Vandalism by sanitary napkins: On the record and jail report for April 4 to 11
Craig Police Department
Craig — Saturday, April 8
12:10 a.m. On the 0 block of West Victory Way near the Popular Bar, officers issued summons to two men for fighting.
12:46 a.m. At Columbine Apartments, officers responded to a report of possible domestic violence. A woman called to say her ex was out her house and was yelling at her and accusing her of hitting him. He then locked himself in the bathroom and the woman requested officers’ help removing him from her house. Officers found alcohol was involved and called a taxi for him and he left.
5:41 a.m. At mile post 90 on U.S. Highway 40, mile post 90, officers responded to a report of a suspicious, heavy-set woman walking from Ridgeview towards town dressed in all white. She was wearing shorts and no coat. Officers contacted her and she was simply walking to town for cigarettes.
8:08 a.m. At Walmart, officers responded to report that a dark blue Chevy pickup had loaded several shopping carts into the truck and took them to City Market. It turned out the carts belonged to City Market in the first place.
8:58 a.m. On the 400 block of East Fourth Street, officers responded to a report of possible domestic violence. A woman reported her husband was being abusive again and she was unable to get out of the residence. He had left for work. Officers contacted her and found no proof of a crime at this time.
9:51 a.m. On the 500 block of Yampa Avenue, officers responded to a report of vandalism. The handicapped sign in the parking lot between the bookstore and the Community Budget Center was knocked down and there was broken glass in the lot.
11:48 a.m. On the 300 block of Tucker Street, officers responded to a report of a theft from a Chevy Silverado. A wallet and small pouch with some rocks in it were missing.
7:34 p.m. In Craig, officers took a report of a threat from a man in Salt Lake City who said someone from Craig threatened him over the phone and threatened to kill himself in front of his girlfriend.
Sunday, April 9
12:08 a.m. On the 1200 block of West Sixth Street, officers responded to a report of domestic violence. A woman said a male party was in the unit next door and someone was hitting the walls. Officers made contact with the man.
12:21 a.m. At Columbine Apartments on Wickes Avenue, officers responded to a report of a threat and possible theft. A male party reported one of his two roommates stole his wallet and that he was exiled him from his apartment after they threatened to beat him up. He also claimed one of them pointed a gun at him, but officers found that alcohol was involved, that it was verbal only and the parties agreed to go to bed.
11:19 a.m. On Victory Way, officers took a report of a possible drunk driver. A white GMC pickup with Texas plates and two bicycles in the back was weaving all over the road and seen turning into the Westward Motel. It then left and pulled into Ocean Pearl and was stopped by City Market. A male juvenile was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs, illegal possession and consumption of marijuana by an underage person, driving without a valid drivers license, weaving, cracks in the windshield obstructing vision and no registration card in the vehicle.
1:53 p.m. At West Victory Way and Steele Street, officers responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle. A man said he was following a black Suburban with Wisconsin plates that he believed fit the description of something he saw on the news. Reportedly, a fugitive from Wisconsin had stolen a bunch of guns and threatened to shoot everyone up. Officers did not locate the vehicle.
2:50 p.m. At the Public Safety Center, officers took a report of child abuse or neglect.
6:51 p.m. At City Market, officers responded to a report of theft of a shopping cart by a woman in her forties.
Monday, April 10
6:42 a.m. At Yampa Avenue and Eighth Street, officers responded to a car crash between a silver SUV and a blue truck.
8:18 a.m. At Craig Middle School, officers responded to a report of a sexual assault on a child.
3:11 p.m. At Sunset Meadows on Ledford Street, officers responded to a report of a trespass. A woman was refusing to leave the property, was smoking out front and then started beating on the windows after the reporting party locked the door. Officers contacted her and she was trespassed.
4:32 p.m. On the 1000 block of East Seventh Street, officers responded to a report of harassment. A female called to report her former boss had threatened and harassed her while she was working there, then started stalking her. She quit the job and moved back to California, and stated that she was now being harassed by the boss’s teenager through Facebook.
4:34 p.m. At the Public Safety Center, officers responded to a report of a brown, leather, tri-fold wallet that was found.
5:38 p.m. On the 1500 block of West Victory Way, officers took a report of rings found at a thrift shop that had been reported stolen in 2012. They had apparently been found by someone else in the lint filter at a laundromat.
7:26 p.m. On the 500 block of Taylor Street, officers responded to a report of a parcel stolen from a residence estimated to be worth around $500. The package apparently contained clothing.
8:38 p.m. On the 1200 block of West Sixth Street, officers responded to a report of vandalism. The culprits appeared to be teenagers and were throwing sanitary napkins and yogurt-like things at vehicles in the apartment parking lot.
10:56 p.m. On the 600 block of East Fourth Street, officers found a BMX bike parked on the bridge. They checked to see if anyone under the bridge but did not find anyone.
Moffat County Jail
Tuesday, April 4
Kimberly Ann Miner, 37, of Craig, was summoned on suspicion of child abuse.
Nathan Leon Navratil, 24, of Craig, was arrested on a warrant for escape from Correctional Alternative Placement Services and a warrant for failure to comply related to dangerous drugs.
Micky Denise O’Neal, 55, of Craig, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, possession of open container of alcoholic beverage and failure to dim lights when approaching an oncoming vehicle.
James Dwain Thomas, 54, of Maybell, was arrested on suspicion of forgery of checks, theft between $300 and $750 and crimes against at-risk adults and juveniles.
Wednesday, April 5
Charles Francisco Barrios, 37, of Craig, was arrested on suspicion of possession of schedule I/II drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of bail bond conditions, violation of a restraining order and lack of insurance.
Cody Darren Jones, 28, of Craig, was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, child abuse, false imprisonment and criminal mischief.
Juan Mendoza-Pacheco, 31, of Aurora, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a courtesy hold for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
Thursday, April 6
Brandi Marie Merrill, 26, of Craig, was summoned on suspicion of criminal impersonation.
Aaron Brian Stanberry, 40, of Craig, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a parole hold.
Friday, April 7
Robin Janine VonBargen, 54, of Dinosaur, was arrested on suspicion of possession of schedule I/II drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Blaine A. Alcott, 33, of Kayenta, Arizona, was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear relating to trespass charges.
Saturday, April 8
Roger W. Rhoades, 31, of Vernal, Utah, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree burglary, crimes against at-risk adults and juveniles, theft of between $300 and $750 and second-degree criminal trespass.
Sunday, April 9
Shane Nickolas Burum, 32, of Craig, was arrested on suspicion of child abuse, domestic violence, third-degree assault and violation of a restraining order.
Allen Wayne Hamm, 19, transient, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, illegal possession or consumption of marijuana by an underage person, driving without a valid drivers license, weaving, driving with a broken windshield and driving without registration in the car.
Joseph Aaron Selbach, 18, of Craig, was arrested on suspicion of first-degree criminal trespass and criminal attempt.
Tuesday, April 11
Judith Jane Brown, 59, of Hamilton, was booked into Moffat County Jail on a courtesy hold for a parole violation.
Anthony Joseph Cordova, 25, of Craig, was arrested on suspicion of third-degree criminal trespassing and criminal mischief.
Kenneth Edward Craig, 59, of Craig, was arrested on a warrant for failure to comply related to stalking charges.
Robert Harold Miller, 45, of Craig, was arrested on suspicion of possession of schedule I/II drugs and drug paraphernalia and driving a vehicle without a valid license.
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