Rifle Police Report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Editor’s note: The Rifle 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.
Possession: Police contacted a vehicle on Interstate 70 for a traffic violation at 6:40 p.m. on Nov. 4. Officers observed signs of drug activity and were denied consent to search; a canine was deployed. Marijuana and drug paraphernalia were located and Miles Seth Eckley, 19, of Golden, was issued a summons and later released.
Driving under the influence: Police conducted a traffic stop at 1:44 a.m. on Nov. 5 in the 300 block of West Avenue. Jimmy Dean Truax, 55, of Rifle, was arrested for driving under revocation, DUI, failing to signal and open container. Truax was transported to the Garfield County Jail.
Criminal mischief: Police were dispatched to the 1300 block of Firethorn Drive at 7:42 a.m. on Nov. 5 for a report of criminal mischief, in which yard furniture was damaged.
Shoplifting: At 5:11 p.m. on Nov. 5, police were advised of a female at the Kum and Go that was unable to pay for items she had already used. Charissa Cortez, 32, of Rifle, had pumped gas and consumed items from inside the store and was unable to pay. Cortez was issued a summons for theft and released.
Curfew, underage drinking, possession: Police contacted a vehicle at 1:58 a.m. on Nov. 6 in the 700 block of W. 2nd Street that appeared to have passengers under the age of 18. Two juvenile females, ages 15 and 16, were taken into custody and later released with curfew summonses. Daniel Landeros, 20, of Rifle, was arrested and released with a summons for MIP and possession of marijuana.
Warrant arrest: Ky Lynn Bradley, 21, of Grand Junction, was arrested for two outstanding warrants and driving under revocation. Bradley was transported to Garfield County Jail.
Possession: Police contacted a vehicle for a traffic violation at 12:57 p.m. on Nov. 6 in the 2000 block of Railroad Avenue. Officers found evidence of suspected drugs and a canine was deployed; marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found. Adam Michael Boyle, 20, of Rifle, was issued a summons for traffic violations, possession of marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Criminal mischief, illegal possession of a weapon: Police were advised of property damaged at Wal-Mart at 5:37 p.m. on Nov. 6. Jeffery Amos, 39, was contacted and found to be in possession of an illegal weapon. Amos also was found to have a protection order prohibiting him from possessing weapons. Amos was arrested and taken to jail on charges of criminal mischief, possession of illegal weapon and a restraining order violation.
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