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.
June 7: DUI ” Police contacted a vehicle suspected of weaving. They arrested Benigno Garcia Ascencion, 29, of Washington, on suspicion of failure to drive in one lane, DUI, driving without a license and failure to provide proof of insurance.
June 6: Marijuana ” Police stopped a vehicle suspected of making an improper turn. They arrested Jose Guadalupe Mendoza, 25, of Carbondale, on suspicion of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, failure to provide proof of insurance, an improper turn and possession of drug paraphernalia.
June 6: DUI ” Police pulled over a vehicle suspected of traffic violations. They arrested Reynaldo Perez, 19, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of DUI, driving without a license, failure to drive in a single lane and underage consumption or possession of alcohol.
June 1: DUI ” Police investigated a motorcycle crash. They arrested the driver, Jay James Bair, 35, of Carbondale, on suspicion of DUI and careless driving.
June 1: Harassment ” Police responded to a report of a disturbance at a home and arrested Gregory Scott Adams, 26, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of harassment.
May 31: Assault ” Police answered a report of a disturbance at a motel. They arrested Michael Shawn Easley, 35, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of third-degree assault and false imprisonment.
May 31: DUI ” Police pulled over a vehicle suspected of failing to dim its high beams when passing oncoming traffic. They arrested Alejandro Gomez Loya, 23, of Rifle, on suspicion of DUI and failure to dim headlights.
May 31: DUI ” Police stopped a vehicle suspected of driving carelessly. They arrested Clinton Nathaniel Carroll, 28, of New Castle, on suspicion of DUI.
May 30: Dog ” Police responded to a complaint about a barking dog and cited Gregory Thigpen, 30, of Glenwood Springs, with an animal-disturbing-the-peace citation.
June 6: Fireworks ” Police cited Anthony Eriksen, 49, with open burning and fireworks violations.
June 6: DUI ” Police stopped a vehicle suspected of weaving. They arrested Jerry Leon White, 39, of Parachute, on suspicion of DUI, compulsory insurance and careless driving.
June 5: Harassment ” Police answered a report of a disturbance and cited Richard Wille, 59, with harassment and disorderly conduct after an alleged confrontation with a store employee.
June 4: Harassment ” Police responded to a report of phone harassment. Keith Bozeman was cited with harassment.
June 4: DUI ” Police stopped a vehicle suspected of weaving. They arrested Landon Russell, 18, of Rifle, on suspicion of DUI, careless driving, compulsory insurance and underage consumption or possession of alcohol.
June 2: Harassment ” Police responded to a report of a disturbance and arrested Paul Hunter, 62, on suspicion of harassment.
June 1: Buckshot rain ” Garfield County deputies responded to a report of rafters on the river near Rifle that were shot with shotguns. Deputies investigated and determined that the buckshot rained down on the raft and no one was trying to shoot them. No one was injured.
May 31: DUI ” Police investigated an accident where a vehicle hit a parked car. The driver, Jeffrey Haar, 42, of Rifle, was arrested on suspicion of DUI, driving under restraint, careless driving and compulsory insurance.
May 22: Drug paraphernalia ” During a locker search at Rifle High School, police say they found a piece of drug paraphernalia and cited a 15-year-old boy.
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