Scam calls surge in Craig: On the record for March 7, 8
Craig Police Department
Craig — Tuesday, March 7
8:09 a.m. On the 1500 block of Barclay Street, officers responded to a report of a theft. An unlocked vehicle had been entered cash amounting to less than $50 was taken.
1:43 p.m. On the 900 block of Steele Court, officers responded to a report of fraud. The caller suspected he had received a scam call from someone asking for donations for Moffat County High School. He didn’t give them any information.
9:18 p.m. On the 400 block of Elmwood Street, officers responded to a report of a possible theft from a vehicle. Someone saw a man sitting in his vehicle with two individuals standing by the tailgate. Officers did not find any evidence of a crime and nothing was missing.
Wednesday, March 8
12:39 a.m. At Mathers Bar, officers responded to a fight between three men. Two men left northbound from the bar and an ambulance was called for a 38-year-old injured man who remained at the bar. He refused medical and declined to assist in prosecuting the offenders.
6:42 a.m. On the 2000 block of West Victory Way, officers responded to a crash between a tanker and a Toyota pickup. The tanker was leaving Walmart and pulled into the intersection with a green light when the pickup, traveling eastbound, ran the red light and became lodged underneath the tanker. The male driver of the pickup and a young child were transported to The Memorial Hospital and quickly released with no major injuries. Victory Way was closed while the accident was cleared.
7:12 a.m. At an undisclosed location, officers responded to a report of a sex assault.
10:05 a.m. On the 1000 block of East Seventh Street, officers responded to a report of domestic violence. A woman called and said her husband was dismantling her vehicle. She asked him to leave and he refused. Officers found him driving a black Chevy Suburban with a tan hood. He was found to be on probation and was arrested for unspecified charges.
11:07 a.m. At Columbine Apartments, officers responded to a report of possible domestic violence. The reporting party heard someone getting thrown across the room and a lot of commotion. They saw two people leaving in an orange Ford Focus, heading east on the frontage road. Officers contacted them and found no evidence of a crime.
11:17 a.m. At an undisclosed location, officers responded to a report of possible child abuse.
12:43 p.m. At East Seventh Street and Lincoln Street, officers responded to a report of a suspicious male in a plaid jacket sitting at the corner who appeared to be intoxicated.
1:26 p.m. On the 900 block of Taylor Street, officers responded to a report of a possible scam call from a party stating he was calling from India from the Internal Revenue Service.
2:43 p.m. At Sunset Meadows on Ledford Street, officers responded to a report of another scam call allegedly from the Social Security office in Washington D.C. The caller claimed the recipient should have received a letter and would get a raise on her Social Security payments. The potential victim gave some information, then realized it may be a scam and hung up.
2:53 p.m. At The Memorial Hospital, officers responded to a report of an identity theft.
4:08 p.m. On the 600 block of West Fourth Street, officers responded to a report of theft. A license plate and floor jack were stolen out of a vehicle.
4:44 p.m. At City Market, officers responded to a report of a suspicious male looking at cars in the parking lot. He was contacted and stated he was just waiting for a friend.
10:08 p.m. At the Moffat County Fairground barns, officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. An unoccupied white Maxima was parked and the owner walked up and stated they were waiting for a sober driver to come get them.
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