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.
Warrant arrest: Police observed a vehicle on Maple Street with an adult male passenger with an active warrant for his arrest out of Pitkin County on the original charge of distribution of marijuana to a minor at 3:48 p.m. on Nov. 4. Upon stopping the vehicle officers also noticed that the driver, William Alberto Amaya-Castellon, 24, of Snowmass Village, was showing signs of intoxication and located marijuana and drug paraphernalia on all three occupants of the vehicle. The adult male passenger, Oswaldo Vasquez-Guzman, 18, of Basalt, was lodged at the Garfield County Jail on the warrant, possession of less than one ounce of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. A juvenile male passenger in the vehicle was issued a summons and released to a guardian for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Amaya-Castellon was arrested and charged with DUID, no proof of insurance and driving without a valid driver’s license.
Possession, warrant arrest: Police contacted a male in the 100 block of Sixth Street who had a warrant that was confirmed out of Garfield County for distribution of a schedule 1 substance at 8:19 p.m. on Nov. 4. Steven Jesse Schreiner, 25, of Glenwood Springs, was also charged with possession of a schedule 1 substance, possession with intent to distribute, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of less than 3 ounces of marijuana concentrate, and possession of marijuana concentrate with intent to distribute. Schreiner was lodged on the warrant and above listed charges at the Garfield County Jail.
Illegal camping: Police were advised of parties camping in a vehicle in a parking lot in the 800 block of Blake Avenue at 11:45 p.m. on Nov. 4. Jason Roy Meller, 39, of Redstone, and Sheri Lafond, 49, of Grand Junction, were lodged in the Garfield County Jail for illegal camping.
Possession: Officers made a traffic stop for speeding at 11:45 p.m. on Nov. 4 in the 2000 block of Grand Avenue, which resulted in them finding illegal drugs in the vehicle. Carlos Garcia Gandara, 22, of Longmont, and Silvano Venegas Gonzalez, 20, of Longmont, were arrested for possession of controlled substances (Schedules 2, 3, and 4). Gandara was also charged with criminal impersonation and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle. Gandara also had an active warrant for failure to appear on an original charge of failing to provide proof of insurance. Gonzalez was also cited for speeding.
Driving under the influence: Police pulled a vehicle over at 4:33 p.m. on Nov. 5 on Midland Avenue for speeding. Antonio Ledesma-Gonzalez, 36, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, failure to provide proof of insurance, speeding 20-24 mph over the limit, and driving without valid drivers license (Colo. resident more than 30 days). A passenger, Joel Ledesma-Gonzalez, 39, of Glenwood Springs was also arrested for criminal possession of a forged instrument.
Possession: Officers responded to a welfare check in the 300 block of Fifth Street at 7:06 p.m. on Nov. 5 and after further investigation a male was placed under arrest for possession of methamphetamine. Michael Wayne Morrison, 52, of Carbondale, was lodged at the Garfield County Jail.
Criminal mischief, harassment: Police responded to a report of a disturbance at 1:18 a.m. on Nov. 6 at a local residence in the 2000 block of South Grand Avenue. Adan Torres-Garcia, 29, was arrested for criminal mischief and harassment. He was lodged in Garfield County Jail.
Driving under the influence: Police observed a vehicle traveling the wrong way on a one way street at 2:13 a.m. on Nov. 6 on Grand Avenue. Araceli Gallardo Saenz, 21, of Carbondale, was stopped and showed signs of impairment. Saenz was issued summons and released for driving the wrong way, driving with an expired license and DWAI.
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