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.
DUI, careless driving: At 5:53 a.m. on May 10, police were dispatched to a report of a vehicle stuck on the railroad tracks adjacent to the road in the 200 block of Meadows Drive. Upon further investigation, police arrested Shirley Ann Boyse, 77, of Las Vegas,NV, for careless driving and suspicion of DUI and lodged he at the county jail.
Shoplifting: At 9:10 p.m. on May 10, police were dispatched to an in-progress theft call which occurred at a discount/retail store in the 3000 block of Blake Avenue. Police found that Michelle Lee Hellenbeck, 40, of New Castle, had stolen approximately $124 worth of merchandise. Hellenbeck was issued a summons for the charge of petty theft and released.
Underage drinking: At 1:32 a.m. on May 11, police issued summonses for underage drinking to Alfonso Hernandez-Lemus, 20, of New Castle; Deanna Ruth Barraza, 19, address unknown; and Stephanie Alvarado, 20, of El Jebel, in the 300 block of 13th Street.
Illegal camping: At 11:55 p.m. on May 11, police contacted a man sleeping in the public bathrooms on Seventh Street. Nick Tom Petmezas, 56, of Glenwood Springs, was given a summons for illegal camping and released.
Illegal camping: At 12:37 a.m. on May 12, police issued an illegal camping summons to Robert Lambert Waldie, Jr., 49, of Glenwood Springs, for sleeping on the north end of the pedestrian bridge.
Warrant arrest: At 10 a.m. on May 13, police contacted a man in the 2100 block of Grand Avenue with an active arrest warrant out of Pitkin County for failure to appear on the original charge of criminal impersonation. Gavin Issac Brouillette, 18, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested and lodged at the Garfield County Jail on the warrant.
Warrant arrest: At 1:32 p.m on May 13, dispatch aired a call concerning a man with an active arrest warrant out of Garfield County for failure to pay fines for the original charge of child abuse. Police arrived on the scene, in the 1300 block of Grand Avenue, and placed Joe Anthony Gonzales, 27, of Rifle, in custody and later lodged him at the Garfield County Jail on the warrant.
Dine and ditch: At 2:13 p.m. on May 13, dispatch aired a call concerning a theft from a restaurant in the 400 block of Seventh Street. Police were advised that Robert Lambert Waldie, Jr., 49, of Glenwood Springs, had walked out without paying a bill for $46.50. Police later contacted Waldie, Jr., and issued him a summons for petty theft.
Criminal mischief, assault, underage drinking: At 11:44 p.m. on May 13, police were dispatched to a disturbance that occurred outside of a residence in the 3100 block of Hager Lane. Police arrived on scene and discovered a that a man had been assaulted with a golf club and also had his car window broken. Police located the suspect, Ismael Vargas, 20, of Carbondale, who also attempted to break a window at the residence. Vargas was arrested and lodged at the county jail on charges of criminal mischief, second degree assault, underage drinking and second degree criminal tampering.
Disorderly conduct: At 3:15 p.m. on May 14, police were advised that a man attacked a bus driver. Bobby Lee Pollard, 70, of Franklin, WI, was issued a summons for disorderly conduct.
Warrant arrest: At 8:17 p.m. on May 14, police were advised of a suspicious incident on the pedestrian bridge. Police contacted a man with an active warrant for his arrest. Robert Lambert Waldie, Jr., 49, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested the and lodged at the Garfield County Jail for the active warrant.
Criminal mischief, harassment: At 9:17 p.m. on May 14, police were dispatched to a domestic violence call that occurred at Sayre Park. A woman was harassed by her boyfriend while they were driving and then got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. Police were able to locate the man at a local residence. Michael Martin, 33, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested and lodged at the county jail on charges of harassment and criminal mischief.
Dine and ditch, again: At 1:45 a.m. on May 15, police were advised of a man who did not pay for his dinner and drinks (valued at approximately $33.40) at a restaurant in the 100 block of Eighth Street the night before. Based upon the description of the male suspect, the officers knew the identity of this man based upon previous incidents. Robert Lambert Waldie, Jr., 49, of Glenwood Springs, was issued a summons for petty theft and released.
Illegal camping, destruction of property, soliciting: At 6:48 a.m. on May 16, police were advised of a man sleeping in the entryway of a business in the 700 block of Grand Avenue. Ole Hansen Hougen, Jr., 36 of Moab, UT, was contacted, awakened and issued a summons for illegal camping. Later, at 8:15 a.m., police arrested Hougen, Jr., on charges of petty theft, unlawful solicitation and damaging city property and lodged him at the county jail.
DUI: At 11 p.m. on May 17, police stopped a vehicle for weaving at Highway 6 and Donegan Road. Upon contact with the driver, police detected signs of intoxication. After investigation, Police arrested the Robert Troy Burdick, 44, of Ridgway, for suspicion of DUI. He was later released with a summons.
Trespassing: At 3:12 p.m. on May 18, police were dispatched to a trespassing report in the 2300 block of Blake Avenue. Police arrived on scene and contacted the suspect. Joseph Donald Ehlert, 55, of Glenwood Springs, had been warned and asked several times to not be on the premises of the business. Ehlert was issued a summons and released on the charge of trespassing.
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