Neighbor threatens to make dog burrito: On the record for Aug. 5, 6
Craig Police Department
Saturday, Aug. 5
3:48 a.m. At U.S. Highway 40, officers responded to a report of a young male party who was stumbling on the roadway and possibly under the influence. Officers were unable to locate him.
5:35 a.m. On the 800 block of Jeremiah Avenue, someone reported that a horse trailer went for a ride by itself down the hill. Luckily, it didn’t do any damage and the owner was able to get his horse trailer back.
12:32 p.m. On the 500 block Ledford Street, a caller reported a suspicious incident involving someone who took pictures of his vehicle and license plate. The picture-takers were described as two females with kids, but officers found no evidence of a crime.
1:09 p.m. At Stockman’s Liquor, officers took a report of the scam in which someone claimed to be calling from Yampa Valley Electric Association and threatened to turn their power off. An officer called the number provided by the scammer and pretended to follow along, but the scammer eventually hung up on him. After several more attempts, the scammer disconnected the phone line.
5:47 p.m. On the 3400 block of Douglas Street, officers responded to a report of a possible welfare fraud involving kids in the custody of one parent, but being claimed for benefits purposes by another.
6:41 p.m. On the 500 block of School Street, officers responded to a report of a non-injury crash between a black Chevy pickup and a blue van. One party was issued a summons for failing to carry insurance.
7:13 p.m. On Russell Street and East Fourth Street, officers responded to a report of a male party on the corner who was curled up in a ball and “looks like he’s dead.” Officers contacted the man, who was drunk and taking a nap, and transported him home.
9:48 p.m. On the 800 block of Breeze Street, officers responded to a report of a theft of a black Harro bike stolen from under the carport.
Sunday, Aug. 6
9:01 a.m. On the 900 block of Taylor Street, officers responded to a report of a drunk man in a blue shirt and cargo shorts who was creeping around the caller’s property for about 10 minutes before laying down. He was “acting drunk or high,” the caller said. He then got up and went south on Taylor Street. Officers contacted the man, who was known to officers for streaking in the past, and sent him on his way.
12:55 p.m. On West Seventh Street and Ranney Street, officers responded to a report of a suspicious man with odd behavior hanging around the alley and looking into peoples’ yards. Officers contacted the man, who was the same one they contacted several hours prior, and told him to be on his way.
2:02 p.m. At Crescent Drive and Riford Road, officers initiated a traffic stop resulting in the arrest of a 32-year-old female for violation of a restraining order, driving under restraint, no insurance, no valid plates and an open marijuana container.
2:40 p.m. On the 700 block of Tucker Street, officers responded to a report of a suspicious incident involving property that was stolen from a storage shed. Someone called the owner of the property, suggested they meet and she confirmed it was her property. Officers are investigating this and other reports of people missing things from storage sheds.
3:11 p.m. On Ranney Street and West Victory Way, officers responded to a non-injury car crash between a black Ford Focus and a red passenger car. One driver was issued a citation for careless driving.
3:34 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a suicidal party.
9:20 p.m. On the 600 block of Conner Drive, officers responded to a report of a threat. A caller reported that the man who lives next door in a camper trailer was standing out in the yard screaming profanities, threatening to kill the neighbors’ dog, chop it up and put it in a burrito. The caller stated they were afraid of the party. He eventually went back inside and it doesn’t appear officers contacted him.
9:45 p.m. At Centennial Mall, officers responded to a report of a damaged wood carving outside the mall. Officers are consulting video surveillance for further information.
10:53 p.m. At Walmart, officers responded to a disturbance between a group of seven to nine teenagers who were having a heated argument in the parking lot near a turquoise sedan in the handicapped parking area. Officers contacted them and they advised they weren’t really arguing, they were just a group of friends having a loud discussion.
11:59 p.m. At the east Kum & Go, officers responded to a report of a suspicious juvenile setting off fireworks. The kid was gone on arrival.
9:02 a.m. On the 1000 block of Sage Court, community services personnel in Craig responded to a code enforcement call. A resident was issued a verbal warning for a code violation.