Law enforcement blotter April 12, 2017
By Press Release
Published Thursday, April 13, 2017 10:52 am
From the Delta Police Department:
Ashley N. Windemaker, 30, of Austin was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Dylan R. Doyle, 28, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged fictitious license plates, owner operated uninsured vehicle and possession of a prohibited weapon.
Alicia L. Cross, 29, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Aaron S. Morris, 27, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged harassment.
Michael W. Pressler, 30, of Montrose was issued a ticket for alleged following too closely after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on Main Street at 5th Street. No injuries were reported nor observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Kellan E. Hoyt, 29, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged harassment.
James C. Hollis, Jr., 34, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged harassment and false imprisonment.
Colten J. Hagendorf, 27, of Lake City was issued a ticket for alleged theft.
Christopher A. Rubalcaba, 33, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with $1000 bond.
Meghann N. Cruz, 29, of Montrose was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Tafare R. Davis, 43, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged lighted tail lamps and reflectors required, number plates to be attached, DUI and DUI per se.
Tracy L. Ihnot, 37, of Hotchkiss was issued a ticket for alleged driving on laned roads (failed to maintain a single lane of travel) after being involved in a two-vehicle crash in the 600 block of Main Street. No injuries were reported nor observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Ryan Adams, 51, of Grand Junction was issued a ticket for alleged speeding (20 mph over), failed to present evidence of insurance and displayed fictitious license plates.
Tylor M. Naranjo, 24, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged unlawful sexual contact.
Aundrake L. Edwards, 46, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged speeding (12 mph over) DUI and DUI per se.
Citations: Twenty-two tickets for traffic violations were issued this week, 13 for speeding.
Please remember: All criminal charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty.
From the Delta County Sheriff's Office (partial list):
In response to a REDDI (Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately) report, deputies contacted Nichole Briscoe, 52, of Paonia. She had reportedly been spotted weaving, but when stopped by deputies she had pulled off Highway 92 near 1800 Road. After she failed roadside maneuvers, she was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and open alcoholic beverage container in vehicle.
A resident on Ridge Road, Delta, reported a fire in a neighbor's back yard. The Delta Fire Department responded and quickly extinguished the flames. The property owner said she had been burning weeds the previous day and believed the fire was extinguished. No structures were damaged.
A homeless man was reportedly trespassing on property on E. 11th Street, Delta.
A break-in was reported at rental property on Surface Creek Road, Cedaredge. Entry was gained through a window. The tenant was in the process of moving and had packed up most of her belongings. Nothing appeared to be missing. A family member was identified as a possible suspect.
A Paonia area woman complained of "toxic" smoke coming into her home from a neighbor's yard at about 11 p.m. Paonia firefighters were dispatched to the scene, where smudge pots were being used. A tire had caught on fire and was emitting smoke. The fire was extinguished.
James Catlin, 32, of North Quincy, Mass., turned himself in on a warrant for vehicular homicide. The warrant was issued by the Delta Police Department, charging Catlin with vehicular homicide in the death of Gladys "Josie" Varela.
A resident of 3100 Road, Hotchkiss, called in an apparent traffic accident. A silver vehicle had gone through a fence and the occupants had left the scene.
A Colorado Springs man reported the locks had been cut off both doors to a cabin he owns in the Crawford area. He had last visited the cabin two weeks previously. He was checking to see if anything was missing.
The assault of a 70-year-old man is being investigated. Deputies responded to a family altercation on F Road, Delta, at about 6:30 p.m. The elderly man was transported by ambulance to Delta County Memorial Hospital and was later transferred to St. Mary's.
A 29-year-old Delta woman lost $4,900 to an internet scam after allowing money to be deposited into her bank account. She was told she could keep a portion of the money if she returned the balance. When she did as instructed, her bank account was emptied and she was notified her account was overdrawn. The bank reportedly will not accept responsibility because the victim willingly shared her account information.
An Austin resident reported a winch had been stolen from a trailer he had in storage.
A Paonia woman was walking her dog on Black Bridge Road when a truck driver gunned his vehicle as he passed by. She yelled at the driver, who then stopped his truck and walked back to threaten both her and her dog. She reported the man was driving a red truck towing a bulldozer on a flatbed trailer. Deputies were unable to locate the suspect.
A Paonia woman requested assistance with her 16-year-old daughter, who was described as out of control.