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 Feb. 6, Glenwood Springs police received a report from a woman saying her juvenile daughter had not returned home. The police department continues to investigate the case.
– On Feb. 6, Garfield County sheriff’s deputies were advised of a possible sexual assault on a child that occurred in the Carbondale area. An investigation is being conducted.
– On Feb. 7, Glenwood Springs police were called to the Silver Spruce Hotel after a complaint that a guest would not leave. Police arrested Jorge Luis Hernandez, 18, of Rifle, on suspicion of underage drinking and second-degree criminal trespass.
– On Feb. 7, a business in the 500 block of West 1st Avenue reported a computer-related theft by an employee of approximately $30,000 over the last several months. The case is under investigation by the Glenwood Springs police.
– On Feb. 7, Glenwood Springs police arrested Rafael Lorenzo Bandera, 20, of Parachute on suspicion of reckless driving and driving with a suspended license. Police allege that they stopped Bandera’s vehicle for a traffic infraction at 29th Street and Glen Avenue.
– On Feb. 7, Glenwood Springs police arrested Doris Christian Byrnes, 32, of Glenwood Springs on suspicion of drunken driving, speeding and failure to provide proof of insurance. Police allege that Byrnes was stopped for speeding in the 2900 block of South Glen Avenue.
– On Feb. 8, Glenwood Springs police were contacted by a mother who said a dog had bitten her child. The child was in good health but the mother wanted to report the incident for documentation.
Each year, the Lions Club uses race proceeds from the FireKracker 4K race to provide eye examinations and eye glasses for those in the Roaring Fork Valley who are in need.
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