Pig on the lam at Moffat County Fair: On the record for Aug. 9, 10
Craig Police Department
Wednesday, Aug. 9
12:27 a.m. On the 900 block of Pershing Street, officers responded to a report of someone banging on the outside of a house. It turned out to be a domestic violence incident involving a husband and wife next door, where a 28-year-old male was arrested for criminal mischief and domestic violence.
1:48 a.m. On the 800 block of Colorado Street, officers responded to a domestic violence-related incident. A 42-year old man was arrested for violation of a restraining order.
9:21 a.m. On Ledford Street and West Sixth Street, officers responded to a report of a non-injury car crash between an Infinity and a Nissan Maxima. One person complained of a hurt shoulder and was checked by an ambulance.
10:02 a.m. At the Bank of the West, officers responded to a report of fraud. The caller claimed someone had forged and cashed a check on her account. She named a suspect but did not know the party.
10:59 a.m. Officers took a report of harassment. The caller advised he and his family were harassed whenever they came to Craig by a party that he had previously terminated. The male party would yell and cuss at him and his family. Officers contacted them both and told them to leave each other alone.
2:15 p.m. On the 1000 block of Pershing Street, officers responded to an animal complaint. A neighbor complained several dogs were constantly outside barking. When officers arrived, the dogs were no longer barking.
7:05 p.m. At Elkhorn Apartments, officers responded to a report of a drunken woman. The anonymous caller thought she was going to drive, saw her leave 20 minutes ago and then come back. Then she began yelling and threatening everybody that there were kids in the area. Officers contacted the woman and determined she’d been in an altercation with her roommate and warned her.
7:23 p.m. On the dirt road by Northwest Storage, officers responded to a disturbance between two sisters over a custodial issue. A third party could hear lots of yelling. One sister was not allowed to take the son and was trying to take him from the other sister. One of them may have been intoxicated. Officers warned the parties.
7:59 p.m. On the 2900 block of Pine Ridge Drive, officers responded to a report of a disturbance between a father and his adult son. An approximately 25-year-old male was arrested for a restraining order violation, at least in part for consuming alcohol.
8:41 p.m. At the Public Safety Center, officers responded to a report of criminal mischief. A male party reported his car had been keyed and tires slashed, doing $400 to $500 damage.
Thursday, Aug. 10
12:43 a.m. At Moffat County High School, officers responded to a report of a suspicious person. Officers contacted him and he was headed home.
1:29 a.m. At East Seventh Street and Russell Street, officers responded to a report of a suspicious person. Officers observed a male party in dark clothing in an alley and tried to make contact with him but he disappeared.
8:58 a.m. On the 1000 block of East Seventh Street, officers responded to a report of harassment via text message. It turns out the report was made by a female party who was upset that her significant other was being texted by another female party, but he said he didn’t mind that the other female was texting him.
1:10 p.m. At the Moffat County Fairgrounds barns, officers received a call from a man who was mad because he thought the Moffat County Fair Board had let his pig out. There was a pig chase going on when the officer arrived and the pig was eventually apprehended. The man wanted the officer to stand by while he spoke with the fair board, but he was unable to resolve the matter and left upset. The fair board said they would call back if the man returned, as he was being disruptive.
1:53 p.m. On the 200 block of West Victory Way, officers responded to a report of a non-injury fender bender between a Chrysler and a Honda near the Moffat County Courthouse on School Street. One driver was issued a citation for unsafe backing.
3:01 p.m. On 600 block of Ranney Street, officers obtained information on possible drug activity at an apartment.
4:59 p.m. On the 900 block of Alta Vista, officers responded to a report of a verbal threat from one kid, possibly a teenager, to other younger kids. Officers warned the party.
5:28 p.m. On the 500 block of East Victory Way, officers responded to a report of a theft. A woman called to say her father had been taken to the hospital by ambulance from Westward Motel and that the belongings he’d left behind at the motel were missing, including his wallet and lots of money. She also thought the hotel staff were using his car to drive around. Officers said they believed all his property went with him to the hospital and were looking into the matter.
6:54 p.m. On the 500 block of Legion Street, officers responded to a report of a burglary involving a lost dog. The dog was eventually found.
7:47 p.m. On the 200 block of Barker Street, a woman reported a case of fraud and said she was missing over $300 on her Walmart gift card.
9:29 p.m. At Ridgeview Elementary School, officers responded to a report of two kids by the playground seen looking into the school by the back doors. Officers contacted the kids and found no sign of suspicious behavior.
11:29 p.m. In the area from Sunset Meadows to East Elementary School, officers received six reports of gunshot sounds or suspicious activity. Someone was setting off fireworks.
Friday marked one year since the Silver Creek Fire sparked northwest of Kremmling in Routt National Forest and burned more than 20,120 acres, according to data from the Rocky Mountain Incident Coordination Center.