Two Craig residents busted with half-ounce of meth: On the record Wednesday, Feb. 7
February 8, 2018
Craig Police Department
Wednesday, Feb. 7
7:55 a.m. At the intersection of West Victory Way and Third Street, an officer saw a person he knew to have a suspended driver's license behind the wheel. The driver briefly tried to evade the officer in the car and eventually got out of the car and fled. A warrant is being issued for the man's arrest. He was cited for driving with a suspended license and eluding an officer.
9:50 a.m. At the intersection of Ranney and Fourth streets, a caller reported verbal harassment. An officer attempted to contact the alleged harasser to issue a warning.
10:40 a.m. On the 800 block of East Seventh Street, officers responded to a suspicious person. A caller said an older man appeared to be looking through mailboxes in the neighborhood before getting back into an SUV. Officers contacted the man, who said he wanted to inquire about an air conditioner in the area and was looking for an address.
12:15 p.m. Officers responded to mental health issue on Craig.
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12:25 p.m. At Moffat County High School, officers responded to a report of criminal mischief. A student set off a fire extinguisher, damaging property. The school resource officer and administrators are investigating the incident. For details, read the Craig Press story about the event.
12:31 p.m. At the Village Inn, officers responded to a suspicious vehicle. The white Ford Explorer with a green door was gone when officers arrived. Later, the Moffat County Sheriff's Office made contact with the driver, a runaway juvenile from Wyoming. The responsible parties in Wyoming declined to respond to the incident, and the juvenile was released.
2:15 p.m. At Moffat County High School, officers responded to a reported verbal threat from one student to another. The SRO is investigating the incident.
3:21 pm. Officers responded to a drug incident in Craig.
3:37 p.m. On the 800 block of West Seventh Street, officers responded to a possible disturbance. A caller believed several children in the area were fighting. Officers contacted the juveniles and found they were throwing rocks and snowballs at each other. No crime was found.
6:28 p.m. At the intersection of Mack Lane and Third Street, officers conducted a traffic stop after a vehicle committed a traffic violation. Officers were suspicious there were drugs in the vehicle. A canine search of the vehicle uncovered about a half ounce of methamphetamine in the car. A 67-year-old man and 69-year-old woman, both from Craig, were arrested. Both were charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession with intent to manufacture, possession with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia.
9:11 p.m. Officers responded to a Safe2Tell call, an anonymous reporting program for youth.
9:21 p.m. At Wendy's, officers responded to a car fire. See the Craig Press story about the event for more details.