Basalt police are investigating the death of a 28-year-old man at Arbor Park Drive Saturday.The victim appeared to have died in his sleep. The Pitkin County Coroner’s Office was called to the scene and is awaiting autopsy results.The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of kin.A Rifle resident pulled over on Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs Aug. 26 on a vehicle noise violation was arrested and taken to Garfield County Jail on warrants and for several alleged violations.Rodney Price, 24, was wanted on Garfield County warrants for failure to appear on a traffic offense, and for contempt of court on an original charge of driving under restraint. Price also was listed as an endangered missing person with a caution alert for violent tendencies.In addition, he was out on bond from Mesa County for methamphetamine distribution.He was arrested on the warrants, and on charges including possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana offenses, criminal impersonation, driving under restraint and failure to provide immediate proof of insurance.-An Aspen man was picked up Aug. 26 on a warrant after Glenwood police contacted him at a local park on a suspicious person call. Wyatt B. Sanders, 54, was wanted out of Glenwood Springs for failure to appear on an original charge of open container. He was summonsed and released.-A Glenwood Springs man was arrested on several charges after Glenwood police responded to a report that a vehicle had driven into a storefront. Juan Barragan-Valerio was arrested on charges of careless driving, failure to provide proof of insurance and driving without a license, and jailed.He reportedly said he had forgotten his birthdate. Police report they later learned Barragan-Valerio had given them a false name. He also faces a criminal impersonation charge.-Ainslie Turner Canning, 23, of Carbondale was arrested by Glenwood police Aug. 28 on suspicion of driving while ability impaired and driving the wrong way on a one-way street.-Glenwood police arrested a Glenwood woman on Blake Avenue Aug. 28 on suspicion of third-degree assault. Wendelyn Buchanan, 38, was jailed after she allegedly got upset about some paperwork that had to be signed and assaulted two people.-A Texas woman’s offer to perform a roadside test didn’t help matters for her Aug. 28 after she was pulled over for weaving and showed signs of intoxication. Glenwood police report she performed poorly on the test. Linda Garcia, 43, of San Leon, Texas, also was given a breath test, and was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs, failure to drive in the designated lane, and driving without a license.-A Montrose man was arrested after Glenwood police were dispatched Aug. 28 to a parking lot of a restaurant for a disturbance. William Henry Braddock, 28, was arrested on suspicion of false imprisonment, criminal mischief and domestic violence.-A Glenwood Springs man was arrested Aug. 28 after reportedly walking away from the downtown detox facility and getting into a fight with others on the street. Michael King, 37, was arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct and taken to jail based on an emergency commitment for alcohol.-Glenwood police were notified Aug. 29 of a male suspect wanted on a failure to appear municipal warrant. Lorenzo Alberto Suazo, 20, of Rifle, was summonsed for failure to appear and released on his promise to appear to answer the charges.-Juan Martin Lucero-Guerrero, 37, was arrested Aug. 29 by Glenwood police after allegedly taking $163 in food from a local grocery store. He was cited on suspicion of petty theft.
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