Surge in scam calls: On the record for Oct. 26
Craig Police Department
Thursday, Oct. 26
9:53 a.m. On the 200 block of Steele Street, officers received a report of a scam. Someone received multiple calls from a party claiming to be from the IRS.
10:24 a.m. On the 600 block of Ledford Street, officers responded to another report of scam calls in which the caller claimed to be from the IRS.
10:29 a.m. At the Centennial Mall, officers responded to a report of a verbal dispute at GOAL Academy involving a student. The dispute was resolved, and no crime was found.
11:23 a.m. On the 1500 block of West Victory Way, officers responded to a report of a scam. Someone said they received a call saying they’d been selected for grant money. They were told to call a certain number, and they would receive $9,000 via Western Union.
1:53 p.m. On the 800 block of School Street, officers responded to a report of a disturbance between roommates. Officers set up a civil standby at a later time for one of them to move out.
9:01 p.m. At the east Kum & Go, officers responded to a report of a theft of a cup of coffee. Officers were going to review security footage.
8:16 a.m. At Loaf ‘N Jug, police in Craig responded to a traffic stop. Craig police said a verbal warning was issued to a driver. Police in Craig responded to at least five additional traffic stops Friday.