Crime Briefs: Girlfriend kicks boyfriend, is charged with criminal mischief
Glenwood Police responded to a report of a woman kicking a man just after midnight on Nov. 22 and ended up arresting Autumn Stines, 23, and her boyfriend, 24.
When police arrived, Stines told them that she had got into an argument with her boyfriend and asked him to leave, the arrest affidavit reports. She said he called her names and said he didn’t care about her, at which point she hit him. When the police were called he took off, saying he had warrants for his arrest.
As they were talking, however, her boyfriend returned for his possessions, which Stines had put out on the curb. According to the affidavit, he gave police a false name before telling police that Stines had hit him several times in the face and thrown his new tattoo gun on the ground, damaging it.
When his true identity was established, however, no warrants were found. He was arrested for false reporting, a misdemeanor.
Stines was charged with criminal mischief causing between $1,000 and $5,000 in damage, a felony, and misdemeanor harassment, which will be treated as domestic violence for the purposes of sentencing.
FAILURE TO REPORT
Tia Marie House, 35, of Rifle, was arrested on Nov. 21 for failure to appear in a Mesa County drug case, possession of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended license.
Rifle police pulled House over for lack of registration tags on her New Mexico plates. A search of the car yielded two baggies of a substance which tested presumptive positive for methamphetamine.
PAIR SOUGHT IN VEHICLE BREAK-INS
Police are looking for information on two suspects in a several vehicle break-ins on the evening of Nov. 19. The pair were caught on camera smashing the window of a vehicle parked behind Tequila’s restaurant, stealing from the vehicle, and fleeing the scene in a dark 1992-95 two door Chevy K5 Blazer.
Surveillance footage is available online at http://youtu.be/B3xYU958afU.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the GSPD at 970-384-6500 or Garfield County Crime Stoppers at 970-945-0101.
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