The Two Rivers Drug Enforcement Team (TRIDENT) executed a narcotics-related search warrant Sept. 6 at 1126 Blake Ave. in Glenwood Springs. Benjamin Coli Goodrich, 21, was arrested on an outstanding TRIDENT warrant for distribution of marijuana and possession with the intent to distribute marijuana. Goodrich was also charged with suspicion of possession of marijuana, possession with the intent to distribute marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, as a result of the search. Goodrich was lodged at the Garfield County Jail on a $16,050 bond.Also arrested during the operation were Jennifer Lynn Shellman, 19, and Vinton Ross Clark III, 19. Both were charged with suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia, cited and released.A 16-year-old female and a 17-year-old male were also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, cited and released to proper adults.-The Eagle County Sheriff and the Eagle and Minturn police departments conducted a sting operation on sales of liquor to teenagers on Sept. 5. Using 18- and 19-year-old volunteers, the sting focused on 21 liquor stores and convenience stores.Of the stores where the teens tried to purchase liquor, eight correctly asked for identification and refused the sale. But clerks in 13 stores sold liquor to the teens, and all were issued summons for illegal sale of alcohol.Clerks working for the following stores were cited: Columbine Market in Gypsum; Loaf ‘N Jug, Eagle Convenience Store, City Market, and Liquor Cabinet in Eagle; South Forty Liquors, Stop ‘N Save, Riverwalk Wine and Spirits, Edwards Liquors and Village Market in Edwards; Shop & Hop in Eagle-Vail; and Minturn Mile Liquor and Stop & Save in Minturn.-Glenwood Springs police took a report on Sept. 8 of clothes being stolen from a dryer in the community laundry room of an apartment complex at 721 Blake Ave. The value of the stolen clothes is estimated at $72.-Mary Elizabeth Weaver, 49, of Glenwood Springs, was cited by Glenwood Springs police for criminal tampering on Sept. 9 after a bus driver reported that the woman threw an egg at his bus. The incident occurred on Mount Sopris Drive.Glenwood Springs police report three found items: a Toyota key on a green key ring, a man’s wallet found at Two Rivers Park, and a birth certificate and Social Security card belonging to a man from Idaho.-Glenwood Springs police were called to the alley behind the Eagles Lodge on 7th Street at 4 p.m. on Sept. 9 on a report of a man dumping cooking oil. Officers found that Thomas Lee Bianco, 33, a club member, had dumped a 55-gallon barrel of waste oil from a fish fry. Wastes dumped on the streets are washed directly into the river via the city’s storm sewers. Bianco was cited for littering.-Glenwood Springs police were called to a disturbance at 3312 Grand Ave. at 4:40 p.m. Sept. 10. They discovered that a man there, Jason Bailey, 26, of Glenwood Springs, was wanted on a Mesa County warrant for contempt of court, under an original charge of driving under restraint. Bailey was lodged in jail on the warrant charge.-Glenwood Springs police took a report at 10:42 a.m. Sept. 10 of vehicles damaged at Rey Motors in West Glenwood.-Rifle police contacted Thomas Norberg, 25, of Rifle, shortly after midnight on Sept. 3 in the 500 block of Railroad Avenue. He was wanted on a warrant for parole violation, and was lodged in the Garfield County Jail.-Rifle police assisted the Rifle Fire Department at 8 p.m. on Sept. 3 following a propane explosion inside a fifth-wheel trailer at 2001 W. 2nd St., No. 13. No one was in the trailer when the explosion occurred, but the owner and his brother were working on the propane system just before. No injuries were reported.
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