On Oct. 1, Silt police were notified of a violent domestic disturbance at the Corral Trailer Park. The investigating officer discovered the victim crying in the residence along with a toddler. She reported that her live-in boyfriend had trashed the trailer and had frightened her young child. Police collected a number of broken items as evidence along with a small quantity of suspected marijuana that had been left in plain view on the kitchen counter. In addition, witnesses reported that the suspect had pushed the victim into a window. The suspect had left the scene before the police were notified and was reportedly seen driving despite the fact that his license was under suspension. The following day, Silt officers reportedly found Timothy Paul Wood, 23, of Silt, hiding in the trailer and took him into custody. Wood was initially charged with harassment and criminal mischief. The additional charges of driving under restraint, child abuse, and possession of less than one ounce of marijuana have been submitted to the district attorney. Wood was lodged in the Garfield County Jail and issued a temporary restraining order designed to protect the victim until a judge can review the matter further.-Silt police stopped a motorist early on the morning of Oct. 2 for allegedly weaving and failing to use his turn signals. When contacted, driver Jesse Wade Squires Jr., 53, of Rifle, reportedly displayed indications of being under the influence of alcoholic beverages. Based on the officer’s investigation, including a voluntary series of sobriety maneuvers and a breath test, Squires was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI per se, and weaving.-On Oct. 3, a Rifle resident wanted on a Garfield County warrant for reportedly violating a restraining order brought his bondsman with him when he turned himself in at the Silt Police Department on Thursday. Gregory A Ring, 35, posted his $500 bond through the bondsman and was released pending his court date.-On Oct. 4, a Parachute resident wanted on two Silt municipal warrants for failing to appear on underage drinking charges and contempt of court charges turned himself in on Friday. Shawn R. Lawhead, 20, posted his respective cash bonds and was released pending his new court dates. He was also issued two new summonses for the separate criminal offense of failure to appear.-On Oct. 5, Silt police were advised of a speeding vehicle on Interstate 70 and stopped the suspect after reportedly clocking him on radar at 95 mph. Officers then reportedly discovered several open containers of beer in the suspect’s vehicle. Luis C. Torrez-Miranda, 23, of Vail, was cited for suspicion of speeding and the open container violation.On Oct. 6, Silt police stopped a motorist after reportedly observing him weaving and speeding on County Road 311 in Silt. The driver allegedly displayed indications of being under the influence of alcoholic beverages and agreed to voluntary roadside sobriety maneuvers and a subsequent breath test. Isabel Gutierrez, 39, of Grand Junction, was taken into custody and charged with drunken driving, driving with excessive alcohol content, speeding and weaving.-On Oct. 5, Glenwood Springs police pulled over a driver for a wide-turn violation and noted signs of intoxication. Ramon Benito Jurado-Corral, 21, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested on suspicion of weaving, drunken driving, no driver’s license and no proof of insurance. -On the morning of Oct. 4, Glenwood Springs police responded to a call of a “rolling domestic” on Highway 6&24 near RentX. The vehicle was not in the area when police responded, but it was later located at the Hanging Lake exit of I-70 and found to be stolen out of California. Police arrested John Edward Genevay III, 39, of Aspen, on suspicion of third-degree assault and possession of drug paraphernalia and on a warrant. They also arrested LeAnn Marie Sampson, 22, on suspicion of aggravated motor vehicle theft and on a warrant.
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