Silt police report
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado
Editor’s note: The Silt 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.
Warrant arrest: Damien D. Russo, 33, of Silt, turned himself in at 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 on two Silt Municipal Court warrants. He posted bond and was released with a new court date.
Found computer: Officers were called to I-70, where a briefcase containing a computer and papers were found. The officer took the items to the police department for safekeeping until the owner could be located.
Accidents: Police took two accident reports on Oct. 4. In one case, a woman reported that another driver came around the corner at 11th and Grand and hit the rear of her vehicle. In the other case, a driver reported that she was not paying attention, ran a stop sign on West Richards Avenue and hit an oncoming vehicle.
Vandalism: Police took a call on Oct. 5 of damage to portable toilets at the soccer field, at the old Roy Moore School location and at Stoney Ridge Ball Field. At the soccer field, someone tipped the portable toilet over and filled it with rocks. At the other locations, someone stole the hand sanitizer. Suspects are unknown.
Loose dog: While helping a motorist in the 500 block of Main Street at 3:30 p.m. on Oct. 6, police noticed a dog running loose. The dog was taken in for safekeeping and the owner, Jose P. Guevara-Acosta, 52, of Silt, was located and cited for a dog at large.
Careless driving: Officers were called to an accident on the River Frontage Road at 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 9. The driver had run a stop sign and collided with another vehicle. William Danny McGee, 58, of Colorado Springs, was cited for careless driving.
Loose dog: Officers were called to the 800 block of Redtail Lane at 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 10 about a loose dog that was acting aggressively. The owner, Candace Blanc, 39, of Silt, was located and cited for a dog at large.
Failure to yield: Police were called to a two-car accident in the 100 block of Lyon Boulevard at 6:45 p.m. on Oct. 10. Michael Kent Hunter, 49, of Rifle, was cited for failure to yield.
Vehicle break-ins: Police took four reports of vehicle break-ins on Oct. 13 and another on Oct. 14. While investigating one of the reports, an officer saw a credit card lying on the ground. The card was taken in for safekeeping until the owner could be located.
Unsafe backing: Officers were called to an apparent hit and run accident in the 1400 block of Grand Avenue at 10:45 a.m. on Oct. 15. Alyssa Ashlee Duran, 17, of New Castle, was located and cited for unsafe backing.
Warrant arrest: Police were called to a disturbance in the 1200 block of Main Street at 3:30 a.m. on Oct. 16. The disturbance turned out to be verbal only, but the man involved, Jonathan Stash, 31, of West Valley City, Utah, was wanted on a warrant and lodged in the county jail.
Loose dog: Residents of the 200 block of Home Avenue called police at 1 p.m. on Oct. 17 to report that a loose dog had come into their yard and jumped in their fish pond. The owner, Christi M. Canterbury, 33, of Silt, was located and cited for a dog at large.
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