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.
Petty theft: At 1:25 p.m. on May 23, police received a report of property (worth approximately $15 to replace) stolen from a store in the 700 block of Grand Avenue. Martha Gisela Gutierrez, 47, of Glenwood Springs was identified and an arrest warrant was issued for her on a charge of petty theft.
Open container, DUI: At 12:09 a.m. on May 24, police contacted a vehicle in the 52000 block of Highway 6 for a traffic violation. Upon further investigation, officers arrested Rafael Antonio Alvarenga-Ramos, 29, of Glenwood Springs for possession of an open container. Police also arrested the driver, William Alvarenga-Ramos, 30, of Glenwood Springs, for speeding, suspicion of DUI and DUI Per Se. Both were lodged at the county jail.
Warrant arrest: At 4 p.m. on May 24, police were called to a residence in the 1000 block of Pitkin Avenue for a noise complaint. Officers found numerous individuals under the age of 21 consuming/possessing alcohol,and a resident was arrested and lodged in Garfield County Jail for contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Another partygoer, Tommie Lee Jacobs, 21, of Carbondale, was found to have consumed alcohol in violation of a court order and was lodged in the county jail. Seven adults and three juveniles were also issued summonses for underage drinking.
Dog bite: At 10:15 a.m. on May 24, police were dispatched to a business at Ninth Street and Grand Avenue for an apparent dog bite. Police contacted Caitlin Ann Causey, 28, of Glenwood Springs, who was in charge of the dog. She was issued a summons for a vicious animal and released. The dog was impounded and taken to CARE for a 10-day quarantine by CARE staff.
Shoplifting: At 1 p.m. on May 24, police were dispatched to a report of a theft in the 3000 block of Blake Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and took a report in which a woman took items and concealed them and then attempted to leave the store without paying for the items. The value of the stolen items was $49.56. Cathy Lanette Thomas, 41, of Glenwood Springs was located later and was issued a summons for petty theft.
Open container: At 2:57 p.m. on May 25, police observed a man drinking an alcoholic beverage while sitting on the pedestrian bridge. David James Dantonio, 26, address unknown, was issued a summons and released for possession of an open container.
DUI, speeding: At 9:15 p.m. on May 25, police arrested Ramon Silva-Zarate, 44, of Carbondale at Woodberry Drive and 27th Street for suspicion of DUI, driving with excessive content, speeding and driving without a valid license.
DWAI, no seatbelt: At 1:52 a.m. on May 26, police issued summonses to Oscar Saucedo-Lopez, 31, of Eagle, for suspicion of DWAI and not wearing a seatbelt or having his headlights on at Sixth and Pine streets.
Dog bite: At 8:10 p.m. on May 26, police received a call regarding a dog biting a young girl in the 400 block of Sprucewood Lane. Police arrived on scene and verified the young girl had been bitten in the leg by a small dog. A summons was issued to Cesar Artura Martinez-Lerma, 29, of Glenwood Springs, for a vicious animal, and the dog was quarantined for 10 days.
Public urination: At 9:24 p.m. on May 26, police were dispatched to a indecent exposure call that took place in the 400 block of West First Street. Police were advised that a man was urinating in the parking lot and the reporting party witnessed him doing this. Luke Alexander St. Martin, 41, of Phoenix, was arrested and charged with urinating in public.
DUI: At 7:52 p.m. on May 29, police arrested Liberty Nichole Bedingfield, 36, of Glenwood Springs, in the 100 block of West Sixth Street for suspicion of driving under the influence, driving with excessive alcohol content and driving under restraint.
DUI: At 8:50 p.m. on May 29, police were advised of a possible drunk driver in the city limits. Police found the vehicle in the 1400 block of Grand Avenue and saw it was failing to drive in a designated lane. Police stopped the vehicle, and the driver was showing signs of intoxication. After investigation, Police issued a summons to James John Parks Jr., 36, of Grand Junction, for suspicion of DUI, driving with excessive alcohol content and weaving. He was released to a sober friend.
DUI: At 12:55 p.m. on May 30, police arrested James J. Sheehan, 55, of Carbondale, at Blake and North Hyland for suspicion of DUI and driving with excessive alcohol content.
Warrant arrest: At 4:35 p.m. on May 30, police arrested Sydney Ariane Bibby, 41, address unknown, for a warrant at a bail bondsman’s office in the 200 block of Seventh Street.
DUI, weaving: At 11:11 p.m. on May 31, police stopped a car for weaving and failing to signal in the 100 block of Mel Ray Road. The driver was found to be drunk. Hernan Diaz Coria, 21, of Rifle, was arrested and charged with suspicion of DUI, DUI Per Se, failing to drive in a single lane, failing to signal, and driving without a valid license. He was booked and later released on a summons.
DUI: At 3:15 a.m. on June 1, police stopped a vehicle for weaving in the 1700 block of Midland Avenue. Upon contact with the driver, police detected signs of intoxication. Police arrested Ruyel Guevara-Lopez, 23, of Glenwood Springs, for suspicion of DUI, and he was lodged in the county jail. While speaking to the passengers, an officer discovered that one of them had a warrant, but lied about his name. The unidentified man was also lodged in jail.
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