Tag Archives: Drug

Multiple Arrests For Drug And Gang Activity

Multiple people were arrested this week after a three-month investigation into property crimes, narcotics and gang activity related to a residence on Battlement Mesa in Garfield County. A search warrant was conducted on Tuesday, when officers discovered forged documents, drug paraphernalia, Continue reading

2 Arrested, One Still Wanted

Two women who had warrants out for their arrest for drug charges have both been arrested.  23-year-old Chelsea Marie had a warrant issued for her arrest this Continue reading

Study Looks At Students’ Health And Issues

A representative for Communities that Care, a program administered by Northwest Colorado Health in Craig, presented the results from a study at the Moffat County Commissioners meeting yesterday, which looked at the health, and other areas of concern regarding Moffat County students. The study found areas for improvement, but also Continue reading

Help Identify Burglar

The Oak Creek Police Department is looking for public assistance to help identify the person responsible for breaking into a Bonfiglio’s drugstore. A male is believed to have stolen multiple bottles of prescription medication, with each bottle full of about Continue reading

Man Arrested For Drug Distribution In Craig

A  man was arrested Monday in Craig for drug distribution and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police were called to the Frontier Apartments by a land lord who was concerned 45-year-old Todd Edward Smith of Craig, was at one of the Continue reading

2 Gang Members Charged With Felonies

Two Sureno street gang members received multiple charges last week related to narcotics distribution and illegal gun possession, after a search warrant was executed for an apartment in Rifle. 50-year-old Moses Gallegos, who was baby sitting a toddler when police arrived, was found to have 12 grams of Continue reading

Senators Look To Make It Easier To Study Marijuana

Senator Cory Gardner has joined the effort to make it easier to conduct scientific research on marijuana as a safe and effective medical treatment. Gardner and Utah Senator Orrin Hatch introduced the Marijuana Effective Drug Study Act of 2017 this week.  Gardner says the medical community Continue reading

90 Mile High Speed Chase

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were involved in a vehicle pursuit that spanned over 90 miles on Interstate 80. The episode began Tuesday morning when a Trooper stopped a SUV for exceeding the speed limit about 10 miles east of Rawlins. A K-9 team detected the presence of narcotics in the SUV. When the occupants were asked to get out of the vehicle, the driver started the vehicle and sped off with his girlfriend and her two kids, ages seven and Continue reading

Therapeutic Marijuana To Be Exempt From Feds?

Legislation has been introduced that would exempt strains of therapeutic hemp, used to fight seizures caused by epilepsy, from the U.S. Controlled Substances Act. Colorado Senator Cory Gardner helped introduced the bipartisan, Therapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act last week.  The legislation would exempt marijuana strains with low THC and high CBD levels from federal drug laws. THC is the psychoactive ingredient in Continue reading

Drug Take Back In Wyoming Saturday

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office along with the Rock Springs and Green River Police Departments will host drug take back days this Saturday. Residents can drop off any unused or expired prescription medication and it will be disposed of properly. Studies Continue reading

Drug Take Back Day Saturday In Craig

The Craig Police Department and the Moffat County Sheriff’s will hold a drug take back day this weekend in Craig.  Any unused or expired prescription or over the counter medication can be dropped off and they will be disposed of properly. They will not be Continue reading

Wyoming Men Arrested For Drug Trafficking

Two Rock Springs men were arrested this week on federal drug charges. 53-year-old James Alexander and 53-year-old William Curtis were arrested Monday and charged with Continue reading