From the Delta Police Department:
Claudia P. Rave-King, 43, of Austin was issued a ticket for alleged failed to yield right of way at an intersection after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 50 at Ute Street. No injuries were reported.
Casandra M. Alvarez, 23, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged failed to yield right of way at an intersection after being involved in a two-vehicle crash in the 100 block of Confluence Drive. No injuries were reported or observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Jason S. Burnett, 34, of Eckert was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Anita J. Huff, 52, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged theft.
Landon A. Larkins, 18, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged unsafe backing after being involved in a two-vehicle crash in the 500 block of Sloan Street. No injuries were reported or observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Adam W. McGaha, 33, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Quinton J. Miller, 28, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond. Miller was also issued a ticket for alleged drove motor vehicle while license under suspension.
James J. Burr, 23, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $1,000 bond.
Elizabeth A. Thomas, 61, of Cedaredge was issued a ticket for alleged failed to yield right of way from a stop sign after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 50 at Pioneer Road. No injuries were reported or observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Stephanie D. Wilding, 45, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged careless driving, failed to present evidence of insurance and DUI after being involved in a one-vehicle crash in the 800 block of Hastings Street. No injuries were reported or observed. The involved vehicle was driven from the scene.
Braden T. Puckett, 18, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $100 bond.
Justin C. Peters, 32, of Crawford was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Craig W. Drew, 60, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged child abuse - simple.
Richardo Olmos Jr., 23, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged third degree assault and harassment.
Jorge A. Jaracuaro, 32, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $1,000 bond.
Joseph A. Rogers, 67, of Montrose was arrested and jailed for alleged turning movements and required signals and DUI.
Dennis J. Jameson, 20, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged violation of a protection order.
Citations: Nine 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):
The theft of 11 marijuana plants was reported from a home on 1800 Road near Delta. Surveillance cameras were in place, but because of limited lighting, they showed only what appeared to be a shortbed Toyota pickup on the property. The reporting party said his back yard grow was known to several individuals. The case is under investigation.
A rural Hotchkiss resident reported a suspicious incident involving three vehicles pulling into his driveway at about 9 p.m. The occupants got out and walked up to the back of the house, apparently searching for someone they mistakenly believed to be living at that address.
As a result of a domestic dispute on Solar Court outside of Delta, a warrant has been requested for Mathew Mahan, 45. He faces charges of third degree assault and domestic violence.
A large piece of heavy canvas was cut from a canvas building at the Hotchkiss National Fish Hatchery. The theft is under investigation.
Nataliya Olea, 35, of Eckert escaped injury after swerving to miss an elk crossing Highway 65 on Grand Mesa around noon. Her Jeep stopped on the edge of a cliff and was reported to be "teetering." The Colorado State Patrol handled the investigation.
A Hotchkiss man reported the presence of two "squatters" in a garage on his property. He told dispatch the two males were hiding from him in the "rolls" of the garage door.
The theft of marijuana was reported from a residence on Main Street in Austin. Several branches were pulled from plants in a locked area of the property.
Surveillance cameras revealed the presence of three would-be marijuana thieves in a locked marijuana patch on Fruitgrowers Road at about 3:30 a.m. The property owner captured one juvenile, but the two others escaped. The case is under investigation. All three juveniles face charges of theft and trespass.
Dispatch was notified about cows scattered along Back River Road. The livestock owner was notified.
Deputies responded to a fire on D Road, Crawford, about 9 a.m. When they arrived on the scene, Crawford firefighters had the fire contained to a wooden shed behind the residence. Motorcycles inside the shed were destroyed and a vehicle parked outside was close enough to the shed to be damaged. The blaze apparently originated in a wood stove.
A man walking in the area of North Road and Highway 65 reported he had been accosted by a man who pulled a gun on him at 2:30 that morning. Deputies are still trying to identify the suspect.
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