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Facebook Scam Targeting NW Colorado

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam on Facebook. Numerous people in the area have received a direct message from one of their friends that prompts the target to text or call a phone number to secure a “free money grant”. This is a scam. It is very likely that the friend’s account that Continue reading

Scammers Targeting South Central Wyoming

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning south central Wyoming residents of two scams circulating around the area. Residents are receiving telephone calls from scammers who claim to be soliciting donations on behalf of local law enforcement. The calls are from Arkansas area code. According to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Continue reading

Scammers Impersonating Law Enforcement

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam, where people are calling targets in Northwest Colorado and South Central Wyoming, claiming to be an employee of a  local law enforcement agency. The callers tell the victims they have a warrant out for 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

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