RANGELY — In recent weeks the Rangely Police Department has taken numerous complaints from several people and business owners in town concerning vandalism. An unknown person(s) has been spray painting sides of buildings, cars, etc. The “tagger” has painted the same D.I.?. insignia in spray paint. The most recently vandalized building is the newly opened Blue Mountain Inn. If anyone has information regarding these incidents, call the police at (970) 675-8466. Blue Mountain Inn has offered a $500 reward for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the vandal.
MEEKER — When looking at the finances, Steve Wix thought the numbers didn’t add up. Turns out he may be right.
MEEKER — Kevin O’Connor of Meeker was arrested Oct. 31 after more than 19 grams of suspected methamphetamine was found in his vehicle, along with a large amount of cash and an illegal knife.
RBC — The combined incidents during October 2008 for the Rio Blanco County Sheriff’s Office and the Meeker Police Department rose dramatically, with a 30.4 percent increase, compared to October 2007.