On Dec. 13, a Silt officer stopped a motorist for allegedly driving a defective vehicle on County Road 311 in Silt and learned that his license had reportedly been canceled and denied for having an unpaid traffic ticket. Daniel Richard Rodreick, 24, of New Castle, was arrested and transported to the Silt Police Department where he was issued a summons for driving under restraint and operating a defective vehicle.In a second case, Silt police stopped a motorist for allegedly speeding and not having his child properly restrained. A routine check then revealed that the driver’s license had been revoked for being a habitual traffic offender. Martin Delgado-Dominguez, 36, of Silt, was charged with being a habitual traffic offender, failing to properly secure his child, and speeding.-On Dec. 13, the suspect reportedly involved in the Dec. 10 armed standoff in Rifle contacted a bondsman after being released from the hospital and turned himself in at the Silt Police Department. Toby Aaron Patterson, 24, of Rifle, was arrested on warrants charging him with resisting arrest and felony drug possession. He was ultimately released after posting bonds totaling $5,000.-On Dec. 13, a person wanted on a municipal warrant for failing to pay her fines or appear in court on a previous watering violation sentence was arrested at her Silt residence on Tuesday. Mary Elizabeth Cunningham, 43, was conveyed to the Silt Police Department where she was held until she could post bond and be issued a summons for the separate criminal offense of failure to appear.-On Dec. 14, a Silt officer responding to a reported underage drinking party observed a motorist allegedly running a stop sign and driving on the wrong side of the road. When pulled over, the teen driver reportedly displayed indications of having consumed alcoholic beverages. Austin Dee Merchant, 19, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, underage drinking, and the traffic offenses.-On Dec. 15, Glenwood Springs police were called to a local club for a report of a disturbance. Police were told that a woman was allegedly kicked in the thigh by Javier Guzman, 21, of Glenwood Springs. He was arrested on suspicion of assault.
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Grace Wesseling is an animal lover, a cheerleader of seven years and another soon-to-be graduate of Bridges High School, class of 2021.