Quiet conversation cause for concern in Craig: On the Record — Jan. 7
Craig Police Department
Sunday, Jan. 6
The Craig Communication Center did not provide an incident log for Sunday, Jan. 6.
Monday, Jan. 7
2:22 a.m. At the Cedar Mountain Trailer Park, officers with the Craig Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. The caller reported the driver of a light-colored pickup truck backed toward the vehicle, pulled away, then backed up again. When officers arrived, they learned the people in the vehicle had pulled into the parking lot to talk in a location where they would not disturb anyone.
5:01 a.m. On the 400 block of Green Street, officers responded to a report of a hit-and-run crash. A caller reported a car had slid into fence, damaging it. The driver left the scene. Officers took a report.
3:31 p.m. On the 1000 block of Shepherd Drive, officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. The caller said a black truck the caller did not recognize had been to the neighbor’s house off and on. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.
5:46 p.m. In Craig, officers investigated a report of child abuse or neglect. A caller reported a young man was riding a skateboard north on Yampa. The child was wearing all dark clothes. Officers were unable to locate the child.
7:06 p.m. On the 1000 block of West Victory Way, officers began an investigation of suspected shoplifting after an ignition cylinder was taken.
7:21 p.m. On the 600 block of Wickes Avenue, officers arrested a 28-year-old Gunnison man on suspicion of violating a protection order.
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