Tag Archives: charges

2 Arrested, One Still Wanted

Two women who had warrants out for their arrest for drug charges have both been arrested.  23-year-old Chelsea Marie had a warrant issued for her arrest this Continue reading

Accused Human Trafficker Faces Federal Charges

A Washington man, who was arrested in Sweetwater County last month for suspected Human Trafficking and Sexual Servitude of a Minor, now faces federal charges. The FBI took custody of 63-year-old David Vier this week. He is now being charged in the US District Court in Cheyenne with felony Transportation Continue reading

Man Believed Responsible For Burglaries Arrested

A Craig man was arrested earlier this month on suspicion he was involved in multiple burglaries in the area. 20-year-old Skyler Kemp was taken into custody on charges of burglary, theft and possession of a controlled substance. Kemp was observed earlier this month by a woman who saw him walking around the perimeter of her grandparents’ home on Woodbury 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

Man Leads Police On High Speed Chase

A Grand Junction man took police on a high speed chase Tuesday night. Authorities received a report that 38-year-old Trenton Miller had made suicidal and homicidal threats and was currently driving to the Delta/Montrose area armed with a gun. Police later spotted Miller’s pickup driving on Highway 50 in Mesa County and were able to use Continue reading

UPDATE: Wanted Men Arrested

Two men who were wanted on warrants by Craig Police have been arrested. A warrant was issued for 20-year-old Nicholas Johnson for Continue reading

Suspended MC Teacher Appears In Court

At a hearing Tuesday morning, suspended Moffat County High School teacher Justin Folley, was given permission by the court to return to his parents’ home in Iowa while awaiting trial.  For his hearing next month Folley will participate via telephone.  The 35-year-old Folley is charged with ten felony Continue reading

Shooting Incident On Yampa Avenue

There was a shooting incident in Craig around 10:15 Monday morning. According to Craig Police Chief Walt Vanatta, the victim of the shooting was in a vehicle at the intersection of 8th and Yampa when he encountered 38-year-old Anthony Montano in a separate vehicle. Montano reportedly pulled a handgun and shot at the Continue reading

Man Arrested After High Speed Chase

An Encampment man led authorities on a high speed chase through Carbon County yesterday. The Carbon County Sheriff’s office had been looking for 40-year-old Kermit Stewart since a warrant was issued for his arrest last month, due to multiple Continue reading

Highway Patrol Seizes 600+ Pounds Of Pot

Wyoming Highway Patrol increased their activity along Interstate I-80 last month as part of an intra-state enforcement effort along the Highway. Highway Patrol Officers from all the states that I-80 runs through were out from April 10th to the 14th, looking for criminal activity including human and drug trafficking.  During this time period, the Wyoming Highway Patrol and their K-9’s stayed busy Continue reading

Tanner Sholes Found And Arrested

Following a two week search, 34-year-old Tanner Eugene Sholes of Craig was arrested yesterday by the Moffat County Sheriffs Department. Sholes was wanted by the Hayden Police Department on multiple charges including vehicular assault and child abuse. Sholes is currently being held at the Routt County Jail awaiting his bond Continue reading

UPDATE: DA Says VA “Failed” Cory Hixson

The charges against Craig native and Purple Heart recipient Cory Hixson were dropped last week by the Weld County District Attorney. Hixson went missing from his home near Broomfield last month and was subsequently arrested two days later for reportedly breaking into a house in the Greeley area.  Hixson is Continue reading