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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.

Public drinking – Police observed two men drinking alcohol in a public area near 3000 Blake Avenue. Police believe neither had an address or ties to the community. They arrested Robert Wray Fleming, 41, and Donald William Price, 59, on charges of drinking in public areas.Dog bite – Someone reported a dog bit his daughter. Animal control issued a vicious animal citation to Todd Quigley Ackerman, 30.DUI – Police stopped Darrin Matthew Rodrigue, 28, and arrested him on suspicion of DUI, DUID and driving under restraint.DUI – Police observed a vehicle driving carelessly over the Seventh Street bridge. They arrested Victor Manuel Jaquez Carrera, 20, on suspicion of DUI, underage consumption of alcohol, careless driving and failure to provide proof of insurance. Trespass – Police arrested John Grant Holcomb, 18, on suspicion of trespassing at the Hotel Colorado.Theft – Three thefts were reported on the afternoon and evening of Aug. 22. Police received two reports of vehicles broken into in the Hot Springs Lodge and Pool parking lot. They estimated each vehicle would cost $1,000 to repair, and that $1,140 worth of items were stolen from one vehicle, and $470 from the second. In a second incident, police took a report of a theft of $30,000 worth of personal items from a house on the 800 block of Seventh Street. There was also a report of a $12,000 vehicle stolen from a local car dealership.

Needle – According to Police Chief Daryl Meisner, an officer entered a residence after a report of a suicidal man. The man had a syringe in his arm, which was accidentally stuck into a police officer’s arm during a struggle. Gerald Fitz-Gerald, 28, was arrested on suspicion of assault on a police officer. Meisner said the officer doesn’t know if he is OK and must undergo a series of blood draws for up to a year to determine whether or not he contracted a disease.Harassment – Police answered a report of harassment near the 700 block of East Fifth Street. They believe Saul Loya, 27, was at a residence attempting to contact his ex-girlfriend, whom he is restrained from contacting. Loya was arrested a few days later.Harassment – Police answered a 911 hang-up on Railroad Avenue. They believe Vivian Slrotek, 33, harassed her husband and left the scene. She was later arrested on suspicion of harassment, domestic violence, and for an outstanding warrant.Assault – Police answered a report of a domestic disturbance on Howard Avenue. They believe Ricardo Alvarado-Olivo, 37, assaulted his wife with a baseball bat. He was arrested on suspicion of assault, menacing and domestic violence.Disorderly conduct – Police answered a report of a suspicious incident on Coalmine Avenue. They believe Jamie Babcock, 19, caused a disturbance, made threats, and contacted a person he is restrained from contacting. He was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct, violation of a protection order and underage consumption or possession of alcohol.Post Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO

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