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.
Big game – Police were tipped off about a male behind the Garfield County Jail that had an active warrant out for his arrest. The warrant was for illegal sale of big game. Police arrested Michael Lynn Bishop, 56, on the warrant.Assault – Police were flagged down in front of the First Choice Inn and advised of a domestic violence incident. They arrested Randy Aaron Fox, 24, on suspicion of third-degree assault, harassment and false imprisonment.Dog – Garfield County deputies took a report of a dog at large. Someone said the dog was in their yard all day, and they worried for its well-being. Deputies followed the dog back to its owner, Warren Dean Hillbolt III, 40, and cited him with dog at large.Underage – Police stopped a vehicle they observed traveling without its headlights lit on Grand Avenue. They cited Manuel Rosales Guerrero, 18, with underage possession or consumption of alcohol, driving under restraint and driving without headlights.Open containers – Police observed a man panhandling at an Interstate 70 off-ramp. The officer cited Michael Dale Shannon, 52, with possession of open containers of alcohol and unlawful solicitation.
Only in Rifle – A citizen found a firearm magazine loaded with ammunition near 120 E. First St.Old plates – Garfield County deputies stopped a vehicle for expired plates. The driver had a half-gram of methamphetamines, drug paraphernalia, a suspended license, no proof of insurance or registration. They arrested Justin Daryl Ryden, 30.Yelling – Police took a report that Dorothy Day was yelling derogatory remarks at someone. They cited her with disorderly conduct.DUI – Police observed a vehicle spinning its tires in the parking lot of a bar. They arrested Alejandro Solis Castillo, 21, on suspicion of DUI.Dog bite – Police responded to a report of a dog bite in the 400 block of Fairway Avenue. They gave Tavita Valencia, 33, a vicious animal citation.Dog at large – Deputies answered a dog at large complaint and cited Andrew Lucas Flynn, 22, with dog at large.Hand it over – Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding. They say a passenger voluntarily handed over drug paraphernalia when asked if drugs were in the vehicle. A search turned up more paraphernalia and less than an ounce of marijuana. Edward Scully, 30, Shawn Terrell Patrick, 26, and Brittney Fay Demille, 19, were cited with possession of drug paraphernalia. Scully was cited with speeding and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. Patrick was also cited with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.Post Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO
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