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.
Nov. 16: DUI ” Police stopped a vehicle for a suspected traffic violation. They cited Gregory Lynn Nixon, 48, of Texas, with DUI, driving with a license under restraint and a passing-where-prohibited violation.
Nov. 16: Marijuana ” Police responded to a residence for a noise complaint. They contacted people outside the home and cited Tyler Vaughan, 20, of Glenwood Springs, with possession of marijuana. Nathaniel Patrick, 25, of Carbondale, was arrested on suspicion of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful distribution of a controlled substance, plus an arrest warrant for failure to comply with a case with an original charge of driving with a license under restraint.
Nov. 15: DUI ” Police pulled over a vehicle suspected of weaving. They arrested Josh Daniel Dansby, 29, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of DUI and weaving.
Nov. 14: Warrant ” Police responded to a report of a man with an active arrest warrant. They arrested Cody Dayton Blondin, 21, of New Castle, on a warrant for failure to appear in a vehicle theft case.
Nov. 14: Domestic violence ” Police investigated a report of a domestic disturbance. A woman said her boyfriend strangled and hit her, broke her cell phone and threatened to kill her. Police arrested Noel Alonso Perea Orozco, 32, of Old Snowmass, on suspicion of menacing, criminal mischief and assault.
Nov. 13: Child abuse ” Police investigated a report of child abuse at a residence and cited Johana Andrade Perez, 26, of Glenwood Springs, with child abuse.
Nov. 12: Pine cone damage ” Police responded to a report of criminal mischief downtown. They were told a young man damaged a $10 decorative pine cone. Police arrested a juvenile and Thomas Lee Ice, 20, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of criminal mischief and underage possession or consumption of alcohol.
Nov. 10: Harassment ” Police took a report of a man harassing people and using foul language in front of children. They arrested Michael Marshall King, 53, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of harassment, disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Nov. 11: Disturbance ” Deputies investigated a report of a disturbance in Glenwood Springs. They arrested Lucas Brown, 18, of Indiana, and Christopher David Johncock, 18, on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia, underage possession or consumption of alcohol, tampering with evidence and disorderly conduct.
Nov. 11: Methamphetamine ” Deputies contacted a woman walking on Highway 6 around 1:15 a.m. in Rifle. Breezy E. Pinkerton, 18, of Rifle, was arrested on an active warrant and on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Nov. 10: Disturbance ” Deputies took a report of a disturbance in Battlement Mesa involving a weapon. A man told deputies that another man came to his home, was verbally abusive and refused to leave. The alleged victim said he grabbed an unloaded .45-caliber handgun to try to get the man to leave. Deputies cited the visitor, Benjamin Douglas Stopani, 36, of Parachute, with trespassing and harassment.
Nov. 10: School fight ” Deputies responded to a report of an assault at a middle school in the Parachute area. A 12-year-old said three other boys punched and kicked him in the school locker room. The case was under investigation, and no one was immediately accused of a crime.
Nov. 10: School graffiti ” Deputies investigated a report of graffiti on an elementary school in the Battlement Mesa area. The school principal said unknown persons spray-painted one of the north walls of the school.
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