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Husband And Wife Arrested For Embezzlement

A husband and wife were arrested earlier this week, on charges of theft and tax fraud. Officers executed search warrants on the residence of Charles and Charla Farris in Silt Tuesday, after a month’s Continue reading

Suspicious Bomb Like Item Discovered

Routt County Sheriff’s officers responded to a suspicious item yesterday in the Buffalo Pass area near the Dry Lakes Campground. A hiker in the area called police after finding a square package containing wires, that looked like it could be a bomb. Upon arriving at the scene, Routt County Deputies confirmed the hiker’s Continue reading

Fire That Closed Highway 40 Fully Contained

Crews were able to get the Mile Marker 166 fire fully contained yesterday afternoon.  The fire had closed highway 40 near the Colorado Utah border Tuesday afternoon. A representative from the Uintah Basin Interagency Fire Center confirmed that the fire was fully contained as of 5:30. The cause of the fire is still Continue reading

25 People Arrested For Meth Distribution

After a six month-long investigation, 25 people were arrested last week in Rock Springs, for their role in the trafficking and distribution of methamphetamines. The investigation began last December when police became aware of activities by a loosely organized, Green River-based, drug trafficking organization. The investigation concluded Continue reading

Steamboat Man Arrested For Fraud

Another Steamboat Springs seasonal worker has been arrested this week for fraud. 25-year-old Chandra Pretap from India was arrested Monday on suspicion of theft and identity theft for defrauding a New York business out of $2,400. Police initiated the investigation into Pretap after Continue reading

Cause Of Chairlift Death Determined

Mechanical issues  were the cause of the fall of a mother and her two daughters from a chairlift at Ski Granby Ranch that occurred last month. According to a report from the Colorado Passenger Tramway Safety Board, the chair struck the supporting tower before the three fell.  The board’s investigation into the incident, Continue reading

Missing Rock Springs Teen Found Safe

taylar-haddock-compositeTaylar Ray Haddock, the Rock Springs teenager that went missing over the weekend, was located in Rock Springs yesterday, and is safe. Haddock’s parents reported her missing Saturday night to the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Continue reading

Child Charged With Starting Beaver Creek Fire

FireA child has been charged with arson, for a role in igniting the Beaver Creek Fire, which is still burning 24 miles north of Walden.  The fire, which began in June, has burned approximately 60 square miles of land near the Colorado and Wyoming border.  The arson charges were filed earlier this month.  Police Continue reading

Alcohol May Have Contributed To Highway 13 Crash

Vehicle-Accident-300One woman was injured Wednesday when she wrecked her vehicle on Highway 13 North of Craig. 68 year old Kathleen Jensen from Idaho was driving when she lost control, striking a fence on the side of the highway. The accident occurred just after 4:30 yesterday afternoon. Jensen was transported to the Memorial Hospital with what Continue reading

Officers Cleared in Shooting of Suspect

District Attorney 14thThe Moffat County deputy and the Parks and Wildlife Officer who were the subject of an investigation into the death of James Damon, have been cleared of any wrong doing. In March, Deputy Bhrent Shock and Wildlife Officer Nathan Martinez happened upon Damon’s vehicle near Dinosaur, and were confronted Continue reading

Steamboat Police Investigation Update

Steamboat Police BadgeThe investigation of alleged misconduct within the Steamboat Springs Police Department continues. Investigator Katherine Nuanes is gathering information and interviewing individuals identified as having information related to the investigation. That update comes from a press release from the City of Steamboat. Continue reading

Man Killed on Oil Rig North of Parachute

fatal-300An investigation is underway after a worker was killed in an accident on a drilling rig in western Colorado. WPX Energy spokeswoman Susan Alvillar says the man was killed Tuesday night on Continue reading