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.
Injured blue heeler: At 11:36 a.m. on March 16, deputies picked up an injured blue merle heeler dog in the West Glenwood area and took it to a vet’s office for treatment.
Lost Siamese: At 7:34 a.m. on March 17, Animal Control picked up a Siamese female cat, its long, sealpoint-type hair extremely matted, on Silver Plume Drive in the Parachute area. The cat was taken to the Colorado Animal Rescue shelter.
Burglary: At 6:39 p.m. on March 14, deputies responded to a reported burglary at on County Road 214 (Peach Valley Road) near Silt. The case is inactive and closed pending further leads.
Lost gun: At 2:10 p.m. on March 16, deputies took a report of a lost firearm in the Parachute area. The case is closed and inactive pending further leads.
Shoplifting: At 6:16 p.m. on March 15, deputies responded to a reported shoplifting incident at an a location on Sipprelle Drive near Parachute. Richard Owen Truitt, 35, was issued a summons into court and released.
No valid license: At 7:29 a.m. on March 15, deputies stopped a vehicle on County Road 114 (CMC Road) south of Glenwood Springs, for speeding. Ana Maria Torres-Bergara, 31, of Glenwood Springs was arrested and jailed on charges of speeding, driving with a suspended or revoked license, and possession of instruments used for forging documents.
No license plate: At 9:39 p.m. on March 15, deputies stopped a vehicle on East Third Street in Rifle. After investigation, Brandy Lynn Hunter, 35, of Grand Junction, was arrested and jailed on chargers of driving while her license was revoked, and driving without a license plate.
Domestic incident: At 10:18 p.m. on March 16, deputies responded to a domestic incident on Apple Drive in New Castle. After an investigation, Richard A. Medina, 43, of New Castle was arrested and jailed on charges of violating a restraining order.
Wrong place: At 1:11 a.m. on March 17, deputies conducted a traffic stop at Village Road and Highway 133 for an undisclosed reason. After investigation, they arrested and jailed a passenger, German Lujan Neverez, 28, of Carbondale, on a warrant for failing to comply with a court order.
Speeding: At 8:16 p.m. on March 18, deputies stopped a vehicle on County Road 114 (CMC Road) south of Glenwood Springs for speeding. After investigating, they ticketed Moises Carrillo, 20, of Carbondale for driving on a revoked or suspended license, and speeding. In addition, the deputies took a 17-year-old passenger into custody on an outstanding warrant, and released him to Youth Zone.
Domestic disturbance: At 2:21 a.m. on March 19, deputies responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at 92 Little Echo Drive outside of Parachute. After investigating, they arrested and jailed Carrie Ann Kalaher, 41, on charges of third degree assault, criminal mischief and false reporting to authorities.
Speeding, etc.: At 6:29 p.m. on March 20, deputies stopped a vehicle on the Rifle-Silt Road (County Road 346) for speeding. After investigating, they ticketed Michael T. Stordahl, 37, Glenwood Springs, for speeding and displaying an invalid license plate.
Dog impounded: At 2:58 p.m. on March 21, deputies collected a dog (no description given) found wandering near Silt, at the intersection of Miller Lane (CR 227) and Antonelli Lane (CR 216 and took the dog to an area animal hospital. No owner was found.
DUI, etc.: At 11:03 p.m. on March 21, deputies stopped a car in Glenwood Springs for not having its headlights on. After an investigation, Mike James Moore, 37, Glenwood Springs, was summoned into court on charges of failure to turn on his headlights, driving while his license was under restraint, and drunk driving.
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