On Dec. 21, Glenwood Springs police saw a vehicle stopped at a red light, completely in the opposite lane of traffic with its high beams on. They pulled over Jerry Lyle Peevy, 39, of Carbondale and arrested him on suspicion of drunken driving, failure to dim high beams and failure to drive in a designated lane. -On Dec. 21, Glenwood Springs police responded to a report of a disturbance involving two shoplifters. One of the women, Amy Jean Stewart, 29, of Edwards was arrested on suspicion of harassment, while the other alleged shoplifter, Joel Mary Felix-Cordova, 23, of Gypsum was arrested on suspicion of theft, third-degree assault, harassment and on a warrant. -On Dec. 21, Glenwood Springs police were notified of a vehicle that was reportedly weaving heavily and hit a parked car. The driver then reportedly kept on going. Benjamin Lopez-Hernandez, 51, of Carbondale was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and weaving. -On Dec. 13, Silt police responded to a residence to investigate an alleged altercation between a couple. Police learned that the two parties had allegedly thrown things at each other, harassed each other and that one of the suspects had broken property belonging to his former girlfriend. Monica L. Wright, 40, of Silt, was arrested and lodged in the Garfield County Jail on charges of assault, littering, and three counts of harassment. Jerry A. Alsop, 41, of Denver was charged with criminal mischief.-On Dec. 16, a local bondsman brought a party wanted on a Mesa County warrant to the Silt Police Department. Terra Christin Preston, 30, of Clifton was found to be wanted for failing to appear on child abuse charges. She posted her $500 bond and was released pending her new court date.-On Dec. 18, Silt police responded to the intersection of 16th and Main for a motor vehicle accident. A routine check revealed that one of the drivers was reportedly operating an uninsured vehicle and that her license had been suspended for not having insurance. Janice E. Caro, 39, of Silt, was charged with driving under restraint, driving while under suspension for financial responsibility, and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
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