A $1,000 reward is being offered by a theft victim for information leading to the recovery of tools valued at $10,000 stolen the night of Jan. 7, and the arrest of the people involved. The tools were taken from a construction site behind Catherine Store on County Road 100 at Aspen Equestrian Estates. Anyone with information on the missing tools can call the victim of the theft at 948-2987 or 379-7996 or call the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office at 945-0453. -On Dec. 26, a Rifle police officer found that several of the patrol cars in the parking lot of the Rifle Police Department were vandalized. One of the cars’ rear tires were flattened, while the others were wrapped in toilet paper. -On Dec. 26, Rifle police were dispatched to McCarron Avenue for a report of a domestic disturbance. They arrested Corrine Terry, 33, of Rifle for suspicion of third-degree assault and domestic violence for allegedly hitting her husband in the face, cutting his left eye. -On Dec. 26, Rifle police arrested Ryan Oliver, 22, of Cocoa Beach, Fla. on suspicion of first-degree criminal trespass after he showed up at a house where he was not wanted. -On Dec. 27, Rifle police responded to a disturbance on Railroad Avenue where Chris Lester, 20, of Rifle had allegedly assaulted his mother and his brother and attempted to hang himself. He fled on foot, but was caught and charged with suspicion of underage drinking, domestic violence, first-degree criminal trespass, second-degree burglary and third-degree assault. -On Dec. 27, Rifle police were called to the Winchester Motel for a report of an assault. When they arrived, they spoke to a man who said the owner of the motel, Stanislaw Pitor Slipko, 68, of Rifle, hit him in the face and broke his sunglasses. Slipko was cited for assault and battery.
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