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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.

Clarification ” A March 11 listing printed contents of a police report saying Jon Creech was arrested on suspicion of violating a protection order and domestic violence. That was incorrect, as there was no new incidence of domestic violence and no domestic violence charge in that arrest, according to Rifle Police Chief Daryl Meisner. What appeared on the police report as domestic violence was actually only a sentencing rule that would apply if Creech were convicted of the violating a restraining order charge, Meisner said.

March 23: DUI ” Police contacted a vehicle on the 700 block of Colorado Avenue after seeing a passenger vomit three times. They arrested Carlee Jean Prinslow, 23, of Denver, and released her with a summons for DUI.

March 23: DUI ” Police responded to a traffic complaint. They located the suspected vehicle and arrested Ernesto Martinez Salas, 26, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of DUI and careless driving.

March 22: DUI ” Police pulled over a vehicle suspected of weaving. They arrested Juan Martin Cruz Herrera, 21, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of DUI, weaving and driving without a valid license.

March 21: Harassment ” Police responded to a report of a domestic disturbance. They arrested Dominick Cordova, 33, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of harassment.

March 20: Marijuana ” Police pulled over a vehicle driving without a taillight. They cited Brandon Paul Preo, 21, of Glenwood Springs, with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, DWAI, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving with a defective taillight.

March 20: DUI ” Kevin Charles Wall, 47, of New Castle was cited with DUI and making an illegal U-turn.

March 19: Dog at large ” Police picked up a dog running at large near Midland Avenue. They cited the owner, Dominick Cordova, 34, of Glenwood Springs, with dog at large and dog licenses required.

March 19: Trespassing ” Police responded to a report of a man trespassing who wouldn’t leave an apartment he’d been thrown out of. They arrested Carl Franklin Irwin, 35, of Glenwood Springs, and discovered he allegedly had someone else’s checkbook without permission. Irwin was charged with second-degree trespassing, theft and identity theft.

March 18: DUI ” Police pulled over a vehicle suspected of making an improper left turn. They arrested Phillip Thurston Yates, 27, on suspicion of DUI and an improper left turn.

March 17: Railroad theft ” Police investigated a report of a theft of railroad property. They cited Michael Vanian, 28, with petty theft, trespassing and criminal mischief.

March 17: Hit-and-run ” Police contacted a vehicle suspected of hitting a pedestrian on Midland Avenue and leaving the scene of the accident. They arrested Ryan Michael Becvarik, 21, of Carbondale, on suspicion of DUI, hit-and-run, careless driving and failure to provide immediate proof of insurance.

March 18: Warrant ” Police received a report of the location of a woman with an outstanding warrant. They arrested Susan Carver, 36, of Naturita.

March 17: Fuel theft ” Police responded to a report of theft of a gas can from a parked vehicle. Officers contacted a suspected vehicle and allegedly found drug paraphernalia. Jerid Thistle, 27, was arrested on suspicion of theft of motor vehicle parts, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under restraint, compulsory insurance and possession of an illegal weapon. Michael Salazar, 20, was arrested on suspicion of theft of motor vehicle parts and criminal mischief.

March 13: Harassment ” Police responded to a report of a fight at a stop sign on Airport Road. Police believe Ronald Tahy, 41, of Arizona, prevented a woman from exiting a vehicle. He was arrested on suspicion of harassment.

Post Independent, Glenwood Springs Colorado CO

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