Law enforcement blotter October 14, 2015
By Press Release
Published Thursday, October 15, 2015 8:47 am
From the Delta Police Department:
Ronald M. Tabor, 76, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged careless driving after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 50 at 1600 Road. No injuries were reported. One vehicle was towed from the scene.
James K. Gillespie, 84, of Paonia was issued a ticket for alleged failed to yield right of way at stop sign after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 92 at Crawford Avenue. No injuries were reported. One vehicle was towed from the scene.
Francisco J. Ponce, 18, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged following too closely after being involved in a three-vehicle accident on Riley Lane at E. 3rd Street. No injuries were reported. All three vehicles were driven from the scene.
A 16-year-old female of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged reckless driving, failed to notify police of an accident and driving without a valid driver's license after being involved in a one-vehicle crash in the 500 block of Leon Street. No injuries were reported. The vehicle was driven from the scene.
Dylan T. Wilding, 23, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged failed to yield right of way when entering intersection after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on Confluence Drive at W. 5th Street. No injuries were reported and both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Citations: 14 tickets for traffic violations were issued this week, eight 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 Cedaredge area woman reported ongoing concerns about a neighbor's marijuana grow operation.
A Boulder woman said her father shot a gun at her while she was trying to pick up some of her mother's possessions. She was advised to leave the area and meet the deputies at a convenience store.
A tractor/car collision resulted in injuries to a 2-year-old child. The accident occurred around 3 p.m.
A Hotchkiss man reported he hit a deer on 2100 Road just south of F Road. The deer was still alive but unable to move. The Colorado State Patrol was notified.
An Eckert man reported the theft of a Stihl chainsaw from his front porch.
A vehicle containing four passengers ended up in a ditch in the Delta area. No one was injured.
A Delta man reported someone broke into his car with a metal clothes hanger, leaving behind the hanger but taking a Bible and Social Security card.
Shots were reportedly fired inside a Paonia area home. The occupant's brother feared the ocupant was trying to kill himself.
The theft of an ATV trailer ramp was reported from a home on Hanson Mesa Road outside of Hotchkiss. The reporting party believes the thieves were interrupted during the theft and didn't have a chance to take the other ramp.
A Cedaredge area man was contacted after he failed to register as a sex offender.
A Delta area woman reported she found two puppies to purchase on Craigslist. She sent payment via Western Union but never received the bulldog puppies.
A Hotchkiss area woman reported a suspicious incident on M35 Road. She believes a deer was hit by a vehicle, then she heard four shots and the vehicle drove way. The Colorado State Patrol was notified to be on the lookout for a truck or sedan in the area with front end damage.
Two trucks and a trailer were reportedly blocking a portion of Shirl Lane in Cedaredge. The sheriff's office was asked to track down the owner of the vehicles, which had been left there for several days.