Tag Archives: Craig Police Department

Craig Police Warn of Publishers Clearinghouse Scam

SCAMS-300If you watch any television, have email or regular mail, you know it is the season for “Publishers Clearing House” to attract people with their big dollar giveaway. The Craig Police Department is warning residents that it is also time for SCAMS under the same name that usually show up on the internet. Police say one local was caught up in Continue reading

Steamboat Police Chief Candidates to Attend Reception Tomorrow Night

Steamboat Police BadgeThe five final candidates for Steamboat Police Chief will get together for a Community Reception tomorrow, and the public is invited. Candidates will provide a brief summary of their background and experience and will participate in a question and answer session. The candidates are Cory Christensen, Assistant Chief of Police Continue reading

Craig Police Participate in National Drug Take-Back Program

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The Craig Police Department will set up in the Centennial Mall parking lot this weekend to accept expired and unused prescription, or over the counter medications. The idea is to collect the unused medication and dispose of it properly. Items that will NOT be accepted include needles, syringes, mercury thermometers, oxygen Continue reading

Facebook Helps Police Catch Vandals

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300The Craig Police Department used Facebook to catch the alleged vandals who reportedly tagged several buildings in Craig two nights ago. The department’s Facebook page shows a surveillance picture of the two men who were suspected of buying spray paint from Wal-Mart, and using it to deface a handful of businesses. The caption thanks the community for identifying the Continue reading

National Night Out is August 4th

nno15Moffat County emergency workers will celebrate National Night Out next week. National Night Out is a nationwide program that promotes community safety awareness, crime prevention techniques and law enforcement-community partnerships for a safer America. On August 4th Continue reading

Sexually Violent Predator Paroled in Craig

Waite 200x200 7.24.15A sexually violent predator has been paroled to the Craig area. The Craig Police Department sent out a release yesterday notifying the community that a sexually violent predator has moved into the community. 52 year old Dale Waite was convicted of Sexual Assault and Rape. On parole, he will be monitored with GPS, and he has been ordered to Continue reading

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