Craig Police Department
Saturday, Aug. 5
3:48 a.m. At U.S. Highway 40, officers responded to a report of a young male party who was stumbling on the roadway and possibly under the influence. Officers were unable to locate him.
5:35 a.m. On the 800 block of Jeremiah Avenue, someone reported that a horse trailer went for a ride by itself down the hill. Luckily, it didn’t do any damage and the owner was able to get his horse trailer back.
12:32 p.m. On the 500 block Ledford Street, a caller reported a suspicious incident involving someone who took pictures of his vehicle and license plate. The picture-takers were described as two females with kids, but officers found no evidence of a crime.
1:09 p.m. At Stockman’s Liquor, officers took a report of the phone scam call in which someone claimed to be from Yampa Valley Electric Association and threatened to turn their power off. An officer called the number provided by the scammer and pretended to follow along, but the scammer eventually hung up on him after several rounds of this and then disconnected the phone line.
5:47 p.m. On the 3400 block of Douglas Street, officers responded to a report of a possible welfare fraud involving kids in the custody of one parent, but being claimed for benefits purposes by another.
6:41 p.m. On the 500 block of School Street, officers responded to a report of a non-injury crash between a black Chevy pickup and a blue van. One party was issued a summons for failing to carry insurance.
7:13 p.m. On Russell Street and East Fourth Street, officers responded to a report of a male party on the corner who was curled up in a ball and “looks like he’s dead.” Officers contacted the man, who was…
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