intersection of East 13th Street and Yampa Avenue, officers responded to a crash resulting in property damage. A gray Chevrolet Avalanche collided with a deer. The driver was not injured. The deer survived the initial impact but was on the ground injured. The fate of the deer is unknown.
5:15 p.m. Near the intersection of Woodbury Drive and West Victory Way, officers responded to a crash resulting in property damage. Two older-model SUVs collided in the intersection. There were no injuries. One driver was issued a traffic citation.
5:42 p.m. On the 2000 block of Baker Street, officers responded to a caller who reported broken pipes and asked to have the water turned off at the curb. Officers notified the water department.
6:45 p.m. In Craig, officers responded when a caller reported possible domestic violence in progress. The caller said a woman was heard yelling, “Stop hurting me.” Upon investigation, officers discovered the altercation was verbal only. The woman said she had been injured at work.
8:03 p.m. On the 800 block of Russell Street, officers received a report of a possible scam. The caller said she had 11 voicemail messages from someone claiming her Social Security number showed suspicious activity and should be suspended immediately.
8:36 p.m. On the 2000 block of West Victory Way, officers cited a 23-year-old Craig man for trespassing.
9:23 p.m. On the 900 block of Taylor Street, officers investigated a report of suspicious people with flashlights inside a house that had been vacant for six months. Officers contacted the people. They are winterizing houses and provided offers with an address for a second house they were working on that night.
10:25 p.m. In Craig, officers responded to a report of possible domestic violence. The caller said a man and woman who did not live in the unit they were near were fighting or threatening to fight each other. Upon investigation, officers learned it was a verbal dispute between brother and sister.
Police want residents to be aware of a scam in the Craig area after local residents have been targeted.