Tag Archives: Craig Police

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

The Memorial Hospital Employees Thwart Scam

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Craig Police say employees at The Memorial Hospital at Craig thwarted a scam attempt that was similar to one used on a Steamboat consulting firm last month. In that case, a 63-year old woman was arrested in Washington and brought back to Routt County to face charges of computer fraud and impersonation. Police say Continue reading

Craig Police Respond to Shooting Victim at Hospital

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Craig Police officers responded to The Memorial Hospital Friday morning, after a woman walked into the facility with a gunshot wound she sustained the night before. Police say the woman was accidentally shot in the chest when she and her husband fought over a 22-caliber pistol, and it discharged. The woman decided she wasn’t hurt Continue reading

Attempted Break-In at Craig Pot Shop

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Craig Police are looking into who tried to break into the Craig Apothecary Saturday night. According to reports, someone tried to break in through the back, by breaking a window. An employee said the would-be burglars never made it into the store, and nothing was stolen. The store is Craig’s only Medical Marijuana Shop. It does not sell retail marijuana.

Two Arrested in Connection With Vehicle Break-Ins

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Craig police have made a couple of arrests recently in their investigation into stolen vehicles and stolen items from vehicles. A recent rash of car break-ins prompted police earlier this week to remind residents to lock car doors overnight. Some of those break-ins resulted in the vehicles being taken for joy rides, when keys were left inside. Robert Boxell, a Craig man, has been Continue reading

Law Enforcement Respond to Several Weekend Accidents

Vehicle-Accident-300Law enforcement authorities were busy in Craig this weekend dealing with traffic accidents. Craig Police say it was near midnight Friday, when a car driven by Andrea Edwards blew through the stop sign at Industrial Avenue and Ranney Street. Industrial doesn’t continue past Ranney, and Continue reading

Craig Police Investigating Vandalism at Mountain Meats

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Craig police are investigating a report of vandalism at Mountain Meat Packing. The incident was reported to police yesterday. Administrative Sergeant John Forgay says compressors on refrigeration units were damaged, causing freon to escape. He says fortunately the vandalism was Continue reading

Craig Police Investigating Possible Drug Find

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Craig Police are investigating how a bag full of suspected bath salts wound up in a light fixture of the Centennial Mall in Craig.  While changing a light bulb, the mall’s maintenance staff found a bag full of what appears to be synthetic drugs.  The suspected drugs are in the process of being tested.