Semi truck takes out city property: On the Record — Sept. 7 through 9
Craig Police Department
Friday, Sept. 7
1:20 a.m. On the 200 block of Clay Avenue, officers with the Craig Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious person by a vehicle. Officers spoke with a woman in a vehicle and alcohol was on-board.
5:15 a.m. On the 1100 block of West Sixth Street, officers responded to a report of criminal mischief. Someone had cut the wire leading to a satellite dish.
7:42 a.m. At the Public Safety Center, officers took a report of harassment.
9:08 a.m. On the 500 block of School Street, officers took a report of theft. A man reported items were taken from him while he was incarcerated. The incident is under investigation.
9:42 a.m. Near the intersection of West Ninth Street and Finley Lane, officers responded to a crash resulting in property damage. A semi truck took a turn too short and took out a city fence and a power box.
12:38 p.m. On the 400 block of Washington Street, officers investigated a report of a theft of a bag of tools. The tools were apparently stolen from the back of a truck.
1:25 p.m. At West Kum & Go, officers investigated a case of shoplifting. A small speaker was stolen.
2:44 p.m. On the 400 block of Washington Street, officers responded to a call of suspicious items found in a yard. An officer dropped the items off at another address.
2:48 p.m. On the 900 block of Yampa Avenue, officers responded to reports of a disturbance. A woman was hanging out of a minivan with a man driving and screaming at her. The pair were contacted, and the driver was issued a summons for driving without proof of insurance and with a suspended license.
3:58 p.m. In Craig, officers investigated a report of child abuse or neglect.
4:56 p.m. On the 2000 block of West Victory Way, officers issued a summons for theft.
8:54 p.m. On the 300 block of Yampa Avenue, officers investigated reports of a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was not occupied. Officers were unable to locate anyone.
Saturday, Sept. 8
12:38 a.m. At Craig City Park, officers investigated a report of a suspicious vehicle. Officers contacted people camping in a van in the park. They were allowed to stay until morning.
12:55 a.m. At the LDS Church, officers investigated a report of a suspicious vehicle. It was unoccupied, and officers were unable to locate anyone.
1:07 a.m. At the Popular Bar, officers were called to assist with a possible fight that was not in progress. The reporting party, a man, said he was attacked by another man. The man reporting the alleged attack refused medical assistance and did not cooperate with the investigation.
2:19 a.m. At North Kum & Go, officers examined a bicycle matching the description of a stolen bike. Upon investigation, they determined it was not the stolen bike.
6:15 a.m. Near the intersection of East Fourth and Colorado streets, officers made contact with a pedestrian resulting in a warrant arrest. A 21-year-old Craig man was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear out of Moffat County.
3:11 p.m. On the 2000 block of West Victory Way, officers investigated reports of a theft. A man and woman were accused of shoplifting a backpack and a BB gun. Officers were unable to locate the parties. The incident is under investigation.
3:41 p.m. On the 900 block of East Victory Way, officers investigated reports of a disturbance. A woman appeared to be taunting an employee to fight. Officers attempted to contact the instigator but were unable to reach her.
7:36 p.m. At City Park, officers investigated vandalism of wood carvings. Children were found climbing on the carvings, and officers spoke to them.
9:13 p.m. On the 200 block of West Victory Way, officers responded to a report of a suspicious person. A man was hanging around the business. He was contacted and left.
10:07 p.m. On the 600 block of Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a caller who was concerned about a suspicious person. A man was reportedly intimidating the caller. The man was reportedly watching the caller from a camper. The caller was contacted, but no crime was discovered.
10:15 p.m. In the old Kmart parking lot, officers responded to a caller reporting that six to eight cars were in the parking lot. The caller was concerned that some of the vehicle’s occupants were younger than 18 and out after curfew. The juveniles were outside of their cars with the headlights on. Officers contacted the caller.
10:24 p.m. On the 800 block of Barclay Street, officers responded to a report of a suspicious person. A guy in a green sweatshirt with a hood ran out of a neighbor’s garage and toward the middle school. People in the area were contacted. Officers attempted to find the man and were unable to do so.
Sunday, Sept. 9
6:29 a.m. In Craig, officers responded to a crash between a car and a deer resulting in property damage.
11:21 a.m. Near the intersection of Jerimiah Way and East Ninth Street, officers arrested a 35-year-old Craig woman on suspicion of driving under the influence, possession of drug paraphernalia, and two counts of possession of a controlled substance.
1:18 p.m. On the 500 block of Pershing Street, officers responded to a report that a rangefinder had been taken from a vehicle. The incident is under investigation.
1:21 p.m. In Craig, officers investigated suspected child abuse or neglect endangering a child or children.
8:32 p.m. In Craig, officers investigated a suspected case of domestic violence involving a juvenile.
10:32 p.m. In Craig, officers responded to a caller reporting possible domestic violence. The caller said that neighbors, a man and woman, were fighting. The caller heard things being thrown around. Officers spoke to the man and woman. They said it was a verbal argument that should be over for the night.
A veteran in Moffat County is facing a handful of felony charges after police say he broke into a family member’s gun safe while on drugs when they confronted him for pawning an expensive tool.