Man making threats with drill: On the record for July 1 to 4
Craig Police Department
Saturday, July 1
6:03 a.m. At U.S. Highway 40 near the KOA campground, officers responded to a report of a non-injury rollover crash. It appears the driver of a Toyota Tundra may have overcorrected and rolled. A citation was issued.
9:37 a.m. At the apartments on the 500 block of First Avenue West, officers responded to a report of possible domestic violence. Officers contacted the parties and determined it was verbal only.
10:06 a.m. At Timberglen Apartments, officers responded to a report of possible domestic violence during a child exchange. No crime was found at the time.
11:15 a.m. At City Park, officers responded to a report of criminal mischief. One of the panels inside the restrooms was damaged.
12:42 p.m. At JW Snack’s, officers responded to a report of a dine-and-dash theft. An unknown man in a gray t-shirt with a stocky build got a to-go order worth $87, went outside and never came back.
1:11 p.m. On the 800 block of Ashley Road, officers responded to a report of a verbal disturbance related to a mental health issue.
6:13 p.m. On the 400 block of East Fourth Street, officers responded to a report that a male party was acting crazy and threatening to beat people up for no reason. Officers tried to make contact with him and he ran inside his residence.
Sunday, July 2
11:23 a.m. At Woodbury Park, officers have received ongoing reports of a man acting strangely, walking in circles, yelling at nothing and going in and out of the bathroom. He was described as heavy-set and wearing a cowboy-style hat. Officers have contacted him several times.
1:47 p.m. On the 400 block of Tucker Street, officers responded to report of a verbal disturbance between several people in an apartment. No violation was found and the parties agreed to remain separated.
2:33 p.m. On the 300 block of Colorado Highway 13, officers investigated a case of possible child abuse.
3:24 p.m. At the City Pool, officers responded to a fireworks complaint. The party was warned.
3:34 p.m. On the 600 block of Pershing Street, officers responded to a report of a verbal disturbance between two parties who were later to be involved in the shooting incident that took place Monday in Craig. The parties had separated.
6:05 p.m. On the 700 block of Colorado Street, officers responded to a report of a family domestic disturbance between parents and children. They all agreed to separate and cool off.
10:58 p.m. At Walmart, officers responded to a report of a theft of stereo equipment by a white female wearing a pink hoodie and a white male in blue jeans and a gray shirt. One had a large backpack. Officers did not find them but are waiting on video surveillance to investigate further.
Monday, July 3
12:31 a.m. At the Candlewood Suites, officers responded to a verbal disturbance between a male and female. They were separated.
2:55 a.m. On the 500 block of Rose Street, officers responded to a report of shots fired that were likely fireworks. Officers didn’t find anything.
5:49 a.m. At Woodbury Park, officers issued a trespass notice to the man who had repeatedly called in for acting strange. He was reportedly on his way out of town soon.
10:15 a.m. At East Ninth Street and Yampa Avenue, officers responded to a report of a shooting between motorists. No one was injured and one man was arrested. For more information, read the Daily Press’ Monday story on the incident.
11:15 a.m. Near the Community Budget Center, officers took a report of a litter violation and illegal dumping. Someone left several mattresses out on their property. Officers were following up on a plate number.
12:09 p.m. On the 500 block of First Avenue West, officers responded to a report of harassment that may result in a trespass notice.
5:57 p.m. At Walmart, officers responded to a report of road rage. A white Ford super duty pickup tried to race the reporting party and almost ran him off the road. Officers are looking for the alleged aggressor based on a description of the driver and vehicle.
7:28 p.m. On the 1000 block of East Seventh Street, someone reported the neighbors were starting a bonfire and they were concerned because of dry conditions. Officers did not locate any fire. Open fires are not allowed within city limits.
11:02 p.m. On the 1200 block of Barclay Street, a caller reported a window in their vehicle was broken out.
11:08 p.m. On the 900 block of West First Street, officers responded to mental health issue.
Tuesday, July 4
1 a.m. At East Seventh Street and Legion Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. The caller thought they could hear people yelling and screaming. All officers could find was a group of girls playing on a trampoline.
1:54 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a possible sex assault.
5:09 p.m. Officers received drug intel information about a vehicle supposedly coming to Craig from Hayden. Officers did not contact it.
8:03 p.m. On the 500 block of Legion Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance caused by a 9-year-old out of control and having a tantrum. The family reported they got things calmed down for the night.
9:25 p.m. On the 3400 block of Ridgeview Road, officers responded to a report of verbal domestic violence.
9:35 p.m. At the old Kmart parking lot, officers responded to a report of people setting off large fireworks. The parties were warned. Officers received more than a hundred complaints about fireworks over the course of the evening.
10:29 p.m. On the 1100 block of East Seventh Avenue, officers responded to a report of a disturbance and threat. A man involved in a neighbor dispute, possibly over noise, was making threats with what appeared to be a gun, but the caller later realized it was a drill that he was holding like a gun. The man was arrested on menacing charges.
10:39 p.m. At Loaf ‘N Jug, officers responded to a report of harassment. Someone was reportedly following someone else. Officers are investigating.
11:04 p.m. On the 1000 block of Yampa Avenue, a caller reported they returned home after being gone for eight hours and found an unknown dog in their apartment. They weren’t sure how it got there, and it ran out the door when they opened it. Officers determined the dog was likely scared by fireworks.
Police want residents to be aware of a scam in the Craig area after local residents have been targeted.