From the Delta Police Department:
David A. Garcia, 33, of Delta was arrested and jailed on two warrants with a $5,000 and $0 bond.
James A. Woods, 39, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $1,000 bond.
Kaitlyn J. Olson, 27, of Paonia was issued a summons for shoplifting.
Michael L. Blair, 31, of Delta were issued summons for shoplifting.
Christopher R. Hassell, 43, of Hotchkiss was arrested and jailed on charges of domestic violence, violation of a protection order, harassment and theft.
Matthew L. Garcia, 38, of Delta has a valid warrant issued for allegations of domestic violence and third degree assault.
A juvenile female of Delta was issued a summons for shoplifting.
Ryan D. Gana, 27, Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $1,500 bond.
Aaron T. Kuretich, 26, of Hotchkiss was arrested and jailed on charges of domestic violence/harassment.
Donald W. Price, 69, homeless was issued a summons for shoplifting
Citations: Six tickets were issued this week for various traffic violations.
From the Delta County Sheriff's Office (partial list):
The theft of a 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer was reported from D&S Towing on Highway 348. The owner reported the chain and lock had been cutt off a gate. The vehicle had been towed at the request of the Colorado State Patrol. Possible suspects have been identified; the investigation continues.
At about 4 a.m., deputies responded to the report of a vehicle on fire near the intersection of Austin Road and Javelina Road in Orchard City. The unattended 2001 Dodge Dakota truck was parked on the shoulder of the road. Deputies tried unsuccessfully to put out the fire with a fire extinguisher. When Cedaredge firefighters arrived on the scene, the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames. The truck was registered to Domenico Farms of Denver. The firm realized the truck had been stolen only after a phone call from the Delta County Sheriff's Office. There are no suspects; the case remains under investigation.
A Delta woman reported the theft of mail from her mailbox on 2100 Road. She did not realize the theft had taken place until her bank called to tell her someone was attempting to cash a check written to her.
An Orchard City resident received an email that a package had been to delivered to his address, but the package was not in his mailbox. Later, he found an empty box in the middle of the road which he believed had contained a book he ordered.
Deputies responded to frantic calls for assistance from a home near Cedaredge. After evaluating the situation, they called for assistance from Adult Protective Services and the Center for Mental Health.
Dispatch received a call from a Cedaredge woman whose car was stuck in a ditch. She was not injured, but was not certain of her exact location.
At about 8:45 p.m., deputies assisted the Paonia Police Department with an accidental shooting on Minnesota Creek Road. (See complete story on page B1).
Deputies were dispatched to a Paonia area residence to deal with an "out of control" woman who was reported to be a paranoid schizophrenic.
Deputies are investigating two separate shooting incidents in Peach Valley. The home-owners found bullet holes in either the siding of their home or in windows. Deputies also found bullet fragments on the interior of the homes. The homeowners and neighbors who were canvassed reported hearing shots on Thursday, Jan. 11, but said that's not uncommon in their rural area. Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call the Delta County Sheriff's Office at 874-2000 or Crimestoppers at 874-8810.
The theft of a .22 caliber revolver and two sets of handmade spurs was reported from a home on W. Spring Circle in Orchard City.
A 78-year-old woman with Alzheimer's was reported missing by her husband at about 6 p.m. Deputies and Delta County Search and Rescue searched the area surrounding her home on 2550 Road, Cedaredge, until about 10:30 p.m. They resumed the search the following morning after the sun had risen. The woman was located a short time later and was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital for medical evaluation. She was cold but uninjured.
A collaborative effort between the Delta County Sheriff's Office and municipal law enforcement agencies throughout Delta County has resulted in a proposal for a 1 percent sales tax increase to fund public safety. A PowerPoint presentation titled "Back the Badge" is starting to make the rounds at city/town council meetings, service club luncheons and other events.