Officers left adrift: On the Record — Jan. 11 through 13
Craig Police Department
Friday, Jan. 11
12:38 a.m. At Northwest Storage, officers with the Craig Police Department investigated a suspicious vehicle. It was unoccupied.
1:31 a.m. Near east Kum & Go, officers arrested a 28-year-old Craig man on two contempt of court warrants.
6:05 a.m. On Wickes Avenue, officers are investigating a report of vandalism. All four tires were slashed on a vehicle.
6:05 a.m. On the 300 block of Hawthorn Street, officers arrested a 26-year-old homeless man on two warrants for failure to comply and a warrant for failure to appear in Craig City Court. The man was also served a fourth warrant for failure to appear before Steamboat Springs City Court.
10:59 a.m. On the 500 block of West Victory Way, officers responded to a crash after a green Honda Accord and a gray Subaru collided. No damage was apparent, and no report was taken.
11:07 a.m. At the Public Safety Center, officers spoke with a man who said he has been receiving phone calls saying his Social Security number had been disrupted. An officer offered advice in dealing with the potential fraud.
1:38 p.m. On the 800 block of Legion Street, officers responded to a report of a threat. An intoxicated man was said to be threatening the caller. The man was contacted, and he denied the incident. He was warned and given a ride by officers.
1:55 p.m. On the 600 block of School Street, officers are investigating a possible fraud after a man reported he was a victim of identity theft. A Verizon wireless account was reportedly opened in his name. The investigation is ongoing.
3:48 p.m. On the 2300 West Victory Way, a person was reported as having passed several checks with insufficient funds at a business. Officers made an appointment to meet with the business owner and investigate further.
7:21 p.m. In the Kmart parking lot, officers were called to investigate when a tan Jeep Cherokee was reportedly drifting in the parking lot. Two women were said to be in the vehicle, which was reportedly driving fast, then turning and sliding. When officers arrived, they noticed several vehicles coming and going, but no one was driving illegally.
Saturday, Jan. 12
1:53 a.m. Near Quality Inn, officers made a traffic stop and arrested a 57-year-old Craig man for allegedly violating a restraining order.
7:35 a.m. On the 800 block of Yampa Avenue, two customers reportedly bought fuel, then drove away when officers approached. Officers were able stop the vehicle and spoke with the people. Everything was OK.
10:29 a.m. In Craig, officers received a Safe2Tell report, which is under investigation.
8:32 p.m. In Craig, officers attempted to make a warrant arrest.
Sunday, Jan. 13
1:05 a.m Near the intersection of Fourth and School streets, officers arrested a 28-year-old Craig man for another agency on a warrant for allegedly resisting arrest and obstructing a peace officer.
11:43 a.m. At the Public Safety Center, officers took custody of a wallet turned in by a man.
4:57 p.m. In Craig, officers attempted to make a warrant arrest.
5:10 p.m. In Craig, officers received a Safe2Tell report, which is under investigation.
6:14 p.m. In a parking lot near Mathers Bar, a man wearing all black was reported to have been screaming and rolling around on the ground. He did not want to be touched. He left the area. He was later contacted by officers but refused to speak with them. He was released.
A Craig man is accused of leaving the scene of an accident after hitting his close friend with a pickup truck April 6 near the Sandrocks.