Blotter
Thursday September 18, 2014

From the Delta Police Department:
Aug. 18:
At 12:55 a.m., Keith A. Tunks, 45, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged speeding 45 in a posted 30 mph zone, owner operated uninsured vehicle, reckless driving, duty to report accident, and driving the wrong way on a one-way road after being involved in a single vehicle accident in the 500 block of Main Street.

From the Delta Police Department:

Aug. 11:
At 11:49 p.m., a juvenile petition was filed on a 16-year-old male of Delta for alleged illegal possession of ethyl alcohol by an underage person.
Aug. 13:
At 12:34 a.m., Scott C. Holden, 44, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged unreasonable noise.
Aug. 14:
At 11:29 a.m.,  Jason J. Stick, 35, of Delta (transient) was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $1,500 bond.
At 10:18 p.m., a 15-year-old male of Delta was arrested on a warrant with a $500 bond. He was placed in a youth detention facility.
Aug. 15:
At 9:39 a.m., Joseph T. Morris, 57, of Delta (transient) was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $300 bond.
Aug. 16:
At 12:35 p.m., Billy M. James, 90, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged failure to yield right of way after stopping at a stop sign after he was involved in a two-vehicle accident at 7th and Huff streets. No injuries were reported and neither vehicle had to be towed from the scene.
At 1:44 p.m., Eric K.S. Henderson, 24, of Hotchkiss was issued a ticket for alleged careless driving after he was involved in a two-vehicle accident near 12th and Main streets. No injuries were reported and neither vehicle had to be towed from the scene.
At 8:15 p.m., a juvenile petition was filed on a 17-year-old male of Delta for alleged harassment.
Aug. 11:
At 7 a.m., Daneen Kirkwood, 51, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $300 bond.
At 11:18 a.m., Richard L. Flores, 53, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged first degree assault.

Please remember:  Criminal charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty.
The above incidents are not all inclusive as it relates to incidents occurring in the City of Delta.

From the Delta County Sheriff’s Office (partial list):
Aug. 11:
Shortly before 4 p.m., a three-car accident was reported at the intersection of Highway 92 and 3100 Road. No one was seriously injured. The Colorado State Patrol took over the investigation.
Aug. 12:
An assault allegedly occurred at about 2:30 a.m. when a 69-year-old landlord became involved in a pushing and shoving match with several tenants at a home he owned on Highway 65 in the Cory area. No serious injuries were reported. The matter remains under investigation.
Equipment on a construction site on H75 Road near the river was reportedly vandalized. BLM notified the owner, who then contacted the sheriff’s office.
At 8:30 p.m., Hotchkiss firefighters and sheriff’s deputies responded to a fire on Shamrock Road outside of Hotchkiss. The property owner reported he was burning a trench when a nearby pile of trash accidentally caught on fire. No summons was issued.
Aug. 14:
Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported assault under the bridge near Paonia High School. A 58-year-old Paonia resident had lawfully purchased a six-pack of beer and was drinking it under the bridge when he encountered two males and a female he was able to partially identify. An altercation ensued and the 58-year-old was injured. He was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital. All parties had been drinking heavily and no one could recall how or why the fight started. All declined to prosecute.
An 18-year-old Delta man was reported missing by his mother, who had not seen him for two weeks. He was located in Cedaredge and advised to contact his family.
Aug. 15:
Peter Gomez, 27, of Delta was involved in a single car accident at Highway 348 and 25 Mesa Road. His pickup ended up in a ditch; Gomez was not injured.
Aug. 17:
A Delta area woman reported a neighbor pulled a handgun on her after a dispute over water. Sheriff’s investigators discovered the “bulky, chunky” handgun was actually a corded power drill which was not used in a threatening manner. The two parties were advised to contact their attorneys to resolve their water concerns.

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