Tag Archives: Sheriff

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

Good Samaritan Motorist Shot On Highway 13

Garfield SheriffA 31-year-old man was shot just after midnight Sunday on Highway 13 about 5 miles north of Rifle. The incident occurred when he stopped to offer assistance to the driver of a stopped vehicle with flashing emergency lights. As he approached the vehicle, someone inside shot him in the torso. After being shot, he returned to his vehicle and was able to drive away and Continue reading

Man Arrested After Explosive Device Discovered

arrestA man was arrested Sunday near Basalt, after police discovered a homemade explosive device in his home. 28 year old Dustin Brown from Basalt called police after he got into a dispute with his girlfriend, resulting in her crashing her car. When police arrived they found Continue reading

3 Year Old Victim Of Tragic Shooting Identified

Gavin Stiles editThe 3-year-old who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound has been identified as Gavin Stiles. His parents are Joni Stiles and Michael Stiles. Michael is a Steamboat Police Officer. The incident occurred at the family home 4 miles south of Stagecoach reservoir in rural Routt County Thursday morning. Continue reading

3 Year Old Killed In Accidental Shooting

The Routt County the Sheriff’s department is investigating an accidental shooting death that occurred Thursday morning near Stagecoach. The victim is the three year old son of a Steamboat Springs Police officer. Neither of whom has been identified by the Sheriff’s office. The child was transported and Continue reading

Separate Incidents In Routt and Moffat County Involve Children

breakingnews (1)Wild West Radio News is following two incidents involving juveniles Thursday.  In Routt County the Sheriff’s department is investigating an accidental shooting death in South Routt that occurred Thursday morning.  The Continue reading

Craig Man Suspect In String Of Area Burglaries

Jason TracyThe Moffat County Sheriff’s Department believe they have solved a series of burglaries.  Late last week a Sheriff’s Deputy spotted a 4-wheeler that matched the description of one that had reportedly been stolen while responding to an unrelated call.  After running the vehicle identification number and determining that it was indeed the stolen 4-wheeler, a warrant was obtained to search the rest of the property in the Jensen Subdivision on the North Side of Continue reading

5 Year Old Injured In ATV Accident In Fair Condition

moffat-county-sheriff-300The 5 year old boy that was injured in an ATV accident Saturday north of Craig is in fair condition at a Denver hospital. According to Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume the boy was riding the ATV with his mother and 13 year old sister when the accident occurred. The 13 year old was driving the ATV at the time of the accident. All three were taken to The Continue reading

UPDATE: Body Of Missing Rafter Found In The Green River

antional park service 300A body matching the description of a rafter missing since Friday evening has been found. Sandra Wolder, age 62, of Aurora, Colorado was an apparent drowning victim at Upper Disaster Falls on the Green River in the Canyon of Lodore within Dinosaur National Monument.

Continue reading

Man Pleads Guilty To Attempted Assault On Sheriff

maclairdThe man accused of attacking a Grand County Sheriff with a knife has accepted a plea deal and will serve between 5 to 12 years in prison. Connor MacLaird  pleaded guilty to the charge of attempted first degree assault of sheriff Brett Schroetlin. The assault relates to an incident last September when Continue reading

Crime Rates Increase In Moffat County

moffat-county-sheriff-300A report released by the Moffat County Sheriffs Office shows that crime rates increased in the county in 2015 as compared to the previous year. Notable increases include the assault rate which rose by 14 cases over the last calendar year or by 200%.  The number of criminal mischief cases rose Continue reading

Sheriffs’ Attempt To Change Gun Laws Shot Down

gun contorlA group of Colorado Sheriffs attempt to change gun laws in the state was shot down by an appeals court yesterday. The sheriff’s were challenging the 2013 laws that put a limit on the size of magazines and also expanded background Continue reading