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Loading ramps reportedly taken from vehicle at Wal-Mart: On the record for Wednesday, Feb. 21

February 22, 2018 — Craig Police Department Wednesday, Feb. 21 8:33 a.m. On the 3400 block of Douglas Street, officers responded to a dog bite. A family dog bit a family member. 9:46 a.m. Officers responded to a Safe2Tell call, an anonymous reporting line for youth. 10:31 a.m. Officers

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Craig man arrested after allegedly brandishing Bowie knife, rifle against Moffat County deputies

February 21, 2018 — CRAIG — Following a standoff with law enforcement that lasted a little more than an hour, a Craig man was arrested and charged with 15 crimes. Moffat County deputies responded to the home of John Gates, 35, after receiving a report he had struck a

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Twin allegedly uses brother’s info to try to obtain driver’s license: On the record Tuesday, Feb. 20

February 21, 2018 — Craig Police Department Tuesday, Feb. 20 3:04 a.m. On the 900 block of West First Street, officers responded to a possible burglary. The alleged suspect might have been an ex-partner of the victim, making it a civil situation. Officers are awaiting more information from the

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Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins prevails in lawsuit brought on by former cop

February 21, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — A former Steamboat Springs Police Department officer has lost a lawsuit she filed against Routt County Sheriff Garrett Wiggins nearly two years ago. Kristin Bantle filed the lawsuit in federal court May 13, 2016, alleging Wiggins violated her constitutional right to privacy

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BOCC appoints 2 to Area Council on Aging

February 20, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Board of County Commissioners appointed two individuals to the Area Council on Aging. Evelyn Tileston, a member of the state committee on aging, was re-appointed to the board, and Krystal Baker, Aging Well coordinator at Northwest Colorado Health, was seated

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Two arrested on warrants: On the record Feb. 19

February 20, 2018 — Craig Police Department Monday, Feb. 19  1:30 a.m. At Bear Valley Inn, officers responded to a report of possible domestic violence between a man and a woman. The woman called, saying her husband would not leave her alone. Later, the caller told officers they had

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Young person reading book outside raises suspicion: On the record Feb. 16 to Feb. 18

February 19, 2018 — Craig Police Department Friday, Feb. 16 1:55 a.m. On the first block of West Victory Way, officers responded to reports of a window smashed out of a red Outback Subaru that was parked outside a business. Officers identified the man responsible for the damage, and

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Craig man charged after breaking into vacant home

February 16, 2018 — CRAIG — A 35-year-old Craig man was arrested Thursday after allegedly breaking into two homes near the 600 block of Colorado Street. Tanner Sholes caught a neighbor's attention when he was reportedly seen looking at a trailer he used to live in. According to an

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Man found in abandoned home: On the record Feb. 15

February 16, 2018 — Craig Police Department  Thursday Feb. 15 12:03 a.m. On the 2000 block of Baker Drive, officers responded to a report of harassment. A woman found items on her vehicle that might have been related to a man who had, in the past, harassed and intimidated

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Barking dog; crying baby: On the record: Wednesday, Feb. 14

February 15, 2018 — Editor’s note: This story has been updated Craig Police Department Wednesday, Feb. 14 7:58 a.m. A caller from the Denver area believed someone in the Moffat County Jail was using her credit card information. The caller hung up on the officer taking a police report

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Investigators do not believe Hayden church fire was arson

February 15, 2018 — STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Investigators do not believe a fire Wednesday evening at the Mission of Grace church in Hayden was intentionally set. "At this point, the initial investigation indicates it being an accident — something mechanical," Hayden Police Chief Greg Tuliszewski said. "We don't have

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Eagle rescuers presented certificates at Craig City Council meeting

February 14, 2018 — CRAIG — Five men who rescued a bald eagle from the city wastewater plant were presented certificates of appreciation from Craig City Council during its Tuesday meeting. "You know we always say that these guys do a really great job, but this is beyond what

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Two transients arrested in Craig: On the Record — Tuesday, Feb. 13

February 14, 2018 — Craig Police Department Tuesday, Feb. 13 8:30 a.m. Officers responded to a sex crime. They determined it was out of CPD's jurisdiction. 11:40 a.m. On the 300 block of Stout Street, officers responded to a possible case of domestic violence. A caller said he or

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Craig Police Department seeks help to locate two men

February 13, 2018 — CRAIG — The Craig Police Department is asking for help in locating two men. Melvin Newton, 51, is wanted for violation of bond conditions for dangerous drugs and a protection order. He is a white male, about 6 feet, 1 inch tall and weighing about

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Moffat County BOCC supports moving BLM headquarters from Washington to Grand Junction

February 13, 2018 — CRAIG — The Moffat County Board of County Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution in support of relocating the Bureau of Land Management's headquarters from Washington D.C. to Grand Junction. The BOCC acknowledged that the chances of that move coming to fruition are slim, largely due

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Craig city council to discuss demolition orders, chief of police

February 9, 2018 — CRAIG – The Craig City Council will discuss funding for demolition orders of condemned properties at its regular meeting, slated for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Municipal Building. The following items are also on Tuesday's agenda. Council will present certificates to the city

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Moffat County rancher steps into race for Board of County Commisioners

February 9, 2018 — CRAIG ­— Don Broom, general manager of Sombrero Ranches, announced his candidacy for the Moffat County Board of County Commissioners on Friday in a letter of intent submitted to the Craig Press. Broom, a Republican, enters the race for the 3rd District against former commissioner

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Shots fired … from the Craig Trap Club: On the record Thursday, Feb. 8

February 9, 2018 — Craig Police Department Thursday, Feb. 8 4:30 a.m. At Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, officers checked on several cars parked at the bowling alley. All were unoccupied. While on the scene, the officer found a very small amount of cash in the parking lot, which was

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Two Craig residents busted with half-ounce of meth: On the record Wednesday, Feb. 7

February 8, 2018 — Craig Police Department Wednesday, Feb. 7  7:55 a.m. At the intersection of West Victory Way and Third Street, an officer saw a person he knew to have a suspended driver's license behind the wheel. The driver briefly tried to evade the officer in the car

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Wanted Wednesday: Craig Police seeks man in connection to drug charges

February 7, 2018 — CRAIG — The Craig Police Department is seeking a man in connection to crimes involving dangerous drugs. Michael Colvin, a 31-year-old white male from Craig, is wanted for two counts of violating parole concerning dangerous drugs and failure to comply with probation. Colvin is 5

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