Tag Archives: Craig Police

Craig Police Release Year End Report

The Craig Police Department recently released their year-end report for 2016. The report details the strategic direction of the department, future priorities the department will undertake and breaks down the crime statistics for 2016. Craig Police increased DUI patrols last year by 113 hours and Continue reading

Incidents Highlight Need For Gun Safety Conversations

Following two separate incidents involving children and guns, the Craig Police Department is asking all parents to discuss gun safety with their kids. A small child found a handgun buried in a snow bank earlier this week. Fortunately, the child did not touch the gun and alerted their parent to its presence. The gun was recovered by Craig Police. The other incident Continue reading

Man Missing From CAPS Arrested

A man who went missing Wednesday night from CAPS in Craig was arrested Thursday night by Craig Police.  An on duty police officer spotted the missing man, 51-year-old Anthony Manning, near Thunder Rolls  Bowling Center. The officer was able to follow Manning to a trailer off of West First Street where he was arrested. Two other Continue reading

Bullet Fires Off In Craig Home

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300A .22 bullet was ignited and fired off in a house on Country Club drive in Craig at around 11 Monday morning. The bullet was sitting on a counter next to a hair straightener that was turned on. According to Bill Leonard from the Craig Police Continue reading

Separate Incidents In Routt and Moffat County Involve Children

breakingnews (1)Wild West Radio News is following two incidents involving juveniles Thursday.  In Routt County the Sheriff’s department is investigating an accidental shooting death in South Routt that occurred Thursday morning.  The Continue reading

Craig Man Suspect In String Of Area Burglaries

Jason TracyThe Moffat County Sheriff’s Department believe they have solved a series of burglaries.  Late last week a Sheriff’s Deputy spotted a 4-wheeler that matched the description of one that had reportedly been stolen while responding to an unrelated call.  After running the vehicle identification number and determining that it was indeed the stolen 4-wheeler, a warrant was obtained to search the rest of the property in the Jensen Subdivision on the North Side of Continue reading

11 Year Old Injured In ATV Accident

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300An eleven year old girl was injured this weekend when she wrecked her four-wheeler in Craig. According to the Craig Police Department, the girl was riding the four-wheeler in the skate park near Ashley and Baker drive, when she was forced to make a sudden turn causing her to lose control and crash. The girl suffered minor injuries and was Continue reading

Knife Attack In Craig

cody custerAn knife assault in Craig late Tuesday night left a man with serious injuries.  After responding to a report of the assault at the Frontier Apartments on 1st Avenue West in Craig, Police officers found 26 year old Race Matthew Russell in the apartment parking lot with knife wounds to his side and throat. He was treated at the Memorial Hospital and later flown to Saint Mary’s Hospital in 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

Craig Police Warn Residents to Leave Nothing Valuable in Cars Over Night

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Craig Police are reminding citizens that although making sure you’re vehicle is locked when not attended is important for deterring thieves, removing valuable effects from the vehicle is critical. Recently, during a rash of vehicle break-ins, the department warned citizens to lock their vehicles to prevent theft, but many cars are Continue reading

Craig Police Department Crime Alert

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Recently the Craig Police Department warned citizens to lock their vehicles to prevent the opportunity for criminals entering the vehicles and taking personal valuables left in them. During a rash of recent incidents, cars were entered and items stolen, but the trend continues where many cars were unlocked. However, in several instances the cars were locked and forcefully entered. Continue reading

Craig Police Looking into ATV Thefts

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Craig police are looking into a string of ATV thefts in the area. The latest theft happened earlier this week, when an employee found that a machine brought in by a customer for repairs the day before was gone. Police say there have been four recent ATV thefts, most of which have been recovered. One was recovered when the thief Continue reading