Man arrested after running over girlfriend’s leg, foot
RIFLE – A Rifle man faces multiple charges after allegedly driving over his girlfriend’s foot and leg during an argument last Friday.Zachary Duran, 24, was taken to Garfield County Jail after the incident and later released on $7,000 bond.Michele Caraveau, 28, was taken to Grand River Medical Center after the incident, in which she suffered a broken leg.The two both told police the incident occurred after they had been arguing all day, Rifle police said in a written affidavit. Police were called to the scene on the 400 block of East Fourth Street at about 4:20 p.m. Friday.Caraveau told police Duran had been trying to leave and she was trying to stop him. She was worried that he was leaving with the child car seat, which would have prevented her from taking her child anywhere.Duran told police she had wanted to go to Denver and he wasn’t going to let her. When she reached into the vehicle to get the car seat, he put the car into reverse, running over her foot and then her leg, the affidavit said.The incident occurred outside Duran’s residence. A neighbor told police he had heard the couple fighting all day but didn’t see Caraveau get run over. When he tried to get Duran to take Caraveau to the hospital, Duran yelled at him, he told police.Duran has been charged with felony counts of second-degree assault and vehicular assault, and a misdemeanor charge of reckless driving. He also was charged with domestic violence with a child present.Contact Dennis Webb: 945-8515, ext. firstname.lastname@example.org
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