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Garfield County Sheriff’s Report

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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.

Vehicle break-ins: On Nov. 14, deputies received multiple reports of vehicles being broken into in the Glenwood Springs area. The case is under investigation.

Illegal hunting: At 8:17 a.m. on Nov. 14, deputies got a report of a weapons violation in the Battlement Mesa area. Deputies contacted Shawn R. Lawhead, 31, of Parachute, and cited him for possession of drug paraphernalia and hunting without a license.

Fighting: At about 12:30 p.m. on Nov. 16, deputies responded to reports of a fight in progress on Silver Queen Circle in Battlement Mesa. Richard F. Wille, 63, of Parachute, was arrested and booked into the Garfield County Jail on charges of disorderly conduct and menacing, a felony. James D. Mower, 47, of Parachute, was cited and released.

Driving while impaired: At 11:43 p.m. on Nov. 16, Josh Behrman, 53, of Aspen was stopped outside of Carbondale for allegedly driving while impaired by alcohol. He was cited and released.

Driving under the influence: At 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 17, Isamar Campos, 22, of Carbondale was stopped on Highway 82 near Carbondale for an alleged traffic violation. She was arrested on suspicion of driving without a valid license, weaving on the highway, and driving under the influence, and booked at the county jail.

Possession: At 8:26 p.m. on Nov. 17, deputies stopped a vehicle driven by James W. Krogh, 49, of Grand Junction, outside of Rifle. He was arrested and booked into the Garfield County Jail on charges of driving without a valid license, weaving, failure to provide proof of insurance and possession of drugs. His vehicle was impounded.

Driving under the influence: At 10:17 p.m. on Nov. 18, deputies responded to disturbance outside of Rifle. Alia Cassandra Lopas-West, 24, of Rifle, was arrested on suspicion of harassment, driving under the influence and child abuse by negligence, and booked into the Garfield County Jail.

Driving under the influence: At 1:33 a.m. on Nov. 19, Rodrigo Contreras-Mendez, 26, of Glenwood Springs was stopped on suspicion of driving while intoxicated on Colorado Avenue in Glenwood Springs. He was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, illegal possession of drugs, open container and weaving.

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