Calls drop 27.4 percent at communications center

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RBC | During October 2009, the Rio Blanco County Communications Center experienced a remarkable 27.4 percent decrease in activity compared to October 2008.

Slide Show: Elk Bugling Contest

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MEEKER | The Meeker Police Department recently sponsored an elk bugling contest for youth. Check out the slide show of photos from the event.

Wix trial set for early 2010

MEEKER I John Wix will have his day in court. A trial date was set Friday for March 1-4, 2010, and running through March 8-9, if needed.

MPD: No parking in school loading zones

MEEKER — Meeker Police Department reminds drivers not to park in the bus loading zone, between Fourth and Fifth streets, on the north side of Meeker Elementary School.

RBC calls down in May, Meeker PD up

RBC — Calls for law enforcement assistance is up about 7 percent for the year at the county communications center.

Police officer cleared in Boudreaux shooting

MEEKER — A Meeker police officer will not face criminal charges for the shooting death of a local resident.

Police officer cleared in Boudreaux shooting

MEEKER — A Meeker police officer will not face criminal charges for the shooting death of a local resident.

Canines serve, protect with RBC sheriff’s office, Meeker PD

RBC — Both the Meeker Police Department and the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office now have canine units in service that received training at the prestigious Vohne Liche Kennels in Denver, Ind.

DA to rule in shooting case

MEEKER — The district attorney’s office is reviewing the findings from a Colorado Bureau of Investigations report on the shooting at the Valley Motel, and a decision is expected soon.

Calls for service increase for Meeker PD in April

RBC — The recently released April 2008 law enforcement activity report shows an 8.14 percent year to date increase in the number of incidents logged by the Rio Blanco County Communications Center. During April 2008, the Meeker Police Department responded to 188 calls for service, up from 157 in April 2007. Traffic stops also rose […]

Trend of increased service calls continues in March 2008

RBC — The trend of increased calls for service continued in March 2008, for the Meeker Police Department and the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office with an increase of 13.04 percent year to date.

Boudreaux had drugs in body at shooting

MEEKER — The Meeker resident who died after being shot by a police officer March 28 had cocaine and methamphetamine in his system, according to the autopsy.