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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

Threat Resolved At Steamboat High School

The following information was sent Thursday to parents and the staff of the Steamboat Springs School District by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Brad Meeks.

On Wednesday afternoon, a note was found on a table in a classroom after the Continue reading

DA Files Extension For Hixson Case

The Weld County District Attorney, who had until last Friday to file charges against Cory Hixson, has filed a 30 day extension to have more time to consider the case. Hixson was arrested, accused of breaking into a home in the Greeley area earlier this month. Days earlier Hixson went missing from his home in Broomfield after he experienced adverse Continue reading

Should Overdose Reporters Be Charged?

People who report a drug overdose may no longer be subjected to drug charges in Wyoming. A bill that would provide immunity to anyone who reports an overdose to authorities passed a first reading yesterday in the State Senate. The immunity would relate to possession 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

Charges Related To Burglaries Filed Against Tracy

Jason TracyCharges have officially been filed against Jason Tracy, the Craig man suspected in a series of area burglaries. The 37 year old was arrested after police discovered numerous stolen items, including a 4-wheeler, on his property in early July. Tracy has been held in the Moffat County Jail on a parole violation since his arrest. Tracy was charged with 4 counts of criminal trespassing, three counts of theft Continue reading

Georgie Hand Guilty On All Counts

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)The Jury in the Georgie Hand trial took only an hour and and half to find the woman guilty on all  8 felony counts against her including 2 counts of aggravated robbery, 2 counts of second-degree kidnapping, 2 counts of menacing and 2 counts of disarming a peace officer.  On the 9th count of 2nd degree criminal trespass the jury felt a lesser charge was Continue reading

Craig Man Arrested On Child Sexual Exploitation Charges

IMG_3165On Wednesday this week a concerned parent noticed changes in the behavior of her 14 year old daughter. The parent checked her daughter’s social media accounts and found that a 37 year old male, who was known to the parent, was sending sexually inappropriate messages to her 14 year old daughter on Facebook. The parent reported the incident to the Craig Police Department. Continue reading