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.
Menacing: Deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence on County Road 309 near Parachute at 8:15 p.m. on Sept. 19. Francisco Keith Archuleta, 19, of Parachute, was arrested on suspicion of menacing, disorderly conduct, carrying a concealed weapon and on a warrant for failure to appear. He was lodged at the county jail.
Sexual assault: Deputies took a report from the Rio Blanco Sheriff’s Department regarding an alleged sexual assault against a child that occurred in Garfield County.
Harassment: Deputies responded to a disturbance in the 300 block of Glen Eagle Circle near New Castle at 11:30 p.m. on Sept. 20. Leann Marie Bilodeau, 40, of New Castle, was arrested on suspicion of harassment. She was later released on bond.
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Trespass: Deputies responded to Lions Ridge Road near Carbondale at 3:20 a.m. on Sept. 21 on a report of a man trespassing in a residence. Frederick Lowery Gavitt, 49, transient, was arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass and lodged at the county jail.
Child neglect: Deputies responded to a child neglect report in the Carbondale area at 3 a.m. on Sept. 12. After an investigation, the case was turned over to the Garfield County Department of Human Services.
Warrant arrest: Deputies contacted Justin T. Sanchez, 22, of Parachute, at 1:50 a.m. on Sept. 22 at his residence in the 100 block of Cardinal Way in Battlement Mesa. He was arrested on a warrant for failure to appear in a felony case.
Vicious dog: Deputies were called to the 700 block of Whiteriver Avenue at 2:10 p.m. on Sept. 22 for a vicious dog report. Hayden Lewis Coombs, 33, of Rifle, was cited for harboring a vicious animal and for allowing his dog to harass others.
Warrant arrest: Deputies stopped a motorist in the 4000 mile of County Road 233 near Rifle at 2 a.m. on Sept. 23. James Alan Hylton, 24, of Grand Junction, was arrested on a State Patrol warrant for failure to appear on a traffic violation. He was later released on bond.
Reports: Deputies took reports on Sept. 24 of a broken window in the Rifle area, theft from a vehicle near Silt, and a harassment incident in the Carbondale area.
Death: Deputies assisted emergency crews after receiving a report at 1 p.m. on Sept. 24 of a man who passed away in the Roan Creek area north of De Beque. Deputies report there was no sign of foul play.
Driving while ability impaired: A deputy contacted a driver in the 6800 mile of Highway 82 at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 24. The driver, Fernando Aguilar-Gomez, 22, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested on suspicion of driving while ability impaired, driving without a valid license, driving without proof of insurance, speeding 10 mph over the limit, eluding an officer and driving with an open container of alcohol.
Violation of restraining order: Deputies arrested Nicholas Charles Aldrich, 26, of Carbondale, for two counts of violation of a restraining order and obstructing government operations on Highway 133 in Carbondale at 9:30 p.m. on Sept. 24.
Driving under the influence: Deputies stopped a motorist at Highway 82 and County Road 154 south of Glenwood Springs at 4:15 a.m. on Sept. 25. The driver, Elsa Haymee Garcia Aniles, 33, of Carbondale, was cited for driving under the influence and failing to drive in a single lane. She was released to a sober person.
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