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A Colorado Springs man was arrested for the theft of a car found wrecked Tuesday on Interstate 70 near New Castle. Paul Hinkle, 36, of Colorado Springs, was arrested Tuesday evening at the New Castle Comfort Inn. He was booked on suspicion of first-degree aggravated motor vehicle theft, failing to report an accident, driving with a suspended license, displaying fictitious plates and careless driving and was lodged in the Garfield County Jail. The wrecked 1986 Audi, stolen in Colorado Springs, was found on westbound Interstate 70 near New Castle on Tuesday morning, according to the Colorado State Patrol. Troopers reported that the driver of the vehicle veered off the right-hand shoulder of I-70 around 7:30 a.m., skidding nearly 300 feet and knocking out a guardrail, hitting a post, and slamming into the guardrail again.Troopers said the car was totaled and the driver was nowhere to be found.-On Sept. 20, Glenwood Springs police were notified of an assault involving weapons. Mike Lucero, 56, listed as a transient, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault and felony menacing. -On Sept. 20, Glenwood Springs police responded to Wal-Mart for a report of a shoplifter in custody. An employee said the suspect, Daniel Bucio-Gonzalez, 18, of Glenwood Springs, was allegedly seen concealing merchandise. Gonzalez was cited for petty theft and released. -On Sept. 21, Glenwood Springs police stopped Bryan Swimm, 37, of San Antonio, Texas, and found he had a nationwide warrant out of Gregg County, Texas, for a parole violation. He was taken into custody on the warrant and transported to the Garfield County Jail. -On Sept.. 21, Glenwood Springs police were notified of a shoplifter at Big Sid’s liquor store. Brent Ulman, 38, of Thetford Center, Vt., was arrested on suspicion of petty theft and later released on a summons. -On Sept. 21, Glenwood Springs police responded to a report of a disturbance. After investigating, police found that Colleen Barlow, 41, of Grand Junction, allegedly hit her husband during an argument. She was arrested on suspicion of harassment. -On Sept. 22, Glenwood Springs police arrested Michael Ugarte, 30, of Glenwood Springs, for a statewide warrant from Garfield County for contempt of court on a DWAI charge. -On Sept. 22, Glenwood Springs police were dispatched to a Grand Avenue residence for a report of Linda Marco, 46, of Snowmass Village, urinating behind the residence. She was arrested on suspicion of excreting in public places and on a failure to appear warrant. -On Sept. 22, Glenwood Springs police reportedly saw a vehicle driving in reverse on the wrong side of the street. The driver also allegedly failed to obey a stop sign. The driver, Ricardo Morales-Lopez, 40, of Glenwood Springs, also was suspected of being intoxicated. He was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, DUI per se, careless driving and no proof of insurance. -On Sept. 22, Glenwood Springs police pulled over Ernesto Gonzalez Hernandez, 26, of Glenwood Springs, for speeding. Once pulled over, police noticed some signs of intoxication. He was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and speeding. -On Sept. 23, Glenwood Springs police saw a vehicle that allegedly was speeding down Interstate 70. When they pulled him over, they reportedly noticed signs of intoxication. Jesus Medrano, 22, of Eagle, was arrested on suspicion of driving while ability impaired and speeding. -On Sept. 23, Glenwood Springs police pulled over a vehicle in which were some passengers who were reportedly intoxicated and underage. Arturo Lozano, 18, of Edwards, was arrested on suspicion of underage possession of alcohol. Guillermo Gonzalez, 26, of Basalt, was cited for suspicion of petty theft by the Glenwood Springs police after he allegedly stole an item at Wal-Mart on Sept. 23.


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