On Aug. 30, Glenwood Springs police were called by Abdollah Pirzadeh, 33, of New Castle because he said he wasn’t paid for some work he did. Police found that Pirzadeh was allegedly under the influence of drugs and was arrested on suspicion of that, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. On Aug. 30, Glenwood Springs police were dispatched to a report of an allegedly intoxicated person yelling obscenities. When they arrived, police arrested Michael Lloyd Iverson, 49, of Glenwood Springs on suspicion of harassment, disorderly conduct and third-degree criminal trespass. -Glenwood Springs police saw a vehicle speeding and weaving and when they pulled the driver over, he reportedly showed some signs of intoxication. Javier E. Miramontes-Gonzalez, 39, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, DUI per se, speeding and changing lanes when it’s unsafe. -Glenwood Springs police responded on Aug. 31 to a report of a domestic disturbance in progress on Soccerfield Road. James Sherrod Power, 23, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of harassment, criminal mischief and resisting arrest. -On Sept. 1, Glenwood Springs police saw a vehicle hit a street sign, then continue to drive recklessly. The driver, Quintin Darin Godwin, 22, of Glenwood Springs was pulled over and showed signs of intoxication. He also refused roadside maneuvers and police found out his license was suspended. Godwin was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, driving under restraint, failure to provide insurance, reckless driving and failure to report an accident. -Glenwood Springs police pulled over a driver for driving carelessly on Sept. 1. Jose L. Majano, 33, of Silt was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, DUI per se, careless driving and failure to provide insurance. -Glenwood Springs police were told of a statewide warrant out for Billy Joe Knoeppchen, 25, of Glenwood Springs. He was arrested on the warrant. -Glenwood Springs police were notified of a domestic disturbance in progress. They arrested Pedro Bocel-Chalcu, 24, of Glenwood Springs on suspicion of third-degree assault. -On Sept. 2, Eracilo Becerra, 20, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, DUI per se, careless driving and driving without a license. -On Sept. 2, Glenwood Springs police arrested the passenger of a vehicle, Agustin Cervantes-Lopez, 19, of Glenwood Springs on suspicion of underage drinking. -On Sept. 2, Benjamin Morris Pelton, 21, of Carbondale was arrested on a Garfield County warrant. -On Aug. 30, a Silt officer conducting Labor Day holiday saturation patrols reportedly observed a vehicle traveling without any working taillights. When stopped, the driver allegedly changed places with his passenger as the officer watched. A routine computer check subsequently revealed the reason for the switch: the driver’s license had reportedly been cancelled for having unpaid traffic tickets. Arturo Salas, 24, of Denver, was arrested and ultimately released on a summons for driving under restraint.-On Aug. 31, a Silt officer stopped a Glenwood Springs resident for an alleged speeding offense on County Road 331. A routine computer check subsequently revealed that Kevin P. White, 28, was wanted on a Garfield County warrant for reportedly failing to comply with the terms of his sentence for possession of drug paraphernalia. White was lodged in the Garfield County Jail until such time as he could make arrangements to post his $500 bond. He was also issued a citation for speeding.-On Aug. 31, a Silt police officer conducting holiday traffic enforcement reportedly observed two motorists racing side-by-side on Interstate 70 at speeds approaching 100 mph. When stopped, a suspect was found to have a revoked license with two additional active restraints for being stopped on previous occasions for driving under restraint. Jon Shilo McKibben, 21, of Rifle, was arrested and charged with driving under restraint and speeding.-On Sept. 2, Silt police were advised that one of their residents was wanted on a nationwide felony warrant for forgery. Officers made a number of attempts to contact the suspect at her residence but always found that she was away. A message was left with family members that the officers would be returning and that it would be best if the suspect simply turned herself in. On Tuesday morning, Tamra Jean Dexter, 28, of Silt reported to the Silt Police Department with her bondsman. There she arranged to post her $5,000 bond and was released pending her court date.-Silt officers conducting holiday DUI enforcement patrols netted three arrests on Sept. 2. In the first case, an officer reportedly observed a motorist fail to dim her headlights as she went by him. When stopped, Cynthia K. Romo, 40, of Rifle, was found to be revoked as a habitual offender with nine additional active restraints (meaning she had been stopped and cited at least nine times for driving on a revoked license). She also reportedly displayed signs of intoxication and was asked to submit to a voluntary series of roadside sobriety maneuvers and a breath test.Romo was arrested and charged with drunken driving, DUI per se, aggravated driving while revoked as a habitual traffic offender, and failing to dim her headlights. She was lodged in the Garfield County Jail. An equally intoxicated passenger in Romo’s vehicle, Miguel Angel Calzadillas-Rico, 37, of Rifle was also arrested and charged with having an open container of alcohol. He was issued a summons and given a ride home to Rifle. Finally, police stopped a motorist for failing to signal a turn and having unreadable license plates. According to the report, the only identification provided by the driver was a notice from a previous drunken driving offense that occurred less than a month ago. In addition to allegedly displaying signs of intoxication, driver Daniel Stephen Krasovich, 49, of Glenwood Springs, was found to be revoked due to previous DUI offenses. He was arrested and lodged in Garfield County Jail on charges of drunken driving, driving under restraint and the signal violation.Krasovich’s intoxicated passenger was given a ride home to Glenwood Springs.On Sept. 3, a patrolling Silt officer reportedly observed a party exit his car and urinate on the ground while standing right under a street light and in spite of the fact that restroom facilities were readily available only a short distance away. Brian Joseph Moran, 18, a Grand Junction college student, was charged with urinating in public and released on a summons.
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