Cops apparently making Glenwood’s streets safer |

Cops apparently making Glenwood’s streets safer

On Dec. 6, Glenwood Springs police pulled over Ty N. Costello, 29, of Glenwood Springs, and reportedly noticed signs of intoxication. They arrested him on suspicion of driving without headlights, drunken driving, careless driving and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police later found that Costello might have been involved in a hit and run accident at his residence, so they charged him with failure to report an accident. -On Dec. 8, Glenwood Springs police saw a vehicle driving with a headlight out. As it approached officers, they reported that the driver “flashed the lights several times at officers.” The officer pulled over the vehicle and reportedly noted signs of intoxication. The driver, Frank A. Smotherman, 59, of Carbondale, was cited and released.-On Dec. 7, Glenwood Springs police responded to an accident at the 1500 block of Grand Avenue that was apparently caused by another accident that occurred nearby. They found that there allegedly was a road rage incident that started on Interstate 70 west of Glenwood Springs and it continued onto Grand Avenue. The driver allegedly responsible for the first accident, Philip Earl Castine II, 28, of Glenwood Springs, was cited for suspicion of careless driving. The other driver, Barry Dodds-Scott, 45, of Rifle, was cited for suspicion of disorderly conduct. -On Dec. 8, Glenwood Springs police saw a vehicle weaving and pulled over the driver, Daniel Holguin, 31, of Santa Fe, N.M. He was cited for suspicion of drunken driving and weaving, then released with a summons.CHARGES DISMISSEDOn Dec. 6, the prosecutor at Glenwood Springs Municipal Court dismissed a charge of phone harassment that was lodged Nov. 9 against Jerry Hincy, 41, of Glenwood Springs.

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