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Editor’s note: The following information comes from official police and sheriff’s office incident reports. Arrests merely indicate an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless found guilty in court.April 8• A Glenwood Springs police department officer took Christopher Bishop, 31, in to custody on suspicion of DUI, DUI per se, and failed to drive in a single lane. The arrest resulted form the traffic infraction and Bishop’s failure to perform voluntary roadside maneuvers satisfactorily.• Rifle police took a report of a violation of a restraining order on Favert Avenue. The suspect, Justin Canterbury, 30, left the scene and was later contacted while driving. Canterbury was intoxicated and had a loaded handgun in the vehicle. Police arrested him on suspicion of violation of a restraining order, harassment, prohibited use of weapon, DWAI and domestic violence.April 9• The GSPD contacted Tereasa Baker, 42, of Glenwood Springs, who was passed out in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with the keys in the ignition, engine running. The officers noticed heavy signs of alcohol intoxication and arrested her on suspicion of driving while under the influence and driving with excessive alcohol content in blood or breath. She was later released on a summons.• GSPD officers arrested Alberto Sanchez, 39, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of driving without a driver’s license, driving while ability impaired by alcohol and driving without headlights.• Rifle police contacted Jesus Gonzales-Macias, 53 of Rifle, in his vehicle for weaving and failing to use his turn signal. Gonzales-Macias was found to be intoxicated and was arrested on suspicion of DUI. He was later released on a summons.April 11• Rifle police officers were dispatched to a report of a fight on West 24th Street. Officers learned of three underage people drinking alcohol and that Mary Marie, 43, was in the apartment drinking with the others, and had supplied the alcohol. Officers cited Marie for distributing alcohol to minors. • Garfield County sheriff’s deputies responded to and investigated a case of alleged domestic violence. Deputies arrested Brandi Lynn, 26, on suspicion of misdemeanor harassment and criminal mischief, and Daniel Johnson, 30, for third-degree assault.April 12• A Garfield County sheriff’s deputy stopped William Conn, 51, of Rifle, for speeding near Glenwood Springs and arrested him on suspicion of DUI and DUI per se. April 14• A Glenwood Springs police officer took Jeffery Suriano, 44, in to custody on suspicion of DUI, possession of a schedule II drug and speeding 20-39 mph in excess of the posted limit. • Between 30 and 40 cars had their tires slashed in west Glenwood Springs. Most of the slashings occurred at First Choice Inns, but some happened around Glenwood Springs Middle School. “(The perpetrator) just happened to be in the area and just thought that’d be a grand was to amuse themselves,” said GSPD chief Terry Wilson. Police didn’t have any leads in the case on April 15, Wilson said.

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