Garfield County Sheriff’s report |

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.

Burglary: Deputies responded to a possible burglary in the 300 block of Coryell Ridge Road in Glenwood Springs at 8:20 a.m. on Jan. 3. The case is inactive pending further leads.

Possession: Deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction on Interstate 70 near Silt at 1:51 p.m. on Jan. 3. Timmy Paul Johnson, 47, of Rifle, was cited for traffic offenses, as well as possession of narcotics.

Violation of a restraining order: Deputies responded to an accident at 10:42 p.m. on Jan 3 on County Road 252 outside of Rifle. One passenger was under a mandatory protection order to stay away from another passenger in the vehicle. Rory Alan Reynolds, 20, of Clifton, was arrested and transported to the Garfield County Jail.

Possession of drug paraphernalia: At 9:33 a.m. on Jan. 4, deputies received information that a juvenile was in possession of drug paraphernalia in the 35000 block of Highway 6. After investigation, the juvenile was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and released to a relative.

Violation of a restraining order: Deputies responded to the Garfield County Jail at 3:16 p.m. on Jan. 4 for a violation of a restraining order. Alfred Elias Moreno, 31, of Glenwood Springs was charged with the violation.

Violation of a restraining order: Deputies responded to a violation of a protection order call in the 100 block of Cliff View Circle in Parachute at 4:05 p.m. on Jan. 4. Christopher John Warde, 25, of Parachute, was arrested and transported to the Garfield County Jail.

Trespass: Deputies responded to a possible brush fire at 8:43 p.m. on Jan. 5 along South Second Street near Silt. It was later determined that a transient had started a campfire near the railroad tracks. Kevin Cruz, 47, of Silt, was summoned for third-degree trespass.

Harassment, domestic violence: Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Coryell Ridge Road near Glenwood Springs at 9:37 p.m. on Jan. 5. After investigation, Joshua Martin Davis, 28, was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, harassment, criminal mischief and violation of a restraining order and was booked at the Garfield County Jail. He was later released on bond.

Vicious dog: A report was taken of a dog that had killed a heifer calf in the Catherine Store area at 12:14 a.m. on Jan. 5. The case is open and under investigation.

Warrant arrest: A deputy arrested a man at county roads 352 and 315 near Rifle at 3:03 a.m. on Jan. 5. Josey Lee Varley, 27, of Carbondale was arrested on an active arrest warrant and transported to the Garfield County Jail. He was released on bond.

Violation of a restraining order: While on patrol, a deputy contacted two men at 3:12 a.m. on Jan. 5 at Yellow Slide near Rifle. John Weber Turner, 30, was found to be violating a protection order. Turner was taken into custody.

Possession of drug paraphernalia: A deputy contacted a vehicle at 4:33 a.m. on Jan. 5 in the 100 block of Stone Quarry Road in Battlement Mesa for an equipment violation. The driver, Matthew Kurt Rayne, 18, of Parachute, was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, and was cited.

Theft: Deputies were advised of property stolen from the 100 block of Sipprelle Drive outside of Parachute at 1:54 a.m. on Jan. 6. There are no suspect leads at this time.

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