Snowy, slick conditions see myriad motorists in need of help: On the Record — Jan. 18 through 20
Craig Police Department
Friday, Jan. 18
3:26 a.m. At Rams Horn Trailer Park, officers with the Craig Police Department helped a resident contact the city when a major water line broke.
3:49 a.m. On Hospital Loop Road, a driver crashed into a green electrical box on the side of the road causing damage. Officers took a report.
5:42 a.m. Officers assisted seven motorists stuck in the snow Friday morning and helped each driver get back on their way.
7:20 a.m. On the 900 block of Sloan Circle, a vehicle reportedly backed into a garage. No injuries were reported, and a report was taken.
9:33 a.m. Near the intersection of West Fourth and Ranney streets, drivers of a Dodge Durango and a Dodge Ram collided. No injuries were reported, and one of the drivers was cited.
9:34 a.m. In Craig, officers responded to a report of child abuse or neglect. The report is under investigation.
10:25 a.m. On the 700 block of Barclay Street, a person reported items were stolen from his vehicle sometime in the past four months. Officers are investigating.
10:54 a.m. Near the intersection of East Sixth Street and Yampa Avenue, officers received a call reporting a crash between two pickup trucks — one white and one green — both with snow plows. When officers arrived, both vehicles had left the area.
1:09 p.m. At the Public Safety Center, a person wanted to speak with an officer about harassment. A report was taken.
1:15 p.m. In Craig, officers responded to a Safe2Tell report, which is under investigation.
3:32 p.m. On the 2300 block of West Victory Way, a person was suspected of having shoplifted an item from the business. Officers are investigating.
3 40 p.m. On the 500 block of First Avenue West, officers responded when a Jeep collided with a Subaru Outback, resulting in property damage. Both vehicles were drivable.
Saturday, Jan. 19
3:03 a.m. Near Subway, officers investigated a report of a suspicious vehicle. When they arrived, they found a person whose vehicle was stuck near the storage units. The person was able to get unstuck and on their way.
7:59 a.m. At Loaf ‘N Jug, officers responded to a report of suspicious vehicle. Officers learned the occupants had pulled over to sleep and would be getting back on the road to Wyoming.
12:18 p.m. At Bear Valley Inn, officers responded to a report of a hit-and-run crash. The person reporting the incident said a white Nissan, possibly with a snow plow, had caused damage.
12:29 p.m. On the 500 block of Ledford Street, a reported a possible fraud. The person believed someone had made a charge on her debit card and wanted assistance. A report was taken, and the incident is under investigation.
8:16 p.m. Near the intersection of Victory Way and U.S. Highway 40, officers responded when a Dodge Journey collided with a deer. The deer survived the initial crash but had to be euthanized to prevent suffering from its injuries.
Sunday, Jan. 20
10:13 a.m In Craig, officers responded to a report of alleged child abuse or neglect. The report is under investigation.
12:44 p.m. In Craig, officers responded to a possible drug violation. The incident is under investigation.
3:40 p.m. At Thunder Rolls Bowling Center, a group of underaged children were reportedly smoking behind the building. Officers were unable to locate them.
3:40 p.m. On the 400 block of Rose Street, someone found drug paraphernalia and reported it to officers.
3:46 p.m. On the 700 block of Breeze Street, a person reported that a group of people had been asked to leave, but they had not left and were starting to get loud. When officers arrived, all parties were advised of the civil process.
6:48 p.m. On the 500 block of Legion Street, two girls with blond hair and ponytails were reportedly looking into the windows of houses. When the reporting party approached the girls, they fled, and officers were unable to locate them.
A Craig man is accused of leaving the scene of an accident after hitting his close friend with a pickup truck April 6 near the Sandrocks.