Garfield County Sheriff’s Report |

Garfield County Sheriff’s Report

Post Independent
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.

Warrant arrest: Deputies stopped at an accident at County Road 323 and Highway 6 near Parachute at 5:20 p.m. on Oct. 2. A driver in the accident was wanted on a misdemeanor warrant for failure to comply. Alfredo Vicencio-Sandoval, 39, of Battlement Mesa was arrested on the warrant and later freed on bond.

Theft: Deputies took a report of theft of items from a vehicle in the 27000 mile of Highway 6 near Rifle on Oct. 2. The case is closed due to a lack of leads or suspects.

Vehicle break-ins: Deputies responded to multiple calls of vehicle break-ins in Apple Tree Mobile Home Park on Oct. 3. The situation is under investigation.

Trespass: Deputies were called to a residence in the 300 block of Lodgepole Circle in Battlement Mesa at 11 p.m. on Oct. 3. Two people were found in a vacant house. Daniel Kamuelakokeakuaklk Kamanawa, 18, of Parachute, and a juvenile were arrested for felony trespass.

Driving under restraint: Deputies stopped a motorist at 2:10 p.m. on Oct. 4 in the 4500 mile of Highway 13 north of Rifle for driving without valid license plates. The driver, Jennifer Ann Goodwin-Radcliff, 38, of Grand Junction, was cited for driving while her license was under restraint and driving without valid plates. A passenger in the vehicle, Todd Edward Smith, 40, of Clifton, was wanted on a Rio Blanco County warrant for failure to appear in a misdemeanor case. He was arrested on the warrant and later freed on bond.

Menacing: Deputies responded to a disturbance in the 3700 block of County Road 301 on Battlement Mesa at 10 p.m. on Oct. 4. Lynda Kay Howitt, 52, of Parachute, was arrested on suspicion of menacing, assault and obstructing a police officer, and lodged at the county jail.

Driving without valid plates: Deputies stopped a motorist on eastbound I-70 in South Canyon at 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 5. Matthew Mark Maciak, 43, of Carbondale, was arrested on suspicion of driving with an invalid license plate, driving with only one plate on the car, driving without proof of insurance, driving without his driver’s license in his possession and for giving a false name to officers. He was lodged at the county jail and the vehicle was impounded. He was later freed on bond.

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