On Jan. 3, Silt police were notified that Bryan Charles Bailey was arrested on the warrant for criminal impersonation, unauthorized use of a financial transaction device, computer crime, and felony theft in Hurst, Texas. He is accused of accessing a former Silt roommate’s bank account with a computer and wiring funds to himself in Rifle and elsewhere.Bailey is currently residing in the Tarrant County Jail near Fort Worth pending extradition.-On Jan. 8, Silt police were dispatched to Main Street where a man was allegedly urinating in public. As the first officer arrived, the suspect’s companion was reportedly observed backing out of a parking space and into a passing motorist. The ensuing investigation revealed that driver Patricia Lee Ann Bruce, 37, of Garfield County, was allegedly under the influence of alcohol and driving under revocation for a previous drunk driving offense. She was arrested and charged with drunken driving, driving under restraint, unsafe backing resulting in an accident, possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to present proof of insurance. Passenger Lynk W. Schuyler, 37, of Gypsum, was charged with urinating in public.-On Jan. 10, Silt police were dispatched to a residence for a reported assault. The investigation revealed that the suspect allegedly entered his ex-wife’s Silt residence without permission and assaulted her boyfriend in the presence of the suspect’s child. Johnnie Wayne Gates, 50, of Glenwood Springs, also reportedly threatened to get a gun and use it to kill the victim. Gates was arrested and lodged in the Garfield County Jail on charges of first-degree criminal trespass, assault, and menacing. -On Jan. 12, Glenwood Springs police were called after an inmate at the Garfield County Jail allegedly flushed some booking documents down a toilet there. Moses Vasquez, 43, of New Castle was cited on suspicion of criminal tampering.-On Jan. 8, two Carbondale officers assisted TRIDENT in a K-9 search of a local storage locker. No further information was available.-On Jan. 9, a Carbondale officer was called about a fight at Roaring Fork High School, spoke to the three boys involved. No one wanted to press charges.-On Jan. 10, a Carbondale officer saw an 18-year old female walking along a town street with a bottle of liquor in her hand, and arrested her for underage possession of alcohol.
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