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On Jan. 31, Silt police stopped a motorist on Interstate 70 for speeding. Ever Danilo Serrano, 25, of Denver, was summoned for driving under restraint, driving with a suspended license and speeding.-On Feb. 1, James Barber Bingham, 37, of Rifle turned himself in to Silt police for a felony warrant from Garfield County for probation violation. He posted a $1,000 bond and was released.-On Feb. 2 at 1 a.m., Silt police spotted a vehicle being driven erratically. Trevor Duane Butler, 24, of Snowmass Village was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, and weaving. His passenger, Mandy Lauren Parmeter, 18, of Silt, was summoned on suspicion of underage drinking.-Carbondale police have uncovered a telephone scam and issued a warning Wednesday to residents. A man has called people claiming to be a U.S. Customs agent, who has intercepted a package that appears to be lottery winnings. The agent offers to return the package, but also suggests sending 10 percent of the winning amount via Western Union to him. The caller has also been leaving messages with a call-back number in Quebec, Canada.The U.S. Customs Office in Englewood has confirmed the scam, and urges residents to ignore the offer and report the call to police.Anytime someone asks for payment in advance to receive money, it’s a scam.


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