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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 April 14, Rifle police pulled over a vehicle for speeding in the 1700 block of Railroad Avenue. The driver, George Hyde, 32, of Rifle reportedly failed to yield to police and continued to drive. Hyde was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and prohibited use of a weapon.

– On April 15, Rifle police were called to a hit-and-run accident on 3rd Street. Police received a report that one of the drivers was attempting to leave the scene and appeared to be drunk. Stanley D. Burrow, 47, of Rifle was found while still driving and was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and hit and run.

– On April 15, Rifle police arrested Michael Boehkle, 23, of Rifle on suspicion of driving while ability impaired and driving without a license.

– On April 10, Rifle police responded to the Rifle Middle School for a report of a burglary. Unknown suspects broke into the school through a window and stole a DVD player from the library, the report said. The total cost of the damage and theft was $1,043.

– On April 10, Rifle police investigated the theft of about 200 compact discs, valued at $4,000, from a car parked on the 500 block of east Avenue.

– On April 10, Glenwood Springs police took a report of a large engine part that was thrown through the window of Turtle’s Liquor Store.

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