Phone scam about false arrest warrants hitting Craig: On the record March 1 | CraigDailyPress.com

Phone scam about false arrest warrants hitting Craig: On the record March 1

Craig Press staff report

Craig Police Department 

Thursday, March 1

3:04 a.m. At the intersection of Sixth and Tucker streets, officers responded to a request for more patrols after a caller told CPD there was a lot of vehicle and foot traffic in the area.

3:29 a.m. At the intersection of Sixth and Rose streets, a man was arrested after officers conducted a traffic stop. The 30-year-old man from Evanston, Wyoming, was arrested for driving with a suspended license.

10:39 a.m. At Craig Self-Storage, a caller reported that a silver van hit his or her truck. A mirror was broken. The incident is under investigation.

10:54 p.m. On the 800 block of West First Street, a caller reported having received a fraudulent phone call saying there was a warrant for the caller’s arrest. The person believed the call came from Moscow, Tennessee. They did not respond to the call, but wanted to make officers aware. CPD Commander Bill Leonard said many Craig residents have reported being targeted by this phone scam.

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11:34 a.m. On the 900 block of West First Street, a caller reported a person on the property who had previously received a notice of trespass. Officers did not locate the person on the premises.

12:01 p.m. At Big O Tires, officers responded to a man who appeared to be asleep in the vehicle. The driver was OK, and he was advised not to drive from the scene due to a possible restraint on his license.

2:38 p.m. Officers responded to a sex crime in the city.

4:11 p.m. At Correctional Alternative Placement services, an employee reported that items were stolen from a cubicle. The incident is under investigation.

4:12 p.m. In Craig, officers responded to a runaway juvenile, who was later found and returned home.

5:29 On Colo. Highway 13 and the Bypass Route, a caller reported a possible drunken driver in a blue Subaru. Officers could not locate the vehicle.

8:05 p.m. On the 300 block of Tucker Street, officers responded to a possible disturbance. A woman requested officers stand by to keep the peace as she returned property to an ex-partner.