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.
Driving under restraint, theft: Deputies responded to a vehicle that was reportedly involved in a theft in the 51000 block of Highway 6 in Glenwood Springs at 3:54 p.m. on Jan. 9. The vehicle was found to have fictitious plates and was towed. The driver later contacted deputies and was found to have a revoked license. Jerry Landon Thomas, 42, of Aurora, was arrested for driving under restraint and theft and lodged in the Garfield County Jail. Glenwood Springs Police Department handled charges of shoplifting from a local business, where Thomas allegedly left the store with approximately $23.50 worth of merchandise.
Fraud: At 2:26 p.m. on Jan. 11, a deputy responded to a fraud call in the 300 mile of County Road 303 near Parachute. The case involved a wire transfer to suspects overseas and is closed and inactive pending new evidence.
Menacing: Deputies were dispatched to a disturbance in the 100 block of Silverton Place in Parachute at 10:02 p.m. on Jan. 11. After investigation a juvenile male was taken into custody on suspicion of menacing.
Underage drinking, driving under the influence: A deputy contacted a vehicle at 2:17 a.m. on Jan. 12 on Interstate 70 outside of Parachute for speeding. The driver, Dillon James Anderson, 18, of New Castle, was cited for underage possession of alcohol and driving while ability impaired. A passenger, Samual Whiseant, 19, of Grand Junction, was also cited for underage possession.
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Policy that dictates what for-profit activities should be officially sanctioned within Glenwood Springs parks is being reviewed by city staff and will likely come before the city council for final approval later this summer.