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. 17, Glenwood Springs police arrested Jesse Gerard Hilborn, 24, of Carbondale, on suspicion of possession of marijuana, speeding and no proof of insurance. Police allege that Hilborn’s vehicle was speeding through a residential area in the 1000 block of Midland Avenue; when he was stopped, police reportedly found a glass pipe and less than one ounce of marijuana.
– On Feb. 19, Glenwood Springs police arrested Scott Allen Beecraft, 22, of New Castle and John Joseph Kerby, 23, of Boulder, on suspicion of theft, criminal mischief and first-degree criminal trespass. Police stopped a vehicle that allegedly contained numerous stolen items; both individuals allegedly admitted to numerous vehicle break-ins in Glenwood Springs and Aspen. A third party, Aja Liat Levin, 24, of Glenwood Springs, was also arrested on suspicion of providing false information to a pawnbroker.
– On Feb. 20, Rifle police arrested Dustin Phillips, 25, of Rifle, on suspicion of drunken driving and a variety of traffic offenses. Phillips’ vehicle was allegedly spotted traveling on Railroad Avenue without tail lights.
– On Feb. 21, Rifle police arrested David Copeland, 38, of Parachute, on suspicion of drunken driving and various traffic offenses. Police allege Copeland’s vehicle ran a red light at the intersection of East 5th Street and Railroad Avenue.
– On Feb. 21, Rifle police were contacted by a woman who complained that her former husband had been harassing her. Two hours later, the ex-husband called police to report that his former wife had been harassing him. The incident is being investigated.
– On Feb. 22, Rifle police arrested Tamara Miramontes, 25, of Rifle on suspicion of harassment and domestic violence. Police had been called to a home in the 200 block of West 2nd Street for a disturbance.
– On Feb. 22, Glenwood Springs police arrested Miguel Angel Santiago-Simon, 31, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of drunken driving and no proof of insurance. Police responded to a citizen drunk driving report and allegedly found Santiago-Simon in a vehicle in the City Market parking lot.
– On Feb. 24, New Castle police were notified of burglary that took place at a home on Knight Shade Court, sometime during the past week. Jewelry, stereo equipment and other electronic items and a variety of autographed sports memorabilia, including a signed and framed Troy Aikman jersey, valued at a total of $30,000, were reported stolen. Anyone with any information related to the theft is asked to call New Castle police at 984-2302.
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