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.
Driving under the influence: Officers stopped a motorist at Woodberry Drive and 27th Street at 9:50 p.m. on Oct. 8 for not having a visible license plate. Joseph Robert Mitchell, 59, of Springfield, Mo., was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and driving without license plates. He was lodged at the county jail.
Driving under the influence: Officers stopped a motorist seen making an improper turn and failing to drive in a single lane on I-70 at 1:46 a.m. on Oct. 9. Norma Angelica Gonzalez-Arellano, 36, of Rifle was summoned for driving under the influence, failure to drive in a single lane, unsafe lane change and failing to obtain a Colorado driver’s license within 30 days after moving to the state.
Assault: Officers were called to a fight at the Loyal Brothers Lounge at 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 9. Johnathan Charles Sayers, 25, of Fruita, was cited for third degree assault and Nathaniel Patrick Campbell, 27, address unknown, was arrested on suspicion of first degree assault.
Illegal camping: Police contacted two men sleeping behind a business in the 200 block of Sixth Street at 12:45 a.m. on Oct. 10. Daniel Jonathan Stoicich, 25, of Concord, Calif., and Michael D. Poyner, 21, of Hartselle, Ala., were cited for illegal camping in the city limits.
Urinating in public: An officer saw a man urinating on a city street in the Glenwood Meadows shopping area at 4 p.m. on Oct. 10. Andrew Kenneth Long, 34, of Marble was cited for urinating in public.
Driving under restraint: Officers stopped a motorist in the 2400 block of South Grand Avenue at 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 for defective tail lights. The driver, Gregory James Thigpen, 33, of Glenwood Springs was summoned for driving with invalid license plates, driving without proof of insurance, with a defective turn signal and while his license was under restraint.
Warrant arrest: Officers contacted a man in the 1800 block of Grand Avenue at 1:20 p.m. on Oct. 11 who was wanted on a Denver County warrant for failure to appear. John Guion Gregg, 29, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on the warrant.
Careless driving: Police were called about a road rage incident that occurred on the Grand Avenue Bridge at 5 p.m. on Oct. 11. One driver, Christopher M. Janusz, 62, address unknown, was summoned for careless driving and disorderly conduct.
Harassment: Police took a report at 10:15 p.m. on Oct. 12 of a man threatening his roommates. William Jay Rice, 28, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of harassment.
Assault: Police were called to a business in the 200 block of Sixth Street at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 14 about a fight. A man said he had asked another man to leave the premises after seeing him use profanity with others. The man said the suspect also hit and kicked him after being asked to leave. Thomas Warren Ray, 45, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of assault. After being arrested, he spit on a police officer and on a jail deputy. Ray ended up facing three counts of assault and one count of disorderly conduct and was lodged in the county jail.
Violation of restraining order: Police observed a man acting suspiciously at Traver Trail and Highway 6 at 7:45 p.m. on Oct. 14. Gregg Alan Maclaren, 48, of Glenwood Springs was found to be in possession of an open container of alcohol in spite of a court order barring him from drinking, and was placed under arrest.
Underage drinking: An officer spotted eight people walking toward the Exit 116 Hot Pots, which are clearly marked no trespassing, at 11:40 p.m. on Oct. 14. One man, David John Reynolds, 20, of Glenwood Springs, was found to have been drinking and was cited for underage drinking.
Tampering with evidence: Officers were called to the Loyal Brothers Lounge at 1:40 a.m. on Oct. 15 on a report of drug usage. Erica Alexis Petersen, 26, address unknown, was arrested on suspicion of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, tampering with evidence and obstructing a police officer.
Marijuana: Police contacted a man in the 3200 block of South Glen Avenue at 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 15. Dennis Michael Dean, 46, of Glenwood Springs was arrested on suspicion of violating a court order, possession of less than three ounces of marijuana concentrate and introduction of contraband during booking into the county jail.
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Policy that dictates what for-profit activities should be officially sanctioned within Glenwood Springs parks is being reviewed by city staff and will likely come before the city council for final approval later this summer.