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 Aug. 30, Glenwood Springs police received a report that a woman’s mailbox on Bennett Avenue was smashed, causing about $30 in damage. There is no suspect. • On Aug. 31, Glenwood Springs police responded to an assault on a local street. They arrived and found it was a domestic violence situation. They arrested Sarah E. Stokes, 22, of Glenwood Springs on suspicion of criminal mischief and harassment. • On Aug. 31, a man called police to report that about $2,600 worth of items were taken from his pickup truck. There are no suspects.• On Aug. 31, Glenwood Springs police located a candy machine that was broken into at Glenwood Springs High School. The estimated value of the damage and theft of candy was $250. • On Aug. 31, Glenwood Springs police stopped a man for speeding. After further investigation, the driver, Frank D. McGuirk, III, 59, of Boulder was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and for allegedly doing 66 mph in a 35 mph zone. • On Sept. 1, Glenwood Springs police were advised of a broken window at a downtown business on Grand Avenue. The damage was estimated at $1,000. • On Sept. 1, Glenwood Springs police responded to the First Choice Inn for a call about a possible domestic violence situation. Victor T. England Jr. was arrested on a charge of harassment. • On Sept. 2, a repossession company informed Glenwood Springs police that they took a 1996 Mazda 626 from a Grand Avenue residence. • On Sept. 1, Glenwood Springs police were informed that $700 worth of property was stolen from a vehicle.
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