Law enforcement blotter Dec. 7, 2016

By Press Release


From the Delta Police Department:

Nov. 29:

Tylor M. Naranjo, 24, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged second degree criminal trespass.

Nov. 30:

Raul A. Coronado-Gonzalez, 24, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged violation of a protection order.

Dec. 1:

A 15-year-old male of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged possession of drug paraphernalia.

Jarod K. Sparks, 32, of Hotchkiss was arrested and jailed for alleged violation of a protection order.

Fedencio Jaracuardo-Perez, 31, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged obstructed view of license plate, driving while license revoked and DUI.

Dec. 3:

Christopher L. Hilburn, 43, of Palisade was arrested and jailed on a warrant with $1,000 bond.

Dec. 4:

Sylvia M. Fantin, 29, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged dog running at large prohibited, rabies vaccination required, city animal license required and vicious animal.

Six tickets for traffic violations were issued this week, two 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):

Nov. 28:

A Crawford woman reported an individual had entered her home, used the bathroom and prepared some food to eat. Deputies determined the report was unfounded and contacted mental health.

Shortly after 11 p.m., deputies contacted Michael Bartlett, 36, in the driveway of his Eckert home. Bartlett was reportedly passed out in his vehicle, with the vehicle running and still in gear. He was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, violating a protective order which prohibited the use of alcohol, driving with a revoked license and habitual traffic offender.

Nov. 29:

A Crawford resident reported the death of his 3-year-old dachshund due to suspected poisoning. The case is under investigation.

A 17-year-old Paonia resident escaped serious injury when his vehicle slid into a power pole on the north side of Mathews Road near Hayden Road. There was significant damage to the vehicle and the guide wires stabilizing the power pole were broken.

A Delta woman reported the back window of her vehicle was shattered, possibly by a bullet, as she was coming down the Cory Grade at about 8 p.m. Deputies could find no evidence of a gunshot or a rock.

Dec. 1:

Sheriff's deputies and Cedaredge firefighters responded to a home on Marshalls Road, Austin, after the occupant reported smoke was filling the interior of her house. It was determined a coal stove in the basement of the house had malfunctioned.

A camper parked on Highway 133 just outside of Hotchkiss was reportedly broken into. Two boxes with miscellaneous items were taken.

Dec. 2:

The theft of a black, 20-foot flatbed trailer was reported from a residence on D50 Road, Delta. The trailer has a three-inch pipe railing about a foot above the bed. The license plate number is 750 KSL. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 874-8810.

A report was received about two dogs that had been abandoned at a trailer home in Austin. The new occupant refused to care for the dogs, so a concerned individual contacted the sheriff's office. The landlord said he would take the dogs to the Cedaredge animal shelter; the sheriff's office will follow up.

Dec. 3:

An Austin rancher complained about an ongoing issue with a neighbor's cows. She says they keep getting into her hay, but when she confronts the neighbor about the problem, he says it's open range.

A house fire was reported at 24239 North Road at about 10 p.m. When Cedaredge firefighters and sheriff's deputies arrived on scene, the house was fully engulfed in flames. The occupant of the house, Ely Fritchman, was out of town but it's believed a cat perished in the blaze. There is no indication of criminal activity.

Dec. 4:

The theft of a Play Station 3 game, 20-30 Play Station games, 30-40 Xbox games and about 200 movies was reported from a Hotchkiss residence. An assortment of valuable tools was left behind.