More domestics, disturbances: On the record for Aug. 2 to 4
Craig Police Department
Wednesday, Aug. 2
5:32 a.m. On the 800 block of West Victory Way, officers responded to a report of a scam. The caller was offered a free car if they pay a sweepstakes fee of $4,400. The case was transferred to the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office, and it’s unknown if the victim sent the money.
9:57 a.m. On West Sixth Street and Green Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance between two people who were walking down the street arguing. Officers determined it was verbal only.
10:16 a.m. At Loaf ‘N Jug, officers responded to a report of a group of kids jumping in and out of traffic. Three kids were reported to be on bikes headed toward Walmart. Officers were unable to locate them.
11:25 a.m. Someone turned in a found wallet to the Public Safety Center.
1:52 p.m. At Walmart, officers responded to a report of a theft. An assistant manager had a male party in the office for stealing, but the party ran out of the store and was last seen running toward the car wash. He had short blond hair and was wearing all black. Officers were unable to locate the party.
2:25 p.m. At City Market, a bystander reported a hit-and-run crash. A four-door grey sedan hit a white Dodge pickup parked on Pershing Street and then took off. The caller then spoke to the owner of the pickup, who said it wasn’t damaged.
6:48 p.m. At the trailer park on the 2200 block of West Third Street, officers responded to a report of domestic violence. A woman dropped off her kids at her sister-in-law’s house and went to go look for husband. Her kids told the sister-in-law about a physical altercation between their mom and dad. Officers arrested a 27-year-old male for domestic violence, false imprisonment and tampering with a motor vehicle.
7:54 p.m. At Ridgeview Elementary School, officers responded to a report of criminal mischief. Three kids were trying to break into the school through the lunchroom. Officers were unable to find them but found no damage or evidence that they attempted to break in.
8:34 p.m. On the 600 block of Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a report of domestic violence. A 25-year-old woman was arrested for harassment, domestic violence and third-degree assault.
Thursday, Aug. 3
12:04 a.m. At Craig Middle School, officers responded to a report of a suspicious person. Kids were sitting around talking and were warned by officers about curfew.
12:48 a.m. On the 2000 block of Baker Drive, officers responded to a report of a domestic violence. A woman said her boyfriend left then came back and was “talking mean” to her while she was on the couch. He broke a glass-top table and officers arrested the 28-year-old male for criminal mischief and domestic violence.
1:01 a.m. On the 2200 block of West Third Street, officers responded to a report of harassment. An ex-husband made contact through another party to his ex-wife and the 62-year-old man was arrested for violation of a restraining order.
3:53 a.m. On the 2000 block of Baker Drive, officers responded to a report of a prowler. The same woman who earlier reported domestic violence said a man, whom she identified, was at her house in an SUV with the headlights shining into her window. The man left before officers arrived.
9:39 a.m. On U.S. Highway 40 at mile marker 89, officers responded to a car crash in which a vehicle ran off the road, took out a speed limit sign, crashed through a fence and came to a stop about 200 feet from the highway. The male driver was transported to the hospital and officers believed there was alcohol on board.
10:33 a.m. On the 700 block of West Victory Way, someone reported a scam call from someone claiming to be Yampa Valley Electric Association, who said they would shut off their power if they didn’t pay their bill in Walmart gift cards.
10:54 a.m. At Cook Chevrolet, officers received another report of a scam call from a foreign male claiming to be from the YVEA finance department and claiming their power would be shut off in 45 minutes to an hour. He requested their account information to avoid getting their power shut off.
5:13 p.m. On the 900 block of West First Street, officers responded to a report of an assault. A girl threw her brother to the ground and he was now bleeding from the head. He didn’t require medical attention and the girl left. The family didn’t know where she went.
6:15 p.m. On the 400 block of Tucker Street, officers responded to a report of theft. A man called from a hospital in Steamboat Springs claiming that his landlord was now renting his home to another party and stealing his belongings. He said he hadn’t received an eviction notice. Officers tried to call him back but he didn’t answer and his voicemail wasn’t set up.
8:38 p.m. On the 500 block of Legion Street, officers responded to a report of a theft of prescription narcotics from a home. The caller said he kept his Xanex at his daughter’s house for safekeeping, but the house was unlocked.
9:50 p.m. On the 700 block of Yampa Avenue, officers responded to a report of possible child abuse or neglect. A woman reported her ex-husband was being emotionally abusive to her children and wanted information on filing for a temporary restraining. The ex-husband was currently in Meeker.
11:04 p.m. On the 600 block of Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. The caller could hear two or three unknown adults yelling and screaming. Officers contacted a woman who said she had been vocal with her kids. Everyone was found to be okay and it was verbal only.
Friday, Aug. 4
2:38 a.m. Officers received a call from an elderly gentleman who said his wife had left for coffee and didn’t come back. Officers spoke with the man’s son and learned his wife had passed away six months ago.
7:54 a.m. At Moffat County High School, someone reported a vehicle had driven across the soccer fields the night before, damaging the fields. A security camera revealed a brown truck or SUV had been there around 3 a.m. Officers are investigating the incident.
8:23 a.m. On the 1600 block of Yampa Avenue, officers responded to a report of a criminal mischief. A vehicle had spun doughnuts in the parking lot.
10:15 a.m. On the 1100 block of Barclay Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance involving a green Pontiac car with a pink ‘For sale’ sign with two females yelling and cussing at each other. The anonymous caller said it sounded like they were getting ready to fight. Both parties were warned.
10:57 a.m. On the 1400 block of Barclay Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance in a nearby property. She could hear a female yelling and then a male and female arguing, screaming and yelling at dog. Officers contacted the parties and found no crime.
11:29 a.m. Officers responded to a mental health incident.
12:21 p.m. Officers responded to another mental health incident.
8:41 p.m. On the 400 block of Washington Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. A female party who was possibly intoxicated was yelling at the caller. Officers arrested a 31-year-old female for violation of a restraining order.
9:11 p.m. At Jenson Trailer Park on Barclay Street, officers responded to a report of a fire in a fire pit that appears pretty large. No crime was found.
10:40 p.m. At Traveler’s Inn, officers responded to a report of a suspicious male party yelling at his wife over the phone outside. He was told to quiet down.
Police want residents to be aware of a scam in the Craig area after local residents have been targeted.