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Man Arrested After Greeting Cops With Gun

A Utah man was arrested last week in Reliance, after he met cops at his door with a gun. 31-year-old Brian Olsen of Price was wanted on a warrant for allegedly brandishing a firearm during a road rage incident.  When Sweetwater County deputies responded to his residence to attempt to arrest him, Olsen allegedly answered the door holding a loaded shotgun. After a brief verbal altercation, Olsen Continue reading

Wanted Woman Turns Self In

Trixie Rae Castro turned herself into Craig Police Monday morning. A warrant was issued for Castro’s arrest last week. Castro was wanted on a Larceny charge for reportedly stealing less than $100,000 in Continue reading

Man Arrested With 38 Pounds Of Pot

A California man was arrested over the weekend after police discovered 38 pounds of marijuana in his possession. 32-year-old Brandon Lewin’s vehicle was searched Wednesday after he was pulled over for a traffic violation on I-80 near Rock Springs. Lewin received two felony drug charges related to the seized Continue reading

$3 Million Worth Of Drugs Seized In A Month

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office has made six felony drug arrests and seized in excess of 650 pounds of high-grade marijuana with a street value of over $3.3 million, since the end of October. Also seized during that time frame were 604 individual THC Vape cartridges, 150 individual small glass Continue reading

Man Arrested With 200 Pounds Of Pot

A California man was arrested over the weekend after deputies discovered just under 200 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. 29-year-old Jorge Paniagua of San Diego was pulled over on I-80 Saturday, when a drug dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, Continue reading

Man With Murder Warrant Arrested

A man with a warrant for first degree murder was arrested Thursday in Rifle. Police located the vehicle of 53-year-old Michael Syperda at a Rifle apartment complex. After confirming that a person of Syperda’s description was living in one Continue reading

New Charges For Men Arrested With 300 Ponds Of Pot

The three men, who were arrested recently in Sweetwater County after police found a substantial amount of marijuana in their possession, received additional charges after police recovered drugs, cash, and a firearm in Indiana. 26-year-old Kyle Bolton, 61-year-old Mack Magee Jr. and 20-year-old Antres Holliness-Ransom were pulled over on I-80 Continue reading

375 Arrested For DUI Over Halloween Weekend

375 impaired drivers were taken off the roads by Colorado law enforcement officers over the Halloween weekend.  This is an increase from the 325 drivers that were arrested during Halloween weekend last year. During the Fall Festivals DUI enforcement period, which ran from September 15 to October 23, law enforcement Continue reading

Man Arrested With $300 Thousand Worth Of Pot

A California man is in custody after Sweetwater County deputies’ found marijuana in his vehicle. The vehicle of 36-year-old Daniel Hurtado was searched earlier this week, after a drug dog alerted officers to the presence of drugs in his vehicle. Following a search, more than 60 pounds of marijuana was Continue reading

Brothers Arrested For Burglary

Two brothers suspected of burglarizing a Craig home have been arrested by police.   26-year-old Kyle Roberts and 29-year-old Kody Roberts were taken into custody at their home Tuesday night. According to the Continue reading

Woman Turns Self In On Warant, 2 Still Wanted

Jessica Varah turned herself in to Craig Police earlier this week. A warrant was issued for Varah’s arrest last week for failure to appear on a traffic offense and also for a Contempt charge, concerning dangerous drugs. Police are still looking for Michael Carson for failure to appear on a contempt of court and failure to comply charge. A warrant was issued Continue reading

Man Arrested Again On Suspected Vehicle Theft

A  Craig man was arrested again over the weekend for suspected motor vehicle theft. The vehicles owner had parked the car to attend a party.  When they returned, they found the vehicle had been taken. While reporting the vehicle stolen, the victim indicated that 40-year-old Continue reading