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Rifle Police & Garfield County Sheriff's Departments Cop Shop Report - Nov. 1, 2012

Criminal mischief: The Rifle Police Department and Crime Stoppers of Garfield County are searching for any information related to the following case.On Sunday, Oct. 7, at approximately 1:30 a.m., an unknown man dumped large quantities of used oil into the drains at two car wash bays at the Grease Monkey Car Wash, located in Rifle. Large quantities of oil were also tracked throughout the parking lot. Most of the oil was contained within the drains and very little polluted the city's sewer system. The Grease Monkey paid thousands of dollars for the cleanup and two of their wash bays were closed down for days.The suspect is described as a heavy set Hispanic male, driving a dark colored 1990's Ford F-250, pulling a dove-tail car hauler trailer. There were three intermediate bulk containers on the trailer. The oil is suspected to have been dumped from one of the intermediate bulk containers. Garfield County Crime Stoppers is offering up to $1,000 for any information that will lead to the arrest and/or indictment of the suspect or suspects involved in this crime. Remain anonymous and earn up to $1,000.00 by calling 945-0101 or visiting www.garcocrimestoppers.com and clicking the "Report a Tip" tab.___________________________________Warrant arrest: Officers saw Wesley Kade Harris, 27, of Silt, in the 100 block of East 9th Street on Oct. 22 at 8:30 a.m. and knew he had an active warrant. Harris fled on foot when officers approached, but he was apprehended after a short foot pursuit. Harris was arrested and taken to jail.Assault: Police responded to the 200 block of West 4th Street for a disturbance on Oct. 22 at 9:10 p.m. Jeremiah James Mobley, 32, of Rifle, was arrested on suspicion of third degree assault of an at-risk adult.Criminal mischief: On Oct. 23 at 1:04 p.m., deputies took a report of criminal mischief in the Cottonwood Springs Mobile Home Park east of Rifle. This case is inactive pending further investigative leads.Fight: Officers responded to a report of a fight between two students at Rifle Middle School on Oct. 24 at 1:05 p.m. The incident is under investigation. Disorderly conduct: Police responded to a disturbance at Grand River Medical Center, 501 Airport Road, on Oct. 24 at 5:03 p.m. Trina M. Curtis, 32, of Rifle, was arrested on suspicion of harassment and disorderly conduct for allegedly creating a disturbance with hospital staff. Curtis was taken to jail.Curfew violation: Police contacted a 17-year old juvenile man and an adult woman at Davidson Park, 715 Fir Ave., after park hours on Oct. 24 at 11:09 p.m. The juvenile was taken home and issued a summons for curfew violation. Missing hunter found: Deputies learned of a missing hunter from a hunting camp in the area of Sheep Mountain on Oct. 25 at 9:09 a.m. The hunter was found a short time later by staff from the guide service he hired.Dog at large: Deputies responded to an animal complaint in the 700 block of Tamarisk Trail in Battlement Mesa on Oct. 25 at 7:49 a.m. Michael David Austin, 35, of Parachute, was issued a summons for dog at large.Parole violation: Officers responded to a parking lot in the 500 block of Airport Road for a report of an unresponsive party on Oct. 25 at 8:04 a.m. Following investigation, Michael Neil Yelvington, 39, of Rifle, was arrested and taken to jail for alleged parole violations. Criminal mischief: On Oct. 25 at 10:28 a.m., officers responded to the 2100 block of Railroad Avenue for a report of several storage units that had been broken into. The case is under investigation. Warrant arrest: Police contacted a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 200 block of East 9th Street on Oct. 25 at 11:12 p.m. Jason Matthew Webster, 35, of Rifle, was found to have an active warrant. He was arrested and taken to jail.Theft: Officers responded to the 3100 block of Airport Road on Oct. 26 at noon for a report of theft from a trailer. The case is under investigation. Drug paraphernalia: Police made a traffic stop near South 9th Street and Taughenbaugh Boulevard on Oct. 26 at 11:14 p.m. The driver, Joshua Alvin Ramsey, 27, of Rifle, was found to have a revoked driver's license and to allegedly be in possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia. Ramsey was released from the scene with a summons. Warrant arrest: Officers arrested Jessica Ann Lowry, 26, of Rifle, in the 1000 block of Wamsley Way on Oct. 27 at 12:40 a.m. for a warrant. Lowry posted bond and was released.Trespass: Officers responded to a trespass report in the 700 block of Park Avenue on Oct. 27 at 11:19 p.m. and arrested Michael Ryan Proffitt, 30, of Rifle, on suspicion of first degree criminal trespass and violation of a protection order by alcohol consumption. Proffitt was taken to jail.Restraining order violation: Deputies contacted Matthew Nathan Caton, 39, of Silt, while investing a separate incident at a residence in the 200 block of North Meadow Drive in the Silt area on Oct. 27 at 11:42 p.m. Caton was found to allegedly be in violation of a mandatory protection order, so he was arrested and taken to jail.Theft: Officers took a report of theft from the 900 block of Park Avenue on Oct. 28 at 9:45 a.m. The case is closed pending further leads.Hit and run: Officers responded to the 1000 block of Airport Road on Oct. 28 at 5:45 p.m. for a report of a hit and run accident. The run vehicle was located in the 1200 block of Access Road, but a driver/owner could not be located. The vehicle was impounded. Warrant arrest: Keisha Duan Stuart, 27, of Rifle, turned herself in at the Rifle Police Department, 201 E. 18th St., on Oct. 28 at 6:12 p.m. on a warrant. She was arrested, posted bond and was released. Warrant arrest: Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 1400 block of Railroad Avenue on Oct. 28 at 10:26 p.m. and contacted Robert Daniel Kitchens, 28, of Glenwood Springs, who had a warrant for his arrest. He was also arrested on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia and was taken to jail.Criminal mischief: Deputies responded to a criminal mischief call in the 800 block of West Battlement Parkway in Battlement Mesa on Oct. 28 at 11:54 p.m. A man reported the tires on his vehicle had been slashed. A suspect, Lea Marie Trickel, 23, of Parachute, was located and issued a summons to appear in court on suspicion of criminal mischief.Criminal Mischief: Police responded to the 1400 block of East 7th Street on Oct. 29 at 1:38 a.m. for a report of a known individual who allegedly damaged items in a residence. The case is under investigation. Burglary: On Oct. 29 at 6:14 p.m., police learned of a burglary in the 500 block of East 11th Street.


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