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.
Underage drinking, cultivation: Police investigated a residence in the 600 block of Cowdin Drive for a noise complaint at 10:36 p.m. on Nov. 12. After further investigation, Halee Nichole Young, 19, of New Castle, and Ricardo Camacho, 19, of Glenwood Springs, were issued summons for minor in possession of alcohol and released. Jolene Marie Varley, 24, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested and lodged at the Garfield County Jail for cultivation of more than 6 marijuana plants, but fewer than 30.
Public urination: Officers saw a male urinating in a parking lot at 1:25 a.m. on Nov. 13 in the 900 block of Grand Avenue. Marcos Cruz-Herrera, 38, of Glenwood Springs, was issued a summons for urinating in public and released.
Underage drinking, assault: Police contacted an adult female at 2:06 a.m. on Nov. 13 as a result of a fight in a bar in the 900 block of Grand Avenue. After investigation, Cynthia Ramos, 18, of New Castle, was arrested for underage consumption of alcohol and attempted second-degree assault.
Driving under the influence: Police pulled over a vehicle at 2:32 a.m. on Nov. 13 in the 200 block of Eighth Street for having a defective tail light. Upon contact driver, police observed signs of intoxication. Raul Osman Oqueli Corrales, 28, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested and issued a summons for driving while ability impaired, vehicle with defective tail light and driving without a valid license.
Harassment: Police were contacted by a passerby at 12:42 p.m. on Nov. 13 who reported a possible domestic incident in the 200 block of Eighth Street. After investigation, Travis Shaun Smith, 32, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for harassment/domestic violence and was lodged in Garfield County Jail.
Disorderly conduct: Police were dispatched to a convenience store at 3:28 p.m. on Nov. 14 in the 50000 block of Highway 6 for a report of an intoxicated male. Police arrested Joshua Farrar Clendenin, 35, of Greenberg, Tenn., for disorderly conduct, drinking in public areas, trespass and possession of drug paraphernalia. Clendenin was lodged at the Garfield County Jail.
Driving under the influence: Police contacted a vehicle in the 2000 block of Grand Avenue at 11:05 p.m. on Nov. 14 for being involved in a hit and run accident. Upon contact with the male driver, police observed signs of intoxication. Joseph Donald Ehlert, 54, of Naples, Fla., was arrested for DUI, driving under cancelled/denied license, unsafe backing and failing to report an accident. Ehlert was lodged in the Garfield County Jail.
Criminal mischief, trespass: Police were dispatched to assist an EMS call at a local restaurant in the 100 block of West Sixth Street at 11:05 p.m. on Nov. 14. Officers investigated and found that a party had been hiding inside the ceiling of a restroom and then had fallen through the ceiling. Joshua Ben Welling Trevino, 32, of Glenwood Springs, was transported to the hospital because of injuries he suffered from the fall. Trevino was charged with violation of a protection order, criminal mischief, theft and third-degree criminal trespass.
Shoplifting: Police were dispatched to a business in the 700 block of Grand Avenue at 12:15 p.m. on Nov. 15 for a report of theft, with stolen property valued at $35. Officers contacted Brittany Lea Sprayberry, 25, of Rifle, and placed her under arrest; she was released on summons.
Warrant arrest: Police received a report at 1:21 p.m. on Nov. 15 that an adult male was at the Glenwood Springs Police Department wanting to turn himself in on an arrest warrant. Officers arrested Robert Dean Kurk, 45, of Glenwood Springs. He was lodged at the Garfield County Jail.
Warrant arrest, possession: Police responded to a report at 9:57 a.m. on Nov. 16 of an adult male possibly trespassing at a local convenience store in the 100 block of Sixth Street. Upon arrival, officers contacted Matthew Tyler Gering, 22, of Basalt, who was subsequently arrested for an outstanding Glenwood Springs warrant. Gering was lodged at the Garfield County Jail on the warrant and for possession of marijuana.
Shoplifting: Police were advised of a shoplifting incident at 4:46 p.m. at a grocery store in the 2000 block of Grand Avenue. The officer who contacted the reporting party was advised that a female subject stole $46.09 worth of items from the grocery store. Police arrested Cathy Lanette Thomas, 40, of Glenwood Springs, and charged her with petty theft. Thomas was released with a summons.
Criminal mischief, trespass: At 11:08 p.m. on Nov. 16, police responded to a report of a vehicle trespass and theft at a residence in the 3000 block of Old Lodge Road. During the course of the investigation, Ivan Carillo, 18, of Glenwood Springs, and three juvenile males were arrested for first-degree criminal trespass, theft, criminal mischief and possession of drug paraphernalia. The juveniles were also charged with possession of marijuana. The adult was charged with possession of marijuana concentrate. Carillo was lodged in Garfield County Jail. One of the juveniles was lodged in Youth Corrections. The remaining two juveniles were issued summons and released.
Warrant arrest: Police were contacted by an adult male who wanted to turn himself in on a warrant at 4:11 p.m. on Nov. 17. Joshua David Long, 27, of New castle, was arrested and lodged at the Garfield County Jail on the warrant.
Driving under the influence: At 2:18 a.m. on Nov. 18, police observed a vehicle fail to drive in a single lane in the 2000 block of Grand Avenue and contacted the driver. Scott Gregory Windholz, 26, of Glenwood Springs, showed signs of intoxication and was subsequently arrested. Windholz was issued a summons and released for failing to drive in single lane, DUI, DUI Per Se.
Warrant arrest, trespass: Police were advised at 2 p.m. on Nov. 18 of a male that had trespassed into a home in the 1000 block of Cooper Avenue and passed out in the kitchen. Police arrested Dion Benjamin Herrera, 41, of Hartsall.
Possession: At 11:12 a.m. on Nov. 18, police were advised by a supervisor of a possible drug violation at a developmental residence/work site in the 700 block of Mount Sopris Drive. The officer contacted the reporting party, who said he located illegal narcotic pills on a male subject. The officer determined that the male subject had been in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia in addition to the narcotic pills. The officer arrested William Jay Rice, 28, of Glenwood Springs, and charged him with unlawful possession of a controlled substance (Schedule II), introduction of contraband in the first degree, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana, less than two ounces. The officer lodged Rice at the Garfield County Jail for the charges.
Violation of a restraining order: Police were advised of a violation of a protection order incident at 2:25 p.m. on Nov. 18 at the probation office. The officer contacted the reporting party and she advised that a female suspect had consumed alcohol in violation of a protection order. The officer determined the female suspect had violated her protection order. The officer arrested Brandi Malee Strickland, 32, of Glenwood Springs, and charged her with violation of a protection order. The officer lodged Strickland at the Garfield County Jail.
Possession of drug paraphernalia: Police observed a vehicle traveling without headlights at 9:01 p.m. on Nov. 18 in the 2000 block of South Grand Avenue. After stopping vehicle, officers observed drug paraphernalia in plain view. Melissa Castrejon Vasquez, 20, of Carbondale, was issued summons for both violations and released.
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