Tag Archives: substance

Man Wanted For Failure To Appear On DUI

Craig Police have issued a warrant for 29-year-old Marco Ocejo-Contreras for a variety of charges. Ocejo-Contreras is wanted for failure to appear on a DUI, and two contempt charges concerning bribery and a controlled substance. Anyone with information on Continue reading

Man Arrested Again On Suspected Vehicle Theft

A  Craig man was arrested again over the weekend for suspected motor vehicle theft. The vehicles owner had parked the car to attend a party.  When they returned, they found the vehicle had been taken. While reporting the vehicle stolen, the victim indicated that 40-year-old Continue reading

2 Pounds Of Meth Seized Near Rock Springs

A traffic stop resulted in a major drug seizure on Interstate 80 last week near Rock Springs. According to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Lowell, after a vehicle was pulled over for speeding, a Sheriff’s Deputy observed a small amount of what looked to be a controlled Continue reading

Craig Man Gets 9 Years For Meth

A Craig man was sentenced to 9 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections last week, for possession of methamphetamines.  A Routt County Court representative confirmed Monday morning that 47-year-old Duane E Newton pleaded guilty to felony possession of a controlled substance  Thursday.  In addition to the jail time, Newton was ordered to pay a fine of Continue reading

Fundraiser For Substance Abuse Program

substance-abuse2There will be a fundraiser this weekend at the McDonalds in Craig, to benefit the Substance Abuse Prevention Program, in Craig and Moffat County. All proceeds will go towards Continue reading

Meth Baby Hospitalized

Arrest Photo - Connie Faye Hanks58 year old Connie Faye Hanks from Green River Wyoming was arrested earlier this week for endangering a child with a controlled substance after a seven month old girl in her care was discovered to have meth in her system. Authorities were alerted to the situation when the infant was taken to the Hospital suffering form seizures. When tests showed the baby’s blood Continue reading