On March 28, Rifle police responded to a hit and run on South 9th Street. After a chase on Interstate 70, the driver, a 17-year-old male, was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, underage drinking, possession of drug paraphernalia, vehicular eluding, hit and run and reckless driving. His passenger, Fabian Cruz-Dominguez, 21, of Clifton, was arrested on suspicion of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, possession of drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest, third-degree assault and obstructing government operations.-On March 29, Rifle police responded to a domestic disturbance call on West 24th Street. Police said the female victim told them that her boyfriend, Stephen J. Poyner, 22, of Rifle choked her, ripped her shirt, kicked her and threw a set of car keys at her, hitting her 5-month-old son in the head. On March 30, Rifle police arrested Poyner on suspicion of domestic violence, menacing, third-degree assault and child abuse. -On March 29, Rifle police responded to a fight in progress at the Red River Quick Mart on Taughenbaugh Boulevard. When they arrived, they reported seeing a man and a woman arguing. Greg Bendetti, 46, of Rifle was arrested on suspicion of harassment, domestic violence and possession of marijuana.
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