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.
Drinking in public: Michael Marshall King, 46, of Glenwood Springs was arrested at 8:20 p.m. March 31 after officers were called to the Grand Avenue Pedestrian Bridge on a report of an intoxicated man drinking from a bottle of alcohol. Police report that King has a history of alcohol offenses.
Driving under the influence: Shawn Max McCourt, 43, of Idaho Springs was arrested at 11:30 p.m. March 31 at Sixth and Maple in North Glenwood when officers stopped him for failing to dim his vehicle’s bright lights, making an incorrect turn and having a defective tail light. He was lodged in the county jail on suspicion of driving under the influence and violation of a restraining order.
Assault: Pedro Perez, 21, of Glenwood Springs was arrested at 1 a.m. on April 1 on suspicion of assault after police were called to a disturbance at the Bayou restaurant on a report of an intoxicated man who refused to leave. Perez reportedly struck the restaurant manager in the face, breaking his glasses.
Unsafe backing and disorderly conduct: Police ticketed four people after a minor traffic accident that occurred at 10:45 a.m. on April 1 in the 800 block of Colorado Avenue. Carol Ann Wareham, 63, of Glenwood Springs was backing out of the diagonal parking near the county courthouse when the rear of her car struck a passing car driven by Jacob Otto Kirchenwitz, 21, of Silt. Wareham reported the accident to police and apologized, but Kirchenwitz and his two passengers reportedly were yelling and swearing at her. Two sheriff’s deputies happened to be nearby and calmed the men down until police arrived. Officers ticketed Wareham for unsafe backing, and ticketed Kirchenwitz and his passengers, Erich Andrew Kirchenwitz, 22, of Silt, and Justin James Burgess, 22, of Glenwood Springs on suspicion of disorderly conduct.
Harassment: Noel Jose Ramirez, 34, of Glenwood Springs was arrested at 11:45 a.m. April 1 on suspicion of harassment after officers were called to a domestic violence incident at a residence in the 700 block of Midland Avenue.
Warrant arrest: Brandon James Clouse, 32, of Parachute turned himself in at 3 p.m. on April 1 on a warrant for failure to appear in a driving under the influence case.
Driving under the influence: Enrique Loya-Loya, 33, of Rifle was stopped while speeding at 2:30 a.m. on April 2 at Sixth and Maple in North Glenwood. Officers arrested him on suspicion of driving under the influence, failure to provide proof of insurance, driving without a valid license and driving more that 25 mph over the speed limit. He was later released on a summons.
Unlawful possession: Anthony Villegas, 22, of New Castle was arrested at 1:20 a.m. April 3 at the hot pots along the river near the main Glenwood Springs I-70 interchange. Officers were first called to the scene when a passing motorist reported several people looking down into the river. On arrival, the officer found several people gathered at the hot pots. Villegas was found to be in possession of alcohol while under a court order to not possess or consume alcohol and was arrested. While being booked into the jail, he was found to have a prescription drug in his shirt pocket and was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and introducing contraband into the jail, a felony.
Driving under the influence: Sandra M. Rivera Aguirre, 38, of Gypsum was stopped at 2 a.m. on April 3 for making an improper left turn at Sixth and Laurel. She was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and making an improper turn, and was later released.
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