Law enforcement blotter Dec. 28, 2016
By Press Release
Published Thursday, December 29, 2016 8:42 am
From the Delta Police Department:
Jose B. Suazo, 42, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Bobby R.R. Saenz, 48, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $2,000 bond.
Jamie L. Lebeau, 33, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $1,000 bond.
Jamie L. Lebeau, 33, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged criminal impersonation.
Kenneth C. Meagher, 41, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged theft and third degree criminal trespass.
A 16-year-old male of Montrose was arrested and released to a parent on three warrants with a total of $1,800 in bonds.
Joseph W. Cormier Jr., 19, of Cedaredge was issued a ticket for alleged theft.
Kimberly N. Springer, 29, of Austin was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Ariel E. Branum, 32, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $250 bond.
Craig L. Smith, 32, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $1,000 bond.
Autumn M. Holmes, 20, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Dakota R. Lindsey, 24, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged defective tail lamp, DUI and DUI per se.
Gloria A. Morton, 78, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged unsafe backing and no evidence of insurance after being involved in a two-vehicle crash in the 300 block of Meeker Street. No injuries were reported or observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Mathew W. Mahan, 43, of Montrose was issued a ticket for alleged theft.
Jonathan M. Contreras-Espinoza, 26, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged third degree assault and criminal mischief. Ricardo Lopez-Contreras, 25, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged third degree assault.
Scott H. Short, 41, of Paonia was issued a ticket for alleged driving a motor vehicle while license suspended.
Citations: Seven tickets for traffic violations were issued this week, five 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):
The owner of a home along Highway 133 near Hotchkiss reported his home was broken into while he was out of town. Based on information provided by a neighbor, the homeowner was certain a former employee is responsible for the incident. The case is under investigation.
A traffic accident occurred at the intersection of Running Deer Road and Highway 65 at about 1 p.m. Len Cook slowed to make a left turn onto Running Deer Road when his vehicle was rear-ended by Oscar Plant. No one was injured. The Colorado State Patrol handled the investigation.
Samuel Trujillo, 39, of Montrose is facing charges of auto theft after taking a car from an Eckert acquaintance. He reportedly spotted the keys on a table, picked them up and drove away.
A Hotchkiss resident was exploring the area near the Gunnison River Pleasure Park when he spotted three males littering and illegally taking fish. When he confronted the three men, he was threatened. He left the area and called dispatch. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is following up with the men who were apparently fishing illegally.
A resident of 3100 Road, Hotchkiss, reported a break-in at his home. Nothing appeared to be missing, but a front end loader parked on the property had been moved a quarter of a mile down the road and the front window was broken out. A surveillance camera was in operation and the film is being reviewed.
A one-vehicle rollover was reported at about 10 a.m. in the 1200 block of Trap Club Road. Victor Perez-Gonzales, 36, reportedly lost control of his 2002 Chevrolet truck and it rolled off the roadway. The Colorado State Patrol handled the investigation.
A Crawford woman filed a missing person report for her son, age 32, who had left home three days earlier. He had not been seen since and was not answering his cell phone. He returned home later that night, saying he had gone for a drive.
A two-car accident occurred at the intersection of 1800 Road and Highway 92, Delta, at 11:30 a.m. One of the drivers was transported to the hospital.
Cedaredge firefighters responded to a fire on Bull Mesa Road, Cedaredge. The blaze was confined to a snow machine, which was severely damaged. The homeowner told sheriff's deputies he was storing the snow machine for a friend. He had moved it out of the garage and filled it with fuel. He speculated he must have spilled some fuel onto the machine and it ignited when he started the engine.
A chimney fire was reported at a home on NE Shady Oak Avenue, Cedaredge, shortly before 10 p.m. When Cedaredge firefighters arrived on scene the occupant of the home had already shut down the damper and there was no damage to the residence.