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.
Violation of a restraining order: At 12:38 a.m. on March 18, police were called to a possible domestic violence incident at a residence in the 700 block of Midland Avenue. After further investigation, Michael Jade Grazier, 32, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for a violation of protection order and lodged at the Garfield County Jail.
Driving under the influence: At 8:35 p.m. on March 18, police contacted a vehicle for careless driving in the 300 block of 13th Street. Upon contact with the driver, police observed signs of intoxication. Kelly James Mecklenburg, 44, of Glenwood Springs, was issued a summons for suspicion of DUI and careless driving.
Trespass: Police on foot patrol contacted a man trespassing at the Hot Pots at 10:10 p.m. on March 20. They cited Philip John Tovar, 30, of Glenwood Springs, for trespass.
Driving under the influence: Police came upon an accident at 9:30 a.m. on March 21 at 10th and Grand Avenue. While speaking with the at-fault driver, the officers detected signs of intoxication. After investigation, police issued a summons to Louise Joann Quintana, 53, of Rifle, for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.
Warrant arrest: Police were advised of a woman turning herself in at a bail bond office in the 200 block of Seventh Street on a warrant at 3:57 p.m. on March 21. Police arrested Jaqueline Jessica Castrellon, 25, of Gypsum, on the warrant and took her to the Garfield County Jail.
Possession, resisting arrest: Police responded to Valley View Hospital for a report of a disturbance at 3:33 p.m. on March 21. Upon further investigation, officers arrested Toran Dore Wille, 55, of Carbondale, for possession of marijuana, resisting arrest and obstructing police. Wille was lodged at the Garfield County Jail.
Harassment, violation of a restraining order: At 8:50 a.m. on March 22, police were notified of on-going phone harassment calls involving Mario Ruiz-Alvarado Jr., 18, of Carbondale. Ruiz-Alvarado Jr. has a restraining order barring any such communication. The case under investigation.
Possession, violation of a restraining order: At 11:36 a.m. on March 22, police were dispatched to an area near a business in the 2000 block of Grand Avenue for a report of subjects possibly using illegal narcotics. Officers contacted a woman and two men. The woman was released with a warning for possible drug use. Jose A. Arreola-Cazares, 20, of El Jebel, was arrested on suspicion of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a dangerous weapon. Jeffrey Nevin Cole Kronowit, 24, of Basalt, was arrested on suspicion of possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of a restraining order. Both were lodged at the county jail.
Driving under the influence: Police stopped a vehicle for driving violations at 8:03 p.m. on March 22 in the 1400 block of Blake Avenue. Upon further investigation, officers arrested Ricardo Zabdiel Simental-Aveldano, 22, of Glenwood Springs, for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana, open container in motor vehicle, driving without a valid driver’s license, tampering with physical evidence, littering from a motor vehicle, and suspicion of DUI. Simental-Aveldano was lodged at the Garfield County Jail.
Open Container: Police on foot patrol located a man with an open container of alcohol at 11:05 p.m. on March 22 in the 900 block of Grand Avenue. Miguel Morales-Hernandez, 27, of Carbondale, was issued a summons for open container.
Trespass: Police were notified of a man prowling around a residence in the 2200 block of Midland Avenue at 11:35 p.m. on March 22. William Brandon Laemmel, 25, of Glenwood Springs, was contacted walking away from the scene and was arrested. Laemmel was lodged in the Garfield County Jail on charges of second-degree trespassing and criminal attempt to commit second-degree burglary.
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