Tag Archives: DUI

Alcohol Contributes To Roll-Over In Craig

Alcohol consumption is believed to have contributed to a roll-over accident over the weekend In Craig. According to a representative with the Craig Police Department, an unidentified Craig man was driving on Ranney Street Saturday afternoon, north of Victory way, Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day DUI Patrols

The Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement to conduct DUI saturation patrols for this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Officers will be working saturation patrols in the Craig, Steamboat and Winter Park areas. The Colorado State Patrol in Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, 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

Man Arrested For DUI After Pursuit

A Hayden man 40-year-old Clifton Riele was arrested for DUI early Wednesday morning after leading police on a high-speed pursuit. According to a representative with the Routt County Sheriff’s office, Hayden Police were attempting to contact Riele, but lost track of Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrols For Super Bowl

The Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local Law Enforcement to conduct DUI saturation patrols in Moffat, Routt, and Grand Counties for this Super Bowl weekend. The goal of the increased enforcement is to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. Last year, officers in State Patrol Troop 4B, which encompasses Rio 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

Man Wanted For Failure To Appear On DUI

Craig Police have issued a warrant for 29-year-old Marco Ocejo-Contreras for a variety of charges. Ocejo-Contreras is wanted for failure to appear on a DUI, and two contempt charges concerning bribery and a controlled substance. Anyone with information on 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

Roll-Over Kills 2, Injures 2 Others

Alcohol consumption is believed to have contributed to an accident Friday that killed two people on private property in Garfield County. 40-year-old Cody Christopher was driving on Puma Paw Ranch Road off of Garfield County Road 219 near Rifle, when he lost control, resulting in his SUV rolling Continue reading

Driver Arrested After Hitting Tree

One man was arrested for drunk driving over the weekend after he crashed his car into a tree on Routt County Road 178, near the intersection  of Highway 40. The man was not injured during the Continue reading

New Years Eve DUI Patrols In NW Colorado

Police will be increasing DUI patrols in Moffat, Routt and Grand County on New Years Eve. Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement in our area in an effort to take as many intoxicated drivers off the roads as possible. So far this year 615 people have Continue reading