Rifle Police Department & Garfield County Sheriff’s Office Crime Report – Aug. 1, 2013
Theft: On July 16 at 1:32 a.m., police took a report of items stolen from an unlocked vehicle from the 300 block of South Seventh Street.
Dog summons: Officers were called to the 1400 block of Access Road on July 16 at 9:06 a.m. for a report of an attempted dog bite and dog running at large. After interviewing witnesses, the dog owners were contacted and a summons was issued to Brandon Braden, 27, of Rifle.
Stolen purse: Officers took a report of a stolen purse in the 1000 block of Airport Road on July 16 at 1:48 p.m. The case is closed pending further leads.
Graffiti: On July 16 at 3:52 p.m., police learned of graffiti that had been left on a building in the 1700 block of Railroad Avenue.
DUI: Police investigated reckless driving on East 16th Street on July 17 at 3:06 a.m. Taryn Rene Kramp, 36, of Dickinson, N.D., was arrested on suspicion of DUI, driving under revocation as a habitual traffic offender, reckless driving and lack of compulsory insurance. Kramp was taken to jail.
Theft: On July 17 at 12:01 a.m., police took a report of items stolen from an unlocked vehicle in the 1300 block of Firethorn Avenue.
Stolen plate: On July 17 at 3:10 p.m., police received a report that a license plate was stolen from a vehicle parked in the 2600 block of Apache Court.
Order violation: Police responded to a domestic disturbance in the 3200 block of Howard Avenue on July 18 at 12:30 a.m. Andrea K. Eden, 36, of Rifle, was found to allegedly be in violation of a protection order and in possession of suspected methamphetamine. She was arrested and taken to jail.
Theft: On July 18 at 8:27 a.m., officers received a report that items were stolen from an unlocked vehicle while it was parked in the 2800 block of East Avenue. On the same day at 11:26 a.m., officers took a report of items stolen from a locked vehicle in the 300 block of West Fifth Street.
Warrant arrest: Bryan Neil Irish, 28, of Rifle, was arrested by officers on an outstanding warrant in the 1200 block of Railroad Avenue on July 18 at 7:42 p.m.
Warrant arrest: While investigating a separate matter in the 100 block of June Avenue on July 18 at 9:17 p.m., police contacted and arrested Brandon Denman-Braden, 27, of Rifle, for an outstanding warrant.
Burglary: On July 18 at 10:53 p.m., police received a report that a residence in the 1000 block of West 24th Street had been burglarized. The case is under investigation.
Eluding: While on a traffic stop in the 100 block of East 11th Street on July 19 at 1:54 a.m., several occupants of the vehicle ran from officers. Several of the suspects are known to officers and the case is under investigation.
Bike thief arrested: On July 19 at 9:29 a.m., police received a report of a bicycle stolen from the 1300 block of Railroad Avenue. Officers recovered the bike and arrested Gregory Allen Troupe, 39, of Rifle, on suspicion of theft.
Graffiti spree: On July 20, officers took reports of many incidents of graffiti throughout the city and are following leads in the case.
Gas theft: Police took a report of gas theft from the 100 block of East 26th Street on July 20 at 2:32 p.m.
DUI: Police stopped a vehicle for speeding in the 1500 block of Railroad Avenue on July 21 at 1:52 a.m. and found the driver to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. Salvador Lopez-Ruiz, 22, of Rifle, was arrested on suspicion of driving without a license, DUI, having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle and speeding. He was taken to jail.
Harassment: Officers responded to the 1500 block of Railroad Avenue on July 21 at 2:33 a.m. for a report of a disturbance. Desirae Ann Stahl, 20, of Rifle, was arrested on suspicion of harassment and domestic violence.
Gas theft: On July 22 at 6:56 p.m. and on July 23 at 5:43 p.m., police received reports of gas theft from the 100 block of East 26th Street.
Criminal mischief: On July 22 at 7 p.m., deputies learned of a criminal mischief incident that occurred in the 100 block of Cedar Circle in Battlement Mesa. There are no suspects.
Warrant arrest: Deputies arrested Matthew Padilla, 18, of Silt, on a Rifle municipal warrant on Odin Drive outside Silt on July 22 at 9:01 a.m.
Traffic arrest: Police contacted a vehicle for a traffic violation in the 2300 block of White River Avenue on July 23 at 10:04 p.m. The driver, Amy Lynn Plantz, 37, of Glenwood Springs, was arrested on suspicion of criminal impersonation, possession of a controlled substance, driving under revocation, traffic violations and outstanding warrants. She was taken to jail.
Theft: On July 23 at 10:44 p.m., police received a report that items were stolen from the back of truck while it was parked in the 200 block of West 20th Street.
Skate park damaged: Deputies took a report of damaged property at the skate park in Battlement Mesa on July 23 at 9:26 a.m.
Trespass arrest: Police responded to the 300 block of East Fourth Street on July 24 at 6:26 a.m. on a report of a broken window and a man sleeping inside the residence. Joshua Alvin Ramsey, 28, of Rifle, was arrested on suspicion of first degree criminal trespass and criminal mischief.
Driving arrest: Wesley Earl Cherry, 26, of Rifle, was contacted by police in the 400 block of East Second Street on July 24 at 9:28 p.m. for suspicious activity. He was arrested on suspicion of driving under revocation and lack of insurance.
Suspected meth: Police conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle in the 400 block of East Second Street on July 24 at 9:28 p.m. Investigation uncovered suspected methamphetamine and paraphernalia. Charges are pending.
Sexual assault: On July 24 at 4:58 p.m., deputies were contacted regarding a sexual assault that occurred in the Battlement Mesa area. No arrests have been made. The case is open and under investigation.
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