Garfield County police report |

Garfield County police report

Editor’s note: The Garfield County Sheriff’s 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.

Theft: A deputy received a report at 2:35 p.m. on Aug. 24 of parts stolen from a vehicle at a location in the 24000 mile of Highway 6 east of Rifle. Andy Gene Padia, 22, of Rifle, was cited for theft in the case.

Phony license plate: A deputy stopped a motorist at 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 24 on Highway 6 in Parachute on suspicion of fictitious license plates. Gary Delbert Groom, 65, of Grand Junction, was cited for displaying invalid vehicle license plates.

Investigations: Deputies took reports on Aug. 24 of a theft in the Carbondale area, a trespass near Rifle and a burglary near Glenwood Springs. The burglary case remains open.

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