Silt Police Report
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.
Vicious dog: Officers received several complaints of a dog running loose and attacking another dog at 2 p.m. on Aug. 2. The dog’s owner, Soccorro A. Long, 29, of Silt, was cited for harboring a vicious dog, allowing a dog to run loose and having an unlicensed dog.
Dog at large: Jennifer Marie Wiggins, 45, of Silt was cited for a dog running at large at 10:20 p.m. on Aug. 4.
Harassment: Officers were called to a domestic disturbance in the 300 block of Dogwood Drive at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 5. After observing visible injuries to a victim, they arrested Michael Allen Cook, 41, of Silt on suspicion of harassment and domestic violence. He was lodged at the county jail.
Driving under the influence: Officers stopped a motorist for speeding in the 900 block of Main Street at 4 p.m. on Aug. 7. The driver, Amber Fasick, 35, of Kittredge was arrested on suspicion of speeding 10 mph over the limit, driving without a valid license, and on two warrants from Lakewood.
Vicious dogs: A man called police to report that while walking his dogs in the area of North 13th and Orchard Avenue at 2 p.m. on Aug. 11, two other dogs ran out from a yard and attacked his dogs. The owner of the attacking dogs, Damien Christopher Hamer, 27, of Silt was cited for harboring vicious dogs. Officers also learned that Hamer was wanted on a warrant, and he was arrested and lodged at the county jail.
Driving under the influence: While on patrol, officers received a report of a suspected drunk driver at 12:45 a.m. on Aug. 13 in the area of North Fourth and Main. Officers observed the vehicle weaving and stopped the vehicle. The driver, Brian Mark Geist, 60, of Silt, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, improper signaling and failure to drive in a single lane. He was lodged at the county jail.
Loose dog: Officers were called to a report of a barking dog in the 1100 block of Charlin Avenue at 3 a.m. on Aug. 13. Perla Biviana Garcia, 28, of Silt was cited for a loose and unlicensed dog.
Assault: Officers were called to a domestic disturbance in the 1300 block of Em Avenue at 10 a.m. on Aug. 15. They observed an injured victim and arrested Tyson Allen Smith, 28, of Silt on suspicion of assault and domestic violence. Smith was lodged at the county jail.
Reports: Officers took a report of alleged identity theft on Aug. 15, a broken lock on the town shops on Aug. 16, a fake money order paid to someone working as a secret shopper on Aug. 17, and a bullet hole in the window of a laundromat on Aug. 18.
Loose dogs: While on patrol, officers almost struck two dogs running loose. The officers followed the dogs home and cited their owner, Maria Antonia Vazquez, 42, of Silt, for dogs running at large.
Driving under the influence: Officers stopped a motorist for speeding in the 2200 block of Main Street at 1:15 a.m. on Aug. 21. The driver, Socorro Vasquez Estrada, 43, of New Castle, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, speeding 10 mph over the limit and failing to drive in a single lane.
Theft: Officers took a report on Aug. 21 of a cell phone stolen after the son of the telephone owner left the phone in a public park. A friend of the family reported seeing another young man take the phone.
Thefts: Officers took reports of a vehicle break-in in the 1200 block of Ballard Avenue on Aug. 22, and a power washer taken from the front yard of a residence in the 1200 block of Domelby Court on Aug. 25.
Loose dogs: Officers were called to the 1200 block of Orchard Avenue on a report of dogs running loose. The owner, Candace Janell Carroll, 19, of Silt, was cited for dogs running at large.
Theft: Officers took a report from a restaurant on Aug. 27 that someone took meat out of a smoker and threw it on the ground and that 16 pounds of meat was also stolen.
Driving under restraint: Officers noticed a vehicle driving without headlights on at First and Main at 1 a.m. on Aug. 27. The driver, Chelsea Renea Davis, 23, of Tahlequah, Okla., was cited for driving without headlights and driving while her license was under restraint.
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