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Woman Charged With Manslaughter

Rachel Niemeyer, who was charged with assault and domestic violence after the shooting of Michael Freese last week, has also been charged with felony manslaughter following Freese’s death. Niemeyer is believed to have shot Freese Wednesday night in Craig at Continue reading

2 Gang Members Charged With Felonies

Two Sureno street gang members received multiple charges last week related to narcotics distribution and illegal gun possession, after a search warrant was executed for an apartment in Rifle. 50-year-old Moses Gallegos, who was baby sitting a toddler when police arrived, was found to have 12 grams of Continue reading

Craig Man Arrested For Vehicle Theft

A  man was arrested Thursday suspected of having  stolen two vehicles. The vehicles were reported stolen in Craig early Thursday morning.  Both were recovered by police by that afternoon. An investigation into the thefts determined 40-year-old Christopher Dotson of Craig to be the primary suspect. Dotson was arrested Thursday and charged with Aggravated Continue reading

Shooting Incident On Yampa Avenue

There was a shooting incident in Craig around 10:15 Monday morning. According to Craig Police Chief Walt Vanatta, the victim of the shooting was in a vehicle at the intersection of 8th and Yampa when he encountered 38-year-old Anthony Montano in a separate vehicle. Montano reportedly pulled a handgun and shot at the Continue reading

Charges Related To Burglaries Filed Against Tracy

Jason TracyCharges have officially been filed against Jason Tracy, the Craig man suspected in a series of area burglaries. The 37 year old was arrested after police discovered numerous stolen items, including a 4-wheeler, on his property in early July. Tracy has been held in the Moffat County Jail on a parole violation since his arrest. Tracy was charged with 4 counts of criminal trespassing, three counts of theft Continue reading

Tipton, Gardner, Hickelooper Respond To Obama Gun Plans

gun contorlCongressman Scott Tipton issued a statement yesterday in response to the President’s executive orders on gun control. In the statement Tipton called the Presidents proposals “overreaching” and said the President is “playing Politics rather than working with Continue reading

Craig Man Faces Robbery Charges

CRAIG-POLICE-BADGE-300Following an incident Thursday at the west Kum and Go in Craig. 29 year old Craig resident Destrie Shroyer was booked into the Moffat County Jail. Shroyer has been charged with Robbery, Aggravated Robbery, Unlawfully carrying a concealed weapon, menacing and with a bail bond violation. According the Craig Police the incident began when Shroyer attempted to purchase a pack of cigarettes for a companion who could not present an ID to make the purchase. Continue reading