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.
Possession of drug paraphernalia: Police observed a vehicle traveling without headlights in the 2300 block of Grand Avenue at 2:30 a.m. on Dec. 13. After stopping vehicle, police observed drug paraphernalia in plain view. Jesus Antonio Salvidrez, 20, of Carbondale, was issued summons for both violations.
Violation of a restraining order: Police responded to a report of violation of a protection order at 11:57 a.m. on Dec. 14 at the courthouse. Brandi Malee Strickland, 32, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for violation of a protection order and lodged in Garfield County Jail.
Driving under the influence: Police contacted a vehicle for an improper turn in the 900 block of Grand Avenue at 10:15 p.m. on Dec. 15. Police detected signs of intoxication from driver. After investigation, Police cited Erin Michelle Volk, 26, of Glenwood Springs, for driving under the influence of alcohol. Volk was released with a summons.
Public urination: At 9:05 p.m. on Dec. 17, police were advised by a citizen of a man urinating in public in the 700 block of Wing Street. Police issued a summons to Brandon Lee Wicklund, 22, of Oak Grove, Minn.
Driving under the influence, careless driving: Police responded to an accident at a local liquor store in the 2300 block of South Glen Avenue at 12:08 a.m. on Dec. 18. The driver of the suspect vehicle was found to be under the influence of alcohol and is a habitual traffic offender and had a revoked license. Fernando U. Tobias-Hernandez, 34, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for DUI, driving under revocation and careless driving resulting in bodily injury. He was lodged at the Garfield County Jail.
Possession, theft: Police were advised of a domestic violence incident that occurred at a residence in the 400 block of 24th Street at 12:44 a.m. on Dec. 18. A woman advised police that she had an argument with her boyfriend and he stole her cell phone. Police contacted Jason Law Porter, 32, of Glenwood Springs, and charged him with possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, theft and domestic violence.
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