Law enforcement blotter Sept. 20, 2017
By Press Release
Published Thursday, September 21, 2017 9:01 am
From the Delta Police Department:
Clinton E. Adkins, 43, of Eckert was issued a summons for alleged shoplifting.
Christopher A. Prough, 26, of Cedaredge was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a bond of $20,000.
A juvenile female was issued a minor in possession summons for illegal possession/consumption of marijuana by an underage person (MIP).
Joel K. Hamburg, 51, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a no bond.
Kevin D. Dodson, 26, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond.
Brandon L. Smith, 30, of Delta was arrested and jailed on charges of obstruction of a peace officer/disorderly conduct.
A juvenile male was issued a minor in possession summons for illegal possession of marijuana by an underage person (MIP).
Melvin B. Harper, 56, of Delta was issued a summons for alleged shoplifting.
Victor Z. Markey, 21, of Norwood was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $1,000 bond.
Kyle G. Danielson, 32, of Delta was arrested and jailed on charges of harassment.
Michael D. Garcia, 21, of Delta was arrested and jailed on charges of protection order violation/harassment.
Damien B. Reiss, 21, of Cedaredge was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $2,500 bond.
Damien B. Reiss, 21, of Cedaredge was arrested and jailed on charges of protection order violation.
Citations: Eleven citations were issued this week for various traffic violations.
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 theft of a 9mm semi-automatic pistol was reported by a Delta man who said the gun was missing from his wife's car. He was unable to provide any information about where or when the weapon was taken.
Nelson Ramos Jr. of Grand Junction escaped injury when his vehicle struck an antelope on Lockhart Road, Delta, at about 11 p.m. The vehicle suffered moderate damage and had to be towed from the scene.
A woman on 1500 Road, Delta, reported a small, unattended burn on a neighbor's property at about midnight. Deputies determined the fire was contained in a pit, but because no one was around, the fire was extinguished by Delta firefighters.
A semi driven by Korwin Johnson, 71, of Greeley failed to make the turn onto Highway 92 near the Austin bridge at about 5 p.m. The semi's back tires went off the roadway, leaving the tractor trailer high centered on the shoulder and blocking the eastbound lanes of traffic. Deputies provided traffic control while a front end loader was brought in to lift the tractor trailer off the shoulder.
A motorcycle accident was reported on Old Grand Mesa Road at about 5:30 p.m. The driver, Steven Jueneman, said he was distracted by a chipmunk that ran under the front tires of the motorcycle. The motorcycle tipped over on the right side, injuring a passenger, Susan Wilmot. She was transported to the hospital with a possible broken leg. Alcohol/drugs were not involved and no summons was issued.
Aranda Leyba-Bush escaped serious injury in an accident at Fairview Road and Trap Club Road, Delta, at about 7 p.m. She told deputies her vehicle left the road when she rounded a corner. She overcorrected and the vehicle rolled onto its top. The Colorado State Patrol handled the investigation.
Sheriff's deputies assisted the Montrose County Sheriff's Office with an investigation into an ATV crash on Amber Road. The driver, Bradley Cunico, 48, of Delta, was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. He told deputies he was working on a fence when he lost control of his four-wheeler.
A Crawford man reported his hunting gear had been stolen from his porch on Lakeview Road. Missing items included knives, binoculars, a parka and a backpack with survival gear. A stereo was also taken. With the help of a neighbor, a suspect was identified. The case is under investigation.
A Hotchkiss man reported he'd received over 100 "odd" emails from an acquaintance. The messages were becoming threatening.