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.

Underage drinking: Deputies stopped a motorist for speeding in the 1500 block of County Road 210 north of Rifle at noon on Oct. 8. Cody August Taylor, 19, of Silt, was cited for underage drinking, speeding 10 mph over the limit and having his view obstructed while driving.

Investigations: Deputies are investigating an assault that occurred during a disturbance in the Rifle area at 2 a.m. on Oct. 13, and more than $1,000 in damage done to a vehicle near Glenwood Springs reported at 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 13.

Harassment: Deputies were called to a residence near Carbondale at 6:14 p.m. on Oct. 13 for a family disturbance. A juvenile boy was summoned for harassment and then released to his parent.

Runaway: Deputies are searching for a runaway reported from the Parachute area on Oct. 14.

Burglary: Deputies are investigating a burglary at a residence in the 3200 mile of County Road 114 reported at 1:30 a.m. on Oct. 14 in which more than $1,000 worth of items were taken.

Driving under restraint: Deputies stopped a motorist in the 1500 mile of County Road 114 at 11:44 a.m. on Oct. 15. The driver, Jose Bacilio Silva-Perez, 29, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested on suspicion of driving while his license was under restraint for a previous alcohol offense, speeding 20 mph over the limit and failing to obtain a Colorado driver’s license within 30 days after moving to the state.

Warrant arrest: A deputy stopped a motorist at mile 101 on westbound I-70 near New Castle at 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 for speeding. The driver, Matthew Gentz, 23, of Fort Garland, was wanted on an El Paso County warrant and taken into custody. He was also cited for speeding 10 mph over the limit, possession of less than two ounces of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Driving without insurance: Deputies stopped a motorist at Sixth and Maple in Glenwood Springs at 12:30 a.m. on Oct. 16 for driving with expired plates. The driver, Abel Eduardo Arana, 21, of Glenwood Springs, was found to be driving without proof of insurance and driving with expired plates. He was issued a summons and his car was impounded.

Dangerous dog: Deputies responded to a dog bite in the 300 block of County Road 303 on Battlement Mesa at 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 16. William Paul Dominguez, 46, address unknown, was cited for owning a dangerous dog.

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