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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

Scammers Impersonating Law Enforcement

Scammers who claim to represent the Sheriff’s department are again targeting people in the Sweetwater County. The scammer is claiming they’re a law enforcement officer, and are threatening targets with arrest for supposedly evading jury duty. The victim is then told they can avoid arrest by purchasing e-vouchers or re-loadable debit cards in Continue reading

Police Issue Warning After Vehicle Break-ins

Following several vehicle break-ins in the City of Craig, Craig Police are reminding residents that valuables need to be removed and cars need to be locked whenever they are parked. There have been numerous incidents recently of items being stolen from vehicles and vehicle theft. Stolen items have included cash, personal property and handguns. While you may think you should not have to 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

Move-Over Citations On The Rise

Move-Over citations are on the rise in Colorado after the death of a State Trooper last year. According to statistics from the department of transportation, over 2,200 drivers have been ticketed this year for failing to  comply with the Move-Over law.  That’s more than the total from 2015 and 2016 combined. State police increased enforcement of Colorado’s Move-Over law after State 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

IRS Scammers Targeting Craig Area

Area residents are being targeted by a old scam.  People are receiving calls from someone claiming to represent the IRS in a tax fraud lawsuit against the victim. The scammer says the victim can avoid further complications by settling the Continue reading

Scammer Impersonating Law Enforcement

The Carbon County Sheriff’s are warning of a new scam, where someone is calling victims, claiming to be an employee at the Sheriff’s office. The scammer is calling targets claiming he is Lieutenant Williams and that the individual has a warrant out for their arrest for failing to appear 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