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.
Menacing: At 2:07 a.m. on May 9, deputies were advised of a cold menacing call that occurred in the 100 block of Limberpine Circle outside of Parachute. Deputies are currently investigating.
Criminal mischief: At 12:43 p.m. on May 9, deputies responded to a criminal mischief report in the 100 block of E. Carson Circle near Parachute. A door to a house was damaged and a shed was spray-painted.
Domestic violence: Deputies responded to a call of domestic violence at 2:22 a.m. on May 10 in the 27000 block of Highway 6 in Rifle. Upon investigation, Servando Alamos Corral, 37, of Rifle, was taken into custody for assault in the third degree and domestic violence and transported to the Garfield County Jail.
Warrant arrest: Deputies contacted a pedestrian at 12:25 p.m. on May 10 in the 200 block of Highway 133 in Carbondale. Deputies learned that the woman had a nationwide felony warrant out of Dallas County Sheriff’s Office for probation violation on charges of dangerous drugs with no bond. Tracia Lynn Gibson, 31, of Dallas, TX, was arrested and transported to the Garfield County Jail.
Drug violation: At 4:18 p.m. on May 10, deputies responded to a possible drug violation in the Silt area. Evidence was collected on scene and no suspects have been located at this point.
Theft: Deputies took a theft report at 11:31 a.m. on May 11 in the 5100 block of Stone Quarry Drive outside Battlement Mesa. A man reported fuel stolen from two pieces of heavy equipment.
Identity theft: A deputy was advised by dispatch of a person wanting to report identity theft at 4:26 p.m. on May 11 in the 300 mile of County Road 136. A deputy responded and took the report of the identity theft which occurred in an unknown location. The case is closed pending further leads.
Driving under the influence, open container: Deputies contacted a driver for speeding at 10:20 p.m. on May 11 on westbound Highway 82 in Glenwood Springs. Shelton McClintock Yocum, 34, of Glenwood Springs, was subsequently arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol driving with excessive alcohol content and open container.
Harassment, underage drinking: Deputies responded to a report of an assault in progress at 10:27 p.m. on May 11 in the 27600 block of Highway 6 in Rifle. After the investigation, a juvenile party was released on a summons for harassment and underage drinking.
Assault: A deputy responded to an assault at the Garfield County Jail at midnight on May 12. Christopher Lee Gallegos, 23, of Rifle, was arrested for assault in the third degree.
Assault, menacing: Deputies responded to an assault that occurred at 4:17 a.m. on May 12 near Glenwood Springs. A suspect was identified but had left the scene. No arrests have yet been made. The case remains open and active due to the ongoing investigation.
Burglary: At 6:15 a.m. on May 12, deputies took a report of a cold burglary that occurred in the 500 block of Battlement Creek Trail in Parachute. This case is inactive pending further investigative leads.
Assault, violation of restraining order: Deputies responded to a report of domestic violence at 2:17 a.m. on May 12 in the 4500 mile of County Road 320 outside of Rifle. After the investigation was complete, John Leland Goure, 46, of Grand Junction, was taken into custody for charges of domestic violence and a violation of a protection order.
Cruelty to animals: At 3:36 p.m. on May 12, deputies were advised by dispatch of a vehicle, in the 1800 mile of County Road 129 in Glenwood Springs, parked in the sun for approximately 2 hours with a dog locked inside with no ventilation or water. Deputies responded and after being unable to locate the owner, impounded the dog. The owner, Thomas Richard Powis, 33, of New Castle, was later identified and issued a summons for cruelty to animals.
Harassment, trespass: Deputies investigated a possible domestic violence incident at 4:08 a.m. on May 13 that occurred in the 2500 block of Highway 133 near Carbondale. Irena Miller, 28, of Carbondale, was subsequently arrested on charges of first-degree criminal trespass, harassment and domestic violence.
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