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.
Driving under the influence, open container: At 1:14 a.m. on April 30, a deputy contacted a vehicle in the 700 block of Main Street outside of Silt for weaving. Michael Shane McCrary, 38, of Silt, was found to be intoxicated and was issued a summons for suspicion of DUI and open alcoholic container in a motor vehicle.
Driving under the influence: Deputies contacted a vehicle for a moving violation at 9:10 a.m. on April 30 in the 2000 block of Grand Avenue in Glenwood Springs. After investigation, Andrew Isaac Mooney, 30, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and for the moving violation. He was released on bond.
Theft: Deputies responded to a theft of construction equipment and tools at 12:48 p.m. on April 30 on Hays Gulch Road near Parachute. The case is under investigation.
Warrant arrest: Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding at 6:23 p.m. on April 30 on Interstate 70 near Rulison. Upon contact with the driver it was learned that she had an outstanding warrant. Tasha Gallegos, 19, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested and transported to the Garfield County Jail. She was released on bond.
Theft: At 7:08 a.m. on May 1, deputies were advised of a theft that had occurred in the 35000 block of Highway 6 near Silt. At this time there are no suspects or leads. The item taken was a Kindle Fire valued at $199.
Sexual assault: At 2:26 p.m. on May 1, deputies were dispatched to a report of a sexual assault that occurred outside of the Carbondale area within the last year. A report was taken and the case is currently under investigation.
Vandalism: Deputies took a report of vandalized windows at 2:50 p.m. on May 1 at a residence in the 5100 mile of County Road 331 outside of Silt. The case is closed due to a lack of leads.
Tampering, theft: At 12:34 a.m. on May 2, deputies took a report of a criminal tampering at the No Name Exit near Glenwood Springs. Valve stems were removed from two different vehicles. The case is closed pending further leads.
Criminal mischief: Deputies took a report of a vending machine that was tipped over at 2:53 a.m. on May 2 along Interstate 70 at a rest stop in Glenwood Canyon.
Driving under restraint: Deputies conducted a traffic stop at 3:49 a.m. on May 2 at Tamarisk Trail and Blackhawk Trail in Battlement Mesa. Daniel Raymond Emert, 42, of Parachute, was subsequently arrested for driving with a revoked license as a habitual traffic offender. He was released on bond.
Trespass: Deputies responded to a call of trespass at 2:38 p.m. on May 2 in the 100 block of Wildwood Lane in Glenwood Springs. Once on scene, the victim advised police that someone had broken into her vehicle and had stolen a necklace. No other items were stolen, and a report was made.
Stolen vehicle: Deputies took a report of a stolen vehicle at 7:20 p.m. on May 2 in Glenwood Springs. The vehicle has not been recovered at this time.
Indecent exposure: A deputy responded to an indecent exposure report at 8:32 p.m. on May 2 on the Lorax Trail near Carbondale. After investigation, it was determined that a crime was committed.
Indecent exposure: At 6:22 a.m. on May 5, Deputies received a cold report of a nude party on private property at mile marker 17 on Highway 82 near Carbondale. The incident occurred on March 17, 2012, but was reported only after other similar reports occurred. The case is presently under investigation.
Sexual assault: At 5:29 p.m. on May 5, deputies responded to Valley View Hospital for a reported sex assault. The case is currently under investigation.
Underage drinking: At 11:22 p.m. on May 6, deputies issued a juvenile female a summons for minor in possession of alcohol outside of Parachute.
Vicious animal: Garfield County Animal Control responded to an animal bite in the 100 block of Pinion Run in the River Bend subdivision in New Castle at 4:10 p.m. on May 5. The victim was transported to the Valley View Hospital in Glenwood springs for medical treatment. Pamela Sue Keesbery, 53, of New Castle was cited for a vicious animal.
Warrant arrest: At 7:39 a.m. on May 4, deputies were advised by dispatch of an agency assist call in the 100 block of Summit Loop in El Jebel. Andrew David Peterson, 22, of Carbondale, was arrested on an outstanding Garfield County warrant and transported to the Garfield County Jail. He was released on bond.
Driving under the influence: At 11:27 p.m. on May 4, deputies arrested Scott Joseph Minor, 52, of Carbondale, for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, criminal impersonation, possession of drug paraphernalia and open container on Highway 82 outside of Glenwood Springs. He was lodged in the Garfield County Jail and later released on bond.
Assault: A deputy responded to a report of a domestic violence incident at 5:19 p.m. on May 6 that occurred in the 200 block of North Meadow Drive outside of Silt. John Daniel Doyle, 34, of Rifle, was arrested for third-degree assault and was lodged in the Garfield County Jail.
Warrant arrest: A deputy contacted a vehicle at 10:09 p.m. on May 6 on Highway 82 outside of Glenwood Springs for speeding. The driver was found to have an outstanding Garfield County warrant for failure to comply. Eric Robert Jensen, 27, of El Jebel, was arrested and transported to the Garfield County Jail. He was released on bond.
Vicious dog: Garfield County Animal control and a deputy responded to a dog bite on the Hanging Lake Trail at 8:44 a.m. on May 7. The victim was treated by paramedics and transported by private vehicle to Valley View Hospital for additional injury care. The case is still under investigation.
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