Tow truck showdown: On the record for April 5
Craig Police Department
Craig — Wednesday, April 5
7:38 a.m. On the 1100 block of West Sixth Street, officers took an apparent domestic violence call in which a female was screaming in the background and the male party on the phone sounded “out of it.” Officers contacted them and determined it was verbal only.
10:32 a.m. On the 1000 block of Yampa Avenue, officers responded to a report of fraud. A scammer called claiming they had a warrant for a woman’s arrest regarding her taxes. She did not release any personal information.
11:09 a.m. On the 400 block of East Fourth Street, officers responded to a report of a man driving by making threats towards a woman.
12:16 p.m. At Columbine Apartments on Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a report of a disturbance. Management had requested a vehicle be towed, and the owner was standing in front of it refusing to allow the tow truck driver to hook it up. They were reportedly yelling at each other, but were able to work out an arrangement.
1:29 p.m. At the Public Safety Center, officers booked two sets of found ski poles that fell out of a red truck.
1:50 p.m. On the 400 block of East Fourth Street, officers responded to a report of theft from a truck. A lunchbox, a wallet containing cash and a bunch of change from the ash tray had been stolen. The doors were unlocked.
3:33 p.m. At The Memorial Hospital parking lot, officers responded to a car crash. A Jetta struck a blue Chevy Tahoe, leaving minor damage such as scratches to both vehicles.
4:06 p.m. On the 600 block of Tucker Street, officers took a report from a female party that a male party would not leave the house. He left before officers arrived.
4:24 p.m. On the 700 block of Barclay Street, officers responded to a report of fraud. A scammer called claiming to be from the IRS and stated there was a lawsuit waiting with the person’s name on it.
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