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Two Vehicle Accident Closes Highway

Highway 13 near Hamilton was closed for about half an hour last night, following a two vehicle accident.  68-year-old Michael Debuono of Clifton was driving when he collided with a car being driven by 78-year-old Ida Gordon of Craig, around Continue reading

Heat Is On Again For St. Patrick’s Day

860 impaired drivers were arrested during the first two Heat is On DUI campaigns this year, a slight decrease from the 896 drivers who were arrested during the same time period in 2017. In total last year, 232 people lost their lives Continue reading

Icy Roads Cause At Least 6 Accidents Monday

Winter weather kept emergency responders in Routt County busy Monday. Crews responded to six accidents and assisted numerous drivers throughout the day. In four of the accidents, the individuals involved Continue reading

Man Found Dead In Car

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a parked vehicle on I-70 near Frisco. The reporting partly told officers the car had been parked in the Frisco Scenic Overlook off the highway for a few days. When the snow covered car was inspected, Continue reading

Winter Blitz DUI Enforcement Underway

 The Winter Blitz Heat is On DUI enforcement campaign is underway in Colorado. Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. The ten-day DUI enforcement period will run through January 29th. More than 10,000 intoxicated drivers were arrested last year Continue reading

Ten Arrested For DUI In Sweetwater County

Ten drunk drivers were arrested in Sweetwater County over New Year’s weekend, from December 29th through January 2nd. During the four-day operation, local law enforcement made 107 traffic stops, issued 14 speeding citations, 1 seat Continue reading

New Year Starts In Jail For 366 Drivers

366 impaired drivers rang in the New Year in jail after being arrested for DUI by Colorado law enforcement. This is an increase over the 279 impaired drivers who were arrested over the New Years Eve DUI enforcement period last year. More than 10,000 drivers were arrested for DUI during Continue reading

Accident Injures Two

Two people were injured in an accident Friday afternoon at the intersection of 9th and Barclay in Craig. The two drivers, who were the only people involved in the accident, were both transported to the hospital for treatment. Their Continue reading

Officers Arrest 600+ Intoxicated Drivers

656 intoxicated drivers were arrested during the most recent Heat is On campaign, which took place from December 1st through the 11th. This was an increase over the 568 arrests which were made during the same enforcement period last year. According to preliminary Continue reading

600+ Impaired Drivers Arrested

613 impaired drivers were taken off the roads this year during the Thanksgiving Heat is on Campaign in Colorado. This was a slight increase from the 522 impaired drivers that were arrested during the Thanksgiving enforcement period last year. Traffic fatalities attributed to impaired drivers Continue reading

375 Arrested For DUI Over Halloween Weekend

375 impaired drivers were taken off the roads by Colorado law enforcement officers over the Halloween weekend.  This is an increase from the 325 drivers that were arrested during Halloween weekend last year. During the Fall Festivals DUI enforcement period, which ran from September 15 to October 23, law enforcement Continue reading

Halloween DUI Enforcement Underway

In an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible, Halloween DUI enforcement is underway, with members of the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement increasing patrols throughout the state. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 45 percent of Continue reading