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. 24, Glenwood Springs police arrested Brandi Malee Hendren, 25, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of theft, first-degree criminal trespass, second-degree burglary and an outstanding warrant. Police had been called to a home in the 600 block of Davis Drive by a party who alleged that Hendren was entering his girlfriend’s residence as the reporting party was leaving; police later contacted and arrested Hendren as she was walking in the area.
– On Feb. 25, Glenwood Springs police were called to a home in the 900 block of Bennett Avenue after receiving a report of an intoxicated trespasser in a backyard shed. Police arrested Mark Taylor Conway, 47, of no fixed address, on suspicion of an outstanding warrant.
– On Feb. 27, Rifle police received a report of criminal mischief at the promontory at East 18th Street; two portable toilets had been tipped over and one was damaged beyond repair.
– On Feb. 28, Rifle police arrested Debra An Oaks, 42, of Rifle on suspicion of drunken driving and child abuse. Police say they stopped Oaks’ vehicle for allegedly failing to stop at a stop sign at Whiteriver and Highway 13 and transporting two juveniles at the time.
– On Feb. 27, Glenwood Springs police attempted to stop a vehicle in the 700 block of 11th Street for a traffic violation, but the driver fled the scene. Police recovered the vehicle and discovered it to be stolen. A subsequent vehicle was also stolen and later recovered.
– On Feb. 28, Glenwood Springs police arrested Zachery Allen Westerman, 24, on suspicion of harassment, after responding to a domestic violence call in the 2700 block of Midland Avenue.
– On Feb. 28, Glenwood Springs police received a report of a fire extinguisher that had been discharged inside a commercial vehicle at the local Coca-Cola distribution center. Police say they had one suspect to interview in relation to the case.
– On Feb. 29, Glenwood Springs police received a report of a break-in at a garage at a home in the 2700 block of Midland Avenue. Items including firearms and some personal belongings had been stolen.
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