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UPDATE 2: Search Crews Find Body Of Missing Man

The body of a man, who was contacted by Steamboat Police late Sunday night, was found Monday afternoon in the Yampa River. The 22-year-old was last seen entering the river, following the exchange with officers. Police initially Continue reading

Telephone Pole Fire May Have Been Intentional

Craig Firefighters responded to a telephone pole that was on fire Tuesday morning on School Street in Craig. According to Battalion Commander Troy Hampton, a homeowner near the pole discovered the fire and put it out utilizing a personal fire extinguisher. Yampa Valley Electric crews were called in to Continue reading

Craig Man Charged With Multiple Thefts

A 30-year-old Craig man was arrested Saturday after police discovered items from multiple thefts in his possession. Police received reports Friday afternoon that a storage locker in Craig had been broken into. The owner of the storage locker told police that tools were stolen, and he believed they were taken to an apartment on the 600 block of Ranney Street. Police responded to the Continue reading

Police Investigate Suspicious Item At Post Office

Craig Police closed down the area around the Craig post office Friday afternoon, after a suspicious item was discovered near one of the post office trash cans. According to Jerry DeLong of the Craig Police Department, officers were called to the post office shortly Continue reading

Kids Bike Safety Event Saturday In Craig

The Craig Police Department will host a “Bike Rodeo” Saturday at Woodbury Park in Craig, for kids ages 6 to 14.  The Bike Rodeo will take place from 9 to 11:30.  At the event, kids will learn more about bike safety and will also be able to register their bike with the Craig Police Department. Memorial Regional Health will also give the Continue reading

Publishers Clearing House Scammers Target Craig

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam where victims are receiving letters that say they won a contest through Publishers Clearing House. In the letter the victim is asked to provide money in order to cover contest processing fees and other costs. Craig Police want the public to be aware that Continue reading

Steamboat Police Chief Named To State Board

Steamboat Police Chief Cory Christensen has been appointed to the Colorado Peace Officers Standard and Training Board by Governor Hickenlooper. The board is made up of professionals and experts from law and law enforcement communities. The POST board Continue reading

Local Police Receive Awards For Saving Lives

Five local law enforcement officers were presented with Life Saving Awards by Craig Police Chief Walt Vanatta and Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume at the Craig City Council meeting Tuesday. Officer Grant Laehr , Deputy Ryan Hampton and Officer Jessey Kennel were all Continue reading

Drug Take Back In Wyoming Saturday

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office along with the Rock Springs and Green River Police Departments will host drug take back days this Saturday. Residents can drop off any unused or expired prescription medication and it will be disposed of properly. Studies Continue reading

Drug Take Back Day Saturday In Craig

The Craig Police Department and the Moffat County Sheriff’s will hold a drug take back day this weekend in Craig.  Any unused or expired prescription or over the counter medication can be dropped off and they will be disposed of properly. They will not be Continue reading

UPDATE: Woman Who Spit At Police Charged With Assault

A Leadville woman was arrested Sunday night after she caused a disturbance in the lobby of the Clarion Inn in Craig. 35-year-old Kelly Anne McKee was taken into custody when police discovered she had warrants for her arrest out of Lake County and Denver. Police then took McKee to the hospital so Continue reading

Craig Man Wanted For Assault

Craig and Hayden Police are looking for Tanner Eugene Sholes of Craig. The 34-year-old is wanted for vehicular assault, felony menacing, possession of a weapon by a previous offender, assault, child abuse, reckless endangerment, criminal mischief, driving under restraint and reckless driving. Craig and Hayden police are asking anyone with information on Sholes  to contact them. Those numbers are Continue reading