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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 Man Gets In Standoff With Police

A Craig Man was taken to the hospital Friday night after a standoff with local law enforcement. According to an arrest affidavit, officers were called to a Craig home after 35-year-old John Gates assaulted at least one person with a .22 pistol.  Officers located Gates in a cabin in the back yard of the home, where he was still with the victim who he assaulted and another unidentified individual. While officers were trying to get Gate’s out of the Continue reading

Sheriff’s Release Info On Shooting Death

The man who was arrested last weekend after a shooting incident in Sweetwater County has been formally charged with Manslaughter. 41-year-old Jeffrey Tarnovich was taken into custody Sunday for after he reportedly shot 43-year-old Danielle Martin of Rock Springs. Involuntary Manslaughter carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. However, prosecutors in the case have filed a Notice of Intent to Seek Continue reading

Teens Arrested For Vehicle Theft

Two Rock Springs teens are in custody following a burglary, car theft, and pursuit in Sweetwater County Monday.  Officers responded to reports of a possible fight Monday evening at the Life Skills Wyoming residential house. While Continue reading

Craig Man Arrested Again For Possession Of Meth

A Craig man, who was out on bond in a  Routt County drug case, was arrested on additional drug charges last month in Moffat County. 51-year-old Melvin Newton was taken into custody August 23rd, after a warrant for possession of a controlled substance was issued for his arrest. About a week earlier, Newton  allegedly dropped a bag containing Methamphetamine at the east Craig Kum & Go, Continue reading

MC Teacher Charged With Sexual Exploitation Of A Child

Suspended Moffat County High School teacher Justin Folley, has been formally charged with ten felony counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Child. The 35-year-old was put on administrative leave in April. The charges stem from an alleged incident involving a former student that occurred between late 2013 and early 2015. Moffat County School Continue reading

UPDATE: Woman Who Spit At Police Charged With Assault

A Leadville woman was arrested Sunday night after she caused a disturbance in the lobby of the Clarion Inn in Craig. 35-year-old Kelly Anne McKee was taken into custody when police discovered she had warrants for her arrest out of Lake County and Denver. Police then took McKee to the hospital so Continue reading

Hayden Woman Charged With Felony Fraud

A bookkeeper for Johnson Physical Therapy in Steamboat has been arrested and charged with multiple felonies related to defrauding the business out of thousands of dollars. 28 year old Quinn Johanna Falzon of Hayden was taken into Continue reading

Child Charged With Starting Beaver Creek Fire

FireA child has been charged with arson, for a role in igniting the Beaver Creek Fire, which is still burning 24 miles north of Walden.  The fire, which began in June, has burned approximately 60 square miles of land near the Colorado and Wyoming border.  The arson charges were filed earlier this month.  Police Continue reading

Man Fined 15K For Illegal Hunt

confiscatedA Fruita man plead guilty last month to charges stemming from illegally hunting Big Game on the Uncompahgre Plateau in Colorado. 59 year old Melvin Weaver plead guilty to illegal hunting, taking possession of big game, illegal big game hunting without a license, and illegally taking a trophy elk. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife confiscated Continue reading

Knife Attack In Craig

cody custerAn knife assault in Craig late Tuesday night left a man with serious injuries.  After responding to a report of the assault at the Frontier Apartments on 1st Avenue West in Craig, Police officers found 26 year old Race Matthew Russell in the apartment parking lot with knife wounds to his side and throat. He was treated at the Memorial Hospital and later flown to Saint Mary’s Hospital in Continue reading

Three Teens Arrested Near Yampa Following Armed Carjacking

arrestNorthwest Colorado law enforcement agencies received information Thursday regarding three male teens that were wanted for a series of crimes out of the Aurora, Colorado area including one incident of armed carjacking. The teens were reported to be armed and dangerous.  Around 1 Friday afternoon, Routt County Communications received information that one of the teens cell phones had been pinged somewhere in the Oak Creek area. Continue reading