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Wanted Craig Woman Arrested

A woman who had a warrant out for her arrest through the Craig Police Department was arrested last week. 25-year-old Kyra Workman was taken into custody Friday. Workman was wanted on a contempt charge concerning a Continue reading

Two Wanted By Craig Police

Warrants have been issued for two individuals wanted by Craig Police. 24-year-old Esteban Fowler is wanted for failing to appear on charges of false reporting and a registration Continue reading

Couple Arrested With 168 Pounds Of Pot

A California couple was arrested over the weekend, after 168 pounds of marijuana was found inside their moving van. 27-year-old Jesse Davis and 22-year-old Kelsey Hunsaker have both been charged with felony Possession of a 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 Wanted For Failure To Appear On DUI

Craig Police have issued a warrant for 29-year-old Marco Ocejo-Contreras for a variety of charges. Ocejo-Contreras is wanted for failure to appear on a DUI, and two contempt charges concerning bribery and a controlled substance. Anyone with information on 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

2 Pounds Of Meth Seized Near Rock Springs

A traffic stop resulted in a major drug seizure on Interstate 80 last week near Rock Springs. According to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell, after a vehicle was pulled over for speeding, a Sheriff’s Deputy observed a small amount of what looked to be a controlled Continue reading

Prescribed Burns Scheduled In NW Colorado

Firefighters will be conducting prescribed burns over the coming weeks in Eagle, Garfield and Rio Blanco County. Crews plan to burn 1,200-acres 11 miles northwest of Rifle, 300-aces northwest of Continue reading

Craig Man Gets 9 Years For Meth

A Craig man was sentenced to 9 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections last week, for possession of methamphetamines.  A Routt County Court representative confirmed Monday morning that 47-year-old Duane E Newton pleaded guilty to felony possession of a controlled substance  Thursday.  In addition to the jail time, Newton was ordered to pay a fine of Continue reading

Two Fires Ignite Near Rifle In 72 Hours

Smoke may still be visible from a wildfire that started Monday night southeast of Rifle. The fire was the result of a controlled burn on private property that flared up, threatening a home and barn and burning approximately 22 acres of land. Crews were able to save both buildings. As of Continue reading

Therapeutic Marijuana To Be Exempt From Feds?

Legislation has been introduced that would exempt strains of therapeutic hemp, used to fight seizures caused by epilepsy, from the U.S. Controlled Substances Act. Colorado Senator Cory Gardner helped introduced the bipartisan, Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act last week.  The legislation would exempt marijuana strains with low THC and high CBD levels from federal drug laws. THC is the psychoactive ingredient in Continue reading

Controlled Burn Scheduled In Routt County

controlled-burns-300A prescribed burn has been planned this month for the area southwest of the Seedhouse Campground near Hinman Park in Northern Routt County.  The 300 acre burn is expected to take place over two days and will commence when appropriate weather Continue reading