Tag Archives: Sheriff

Human Remains Discovered

MESAThe Mesa County Sheriff Department is investigating human remains discovered Tuesday by hikers in the North Desert Area. Sheriff Deputies worked with the assistance of the coroner’s office, forensic students and faculty from Colorado Mesa University to recover the remains. The Sheriff’s Office and coroner Continue reading

24 Year Old Woman Murdered

olivo-tellez-booking-photoA woman was found murdered over the weekend at the Pinon Pines apartments in Glenwood Springs. Friday night, police discovered the body of a 24 year old female who appeared to be the victim of extreme domestic violence.  After an initial investigation, it was Continue reading

Hunters Should Prepare For Bear Encounters

grizzly bearAfter two recent bear attacks in Wyoming and Montana, the Sweetwater County Sheriffs Office is encouraging hunters to take special precautions when hunting in grizzly country. Hunters in bear country are particularly susceptible to bear encounters because of their use of artificial game calls and due to the fact they are moving quietly Continue reading

Body Of Missing Craig Man Found

burkeFriday afternoon Mesa County deputies responded to a report of person found deceased on BLM land west of Lands End Road, about 25 mile southeast of Mesa, Colorado. Once deputies arrived at the remote location, they confirmed the vehicle found with the deceased person was the blue and white Bronco belonging to missing Craig resident Scott Burke. The Mesa County Continue reading

UPDATE: Search Suspended for Missing Craig Man

burkeAfter exhausting all leads Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies are suspending the search for 43-year-old Craig resident Scott Burke.  Burke did not return from a weekend camping trip. He was expected home Saturday, but no one has seen or heard from him.  According to family members, Burke was planning to camp in Mesa County in either the North Desert Continue reading

MOCO Sheriff Looking For Information On Drowning

Trystan CampbellThe Moffat County Sheriff’s office is looking for information related to the death of 18 year old Trystan Campbell, who drowned in the Yampa River near Loudy Simpson Park in early July.  Alcohol consumption is thought to have been a contributing factor in his death.  The Sheriffs Department is primarily looking for information on how Campbell Continue reading

Sweetwater County’s Most Wanted

Sweetwater-Sheriffs-logoThe Sweetwater County Sheriffs office recently added four new people to their most wanted list. Authorities are seeking information on the whereabouts of Anthony M. Costello, Antje E. Fisher, Michael T. Flores and Christian S. Oueilhe. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these individuals is asked to contact the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office at (307)872-3866. Information on the most wanted individuals is available below.  Continue reading

Man Arrested After Standoff With Cops

routt-county-sherrifA standoff between police officers and a man hiding in bushes with a shot gun ended with the man being taken into custody Friday night.  Police responded to reports of domestic violence at a home in Hayden shortly after ten, where they discovered 57 year old Scott Wesley Graves hiding in the bushes with a loaded shotgun.  Routt County Sherriff’s deputy and Continue reading

Two Missing Boys Found

moffat-county-sheriff-300Two boys who went missing Sunday afternoon in Moffat County were located and returned to their family in good condition yesterday, after a day of searching. The boys, 9 and 12 years old, went missing from their family’s cabin in the area of Wilderness Ranch, about 35 miles Northeast of Craig. Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputies began searching for the boys Sunday Continue reading

National Night Out Tuesday

national night out 2016Local Law enforcement agencies, health and welfare providers, firefighters and social service agencies will be among those be gathering at the McDonalds in Craig Tuesday night to participate in “National Night Out”. “National Night Out” is a program that promotes community safety and awareness, by providing the public crime prevention techniques Continue reading

New Facts About “Good Samaritan” Shooting Released

highway-13-smallThe investigation regarding the man who claimed he was shot after he stopped to offer assistance to a motorist on Highway 13 north of Rifle, concluded that his injury did not occur as he claimed. In a 911 call about the shooting on July 16th the 31-year-old man indicated that he had been shot by an unidentified person. The injured man, whose name Continue reading

Woman Falls To Her Death In Dinosaur

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryA 72 year old woman fell to her death in Dinosaur National Park Monday night. The woman, who was on a private raft trip, is believed to have wandered up a hill, away from her campsite, where she fell off a 120 foot cliff. Members of the rafting group discovered the woman missing from her tent Tuesday morning, and later found her Continue reading