Tag Archives: DUI

DUI Saturation Patrol This Weekend

Troopers from the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be conducting a DUI saturation patrol in Grand County this weekend. Last year, State Patrol officers in Troop 4B, which encompasses Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Grand, and Jackson Counties, investigated 108 crashes Continue reading

Man Arrested For DUI After Roll-Over

A single vehicle accident occurred overnight yesterday on Highway 40, 3 miles west of Milner. The accident occurred when the driver, 22-year-old Jeff Wallace of Steamboat, lost control and rolled his vehicle. According to a representative with the Colorado State Continue reading

Federal Fugitive Arrested

A fugitive wanted by the US Marshals Service was arrested this week in Rock Springs. 30-year-old Darren Matthew Olson, of Rock Springs, was wanted by federal authorities after he allegedly went missing from a supervised-release. Olson was indicted by a federal grand jury for his role in conspiring to possess and to distribute Continue reading

Thanksgiving DUI Patrols In Wyoming

The Wyoming Highway Patrol and other local law enforcement will be hitting the road over the extended Thanksgiving Weekend in an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. Around 10,000 people are killed every year in drunk-driving-related crashes in the United States, which is an average of a DUI-related death every 51 minutes. Drunk driving is Continue reading

Heat Is On For Thanksgiving

The Thanksgiving Heat is On DUI Enforcement Campaign in Colorado is underway and will last through Monday the 27th. The Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the State Patrol, and other local law 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

Man Arrested For DUI After Roll-Over

A man sustained minor injuries after he rolled his vehicle Friday morning on Routt County Road 38, northeast of Steamboat. The vehicle ended up on its roof in the middle of the road, after the driver failed to navigate a turn, colliding 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

Man Who Falsely Reported Shooting Gets Jail Time

A man who falsely reported a shooting on Little Bitter Creek Road in Sweetwater County in May, pleaded guilty last week to charges and was sentenced to jail time. 27-year-old Dean Muir admitted to phoning in the fictitious shooting, in an effort to keep a friend, who had been pulled over, from being arrested for DUI. Because of the Continue reading

Multiple DUI’s Issued Over Labor Day

Sweetwater County law enforcement arrested six drunk drivers during the Labor Day DUI Crackdown. Area law enforcement made 183 traffic stops, issued 52 speeding tickets, 48 other tickets and issued 103 warnings. One fatal crash occurred during the operation. The goal of the Labor Day Holiday DUI enforcement operation was to educate Continue reading

1,000 Arrested Over Labor Day, Heat Is On Friday

More than 1,000 impaired drivers were removed from Colorado roadways during this years Labor Day Heat Is On DUI Enforcement campaign, a slight increase over the 964 drivers who were arrested during the same enforcement period last year.  Each year, more than Continue reading

Labor Day DUI Enforcement Underway

Colorado police officers began their annual Labor Day DUI crackdown Friday. The Increased DUI enforcement will last through Tuesday September 5th. The Colorado Department of Transportation is partnering with the State Patrol and other local law enforcement agencies to take as many impaired drivers off the roads as possible. During last years Labor Day DUI enforcement period police Continue reading