Call to police gets man arrested |

Call to police gets man arrested

John GardnerGlenwood Springs, CO Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – When a report of people with guns on Cooper Avenue came in, the Glenwood Springs Police responded quickly.David Grant, 48, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on Sunday afternoon for falsely reporting to authorities and driving while under a suspended license.According to Glenwood Springs Police Chief Terry Wilson, Grant allegedly called police and reported being “chased” and “followed” through parts of downtown Glenwood by numerous people with firearms.”(Grant) made statements about numerous people in the area with guns,” Wilson said. “But we found that the facts didn’t support his statements.”Four Glenwood police officers and one Garfield County deputy sheriff responded to the scene on Cooper Avenue between Seventh and Eighth streets.”We get a little nervous when hearing about people with guns on Cooper Avenue on a Sunday afternoon,” Wilson said. “When we get a gun call it’s going to generate a good response from all the officers on duty.”Wilson said that Grant wasn’t under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time of the arrest.Contact John Gardner: 384-9114jgardner@postindependent.comPost Independent, Glenwood Springs, Colorado CO

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