Glenwood Springs police report |

Glenwood Springs police report

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Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

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.

Trespass: Police were called about a man trying to enter a residence in the 2200 block of Bennett Avenue at 3 a.m. on Oct. 16. Jesus Ruiz Meraz, 25, of Glenwood Springs, was found hiding in the backyard and was lodged at the county jail for trespass.

Trespass: Police cited Paul John Jankauskas, 61, address unknown, for trespassing at the Exit 116 Hot Pots at 9 a.m. on Oct. 16.

Theft: Police were called to the Affordable Inns at 10:45 a.m. on Oct. 16 on a report of theft. A further investigation led to the arrest of Megan Pelky, 30, of Glenwood Springs, on suspicion of theft after she allegedly stole a cell phone valued at $20 from her boyfriend.

Trespass: Officers contacted a suspicious vehicle in a commercial area in the 1500 block of Grand Avenue at 7 p.m. on Oct. 19. Travis Rees Llewellyn, 42, of Silt, owner of the vehicle, was issued a summons for trespass since he had been warned on a previous occasion not to come onto the property.

Speeding: An officer stopped a motorist for speeding in the 1900 block of Grand Avenue at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 17. Patrick Berger Corse, 19, of Glenwood Springs, was cited for speeding 10 mph over the limit, underage drinking and driving without proof of insurance, and then was arrested on a $200 warrant from Vail Municipal Court for failure to appear.

Harassment: An officer contacted a man on Wulfsohn Road at 3:15 p.m. on Oct. 17 after receiving a report that a man was harassing a woman while riding a bus. The man initially gave the officer false information. Elmer Denali Canales-Lara, 23, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested on suspicion of criminal impersonation, possession of a forged document and harassment.

Hit and run: Police were called about a hit and run accident in the 3400 block of South Grand Avenue at 9:40 p.m. on Oct. 17. Officers located the suspect, Cornelio Martinez, 33, of Glenwood Springs, and arrested him on suspicion of careless driving, driving while his license was under restraint and failure to report an accident.

Driving under restraint: Police stopped a motorist at Midland Avenue and Park West Drive at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 18 for speeding. Thomas Gunnar Harmon, 47, of Glenns Ferry, Idaho, was arrested for speeding 20 mph over the limit, driving while his license was under restraint and on a warrant from another jurisdiction.

Menacing and concealed weapon: Police investigated a disturbance at Sixth and Maple at 12:45 p.m. on Oct. 19 in which a man allegedly threatened three other men with a knife. The suspect fled the scene but later returned. Steven Randall Rader, 30, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested on suspicion of menacing, disorderly conduct and carrying a concealed weapon.

Warrant arrest: Police were called to the Garfield County Administration Building at 2:15 p.m. on Oct. 21 regarding a woman with an active arrest warrant. Katrina Ruth Clayton, 25, of New Castle, was arrested on a $10,000 warrant for failure to appear in an assault case.

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