Shovel-spider incident mistaken for domestic violence: On the record for Sept. 1, 2
September 7, 2017
Craig Police Department
Friday, Sept. 1
9:12 a.m. On the 700 block of Tucker Street, a caller reported that a suspicious female party wearing a large straw hat, long pants and a scarf was walking southbound and looking in mailboxes. When officers contacted her, the woman said that she was looking to rent a home in the area. She did not have any mail in her possession.
10:59 a.m. On the 300 block of East Sixth Street, a caller said her husband was the victim in an incident involving a female suspect and wanted to speak with an officer about possible harassment or tampering with a witness. Officers advised her there was no crime.
12:04 p.m. At Northwest Storage, a caller asked to speak with an officer regarding some cats in a storage unit. An animal control officer provided information.
2:07 p.m. Officers responded to a report of possible child abuse.
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4:23 p.m. At Walmart, officers responded to a report of a threat. A female party had a temporary restraining order on another female who came up to her and said she was going to beat her. Officers arrived to review the surveillance video and are investigating the incident.
4:23 p.m. On the 600 block of Texas Avenue, officers responded to a report of two sisters who failed to arrive home on time after school. It was found they got on the wrong bus and they safely arrived home 15 minutes later.
4:34 p.m. At East Seventh Street and Tucker Street, a caller reported a male party in his 50s or 60s with grey hair who appeared to be drunk and was headed northbound on Tucker. Officers were unable to locate him.
7:08 p.m. On the 500 block of Taylor Street, a woman reported her grandson's black bike and helmet went missing from a residence.
7:46 p.m. On Apple Street, officers responded to a family disturbance between parents and a 17-year-old girl, who wanted to move out of her family's home. Crisis Support Services met with the girl, who decided to return home.
10:52 p.m. At Timber Run Apartments, officers responded to a report of a disturbance.
Saturday, Sept. 2
12:36 a.m. On the 300 block of Woodbury Drive, a caller reported hearing weird footsteps around the house and requested extra patrol. Officers drove around and didn't see anything suspicious.
4:05 a.m. On the 2000 block of Baker Drive, a caller reported a disturbance. They heard two male voices and one female arguing inside and outside of the residence. Officers contacted the parties, who admitted they were talking too loud and would go to sleep now.
8:09 a.m. At West Sixth Street and Ledford Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance in the parking lot. The caller said men in orange shirts were screaming at traffic. Officers found no crime.
10:04 a.m. At City Park near the wave pool, a caller reported smelling a strong odor of natural gas. An officer walked the area and didn't smell anything, but the gas was shut off to the wave pool as a precautionary measure.
10:34 a.m. At Loaf 'N Jug, officers responded to a report of a non-injury car crash. One driver was cited for an expired license.
11:46 a.m. Officers responded to a report of domestic violence. The caller heard a lot of banging and screaming and thought someone may have been hit by something, then saw a male party speed off in a tow truck. Officers contacted a female party, who advised that everything was okay. She said she was in an argument with the male while at the same time, her sister was trying to kill a spider with a shovel.
2:22 p.m. On the 800 block of Tucker Street, a man reported his social security card had been stolen by a man in Butte, Montana. He learned of it from a woman who called him after taking the card from a man who was trying to sell it. The caller said he knew the suspected thief, who used to work with his partner.
8:19 p.m. On 12th Street, officers responded to a report of a weapons violation. A parent reported that two girls were chasing their kids with a knife. Officers contacted three juvenile females and located their parents. No knives were involved.