Garfield County Sheriff’s 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.
Warrant arrest: At about 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 8, deputies patrolling near Parachute contacted Alexander Wyscaver-Hartsel, 19, of Parachute, about a warrant for his arrest for failing to appear in court. He was arrested over the warrant, as well as for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana, and booked into the Garfield County Jail.
Warant arrest: At 7:39 p.m. on Nov. 8, outside of Rifle, deputies arrested Collett Sorensen, 49, of Rifle, on a charge of failing to appear in court. She was booked into the Garfield County Jail.
Vandalism: At shortly before 11 a.m. on Nov. 9, deputies were called to West Silverbell Place in Battlement Mesa, where they discovered approximately $200 in damage to an unoccupied residence.
Dog lost, owner found: At 10:15 a.m. on Nov. 9, a citizen found a dog outside of Silt and took it to the animal shelter, where shelter personnel recognized the animal and called the owner to come and get it.
Coke bust: At 1:34 a.m. on Nov. 10, deputies stopped a car for speeding on Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs. Omar Castro-Mendoza, 26, of Loveland, was arrested and booked into the county jail on a charge of driving with an invalid driver’s license. While at the jail, two felony charges were added: possession of cocaine and introducing contraband into the jail premises.
Marijuana: At 10:47 p.m. on Nov. 12, deputies contacted a vehicle for undisclosed reasons on County Road 244 outside of Rifle. Wade A. Yenter, 29, of Rifle was ticketed for driving with a suspended or revoked license, possession of two ounces or less of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
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