Glenwood Springs Police Report
Editor’s note: The Glenwood Springs Police 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.
Fighting: At 1:30 a.m. on July 21, police responded to a report of a fight at bar in the 800 block of Grand Avenue. Daniel Rodriguez, 27, of Tioga, N.D., and Sergio Gonzalez-Molinar, 23, of Glenwood Springs, were cited for fighting.
Obstructing police: At 2:07 a.m. on July 21, police were dispatched to a residence in the 700 block of Palmer Avenue. Ronda Dennie, 53, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for obstructing police and booked at Garfield County Jail.
Disorderly conduct, possession: At 9:33 a.m. on July 21, police were called to a disturbance in the 700 block of Midland Avenue. Seth Dale Barrett, 30, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested and lodged at the Garfield County Jail for disorderly conduct, possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Drunk in roadway: At 7:24 p.m. on July 21, police observed a woman walking across Grand Avenue at 20th Street who appeared to be under the influence. Tina Marie Liljedahl, 21, of Carbondale, was cited for drinking in violation of a court order, obstruction of a peace officer, and being an intoxicated person in a roadway.
Trespass: At 1:29 a.m. on July 22, police were dispatched to a hotel in the 100 block of West Sixth Street for a report of an intoxicated woman that was trespassing on the property. Reaul Pavia Sonsteng-Ohara, 44, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested and booked at the Garfield County Jail on suspicion of trespassing.
Warrant arrest: At 2:09 a.m. on July 22, police responded to a report of a fight in the 900 block of Colorado Avenue. Luis Alfredo Delgado-Nunez, 20, of New Castle, was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance. He also had an active warrant out of Garfield County and was lodged in Garfield County Jail.
Attempted burglary: At 3:18 a.m. on July 22, police were called to a restaurant in the 100 block of Mel Ray Road for damaged property. The owners believed two men were trying to break into the restaurant after hours. Michael Thomas O’Leary, 24, of Glenwood Springs, and Patrick Thomas Shepard, age and address unknown, were lodged in the Garfield County Jail for attempted burglary, and Shepard was also charged with criminal mischief.
Illegal camping: At 7:30 a.m. on July 22, police contacted a man for camping at the Glenwood Springs water park. George Findlay, 41, of Glenwood Springs, was issued a summons for illegal camping.
Driving under the influence: At 10:34 p.m. on July 22, police received a report of a driver weaving and hitting curbs and the bridge rail on Grand Avenue. Gustavo Alonso Madrid-Rios, 39, of Glenwood Springs, was cited for careless driving, failure to report an accident with a highway fixture and suspicion of driving under the influence.
Harassment, child abuse, driving under the influence: At 6 p.m. on July 23, police were dispatched to a REDDI report on Interstate 70. The vehicle was located near a hotel. Upon investigation, officers contacted the driver and noted signs of alcohol intoxication. Kathleen Renee Quijas, 44, of Littleton, was placed under arrest and lodged at the Garfield County Jail for suspicion of driving under the influence (alcohol), harassment, child abuse, violation of a restraining order, and possession of an open container of alcohol.
Public urination: At 2:36 a.m. on July 24, police were advised of a man refusing to leave a bar in the 700 block of Grand Avenue. Police arrived at the scene and determined the man was refusing to leave the bar and had urinated on a tree outside the bar. The officers charged Ramiro Garcia-Garcia, 22, of Carbondale, with urinating in public and issued him a summons.
Trespass, criminal mischief: At 6 a.m. on July 24, police were advised of a man that broke into a hotel room in the 51800 block of Highway 6 that he had been removed from earlier in the evening. The officers determined that the man had broken a hotel window (valued at $200) and entered the room. Police located Lyle James Call, 55, of Salida, and issued him summonses for trespass and criminal mischief.
Warrant arrest: At 4:25 p.m. on July 25, police were dispatched to the courthouse for a report of a woman with an arrest warrant. Police arrested Tina Marie Liljedahl, 21, of Carbondale, on the warrant and lodged her at the Garfield County Jail.
Possession: While police were on patrol in the 100 block of West Sixth Street at 1:45 a.m. on July 26, a man advised them that another man had sustained an injury. Upon investigation, the officers contacted the injured man and discovered him to be in possession of narcotics. Stephen Joseph Vigil, 24, of Denver, was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries sustained in the incident and was also issued a summons for possession of marijuana.
Harassment: At 2:51 a.m. on July 26, police were dispatched to a hotel in the 100 block of West Sixth Street for a report of a disturbance in progress. The officers contacted the suspect and noted signs of alcohol intoxication along with observing him push the reporting party. Samuel R. Cook, 36, of Albuquerque, N.M., was placed under arrest and lodged at the Garfield County Jail for trespassing and harassment.
Possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence: At 2:14 a.m. on July 27, police stopped a vehicle for traveling the wrong way on a one-way street. It was learned that the driver was under the influence, and cocaine on the dashboard was a clue as well. Dantela Chavira, 34, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for suspicion of DUI, driving the wrong way on a one-way street and possession of a controlled substance (schedule II). He was lodged at the Garfield County Jail.
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