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: A deputy responded to burglary call at 10:50 a.m. on April 7 in the 5100 mile of County Road 154 near Glenwood Springs. The case is close pending further evidence.
Fraud, possession: Deputies contacted a suspicious vehicle at 12:39 a.m. on April 7 in the 100 block of Pine in Carbondale. After investigation, deputies summoned Ivan Alejandro Carrillo, 18, of Glenwood Springs for contributing to the delinquency of a minor, possession of drug paraphernalia and inducing consumption of controlled substances by fraud.
Vehicle break-in: At 2:58 p.m. on April 7, deputies responded to the break-in of a motor vehicle on JQS Trail outside of Rifle. Several items were taken from the rear of the vehicle. The case is closed due to no suspects or leads.
Warrant arrest: Deputies arrested a man on an active warrant for his arrest at 6:13 p.m. on April 7 in the 400 block of West Main Street in Silt. Brandon Hollibaugh, 28, of New Castle was booked at the county jail and later released on bond.
Harassment: Deputies responded to a reported domestic disturbance at 12:11 a.m. on April 8 in the 100 block of Garfield Avenue outside of Carbondale. After an investigation, a female juvenile was arrested for harassment.
Menacing, warrant arrest: Deputies responded to a report of harassment at 3:38 p.m. on April 8 in the 200 block of Blackhawk Trail in Parachute. After investigation, Wesley Anthony Gates, 25, of Rifle, was identified and arrested for menacing and an outstanding warrant of failure to pay on an original charge of obstructing a police officer and harassment. He was lodged at the Garfield County Jail.
Warrant arrest: Deputies contacted a suspicious vehicle at 3:04 a.m. on April 9 in the 1700 mile of County Road 100 outside of Carbondale. Pedro Guillen Damasco, 60, of Rifle, was found to have a warrant for domestic assault. He was booked at the county jail and later released on bond.
Warrant arrest, assault: At 11:29 p.m. on April 9, deputies arrested a man wanted on a warrant in the 50600 block of Highway 6 near Glenwood Springs. Luis Javier Olano Perez, 25, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for an outstanding warrant, resisting arrest, possession of marijuana, criminal impersonation and assault and was lodged in the Garfield County Jail.
Vandalism: A deputy was dispatched to a report of a vandalism at 11:39 p.m. on April 9 in Battlement Mesa, where several locations were painted with graffiti. The deputy contacted six juveniles in reference to the incident and charges are pending.
Theft: Deputies were advised at 12:39 a.m. on April 10 of a theft that occurred sometime earlier in the 100 mile of County Road 113 outside of Glenwood Springs. The case is closed pending further leads.
Menacing: At 12:42 a.m. on April 10, deputies arrested a man for menacing while investigating a domestic violence call in the 100 block of Boulder Ridge Road in Battlement Mesa. Mitchell Allan Teaney, 48, of Battlement Mesa, was arrested on suspicion of menacing and taken to the Garfield County Jail. He was released on bond.
Theft: At 3:18 a.m. on April 10, a deputy was advised of hay stolen out of a barn in the 100 block of East Vista Drive in Silt. The case is under investigation.
Warrant arrest: Deputies contacted a suspicious vehicle at 2:04 a.m. on April 11 in the 500 mile of County Road 134 outside of Glenwood Springs. The occupant of the car was found to have an active warrant for his arrest for failure to appear on an original charge of minor in possession of alcohol. Edwin Omar Solano-Garcia, 19, of Glenwood Springs, was booked at the Garfield County Jail and later released on bond.
Runaway: At 5:51 a.m. on April 11, a deputy was notified of a missing juvenile from the 27600 block of Highway 6 near Rifle. The girl was entered as a runaway.
Criminal mischief: Deputies took a report of criminal mischief at 10:51 a.m. on April 11 in the 1200 block of West Battlement Parkway in Battlement Mesa. Upon investigation it was found that an unknown suspect damaged approximately $27 worth of decorative fencing.
Vicious animal: At 12:24 p.m. on April 11, animal control responded to a call of a dog menacing a person in the 200 block of Mountain Shadows Drive in Glenwood Springs. Sasha Ann Enewold, 36, of Glenwood Springs, was contacted and cited for a vicious animal and dog at large.
Criminal mischief: Deputies took a report of criminal mischief at 1:44 p.m. on April 11 in the 200 mile of County Road 250 outside of Glenwood Springs. At this time there is no suspect information.
Violation of a restraining order, harassment: At 5:58 p.m. on April 11, deputies responded to a disturbance in the 300 block of Tamarisk Trail in Battlement Mesa. Richard John Koucherik, 48, of Rifle, was arrested for a restraining order violation, Russell James Lashus, 43, of Parachute, was arrested for a restraining order violation and violation of bail bond conditions and Sheena Kay Lashus, 48, of Parachute, was arrested for harassment. Koucherik and Sheena Kay Lashus were released on bond.
Theft: At 8:35 p.m. on April 11, a deputy was advised of a pontoon boat that was stripped and had items stolen from it in the 2800 mile of County Road 335 in New Castle. The case remains under investigation.
Criminal mischief: A deputy responded to a criminal mischief call at 12:08 p.m. on April 12 in the 200 mile of County Road 250 near Glenwood Springs. The case is closed pending further evidence.
Vehicle theft: Deputies were requested to assist the Colorado State Patrol with a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle at 9:08 p.m. on April 12 on Interstate 70 near Parachute. The stop turned into a pursuit through Parachute and continued approximately 10.5 miles north where the driver stopped and was arrested without incident. The case is being handled by the Colorado State Patrol.
Dogs harassing livestock: Animal control responded to two dogs in custody at 9:46 a.m. on April 13 in the 5400 mile of County Road 233. The dog’s owner, Allan Thomas George, 50, of Rifle, was located and issued a summons for dog harassing livestock, wildlife, persons or property and dogs at large. The dogs were returned to George.
Attempted sexual assault: Deputies responded to a report of an attempted sexual assault at 9:56 a.m. on April 13 in the 100 block of Silver Plume Drive near Parachute. After investigation, Eddie Wauneka, 55, of Parachute, was arrested for sexual assault on a child. He was transported to the Garfield County Jail and later released on bond.
Driving under restraint: A deputy stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction at 10:38 a.m. on April 13 in the 4900 block of Highway 82 outside of Glenwood Springs. Joel Refugio Olivas-Moya, 38, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for driving while revoked and booked at the Garfield County Jail.
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