From the Delta Police Department:
Edward L. Whitaker, 58, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $750 bond.
Robert K. Brown, 31, of Delta was arrested and jailed on three warrants with a total of $900 bond.
Orlando Virgil, 34, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged violation of a protection order.
Charles E. Foley, 80, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $250 bond.
Daniel K. Teare, 32, of Crawford was arrested and jailed on a warrant with no bond.
Matthew T. McDonald, 41, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged failed to maintain a single lane of travel (weaving), DUI and DUI per se.
Joshua D. Reed, 28, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged DUI.
Citations: Three tickets for traffic violations were issued this week, none 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):
Citizens reported that mailboxes on 2000 Road, Delta, had again been bashed sometime the previous night.
A burglary was reported in the 31000 block of Highway 92. The owner reported an air compressor, Thomas the train collectible train set and a crockpot had been taken from a shed. The air compressor had a round tank and homemade welded handle.
The theft of tools and welding equipment was reported from a shop on Back River Road, Paonia.
A Montrose man reported the license plate from his company-owned truck was missing after he drove through a cattle drive.
A break-in was reported at a shop on Moss Rock Road, Hotchkiss. Missing items included drills, screw guns, a Hitachi compressor, propane heater, pre-hung door and fishing and camping equipment. Total value is estimated at $2,000 to $3,000. The theft occurred sometime between 6 p.m. Dec. 15 and the morning of Dec. 16.
A single-car accident was reported on Back River Road at about 5 p.m. A black Ford SUV driven by Ashley Lovato, 18, of Crawford went off the side of the road. The vehicle sustained severe front end damage; the driver was not injured. The Colorado State Patrol handled the investigation.
The theft of two propane tanks was reported from a business on Back River Road outside of Paonia.
A Hotchkiss woman reported a bottle of prescription medication was missing just one day after the prescription had been refilled. The case is under investigation.
On Dec. 2, officers of the Delta Police Department responded to a report of an assault. Officers spoke with a 64-year-old male with a bleeding injury on his neck.