Tag Archives: Patrol

UPDATE: Highway 40 Reopened After Accident

Highway 40 was closed for about half an hour Friday morning near mile marker 99 east of Craig, due to a three vehicle accident. Two of the cars involved ended up in the ditch on the side of the roadway, while another vehicle was disabled on the road. According to a representative with the Colorado Continue reading

One Dead After Car And Semi Collide

Wyoming highway fatalities are slightly below where they were through this time last year, but are above the totals for this time period in 2016. The 13th Highway fatality of the year occurred Monday, when the vehicle of 45-year-old Thomas Nisbet of Green River, collided head on with a semi Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day DUI Patrols

The Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement to conduct DUI saturation patrols for this St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Officers will be working saturation patrols in the Craig, Steamboat and Winter Park areas. The Colorado State Patrol in Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Continue reading

Man Found Dead In Car

The Colorado State Patrol is investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a parked vehicle on I-70 near Frisco. The reporting partly told officers the car had been parked in the Frisco Scenic Overlook off the highway for a few days. When the snow covered car was inspected, Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrols For Super Bowl

The Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local Law Enforcement to conduct DUI saturation patrols in Moffat, Routt, and Grand Counties for this Super Bowl weekend. The goal of the increased enforcement is to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. Last year, officers in State Patrol Troop 4B, which encompasses Rio Continue reading

Driver Swerves To Miss Animal, Rolls Vehicle

A man rolled his vehicle Wednesday night on Highway 131 near Toponas. 30-year-old Tyler Sylvia was driving when he swerved to avoid a deer or elk, rolling his vehicle. According Continue reading

Second Wyoming Highway Death Of The Year

The second death to occur this year on Wyoming Highways took place earlier this week near Greybull. 28-year-old Simon Augedahl of Casper, rear ended a semi truck on Highway 14 Monday. Augendahl, who was not wearing a seat-belt when the accident occurred, sustained fatal injures. The two Continue reading

New Years Eve DUI Patrols In NW Colorado

Police will be increasing DUI patrols in Moffat, Routt and Grand County on New Years Eve. Colorado State Patrol will be partnering with local law enforcement in our area in an effort to take as many intoxicated drivers off the roads as possible. So far this year 615 people have Continue reading

DUI Saturation Patrol This Weekend

Troopers from the Colorado State Patrol and local law enforcement will be conducting a DUI saturation patrol in Grand County this weekend. Last year, State Patrol officers in Troop 4B, which encompasses Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Grand, and Jackson Counties, investigated 108 crashes 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

Thanksgiving DUI Patrols In Wyoming

The Wyoming Highway Patrol and other local law enforcement will be hitting the road over the extended Thanksgiving Weekend in an effort to remove as many intoxicated drivers from the roads as possible. Around 10,000 people are killed every year in drunk-driving-related crashes in the United States, which is an average of a DUI-related death every 51 minutes. Drunk driving is 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