Tag Archives: assault

Man Wanted By Craig Police

Craig Police are looking for a man who had a warrant issued for his arrest earlier this week. 39-year-old Dustin Crowder is wanted on a variety of charges including impersonation, bond and protection order violations, harassment, and contempt charges Continue reading

Man Arrested After Altercation With Police

A Montana man was arrested earlier this week after he got into an altercation with Craig Police. Officers contacted 57-year-old Darren Webster at the Craig Walmart Monday, where he was accused of trying to steal a number of items. When officers attempted to arrest Webster, he resisted, and began to fight them. He was eventually taken Continue reading

Craig Woman Arrested For Assault

A 52 year old Craig Woman was arrested for assault Sunday, after an incident occurred at a Craig apartment. The woman is accused of entering the victim’s apartment without permission Sunday and assaulting a female. The unidentified assailant was charged with 3rd Continue reading

Man Faces 8 Years To Life For Sexual Assault On A Child

A Craig man was convicted of five felonies last week, including three counts of sexual assault on a child showing a pattern of abuse. 39-year-old Johnnie Ellifritz was found guilty Friday of molesting a young teenage girl. The illicit activity occurred over a three-year Continue reading

Man Arrested After Deadly Assault

One man was arrested after an assault turned deadly in Mesa County over the weekend. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an assault in Grand Junction Sunday morning, where they found the body of a 30-year-old Hispanic male. 31-year-old Elias Hernandez of Grand Continue reading

Man Charged With Sexual Assault And Incest

A 59-year-old Grand Junction man was arrested earlier this week on 21 felony counts concerning the sexual assault of a child. John Frank Martinez was taken into custody Monday. He is accused of engaging in sexual acts with a child during several incidents, occurring between 2009 and 2017. Martinez has been charged with 7 counts of Continue reading

Roll-Over Kills 2, Injures 2 Others

Alcohol consumption is believed to have contributed to an accident Friday that killed two people on private property in Garfield County. 40-year-old Cody Christopher was driving on Puma Paw Ranch Road off of Garfield County Road 219 near Rifle, when he lost control, resulting in his SUV rolling Continue reading

UPDATE: Man Arrested For Sexual Assault Of A Child And Incest

A Steamboat man has been taken into custody by Steamboat Police, charged with felony sexual assault on a child and felony aggravated incest . 39-year-old Timothy Lormond, who was taken into custody last month, was extradited from New Jersey to Routt  County. The charges stem from an incident that Continue reading

Woman Charged With Manslaughter

Rachel Niemeyer, who was charged with assault and domestic violence after the shooting of Michael Freese last week, has also been charged with felony manslaughter following Freese’s death. Niemeyer is believed to have shot Freese Wednesday night in Craig at Continue reading

Man Faces 50 Years For Sexual Assault

A Steamboat man pleaded guilty to multiple counts of Sex Trafficking, Sex Trafficking of a Minor and Attempted Sexual Assault earlier this week. 61-year-old Miguel Diaz-Martinez was arrested after police discovered he had been trading drugs with minors in exchange for sex. When he is Continue reading

One Killed, Seven Injured In Accident Near Kremmling

A two vehicle accident, on Highway 9 ten miles South of Kremmling, Saturday afternoon resulted in the death of 33-year-old Brian Ward of Denver. Ward was a passenger in a car being driven by 30-year-old Brandon Wilson also of Denver. Wilson and three other passengers in his vehicle were all injured in the accident, two received serious injuries. The accident occurred when Wilson slowed his car and Continue reading

Hayden Man Sentenced to Eight Years In Prison

A Hayden man who pleaded guilty in March to second degree assault on a peace officer was sentenced Thursday. In December of 2016, 34-year-old Michael Coleman was charged following an incident in which he had been contacted by Hayden Police Officer Shawn Hockaday. During the course of this contact, Coleman resisted arrest and caused a serious gash to officer Hockaday’s wrist, using a Continue reading