From the Delta Police Department:
Joseph P. Miller Jr., 25, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $4,000 bond.
A 16-year-old male of Delta was arrested and jailed at Grand Mesa Youth Corrections on a warrant with a $750 bond.
David R. Waddington, 45, of Austin was arrested and jailed on two warrants with a total of $2,700 in bonds.
John B. Ryan III, 39, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with no bond.
Kira K. Hoyt, 31, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged dog at running at large.
A 13-year-old female of Delta and two 13-year-old females of Montrose were all issued tickets for alleged shoplifting.
Blane D. Chesleigh, 57, of Colorado Springs was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond.
Jennith M. Morgan, 47, of Captain, N.M., was arrested and jailed for alleged third degree assault.
Lucas J. Iniquez, 27, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged possession of Schedule II controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and two counts of first degree criminal trespass of a motor vehicle.
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):
Crawford firefighters quickly extinguished a grass fire near the Crawford Airport. A fire in a burn barrel spread to nearby grass but did not damage any structures. The property owner was advised burn barrels are prohibited in Delta County.
A Crawford State Park employee was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital after he was bit on the arm while delivering firewood. Park rangers are following up with the dog's owner.
Sheriff's investigators responded to Delta County Memorial Hospital in response to a report of suspected child sexual abuse. The case is under investigation.
The Eckert Post Office reported that a package delivered to a mailbox on Creekside Road, Eckert, had turned up missing.
A Paonia woman reported the theft of a Smith & Wesson .357 handgun.
A firearm was reported stolen from a car parked at the City Market store in Hotchkiss. Deputies later contacted Thomas Comber, 28, of Hotchkiss on an unrelated matter and found the stolen firearm in his possession. He is charged with first degree criminal trespass and theft.
Shortly after 5 p.m., a two-vehicle accident was reported on Escalante Canyon Road about two miles west of Highway 50. Isabella Baas was allegedly rounding a sharp corner on the gravel road and slid into a vehicle driven by John Law. No one was injured. The Colorado State Patrol handled the investigation.
Deputies responded to Delta County Memorial Hospital where a 32-year-old female was being treated for a dog bite. She was working on a fence when the neighbor's dog reached through and bit her hand. The dog's owner was issued a warning for ownership of a vicious dog. The dog is up to date on its shots.
At about 4:30 p.m., a truck driven by Andrew Ferrier rolled down a hill in Crawford and struck an unoccupied Toyota Camry, which was subsequently pushed into a house. Ferrier was transported to the hospital by North Fork Ambulance with unknown injuries. The Colorado State Patrol is handling the investigation.
Deputies responded to the hospital emergency room where a 62-year-old Hotchkiss man was being treated for a dog bite. He reportedly had a large wound on his upper right arm and a small wound on his lower right leg. He told deputies he was visiting a friend's house when the dog attacked him. Due to the serious nature of the injuries, the dog's owner, Garth Banks, was charged with ownership of a vicious dog. The owner opted to euthanize the dog because it was not the first time he had bitten someone.
An Erie resident reported he lost a dry bag while canoeing the Gunnison River earlier this month. The bag contained an iPhone, portable charger, first aid kit, Gerber knife, Fiblink four-piece traveling fishing rod, a tackle box, and other miscellaneous camping and fishing gear. If the bag is located, please return it to the Delta County Sheriff's Office.
A woman was pulling a popup camper from Montrose to Grand Junction when a wheel bearing went out. She pulled the popup off to the side of the highway between mile marker 54 and 57. When she returned the following day with the parts required to repair the trailer, the camper was missing. The Colorado State Patrol had not arranged for a tow.
Donnie Emmons, 73, of Paonia suffered unknown injuries in an ATV accident in the vicinity of Lone Cabin Reservoir. Paonia firefighters responded to the scene on ATVs and requested CareFlight transport to St. Mary's.
A passerby reported a car down a steep ravine on 3100 Road about 2.5 miles north of North Road. Deputies contacted Miguel Ibarra-Santos who said he was rounding a corner on the gravel road when he hit a deer. His car left the gravel road, traveled about 100 feet down an embankment and landed on its roof. Ibarra-Santos refused medical treatment at the scene. The Colorado State Patrol handled the investigation.
The election results are in at the local, state and national level, and as expected, Democrats are doing well in state and national races. Colorado has elected Jared Polis as governor; nationally the Republicans appear to retain control of the Senate while Democrats now control the House of Representative.
With a ballot full of local and state measures, voter turnout in Delta County topped 71%, with 15,889 ballots cast. Statewide, voter turnout was just over 52%.
Of the three Delta County residents seeking state offices, Matt Soper won over Thea Chase in State Representative Dist. 54; Mike Mason lost to Julie McCluskie in State Representative Dist. 61; and Olen Lund lost to Kerry Donovan in State Senate Dist. 5.
Locally, in the City of Delta voters rejected a .5% sales tax increase to fund recreation, as well as recreational marijuana sales. The sale of medical marijuana and cultivation/manufacturing facilities was approved by a slim margin. Delta voters also gave the city the green light to move forward with selling or trading the Cottonwood and Riverbend Park, and to sell the old Municipal Light and Power Building.