Slide Show: Officials practice emergency response for County Road 5 accident


RBC — On Thursday, May 7, Rio Blanco Emergency Manager John Hutchins invited law enforcement, EMS and Fire from Rio Blanco County and neighboring counties, as well as representatives of industry.

On Patrol: Sheriff, police activity April 10-16

Law enforcement activity for April 10-16

87-year-old injured in four-wheeler rollover

RANGELY — Howard Robinson, 87, of Rifle was injured in a four-wheeler rollover accident Sunday, April 19.

Lucky Shot! Meeker boy accidentally shoots his younger brother Monday night, but 12-year-old is OK

MEEKER — A 12-year-old boy suffered a head wound after being accidentally shot by his 15-year-old brother Monday night, but escaped serious injury.

Police Blotter: January 29 Edition

Activity for Jan. 16-22

Police Blotter: January 22 Edition

Activity for Jan. 9-15

Gianinetti injured on duty in Craig

2002 Meeker High grad in first year on Craig police force MEEKER — Talk about a close call. First-year Craig police officer and 2002 Meeker High School graduate Tony Gianinetti escaped serious injury after being hit by a car Saturday morning while investigating the scene of an accident from the previous night. “It was a […]

Meeker teenager injured in Saturday crash

MEEKER — A local teenager suffered a broken leg in a two-vehicle crash last Saturday, but it could have been much worse, his father said.

Utah man killed in Dec. 17 accident

RBC — A passenger was killed in a one-vehicle accident Dec. 17 on Highway 64, between Rangely and Dinosaur.

Woman critical after rollover by semi

RBC — A 43-year-old Iowa City, Iowa, woman is in critical condition after she was run over Monday by a semi-trailer at a gas pipeline construction site.

Florida man killed in Sat. single-vehicle accident

RANGELY — A 50-year-old Jacksonville, Fla., man, Timothy Dorsey, was killed Saturday night in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 64 in rural Rio Blanco County. A 47-year-old woman from Rangely, who was not identified, was driving the vehicle, a 2006 Ford F150 pickup.

No injuries sustained in rollover accident

RBC — A Texas man walked away uninjured from a one-vehicle accicent Oct. 30. Kirk Lawhorn, 44, of Gilmer, Texas, was driving eastbound in a 2008 Chevrolet pickup when the truck left the north side of the road.