Editor’s note: The following information comes from official police department incident reports. Arrests merely indicate an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless found guilty in court.-The Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team, with the help of Carbondale police, reported performing a controlled purchase of cocaine Sept. 21 from two men at the Mountain Aire Motel in Carbondale. Alonzo Q. Sanchez, 47, of Carbondale was arrested on suspicion of distribution of cocaine, conspiracy to distribute cocaine, possession of cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute cocaine. Humberto Medina-Contreres, 30, of Carbondale was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to distribute cocaine. -On Sept. 19, officers with TRIDENT along with Carbondale police arrested three people at the Ship of Fools bar in Carbondale. Martina Patton, 40, Pablo Filia Rubazaba, 30, and Gustavo Romero-Sanchez, 30, no hometowns were listed, were arrested on suspicion of distribution of cocaine, possession of cocaine and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute. -On Sept. 21, TRIDENT conducted an investigation after receiving information about narcotic activity in the Carbondale area. Carbondale resident Nicacio Luna German, no age was given, was arrested on suspicion of distribution of cocaine, conspiracy to distribute cocaine and possession of cocaine. Also arrested was Glenwood Springs resident Gabriel Chiguil-Pacheta, no age given, on suspicion of conspiracy to distribute cocaine. -On Sept. 20, Garfield County sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a fire at 900 Cedar Breaks Road in Rifle. Deputies arrived on the scene and found the man who allegedly started the fire. Fred Schultz, Jr., 47, of Rifle was summoned for fourth-degree arson. A house and vehicle were damaged. Garfield County Sheriff Lou Vallario said the fire was a controlled burn that flared out of control. -On Sept. 24, Garfield County sheriff’s deputies were advised of a possible drunken driver traveling east on Interstate 70 near Parachute. Martin J. Polanco Polanco, 21, of DeBeque was arrested on suspicion of weaving, drunken driving and DUI per se.-On Sept. 23, Garfield County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a home on County Road 127 for a report of a domestic violence incident. A woman was allegedly pushing a man around the residence. Danielle Denise Sinor, 42, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of harassment, disorderly conduct, domestic violence and on a warrant. -On Sept. 24, Garfield County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a residence on Highway 6 & 24 near Rifle for a report of a disturbance. They discovered that threats were being made that a vehicle would be damaged at the residence. After further investigation, deputies arrested Christine L. Stoneking, 33, of Parachute on suspicion of drunken driving and criminal mischief. -On Sept. 24, Garfield County sheriff’s deputies received a report of a possible drunken driver near South Canyon. Deputies arrested Michael A. Thomas, 46, no hometown was given, on suspicion of drunken driving, DUI per se, no proof of insurance and driving without a license. -On Sept. 27, Garfield County sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence in No Name for a disturbance. When they arrived, they found a juvenile male lying in vomit. The boy was taken to the hospital. Several youngsters were issued summonses. Jose Crabtree, 19, Alexander M. White, 18, Sean M. Jenkins, 19, Benjamin R. Guska, 18, Grant D. Weddell, 20, all from Glenwood Springs, and seven juveniles were cited for suspicion of underage drinking.
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