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.
Identity theft: At 1:50 p.m. on July 30, a person came into the GSPD to report that a person had opened up a credit card account in his name. Melinda Sue Toovey, 34, of Phoenix, Ariz., was charged with identity theft and criminal impersonation.
Warrant arrest: At 4:19 p.m. on July 30, police contacted a suspect who had an active warrant at the courthouse. Police arrested Joshua Charles Mobley, 37, of Silt on the active felony warrant and escorted and lodged him into the Garfield County Jail.
Child abuse-negligence: At 6:51 p.m. on July 30, police were advised of a 7-year-old seen driving a car in the 1400 block of Grand Avenue. Police found that although the young girl had driven on private property she did so when the grandmother was passed out from drinking. Valarie Cisneros, 49, of Eagle, was cited with child abuse and given a court date.
Illegal camping: At 10:05 p.m. on July 30, police were dispatched to a complaint of transients sleeping under a semi-trailer during the night near the bike path. Police issued a summons to Sandra Dee Frimml, 52, of Glenwood Springs, for unauthorized camping in town between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m.
Animal at large, littering: At 11:32 a.m. on July 31, police were dispatched to a residence in the 900 block of Glen Oak Lane for dog at large and animal littering. The female dog did not have a collar or tags and was taken home. The owner, William Anastasio, 45, of Glenwood Springs, was located and received a summons to for a dog at large and animal littering.
Unlawful solicitation: At 12:37 p.m. on July 31, police observed a suspect involved with unlawful solicitation in the 3100 block of South Glen Avenue. Police contacted Kayleigh Amanda Archer, 26, address unknown, and issued her a summons for unlawful solicitation.
Open container: At 1:12 p.m. on July 31, police observed a man on a bench at the Seventh Street pavilion with an opened container of alcohol. Police obtained the container and properly disposed of the alcohol and issued Thomas Cornell, 32, of Colorado Springs, a summons for possession of open container.
Warrant arrest, fighting, assault: At 10:08 p.m. on July 31, police were dispatched to a fight occurring at Two Rivers Park. Upon arrival, Officers contacted three victims who gave a description of two suspects. Officers were able to contact the two suspects and have one of the victims positively identify them. Zachary Levi White, 21, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for two counts of assault, fighting and disorderly conduct. The other man, Coleman Miles White, 22, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested for three counts of assault and fighting, and also had three active arrest warrants. Both were lodged at the jail.
Damaging city property: At 1:29 p.m. on Aug. 1, police were dispatched to Two Rivers Park for a damaged property incident. Police were able to locate Justin Michael Orts, 25, address unknown, for spray painting in the park and arrested him for damaging city property. He was lodged at the county jail for the charge.
Illegal camping: At 1:37 a.m. on Aug. 2, police were on foot patrol in the 300 block of Seventh Street and located a man illegally camping and noted signs of alcohol intoxication. Darrek Anthony Tainter, 25, of Glenwood Springs, was placed under arrest and lodged at the county jail for illegal camping.
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Over 75,000 hikers visited Hanging Lake during this year’s peak season. Via signage, the city hopes to point more of those hikers also in the direction of downtown Glenwood Springs.