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Dog Carcass Discovered

An investigation determined that a dead dog, which was discovered recently in the Rock Springs area, had not been shot. A picture of the dog carcass was posted on Facebook, resulting in public speculation about how the dog died, including the theory that it had been shot to death. A Sweetwater County animal Continue reading

Man Arrested After Altercation With Police

A Montana man was arrested earlier this week after he got into an altercation with Craig Police. Officers contacted 57-year-old Darren Webster at the Craig Walmart Monday, where he was accused of trying to steal a number of items. When officers attempted to arrest Webster, he resisted, and began to fight them. He was eventually taken Continue reading

Man Passed Out In Car Arrested For DUI

A 35-year-old Craig man was arrested over the weekend after he was found passed out behind the wheel of his car. Police found the man behind the wheel near the intersection of Victory Way and Crescent Drive Sunday night. While officers were attempting to arrest the man he became aggressive, and Continue reading

Man Wanted For Bond Violation

A warrant has been issued for 20-year-old Nicholas James Johnson. Craig police issued the warrant for Johnson after he violated his bond. Johnson was released on bond after he was arrested on a charge of Obstructing a Police Officer. Anyone with information on Johnson is Continue reading

Help Locate Juvenile Runaway

Craig Police are looking for the public’s help in locating a missing girl who ran away from her home in Nebraska. A Craig Police officer said they spotted the female juvenile in Craig last night but was unable to make contact. The girl is believed to be with an underage male from Wyoming. Their identities Continue reading

Tax Increase Takes Budget From Deficit To Surplus

The Craig City Council passed the City budget for 2018 at their meeting last night. The budget calls for $8.96 million in spending, with revenues estimated at $9.2 million, allowing the Continue reading

Craig Police Officer Charged With Child Abuse

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Misdemeanor child abuse charges have been filed against Craig Police Officer Tracey Reneau for an incident involving her step child in July.  Reneau was relieved of her duties as a police officer in early August. She has been charged with Third Degree Assault and Child Abuse.  According to court documents, Reneau knowingly or recklessly caused Continue reading

Georgie Hand Sentenced to 82 Years

Hand, Georgie 01131972 (1)Georgie Hand, the woman convicted of attempting to kill a wildlife officer and a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy was sentenced to 82 years in prison Monday. In April a jury found hand guilty on 8 felony counts, including 2 counts of aggravated robbery, 2 counts of second-degree kidnapping, 2 counts of menacing and 2 counts of disarming a peace officer. According to District Attorney Brett Barkey, the charges of kidnapping and robbery came with mandatory sentencing Continue reading

New Details About Fatal Shooting In Moffat County

District Attorney 14thThe 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has released additional information about the shooting in western Moffat County including the name of the person in custody.  The release said that a Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer and a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy were investigating a suspicious vehicle off of the road Continue reading