Law enforcement blotter Sept. 14, 2016

By Press Release


From the Delta Police Department:

Sept. 6:

Dennis J. Jameson, 20, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $750 bond.

Kole R. Roberts, 18, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged failed to yield right of way at a stop sign after being involved in a two-vehicle crash at E. 7th Street and Riley Lane. No injuries were reported or observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.

Sept. 8:

Jose M. Salazar, 41, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged limitations on backing after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on Pioneer Road at E. 7th Street. No injuries were reported or observed. One vehicle was towed from the scene.

Orlando Gallegos, 48, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting and trespassing.

Sept. 9:

Christa M. Moulder, 38, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged limitations on backing and failed to present evidence of insurance after being involved in a two-vehicle crash in the 100 block of W. 4th Street. No injuries were reported or observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.

Joshua R. Trumbull, 30, of Grand Junction was arrested and jailed for alleged theft.

Winston Cha-Chi, 28, of Olathe was issued a ticket for alleged displayed fictitious plates, owner operated uninsured motor vehicle and driving while license revoked - habitual traffic offender.

Winston Cha-Chi, 28, of Olathe was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $2,500 bond.

Sept. 10:

A 16-year-old male of Delta was arrested and jailed at Grand Mesa Youth Services Center on a warrant with no bond.

A 16-year-old male of Delta was arrested and jailed at Colorado Department of Youth Corrections on a warrant with no bond.

Sept. 11:

Quinn C. Williams, 31, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged harassment and resisting arrest.

Citations: Seven tickets for traffic violations were issued this week, three 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):

Sept. 5:

A Cedaredge area resident reported the theft of a lawn cart from her home on Cactus Park Road.

Sept. 6:

Joel Wood, 76, of El Prado, N.M., was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital after a motorcycle accident on Highway 65 near mile marker 22. Wood suffered minor injuries after reportedly taking a corner too wide and laying his motorcycle down on the highway. The Colorado State Patrol handled the investigation.

Five young men were reported as runaways from Gateway Family Services on Ash Mesa Road. All were located.

Sept. 7:

Deputies patrolling Back River Road near Paonia around midnight spotted an unoccupied four-wheeler partially hidden in the brush. They are attempting to locate the owner. The four-wheeler has not been reported stolen.

Several thefts of marijuana plants were reported in the Crawford area.

Sept. 8:

A Crawford resident reported the theft of topsoil from his property.

A two-vehicle accident occurred on Highway 65 near the Big E Market shortly before 4 p.m. Drake Waehner was northbound on Highway 65 when he stopped for a school bus. He was rear-ended by a vehicle driven by Samantha Crosby. No injuries were reported. The Colorado State Patrol handled the investigation.

An accident involving a Volkswagen and two trucks was reported at 4:20 p.m. The accident occurred at 1765 Highway 50, Delta. There were no blockages and no injuries.

Sept. 10:

A 74-year-old Georgia man suffered a heart attack while camping on the Uncompahgre Plateau near Love Mesa. Despite CPR and emergency response from Delta, Mesa and Montrose counties, the man did not survive.

Sept. 11:

An Austin man reported his goats were attacked by two dogs. He was able to chase the dogs off, but wasn't sure if they were still on his property.

A Crawford business was damaged by a four-wheeler doing doughnuts in its gravel parking lot. The incident occurred Friday night and was captured on video.

Benjamin Johnson, 58, of Delta was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and public indecency after an incident at Sweitzer Lake State Park. At about 7:30 p.m., a parks employee witnessed Johnson docking his boat, allegedly urinating in public, then driving his pickup and trailer to the boat ramp. Because he appeared to be intoxicated, deputies were called. They conducted roadside maneuvers before arresting Johnson and transporting him to Delta County Jail pending bond.