Man unplugs resident’s Christmas lights: On the record for Dec. 1, 2
Craig Police Department
Friday, Dec. 1
1:12 p.m. On the 2100 block of B Street, a caller thought they saw a car that had been reported stolen. A silver hatchback sports car was parked in front of their house. They saw someone driving around the neighborhood all morning, then saw a child wearing a black hood leave the car and walk down the alley.
2:35 p.m. On the 600 block of Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving possible child abuse. Officers contacted the parties. It was unclear if anything physical occurred. A parent and their 9-year-old daughter were arguing.
4:36 p.m. On the 500 block of Third Avenue West, a caller reported hearing what sounded like gunshots in the area. Officers checked the area and found nothing suspicious.
5:21 p.m. On the 600 block of East Seventh Street, officers responded to a report of a threat following an altercation between children. The man’s son shot his girlfriend’s son with a Nerf gun, and the boy’s father threatened the other child with bodily injury. Officers contacted the parties.
10:11 p.m. On the 1400 block of Barclay Street, officers received a noise complaint regarding loud music at a residence. Officers issued a summons for breach of peace.
Saturday, Dec. 2
2:19 a.m. At McDonald’s, officers arrested someone on a warrant.
4:05 a.m. At the east Kum & Go, officers responded to a report of a theft. A white male wearing red basketball shorts and a camouflage sweater allegedly came in and began stuffing his pockets with items. He then got into an olive-colored Jeep Grand Cherokee and left. Officers asked to review video surveillance.
5:36 a.m. At the east Kum & Go, officers arrested a 24-year-old male from Steamboat Springs on a warrant for failure to appear.
8:29 a.m. On the 300 block of West 10th Street, officers responded to a report of a hit-and-run crash. A resident reported her mailbox and trash can were hit, as well as the neighbor’s mailbox.
3:52 p.m. On East Victory Way, near Chapman’s Automotive, officers responded to a report of a suspicious male party walking toward Victory Way. He reportedly appeared upset and was weaving back and forth. He was described as tall and thin, wearing blue jeans, a cowboy hat and a dark-colored jacket. Officers were unable to locate him.
6:01 p.m. On the 900 block of West First Street, a caller reported someone came onto his property, unplugged all his Christmas lights and stole one of his candy cane decorations.
8:03 p.m. On the 900 block of West First Street, officers responded to a report of two suspicious parties across the street wearing backpacks, possibly a male and female, using their phones to see by and walking northbound towards the railroad tracks. One party had a lot of bags. Officers were unable to locate them.
8:39 p.m. On the 1100 block of West Sixth Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. A caller stated a woman was yelling at a child. Officers spoke with the woman, and she stated her daughter had been having a temper tantrum and had since calmed down.
9:28 p.m. On the 3200 block of Ridgeview Road, officers responded to a report of a suspicious incident. A resident heard something forcefully strike their rear sliding glass door. After searching, they found a rock that did not belong there and were going to check for damage the following morning.
11:19 p.m. Officers responded to a report of possible domestic violence. A man and woman were yelling, but it was not physical, and no alcohol was involved. The woman stated she was trying to get into the bathroom, and the man kept yelling at her. The man went downstairs to the basement. Officers contacted the parties and determined the dispute was verbal only. Both parties agreed to calm down and get along for the night.
The 11-year-old survivor of a back-road Rifle rollover crash that killed two people in December 2017 testified that the alleged driver had been drinking at some point before the wreck.