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.
Eluding – Deputies attempted to stop a vehicle they believe was speeding on County Road 114 and the driver attempted to elude them. After stopping it, they determined that the vehicle was stolen. They believe both occupants gave false names and had outstanding warrants. They arrested Pablo Medina-Chimal, 19, on suspicion of attempting to elude a police officer, reckless driving, criminal impersonation, having an outstanding warrant, driving under a revoked license and second-degree aggravated motor vehicle theft. They arrested Gerardo Rodriguez-Bravo, 30, on suspicion of obstructing a peace officer, having an outstanding warrant and criminal impersonation.Disturbance – Police answered a disturbance call at Valley View Hospital. They arrested Nate Eugene Cook, 18, on suspicion of harassment and underage possession or consumption of alcohol.Marijuana – Deputies stopped a vehicle traveling with an expired plate. They believe the driver did not have a valid license or insurance, and was in possession of forged documents and less than an ounce of marijuana. They arrested Jose Luis Herrera, 20, on suspicion of expired registration, driving without a license, no proof of insurance, criminal impersonation, possession of a forged instrument, having an outstanding warrant and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.Tail light – Deputies stopped a vehicle with a broken tail light. They believe the driver was driving under suspension and in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. They arrested David Wayne Marshall, 31, on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, violation of bail bond conditions, driving with a suspended license and defective tail lamps.DUI – Deputies stopped a vehicle they believe was speeding near Eighth Street and Grand Avenue. They arrested Timothy Wayne Smiley, 28, on suspicion of DUI, an open container violation, speeding and driving without a license.
Warrants – Police observed a male and female arguing in the street. They arrested Kyle Kuersten, Kevin Kuersten and Gina Thurber for outstanding warrants. The Kuerstens posted bond and were released from the Rifle Police Department. Thurber was transported to the Garfield County Jail.Weaving – Police stopped a vehicle they believe was weaving. They arrested Faustino Solls on suspicion of DUI, driving under revocation, possession of a forged document, criminal impersonation and possession of an open container of alcohol. Randy Bernabe, a passenger, was arrested on suspicion of underage possession of alcohol and unlawful possession of cocaine.Harassment – Police answered a disturbance call on Wamsley Way. They arrested John Collins, 24, on suspicion of harassment and domestic violence.Harassment – Police were dispatched to a 911 hang up on Evergreen Drive. They arrested Matthew Archambault on suspicion of obstruction of telephone service, harassment and domestic violence.Assault – Police answered a domestic violence call on Acacia Avenue. They arrested Shasta Valdez on suspicion of domestic violence and third-degree assault.Post Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO
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