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.
Smoking – Police observed a man smoking suspected marijuana on the pedestrian bridge. They arrested John Grant Holcomb, 18, on charges of resisting arrest, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.DUI – Police observed a traffic violation. They stopped the vehicle and arrested Elmer Richard Maestas, 44, on suspicion of driving with a revoked license, DUI, careless driving and failure to provide proof of insurance.Marijuana – Police were told someone was trying to sell marijuana outside a downtown bar. Police contacted the man and found what they believe was marijuana packaged for distribution. Police learned the man had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. They arrested Heath Sloane Day, 34, for the warrant and on suspicion of possession of between one and eight ounces of marijuana and possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute.Fight – Police answered a report of an accident and determined two people got in a fight after the accident. They cited Chad Aaron Thompson, 28, and Carroll Dwayne Davis, 45, for assault and careless driving.Criminal mischief – Police took several 911 calls from a male stating there was an emergency. Police believe the same man broke a window on his girlfriend’s vehicle. They arrested Troy Allen Manzanares, 29, on charges of criminal mischief and false reporting to authorities.
Tint – Police stopped a vehicle for having windows tinted too dark. They suspect the driver, Stephen Lakey, was driving on a revoked license and was in possession of marijuana, drug paraphernalia and illegal fireworks.Traffic complaint – Police said citizens have complained that Christopher Hart, 23, drives erratically and commits traffic offenses. They cited Hart for careless driving.Assault – Police answered a call of a domestic incident on Ray Avenue. They arrested Elizabeth Benkner on suspicion of assault and domestic violence.Assault – Police responded to a residence on Railroad Avenue. They believe Jose Lozoya, 18, unlawfully entered the home and assaulted someone. Lozoya was arrested and held on burglary and assault charges.Trespass – Police arrested Joshua Morrell, 21, on a trespass call. They believe he gave several false names and attempted to run from police. He was found to have several outstanding warrants from the Denver area.Prescription – Police took a report of stolen prescription drugs from a Ninth Street residence. They believe Sheree Degrace, 35, was in possession of the pills and admitted to taking them. She also had an outstanding Garfield County warrant. Degrace was arrested.Post Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO
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