Glenwood Springs Police Report
Editor’s note: The Glenwood Springs Police Department reports the following incidents and arrests. Summonses or arrests merely indicate an accusation, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless found guilty in court.
Illegal possession of a firearm, DUI, criminal impersonation: At 1:53 a.m. on Aug. 4, police were on foot patrol in the 700 block of Grand Avenue and observed a vehicle driving in a careless manner. Police contacted the driver and noted signs of alcohol intoxication as well as found him to be in possession of a firearm. He was also discovered to be in possession of a fake identification card, with him being under age. Parker Wade Whittington, 20, of Glenwood Springs, was placed under arrest and lodged at the Garfield County Jail for criminal impersonation, suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI Per Se, prohibited use of a firearm, no proof of insurance and careless driving.
Public indecency: At 6:19 a.m. on Aug. 4, police were dispatched to a hotel in the 100 block of West Sixth Street for a suspicious event. Police contacted the reporting party, who stated he had warned a couple for attempting to have a sexual encounter in the hallway of the hotel. Officers contacted and issued a summons to Cody Schwahn, 21, of Colorado Springs, for public indecency.
Barking dog: At 1:15 p.m. on Aug. 5, the Code Enforcement Officer was dispatched to a residence in the 3700 block of Mountain Drive for a barking dog complaint. The owner of two dogs, Thomas Newell Trowbridge, 46, of Glenwood Springs, was located and received a summons for an animal disturbing the peace.
DUI: At 1:41 a.m. on Aug. 6, police arrested Eliseo Medrano, 21, of Rifle in the 2700 block of South Glen Avenue for suspicion of driving under the influence (excessive alcohol content), speeding and driving under restraint.
Loose dog: At 11:55 a.m. on Aug. 6, police were dispatched to Highway 6 and Soccer Field Road for a report of an animal complaint. Police impounded a dog and issued a summons for an animal at large without dog licensing and rabies vaccination requirements to Robert Diambrosio, 41, of Glenwood Springs.
Theft: At 1:55 p.m. on Aug. 6, police were dispatched to Valley View Hospital for a reported theft. Officers discovered an employee, Jennifer Urbina, 39, of Colorado Springs, was taking medications from the pharmacy. Urbina was arrested for theft.
Driving without a license: At 4:15 p.m. on Aug. 6, police observed a vehicle failing to stop at a stop sign at 13th Street and Cooper Avenue. Police contacted the driver, Joel Rodolfo Viera-Segovia, 24, of Basalt, who did not provide a driver’s license or proof of insurance. Viera-Segovia was issued a summons for driving without a valid driver’s license, no proof of insurance and failure to observe a stop sign.
Illegal camping: At 3:32 a.m. on Aug. 7, police observed a van in a private parking lot near Riverside Drive and the bike path. Upon checking, it was found to be occupied by a man who did not have permission to be there and who was sleeping. Thomas Lee Kelly, 63, of Glenwood Springs, was issued a summons for illegal camping.
Theft: At 10:22 a.m. on Aug. 9, police were advised of a possible fraud incident in the 3000 block of South Glen Avenue. The officer contacted the reporting party, and he advised him that a subcontractor purchased $247.86 worth of unauthorized items from an auto parts store on the company’s account. The officer investigated the incident and issued a summons to Leslie Burt Durkee Jr., 50, of Glenwood Springs, for petty theft.
Fighting: At 9:21 a.m. on Aug. 8, police responded to a call of a fight in progress in the 300 block of Laurel Street. Police responded on scene and contacted the two men that had been fighting. Michael Bunyon Eugene Brown, 57, of Glenwood Springs and James Williams Hawkins, age and address unknown, were issued summonses for fighting and released.
Underage drinking, open container: At 7:25 p.m. on Aug. 8, police were dispatched to a restaurant parking lot in the 500 block of Laurel Street for a report of two men in a vehicle possibly consuming alcohol. Officers contacted the men and noted signs of alcohol intoxication, along with discovering them to be in possession of alcohol. Luis Munoz-Hinojosa, 19, of Edwards and Martinez Jesus Jose, age and address unknown, were issued summonses for minor in possession of alcohol and open container violations and released.
Harassment: At 11:17 p.m. on Aug. 8, police were dispatched to reported assault at an apartment complex in the 700 block of Blake Avenue. Officers responded and contacted a suspect in his residence. Officers also contacted the victim in her residence. The woman advised that the man had threatened her and pushed her against a wall. Officers issued Anthony Steven Maline, 57, of Glenwood Springs, a summons for harassment.
DUI: At 11:57 p.m. on Aug. 8, police contacted a vehicle for failure to signal in the 1100 block of Grand Avenue. Officers found the driver, Harry Alan Linet, 57, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., to be intoxicated, and he was arrested for DUI. Linet was later issued a summons for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, DUI Per Se, and failure to signal.
Harassment, NPOI: At 5:43 p.m. on Aug. 9, police contacted a driver on I-70 for an accident and road rage report. Upon further investigation, officers arrested Joe Ray Montover, 64, of Silt, for NPOI and harassment. Montover was then released upon a summons and promise to appear in court.
Kidnapping, harboring a minor, weapons charge: At 12:50 a.m. on Aug. 10, police were dispatched to a motel in the 100 block of Sixth Street for a report of a possible missing juvenile. The officers contacted the reporting party, Summer Leanne Power, 39, of Glenwood Springs, who is the mother of the missing juvenile. The officers later discovered that Power did not have legal custody over the juvenile and had taken him without permission. She was also found to be in possession of a dangerous weapon. Power was placed under arrest and lodged at the Garfield County Jail for second degree kidnapping, harboring a minor/runaway and possession of an illegal weapon. The juvenile was taken into custody and released to the Garfield County Department of Human Services.
Obstruction: At 5:15 p.m. on Aug. 10, police responded to a hit and run accident in the 2500 block of South Grand Avenue. While investigating the accident, America Paz-Pastrana, 39, of Denver, who is related to the driver of one of the vehicles, was arrested and lodged at the Garfield County Jail for obstructing police.
Disorderly conduct: At 5:50 p.m. on Aug. 10, police were advised of a disturbance at Valley View Hospital. The officer arrived at the scene and determined that a woman attempted to bite and kick a hospital employee. The officer arrested and charged Jennifer Ann Smith, 37, of Gypsum, with disorderly conduct and lodged her at the county jail.
DUI, driving under restraint: At 11:33 p.m. on Aug. 10, police were dispatched to 10th Street and Grand Avenue for a report of a possible REDDI vehicle. Officers contacted the vehicle and Casey Lain Rosier, 28, of Santa Fe, Texas, was placed under arrest and lodged at the Garfield County Jail for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and driving under revocation.
Forged license: At 12:12 a.m. on Aug. 11, police were dispatched to a fraud call at a bar in the 900 block of Grand Avenue. Officers investigated and found that the suspect had attempted to get into the bar by presenting a forged Colorado driver’s license. Ramona Gonzalez-Maldonado, 39, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested and transported to the Garfield County Jail on the charge of criminal possession of a forged instrument.
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