From the Delta Police Department:
Terry J. Buck, 42, of Montrose was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting. Vincent J. Ramirez, 31, of Montrose was also issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Rochelle Garduno, 21, of Montrose was issued a ticket for alleged failed to present evidence of insurance and displayed fictitious license plates after being involved in a single vehicle crash at 101 N. Main Street. No injuries were reported or observed. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Noe M. Medina-Aguilera, 29, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged disobeyed a red signal light after being involved in a two-vehicle crash in the intersection of Highways 50 and 92. No injuries were reported or observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Jessica M. Anderson, 32, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged dog running at large prohibited.
Andrew W. Muth, 45, of Delta was arrested and jailed on 3 warrants with a total of $4,400 in bonds.
James B. Williams, 50, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged third degree assault.
Jonathan R. Diaz, 21, of Montrose was arrested and jailed for alleged violation of a protection order, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and violation of bail bond conditions. Desiree L. Freeman, 25, of Montrose was arrested and jailed for alleged criminal impersonation.
Christopher J. Simmons, 30, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged speeding, DUI and DUI per se.
Nine tickets for traffic violations were issued this week, six 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):
A man living outside of Cedaredge reported someone had poured sugar in his gas tank, possibly ruining the engine. He found the evidence in the bottom of the fuel tank when he was troubleshooing the problem.
A motorist spotted what appeared to be a young child driving a vehicle on Highway 133 outside of Hotchkiss. Using information provided by the motorist, a deputy contacted a woman who said she'd recently moved to the area from Tennessee and didn't realize 12-year-olds were not allowed to drive with their parents in the vehicle. She was given a stern warning.
A Delta area resident reported the theft of elk antlers from a barn on her property. She provided deputies with the name of a possible suspect.
A two-vehicle accident was reported on Highway 65 near Cory at about 4:10 p.m. No one was injured and the airbags were not deployed. The Colorado State Patrol is handling the investigation.
A two-vehicle, non-injury accident occurred near the intersection of 2000 and F roads at about 4:30 p.m. Airbags deployed on both vehicles. The Colorado State Patrol is handling the investigation.
Sheriff's deputies assisted the Paonia Police Department with a loud gathering on Pan American Avenue.
A Ford F250 was being driven westbound on Highway 92 at about 4:30 p.m. when the driver reportedly struck the side of the bridge near Austin. The driver abandoned the pickup in the middle of the roadway and fled on foot. The F250 was later reported stolen. The Colorado State Patrol is handling the investigation.
Delta County Search and Rescue was notified of a missing couple at about 9:30 p.m. Amanda Dimmick, 27, and Ben Boiani, 30, both of Grand Junction, reportedly had car trouble near Leon Reservoir on Grand Mesa. Due to the lateness of the hour, and because there did not appear to be any medical emergency, search and rescue teams were not deployed until the following morning. Mesa County Search and Rescue also responded. Hunters came across the overdue parties and transported them to Coll-bran.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.