Garfield County Sheriff’s Report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
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.
Trespass, driving under restraint: At 11:44 p.m. on Aug. 25, deputies responded to a criminal trespass in progress in the 27900 block of Highway 6 outside of Rifle. After investigation, Randy Wayne Long, 37, of Gypsum, and Aaron Lee Cobb, 33, of Glenwood Springs, were issued summonses for trespass and Jorge Gutierrez Gonzalez, 35, of New Castle, was issued a summons for driving with a suspended license.
Burglary, criminal mischief: At 2:17 a.m. on Aug. 26, deputies responded to a cold burglary call outside of Parachute. After further investigation, a 12-year-old juvenile was issued summonses for criminal mischief and second-degree burglary and released to his parents.
Warrant arrest: At 12:10 p.m. on Aug. 28, deputies made contact with a man in the 100 block of Clublodge Drive in Carbondale and determined he had an outstanding warrant for failure to comply out of Pitkin County. Kavanagh McGeough, 18, of Carbondale, was arrested and transported to the Garfield County Jail and later released on bond.
Warrant arrest: At 1:46 p.m. on Aug. 29, deputies investigating a fraud call in the 100 block of Silverton Place near Parachute contacted a man with two outstanding warrants. Stephen Edward Draper, 36, of Parachute, was arrested and transported to the Garfield County Jail for the warrants.
Warrant arrest: At 9:19 p.m. on Aug. 29, deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on I-70 outside of Rifle. After further investigation, it was determined that the passenger had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. Jesus Ruiz Meraz, 26, of Grand Junction, was arrested for the warrant and transported to the Garfield County Jail. He was later released on bond.
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PHOTO: Fire in median by Grizzly Creek caused brief closure of I-70 in Glenwood Canyon Wednesday afternoon
Eastbound traffic on Interstate 70 sits at a standstill just east of exit 116 in Glenwood Springs after a small fire ignited in the median near Grizzly Creek and briefly shutting down both lanes of traffic on Wednesday afternoon.