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Rifle Police & Garfield County Sheriff's Departments Cop Shop Report - Oct. 18, 2012

Pot at school: Police responded to Rifle High School for a report of a drug offense on Sept. 27 at 1:26 p.m. and issued summons to three juvenile boys, ages 15 and 16, for alleged possession of marijuana, and released the students to their parents. Warrant arrest: Officers contacted Rafael Silva Garcia, 38, of New Castle, in the 1000 block of Railroad Avenue on Sept. 27 at 1:42 p.m. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant for harassment and taken to jail.Warrant arrest: Raquel Rick Leyba, of Silt, turned himself in at the Rifle Criminal Justice Center on an outstanding warrant from Garfield County on Sept. 27 at 5:22 p.m. He was released on bond. Theft: On Sept. 28 at 7:32 a.m., an officer took a report of fuel theft from a business in the 300 block of South Seventh Street. A suspect has been identified. Criminal trespass: Officers received a report of a vehicle break in in the 2000 block of Meadow Court on Sept. 28 at 8:37 a.m. Items were reportedly stolen from the vehicle. Theft: Officers received a report of a vehicle break in in the 2000 block of Acacia Avenue on Sept. 28 at 12:19 p.m. Items were reportedly stolen from the vehicle. False ID: Officers responded to a vehicle accident at the intersection of West Avenue and U.S. Highway 6 on Sept. 28 at 4:57 p.m. After investigation, Lucia Guadalupe Martinez-Ontiveros, 23, of Rifle, allegedly failed to yield the right of way and collided with another vehicle. She was issued a summons under a false identity that she provided, but officers learned her true identity. Curfew: On Sept. 29 at 2:36 a.m., police responded to a complaint involving juveniles in the 1500 block of East Seventh Street and found five juveniles allegedly in violation of curfew. They were issued summonses for curfew violation and released them to their parents. Assault: Police took a report of an assault in the 800 block of South White River Avenue on Sept. 29 at 7:06 p.m. The case is under investigation. Drug possession: Police contacted a vehicle for suspicious activity in the 2000 block of Railroad Avenue on Sept. 29 at 12:15 a.m. A passenger, Glen Madison Sell, 28, of Rifle, was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs and destruction of evidence. He was taken to jail.Theft: Police received a report that fuel was stolen from a vehicle in the 50 block of Ute Avenue on Sept. 30 at 12:40 a.m.Theft: Police received a report that a bicycle was stolen from an apartment in the 500 block of White River Avenue on Sept. 30 at 1:41 p.m.Trespass: Officers responded to a report of trespass in the 1100 block of Park Avenue on Sept. 30 at 7:47 p.m. The case is under investigation.Warrant arrest: Officers responded to the 400 block of East Sixth Street to contact Michael Scott Mills, 24, of Rifle, on Oct. 2 at 11:30 a.m. and arrested him for a felony theft warrant. He was taken to jail.Theft: Police responded to a report of shoplifting at City Market on Oct. 4 at 3:25 p.m. Jodie Lorraine Hackett, 50, of Rifle, was arrested on suspicion of theft. Domestic violence: Officers responded to a disturbance in the 300 block of East Fourth Street on Oct. 4 at 5:56 p.m. Richard John Koucherik, 48, of Parachute, was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence and harassment and taken to jail. Theft: On Oct. 5 at 11:18 a.m., police received a report of burglary of a house in the 700 block of Elder Court. Items were reported stolen and the case is under investigation. Warrant arrest: On Oct. 5 at 5:47 p.m., officers contacted Daisy Lynn Juarez, 26, of Rifle, at 701 E. Fifth St. for an active arrest warrant. She was arrested and taken to jail.Underage alcohol: While on patrol, an officer contacted Connor McCleod, 19, of Rifle, in the 500 block of West 29th Street for suspicious activity on Oct. 5 at 10:59 p.m. He was issued a summons for minor in possession of alcohol and taken home.Domestic violence: Police responded to the 500 block of Birch Court to check a 911 hang up on Oct. 5 at 11:45 p.m. Travis Harris, 35, of Rifle, was arrested and taken to jail on suspicion of domestic violence, child abuse, possession of firearm while under the influence of alcohol, harassment, obstructing a peace officer, and menacing.Theft: Police responded to a report of shoplifting at City Market on Oct. 6 at 6:54 p.m. and issued summonses for theft to two 15-year-old Rifle girls. They were released to their parents.Littering: Police are investigating a report that a large amount of oil was dumped down a car wash drain at 615 Wapiti Court on Oct. 7 at 12:52 a.m.Drug paraphernalia: On Oct. 7 at 1:39 p.m., officers received a report of a suspected drug violation in the 200 block of East 16th Street. A 17-year-old Rifle girl was arrested and later released with a summons for possession of drug paraphernalia.Pot at school: On Oct. 8 at 8:44 a.m., police responded to a report of a drug violation at Rifle Middle School. An 11-year-old boy was issued a summonses for allegedly bringing suspected marijuana to the school. He was released to his parent. Warrant arrest: Police contacted Shane Kenneth Emel Roberts, 18, of Rifle, at 1735 Railroad Ave. on Oct. 8 at 6:11 p.m. for an active warrant. He was arrested and taken to jail. Dog bite: Police were called to Grand River Hospital on Oct. 8 at 6:46 p.m. for a report of a child that had been bitten by a dog in the 1500 block of Arabian Avenue. The case is under investigation. Harassment: Police were called to Grand River Hospital on Oct. 9 at 5:59 p.m. for a report of a woman causing a disturbance. Jessica Pierson, 18, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested and taken to jail on suspicion of harassment and obstructing a peace officer. Criminal mischief: On Oct. 11 at 10:41 a.m., police took a report of an attempted burglary of a residence in the 1500 block of Arabian Avenue. Nothing was reported missing. This case is under investigation.Warrant arrest: Police responded to a disturbance in the 1300 block of Railroad Avenue on Oct. 12 at 3:41 p.m. Following an investigation, April Leona Bates, 33, of Rifle, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and taken to jail.Theft: On Oct. 12 at 10:02 p.m., officers took a report of theft of tires in the 600 block of Clarkson Avenue. Fraud: Officers responded to a report of fraud at Grand River Hospital on Oct. 13 at 11:26 a.m. Michelle Marie Dougherty, 35, of Parachute, was arrested and taken to jail on suspicion of criminal impersonation, fraud and deceit, and dissemination of false information to obtain hospital care. Criminal mischief: On Oct. 13 at 11:42 a.m., police were notified of damage to a vehicle parked in the 200 block of White River Avenue. Drugs found: On Oct. 13 at 1:01 p.m., officers took a report of found drugs at a lodging facility in the 1100 block of Access Road. Possession of drugs: Officers contacted Matthew Allen McCoy, 21, of Grand Junction, at a traffic stop in the 1900 block of Railroad Avenue on Oct. 14 at 3:12 p.m. McCoy was arrested and taken to jail on suspicion of possession of a schedule II controlled substance. DUI: Deputies contacted a woman at Stone Quarry Road and Monument Trail in Battlement Mesa for a traffic violation on Oct. 14 at 1:54 a.m. Nicole Theresa McCarthy, 26, of Parachute, was arrested for suspicion of DUI and released on a summons.Underage drinking: A deputy responded to a noise complaint 185 Silverton Circle in Battlement Mesa on Oct. 14 at 10:55 p.m. Two 18-year-olds, Dusty Rose Losasso and Christopher Eugene McGruder, both of Parachute, were issued summonses for alcohol offenses.Domestic violence: Deputies responded to a domestic violence call at 221 W. Carson Circle in Battlement Mesa on Oct. 14 at 5:04 p.m. Samantha Fay Pettit, 22, was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, assault, criminal mischief, resisting arrest and felony menacing and taken to jail.Burglary: Police responded to the Subway restaurant in the 700 block of Taughenbaugh Boulevard on Oct. 15 at 4:34 a.m. for a reported burglary. Officers found someone broke into the business and stole an unspecified amount of cash. This case is under investigation.Warrant arrest: On Oct. 15 at 7:31 a.m., Officers contacted a man riding a skateboard in the road in the 500 block of Railroad Avenue and found an active arrest warrant for Jared Nathan Burke, 20, of Parachute. He was taken to jail.Criminal mischief: On Oct. 15 at 12:36 p.m., officers received a report of derogatory symbols scratched into the paint of a vehicle in the 1200 block of West Third Street.Burglary: On Oct. 15 at 1:25 p.m., officers responded to a reported burglary and theft in the 1400 block of East Seventh Street. This case is under investigation. Criminal mischief: Officers responded to the 300 block of South Ninth Street on Oct. 15 at 3:29 p.m. for a report of a broken residential window.


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