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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.

Kitty in custody: At 7:14 a.m. on March 1, an Animal Control officer responded to a call regarding a cream-colored cat with orange points, being held at a home on Silver Plume Dr. in Battlement Mesa. The cat was taken to the Colorado Animal Rescue shelter.

Puppy at large: At 11:04 a.m. on March 1, Animal Control responded to a citizen complaint about a puppy at large in the Rifle area. The puppy was impounded and taken to an area animal hospital. As of March 3, the owner had not been identified.



Unattended death: At 11:16 a.m. on March 1, deputies responded to an unattended death outside of the City of Rifle. The case remains open pending a coroner’s report, and the identity of the deceased has not been released.

Fire call: At 5:32 p.m. on March 1, deputies assisted the Grand Valley Fire Department with a fire in the Battlement Mesa area.



Chihuahua at large: At 2:56 p.m. on March 2, animal control picked up a white, wire-haired Chihuahua mix breed from the Cottonwood Mobile Home Park near Rifle. The dog did not have a collar, and the owner had not been identified as of March 3.

Pot arrest: At 3:53 p.m. on March 2, deputies stopped a vehicle on I-70, at mile marker 118, for a reason not divulged in a press report. After investigation, the driver was released with a warning, while a passenger, Adam Acosta-Cristoval, 19, of South Gate, Calif., was ticketed and released on a charge of possession of two ounces of marijuana or less.


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