Tag Archives: Craig Police Department

Craig Officials Warn of Bill Pay Scam

SCAMS-300The City of Craig is warning residents of a phone scam that has water customers fielding calls from someone claiming to be from the City Water Department. The caller tells the victim that their water bill needs to be paid, or their service will be cut off. City officials say the first tip-off that this is a scam, is that you got the phone call. They say Continue reading

Craig Police Investigating Vehicle Break-Ins

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Due to a recent rash of criminal activity, the Craig Police Department is reminding residents to lock their vehicles when leaving them unattended. Police say there have been about a dozen vehicles that have had items stolen from them over the last few days. Bill Leonard with the police department says in each and every one of those incidents, the doors to the vehicle were left Continue reading

Craig Police Attempting to Return Stolen Bikes

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The Craig Police Department is asking the public to stop by and identify various bicycles and bike parts over the next few days. On Sunday, the department recovered multiple bikes and parts. The parts will be made available for recovery today, tomorrow, and Friday from 4 to 5 in the afternoon. Those that plan to recover a bike need Continue reading

Craig Police Ask for Public’s Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The Craig Police Department is looking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect from a recent burglary at Saint Michael’s Catholic Church. Pictures of the suspect have been posted to the department’s Facebook page. You can remain anonymous by calling Crimestoppers at 970-824-3535, and you may be eligible to Continue reading

Craig Police Warn of Mail Scam

SCAMS-300The Craig Police Department has been made aware of what they call an unethical practice involving a company out of California, called “Record Transfer Services”. Their mailings appear as an official “Recorded Deed Notice” concerning property owned by a resident of Moffat County. The paperwork advises that for a Continue reading

Steamboat Announces Changes in Police Staffing

Steamboat Police BadgeSteamboat City Manager Deb Hinsvark announced the hiring of Karl Gills, retired CEO of Yampa Valley Medical Center, as a Special Public Information Officer during the investigation of accusations against Police Chief Joel Rae and Deputy Police Chief Bob DelValle. Gills has been hired as a temporary employee during the course Continue reading

Police Investigating Assault at Bear Valley Inn

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The Craig Police Department is investigating a reported assault that happened last night at the Bear Valley Inn. According to a press release, officers responded to the motel in reference to a man who was bleeding. They found that two men had been in an altercation. 44-year old Joeseph Picanco was injured, but the extent of the injuries were not released. He was taken to The Memorial Continue reading

No Injuries in Accident at 4th and Ranney

Vehicle-Accident-300Craig Fire Rescue had to extricate the driver of a pick-up truck this morning after an accident on 4th and Ranney in Craig.  According to firefighters, the driver wasn’t seriously hurt, but was unable to get out of his truck after it was broadsided by an Interstate Batteries truck.  The other driver was uninjured.  The driver of the pick-up was taken to Continue reading

Law Enforcement Looking for Impersonator

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Law Enforcement in Moffat County is looking for a police impersonator. In a joint press release from the Craig Police Department, the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and the Colorado State Patrol, officials say they have had two reports over the last three weeks, of a possible impersonator performing traffic stops. Both Continue reading

Two Facing Drug Charges in Moffat County

court-300A man and woman are facing several felony drug charges in Moffat County. Santana Ryan and Richard Koucherick appeared in Moffat County Court Tuesday following their arrest November 15th. The arrests were the result of a joint operation between the All Crimes Enforcement Team (ACET), the Craig Police Department, the Continue reading

No Progress in Search for Missing Man

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300There is still no sign of John Simons, who has been missing since late last month. The Craig Police Department says the 61-year old Simons left his home July 25th to go hiking at Trapper’s Lake. He left a note saying he would be gone for 4 or 5 days. Nobody has heard from him since. Search parties have used helicopters Continue reading

Craig Police Ask For Public’s Help in Finding Missing Person

image001The Craig Police Department and the Moffat County Sheriff’s Office are requesting the public’s assistance in locating the following missing person, John Michael Simons.   He left his home on July 25th, leaving a note stating that he was going to Trapper’s Lake for 4-5 days.  There has been no further communication with him and multiple agencies are trying to locate him or his vehicle.  Pictured: John Michael Simons. Continue reading