Tag Archives: investigation

Assist With Felony Voyeurism Investigation

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s assistance with an ongoing voyeurism investigation. 28-year-old Ryan Flaten was arrested last month in Green River, and is facing 16 felony counts of Voyeurism in Sweetwater County. Flaten is currently free on a $25,000 bond. During the investigation, officers have come into Continue reading

Two Arrested After Body Discovered

Two people were arrested in Eagle County earlier this week, after a body was discovered during an investigation. Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported home invasion Wednesday night Continue reading

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Sends 1 To Hospital

An unidentified elderly Steamboat Woman, suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning, was transported to the hospital Sunday morning in serious condition. Emergency personnel responded to the Waterside Condos on Yampa Street to attend to the female, after she was pulled unresponsive from her apartment. The woman was rescued by Continue reading

Man Seriously Injured In Accident At Power Plant

An employee at the Craig Station suffered serious injuries in an accident last week. The employee’s leg was injured while he was working on a train. He was taken to Memorial Regional Continue reading

Child Dies At Campground From Asphyxiation

An infant died last week at a campsite off of Rio Blanco County Road 8, about half way between Meeker and Phippsburg. The father had reportedly laid the child down to sleep and had gone off hunting near Trapper Lake, when he returned to find the baby had died. The infant has been Continue reading

Bureau Of Investigation Assisting With Search For Rangely Man

The Colorado Bureau of Investigators has been called into to assist with the search for 66-year-old Peter Ruffner, who went missing from the Rangely area in September. CBI is working with the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office in Continue reading

Vehicle Fire At Wyoming Landfill

No one was injured when a pickup caught fire at the Rock Springs Landfill earlier this week.  Fire fighters were able to get the vehicle extinguished after responding to the scene Monday afternoon. The driver of Continue reading

Brush-Fire Threatens Vehicles And Structures

A brush-fire ignited on private property Tuesday afternoon off of Rio Blanco County Road 7, near Strawberry Creek. The fire, which is believed to have been human caused, threatened structures and vehicles Continue reading

Crews Increase Containment Of MOCO Fire

Cool temperatures and less wind this week has allowed crews to increase containment of the Winter Valley Fire, which ignited last week south of Elk Springs, increasing Continue reading

2 Charged In Death Of Man Who Fell From Train

Two people have been charged in the death of a transient man east of Wamsutter, which occurred earlier this month. The body of 26-year-old Eric Barrett of Arkansas was found by railroad workers on Saturday, August 19th. It was later determined that Barrett had died due to injuries sustained after falling from a train.  After an investigation, police Continue reading

Fire Near Craig Threatens Multiple Buildings

It took Craig firefighters around 5 hours to get a human caused fire under control Sunday afternoon. The fire occurred on private property off of Glabb Lane, 4 miles west of Craig. According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume, the fire threatened multiple out-buildings, but Continue reading

One Killed, Trooper Injured In Accident Near Rifle

One person was killed yesterday, while another and a State Trooper were sent to the hospital, following an accident on I-70 near Rifle. The incident began when the state trooper pulled over a vehicle on the interstate around 5:30.  During the traffic stop an oncoming vehicle collided with Continue reading