Tag Archives: Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office

Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office Offers Mobile App

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office has a new free mobile app to connect with residents through smartphones and tablets. The new app allows the Rio Blanco Communications Center to quickly disseminate emergency alerts, and post news about missing persons, traffic delays, and weekly crime reports. In the event of an emergency, app Continue reading

Rio Blanco County Man Dies from Accidental Self Inflicted Gunshot Wound

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3A man that shot himself in the head near Rangely on Thursday, did so accidentally. That’s according to the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office, who says an elderly gentleman was walking out of a shed with a rifle, when he tripped. The gun reportedly went off, striking the man in the head. Authorities say he died from the Continue reading

Shooting Near Rangely Being Investigated

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3The Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office has released little details about a shooting incident within the county. The office sent out a press release overnight that says the Rangely Police Department received a 9-1-1 call yesterday afternoon in reference to an individual with a gun shot wound to the head, just outside Rangely Continue reading

Rollover Crash Injures 5 in Rio Blanco County

RIO-BLANCO-COUNTY-SHERIFF-3Yesterday afternoon, the Rio Blanco Communications Center was notified of a one-car rollover crash about four and a half miles west of Meeker on State Highway 64 with multiple victims being injured. The first Deputy to arrive found one occupant had been ejected, the driver was partially ejected and the other three Continue reading