Tag Archives: Sheriff

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

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.

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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