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KRAI News for Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018

More than 100 students just graduated from the Colorado Law Enforcement Training Academy at CMC near Glenwood Springs, and CMC in Rifle. Half of the graduates were women, which is the largest number so far in any of the academy’s graduating classes.
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KRAI News for Monday, Dec. 17, 2018

There is an opening on the Hayden Town Council. Current member Charles Forest is moving to Grand Junction for a job. Council meets at 6:30 tomorrow night to consider the four candidates who have applied. They are Gaylon Kent, Shannon Fatjo, Lori Pierre, and Emily Meek.

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KRAI News for Friday, Dec. 14, 2018

Craig Police and the FBI are warning of a hoax bomb threat email. It’s been happening across Colorado and the country, and it happened to two Steamboat Springs businesses on Thursday. The threat came via an email, demanding money. Steamboat Police won’t release which businesses but Commander Jerry Stabile says they have also talked with the FBI, and he is confident it is an extortion scam.

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KRAI News for Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018

Jessica Kane Mug Shot

A home that was destroyed by fire in the Cedar Mountain Trailer Park in Craig late last month, was burned due to arson. 38-year-old Jessica Kane has been arrested on suspicion of starting the fire, in the home of Murray Fenstermacher. She has been charged with first degree arson which is a felony. That’s because the fire was set when another person was in the home.

 

 

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KRAI News for Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018

Two people from Craig are in the Routt County Jail today after being caught with what is thought to be meth. 31-year-old Jonathan Jenkins and 30-year-old Katrina Ramos are charged with possession with intent to manufacture or distribute a controlled substance. According to the charges, they had more than 112 grams of methamphetamine, which is a Class One drug felony. They were booked into the jail last Thursday by the All Crimes Enforcement Team, which focuses on drug crimes, and has police officers from Routt and Moffat Counties.

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KRAI News for Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018

Justin Folley’s trial is over. The former Moffat County High School teacher and coach has been found not guilty on all counts, stemming from 10 felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child. The jury took about 2 ½ hours to reach its unanimous verdict.

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KRAI News for Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

The trial of Moffat County teacher Justin Folley continues today, but is expected to wrap up sometime today. Folley is accused of eliciting three nude pictures from a student during an exchange of sexual text messages, and sending her an inappropriate video of himself. The prosecution has rested its case. Two more potential witnesses are expected to testify for the defense today, before the trial ends.

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KRAI News for Friday, Dec. 7, 2018

Opening statements got underway Thursday in the trial of Justin Folley. The formerteacher and coach at Moffat County High School is charged with 10 felony counts of sexual exploitation of a child. Six men and eight women will sit on the jury, out of more than 200 prospective jurors who arrived for jury selection this week. The trial is expected to continue through Tuesday.

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KRAI News for Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018

The man who caused part of I-70 and U.S. Highway 6 near Rifle to be closed for more than three hours Tuesday, has been charged. 38-year-old Justin Lopez Madrid is charged with a list of felonies and misdemeanors, including attempted murder, second-degree assault, and tampering with evidence. Madrid is being held at the Garfield County Jail.

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KRAI News for Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018

Part of I-70 and U.S. Highway 6 were closed Tuesday, near Rifle. Garfield County Sheriff’s officers were trying to catch a suspect who was on the hillside in the area, after a possible stabbing incident. They did eventually catch him Tuesday afternoon. No one was hurt. The investigation as to what started the incident is ongoing.

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KRAI News for Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018

The school board in Moffat County needs two new board members. Vice President Lee Atkin is stepping down to focus on his family. JoBeth Tupa will replace Atkin as Vice president. Another at-large seat has been open since November of 2016. Find out more about running for the school board at www.MoffatSD.org  Candidates will be interviewed Jan. 24.

Also at last week’s meeting, the a cappella choir from Moffat County High School sang.

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KRAI News for Monday, Dec. 3, 2018

A pilot has been seen flying a small, single engine aircraft over a large herd of elk on private property. It happened on Moffat County Road 18, north of Craig. Colorado Parks and Wildlife wants to know who did it. Using aircraft to harass wildlife, or to help with hunting is a violation of Colorado’s wildlife laws and the federal Airborne Hunting Act. More details are on the KRAI Facebook page. Contact Operation Game Thief if you know who might have done this, or call wildlife officer Evan Jones at 970-878-6090.

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