On Patrol in RBC – February 19 Edition

Activity for Feb. 6-12

December incidents up 17.7 percent

RBC — The combined incidents for the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office and the Meeker Police Department continued on trend with another significant increase during December 2008, logging an impressive 17.7 percent increase in activity compared to December 2007.

On Patrol in RBC: February 12

Activity for Jan. 30-Feb. 5

Restrooms closed after Meeker City Park targeted by vandals

MEEKER — Public Works Superintendent Russell Overton told Meeker’s Board of Trustees that the public restrooms at City Park have been closed after fires were intentionally set in both restrooms Jan. 25.

Cows shot on Oldland Brothers Ranch

RBC — Two cows belonging to Oldland Brothers Ranch were shot this month while being herded on County Road 5 and another one was hit by a vehicle.

On Patrol in RBC: February 5 Edition

Activity for Jan. 23-29

Police Blotter: January 29 Edition

Activity for Jan. 16-22

Charges filed against Shelly Flannery

MEEKER — Charges were filed last week in Rio Blanco County against Shelly Flannery, the former treasurer for the Rio Blanco County Historical Society. “There were two counts filed,” said Anthony Mazzola, 9th Judicial District investigator.

Police Blotter: January 22 Edition

Activity for Jan. 9-15

November incidents up 15.3 percent

RBC — The combined incidents for the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office and the Meeker Police Department rose significantly during November 2008, with a 15.3 percent increase in activity compared to November 2007.

Police Blotter: January 8

Activity for Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Aspen bomber was booked into Rio Blanco County jail in 1996

James Blanning, who terrorized Aspen with bomb threats on New Year’s Eve, was booked into the Rio Blanco County jail in July 1996.