Editor’s note: The following information comes from official police and sheriff’s department incident reports. Arrests merely indicate an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless found guilty in court.• On Aug. 24, Garfield County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a domestic violence incident near Rifle. A woman allegedly hit her husband with a brick, then attempted to steal his car keys.Next, the husband reportedly punched her in the face an unknown number of times. The woman, Patricia Sue Kirby, 48, of Rifle, was taken into custody on suspicion of third-degree assault and harassment. Monte Lin Kirby, 51, of Rifle was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault. • On Aug. 10, Rifle police were called by a Rifle woman who said her former boyfriend was harassing her. Hugo Linares, 20, of Rifle was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, harassment and violation of a protection order. • On Aug. 10, Rifle police were notified of about 25 incidents of graffiti in the area of the NAPA auto parts store. • On Aug. 7, Rifle police took a report of someone who broke in to a car that was parked on the 2000 block of Railroad Avenue. The thief apparently broke in to the car sometime the previous night. A factory CD player was stolen and a window was broken. • On Aug. 7, Rifle police were dispatched to a report of two allegedly intoxicated men who refused to leave a bar. The men were later seen driving past the bar and subsequently arrested. The driver, Artemio Rangel-Cortes, 42, of Rifle was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and taken to Garfield County Jail. • On Aug. 9, a woman called Rifle police to report that a man had entered her home and was standing in her bedroom doorway when she woke up. Police searched, but could not find the man. • On Aug. 13, Glenwood Springs police received a report of graffiti on Glenwood Springs High School. • On Aug. 14, Glenwood Springs police received seven separate reports of automobile burglaries. The break-ins occurred on Old Lodge Road, Brush Creek Lane, Meadow Run, Walz Avenue, Palmer Avenue and West 12th Street. In all, the stolen items were valued at more than $2,600. • On Aug. 14, Glenwood Springs police received a report of a stolen car from Walz Avenue. The vehicle was later returned. • On Aug. 14, Glenwood Springs police arrested Jeffrey L. Burke, 47, of Glenwood Springs on suspicion of drunken driving after he crashed his motorized bicycle on the sidewalk. He was also charged with driving a vehicle when his license was revoked for being a habitual offender. • On Aug. 15, Glenwood Springs police received a report of a stereo that was stolen from a car on Palmer Avenue. • On Aug. 15, Glenwood Springs police cited Louis W. Perez, 40, of Denver for an alleged hit-and-run that occurred at the Village Inn parking lot. • On Aug. 15, Glenwood Springs police cited Bradley R. Myers, 19, of Rifle for smoking the ganja while soaking at the hot pots below the 116 exit of Interstate 70. He was charged with possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. • On Aug. 16, Glenwood Springs police arrested Blaine L. Carey, 19, of Glenwood Springs for failure to present insurance, and they arrested a 15-year-old juvenile for aggravated motor vehicle theft, resisting arrest, driving without a license, reckless driving, driving an uninsured vehicle and driving without headlights. According to the police report, the juvenile was driving recklessly around the 800 block of Palmer Avenue when he hit a parked vehicle. He then fled on foot, but was caught by police. The youngster was later released to his father. • On Aug. 16, Glenwood Springs police received a report of two vehicle break-ins on Mountain Drive. • On Aug. 20, Glenwood Springs police found an unconscious man at the corner of 8th Street and Cooper Avenue. Jeremy A. Beach, 28, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on a warrant and on charges of possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. • On Aug. 20, Glenwood Springs police found an unconscious man at the corner of 8th Street and Cooper Avenue. Jeremy A. Beach, 28, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on a warrant and on charges of possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
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