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Scammers Impersonating Law Enforcement

Scammers who claim to represent the Sheriff’s department are again targeting people in the Sweetwater County. The scammer is claiming they’re a law enforcement officer, and are threatening targets with arrest for supposedly evading jury duty. The victim is then told they can avoid arrest by purchasing e-vouchers or re-loadable debit cards in Continue reading

UPDATE: Two Wanted Men Arrested

Craig Police arrested one individual who had a warrant out for their arrest and issued a warrant for another Wednesday morning. David Oberg was taken Continue reading

UPDATE: Wanted Men Arrested

Two men who were wanted on warrants by Craig Police have been arrested. A warrant was issued for 20-year-old Nicholas Johnson for Continue reading

Man Arrested After Greeting Cops With Gun

A Utah man was arrested last week in Reliance, after he met cops at his door with a gun. 31-year-old Brian Olsen of Price was wanted on a warrant for allegedly brandishing a firearm during a road rage incident.  When Sweetwater County deputies responded to his residence to attempt to arrest him, Olsen allegedly answered the door holding a loaded shotgun. After a brief verbal altercation, Olsen Continue reading

Man With Murder Warrant Arrested

A man with a warrant for first degree murder was arrested Thursday in Rifle. Police located the vehicle of 53-year-old Michael Syperda at a Rifle apartment complex. After confirming that a person of Syperda’s description was living in one Continue reading

Warrant Issued For Failure To Appear

Craig Police are looking for Ezequiel Chavez who failed to appear in Court. Chavez is wanted for failure to appear on a traffic and fraud offense. Anyone with information on Chavez should contact the Craig Police Department at Continue reading

Woman Turns Self In On Warant, 2 Still Wanted

Jessica Varah turned herself in to Craig Police earlier this week. A warrant was issued for Varah’s arrest last week for failure to appear on a traffic offense and also for a Contempt charge, concerning dangerous drugs. Police are still looking for Michael Carson for failure to appear on a contempt of court and failure to comply charge. A warrant was issued Continue reading

Warrants Issued For Failure To Appear

Craig Police are looking for two individuals who failed to appear in Court. Jessica Varah is wanted for failure to appear on a traffic offense and is also wanted for a Contempt charge, concerning dangerous drugs. A warrant Continue reading

UPDATE: Corson Arrested, Freyling Still Wanted

Craig Police issued warrants for two individuals who failed to appear in court for drug charges. 27-year-old Austin Corson was wanted for failure to appear on charges of Dangerous Drugs, Trespassing and various Continue reading

Tanner Sholes Found And Arrested

Following a two week search, 34-year-old Tanner Eugene Sholes of Craig was arrested yesterday by the Moffat County Sheriffs Department. Sholes was wanted by the Hayden Police Department on multiple charges including vehicular assault and child abuse. Sholes is currently being held at the Routt County Jail awaiting his bond Continue reading

Man Arrested On Warrant Charged With Possession

lee_gregory-3A man who was wanted in Sweetwater County was arrested Friday by Sweetwater County Sheriffs Deputies.  26 year old Gregory Joseph Lee was wanted on warrant for violating his probation, stemming from an unlawful possession of methamphetamine charge.  The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Narcotics and Arrest Group received 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