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Glenwood Springs Police Report

Editor's note: The Glenwood Springs Police Department reports the following incidents and arrests. Summonses or arrests merely indicate an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless found guilty in court.

Menacing: An officer driving in the 200 block of Ninth Street at 2 a.m. on Nov. 18 saw several people struggling with a man in the street. When the officer stopped, people in the group turned over a switchblade and a set of brass knuckles, which they reported seizing from the man, who fled the scene. Officers later caught Michael Bruce Shaw, 24, of Glenwood Springs, and arrested him on suspicion of possession of marijuana, menacing, possession of a dangerous weapon, possession of an illegal weapon and resisting arrest. He was also wanted on two Garfield County warrants, a $5,000 warrant for failure to comply in a sexual exploitation of a child case and a $1,000 warrant for failure to comply in a driving under revocation as a habitual offender case.

Warrant arrest: Officers contacted several people regarding a noise violation at a residence in the 800 block of Blake Avenue at 2:08 a.m. on Nov. 18. One person, Luis Angel Bello-Alvarado, 21, of Glenwood Springs, was found to be wanted on a $300 Garfield County warrant for failure to comply in an underage drinking and driving case. He was booked in the county jail.

Vicious animal: Two dogs at the city dog park got into a fight on the afternoon of Nov. 18. One dog required stitches, and the owner of the other dog, Robert Dean Schwartz, 49, of Glenwood Springs was cited for harboring a vicious animal.

Assault: Police were notified about a passenger who was assaulting the driver of the vehicle on Mel Ray Road in West Glenwood at 4:39 p.m. on Nov. 18. Officers determined that Sean C. Cronin, 46, of New Castle allegedly assaulted his son, the driver, while he was driving. Cronin was cited for assault.

Harassment: Police were called to a disturbance in the 700 block of Midland Avenue at 12:44 a.m. on Nov. 19. Carlos Neftali Guillen Cerna, 43, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of harassment, criminal mischief and domestic violence and booked at the county jail.

Stalking, driving under the influence: Officers were called about a man reportedly stalking a woman by following her to her home in the 2700 block of Midland Avenue at 11:30 a.m. on Nov. 20. Luis Alejandro Barajas-Amaya, 23, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of stalking, driving under the influence and driving without a valid license.

Warrant arrest: Police were called to the probation office at 12:20 p.m. on Nov. 20 about a man with an active warrant. Bradley Matthew Rice, 21, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on a $1,000 warrant from Garfield County for failure to comply in a driving case. He was booked at the county jail.

Violation of court order: Officers were called to a hotel in the 100 block of West Sixth Street at 1:22 p.m. on Nov. 21 for a disturbance. A man at the scene showed signs of intoxication. Lee Marvin Faries, 45, of Clifton was arrested for violation of a court order barring him from drinking, and booked at the county jail.

Vicious dog: A resident in the 1400 block of Teeters Lane called police after his dog was attacked by a neighbor's dog. The neighbor, Steven Vern Harding, 59, of Glenwood Springs, was cited for harboring a vicious animal.

Loose dog: A clerk at Walmart called police after finding a collie running loose near the store. The dog had shown up at the store before and its owner was known. John Michael Davidson, 55, of Glenwood Springs, got his dog back along with a citation for animal at large.

Assault: Officers were called to a disturbance in the 3400 block of South Grand Avenue at 5 p.m. on Nov. 23, where they arrested a man and woman. Sean Paul Spain, 42, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of assault, driving under the influence, driving without a valid license and driving without proof of insurance. Shannon Dee Hatfield, 44, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of assault, criminal mischief and violation of a restraining order. Both parties were booked into the county jail.

Open container: Officers contacted a man in the 1000 block of Grand Avenue at 8:38 p.m. on Nov. 24. Dennis Michael Dean, 48, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of open container and possession of drug paraphernalia and booked at the county jail.

Driving under the influence: Police were called about a woman slumped over in her vehicle at Sixth and Pine at 10 a.m. on Nov. 25. Keira Leigh Clark, 25, of Glenwood Springs was cited for driving under the influence and released on a summons.

Burglary: Police were called to a disturbance at a residence in the 1000 block of Cooper Avenue at 11:23 a.m. on Nov. 25. Officers determined that a man had entered the residence and broke a picture valued at $500 during an argument. Alexander Lewis Guenther, 21, address unknown, was arrested on suspicion of burglary, criminal trespass and criminal mischief and booked at the county jail.

Driving under the influence: Police stopped a motorist for failing to stop at a stop sign at Ninth and Blake at 12:20 a.m. on Nov. 29. Russell Aaron Young, 29, of Canon City was cited for driving under the influence and failure to stop at a stop sign.

Warrant arrest: A client visiting the 9th District probation office at 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 29 was arrested on a $5,000 Garfield County warrant for failure to comply in a driving while ability impaired case. Heather Lee Sorensen, 38, of Glenwood Springs, was booked into the county jail on the warrant.

Warrant arrest: Police were called to a disturbance in the 700 block of Grand Avenue at 1:43 a.m. on Nov. 30. A man at the scene, Christopher Michael Harvey, 25, of Gypsum, was wanted on a $5,000 warrant for failure to appear on driving offenses. He was arrested and booked at the county jail.


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