Editor’s note: The following information comes from official police and sheriff’s department incident reports. Arrests merely indicate an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless found guilty in court.

– On Nov. 30, Colorado State Patrol troopers saw a vehicle traveling at 90 mph in a posted 75 mph zone. When they attempted to stop the driver, he reportedly sped up to 100 mph. The chase led troopers west on Interstate 70 from milepost 71 to 60, where the vehicle finally stopped and the driver surrendered without incident.

The driver, a juvenile from California, had been issued a speeding ticket earlier in the same day by a different trooper on Vail Pass. The driver was also arrested on suspicion of possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana.

– On Nov. 30, state troopers arrested Teri Harelson, 49, of Glenwood Springs on suspicion of drunken driving after a single-car crash.

– On Nov. 20, state troopers arrested Kevin O’Cain, 50, of Battlement Mesa on suspicion of drunken driving after a single-car crash.

– On Nov. 22, state troopers arrested Javier P. Salais, 26, of El Jebel on suspicion of drunken driving after a one-car crash.

– On Nov. 22, state troopers arrested John Buringa, 32, of Carbondale on suspicion of drunken driving after being stopped for operating a vehicle with a defective tail light.

– On Dec. 2, a health care worker at Mountain Valley Developmental Services reported a possible sexual assault on a resident of the facility to Glenwood Springs police. The case is under investigation.

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