From the Delta Police Department:
Emelio M. Martinez, 26, of Delta was arrested and jailed on two warrants with a total of $27,000 in bonds. Martinez was also issued a ticket for alleged disregarded a stop sign, drove a motor vehicle while license revoked and failed to present evidence of insurance.
Michael A. Roybal, 52, of Grand Junction was issued a ticket for alleged trespass.
Wendy R. McCain, 35, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged dog running at large prohibited.
Kathryn J. Potter, 56, of Cañon City was arrested and jailed for alleged violation of a protection order.
Jerry W. Windham, 80, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged littering.
Janna M. Fullbright, 54, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged unsafe backing after being involved in a two-vehicle crash in the parking lot at 122 Gunnison River Drive (City Market). No injuries were reported or observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Christopher S. Williams, 44, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged second degree criminal trespass of a vehicle.
Summer M.S. Adcock, 23, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged third degree assault.
Jesse R. Reed, 32, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged violation of a restraining order.
Citations: Eleven tickets for traffic violations were issued this week, six 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):
Concern was expressed about the condition of three horses in a pasture off North Grand Mesa Drive, Cedaredge. Deputies found adequate water and hay on the ground. The horses did not appear to be malnourished and the investigation was closed.
A citizen living on 2100 Road, Delta, complained about a neighbor who was burning trash that "stinks," despite the windy weather.
A Redlands Mesa resident expressed concern about an injured pony that doesn't seem to be receiving treatment.
Cedaredge firefighters responded to a grass fire on NW 9th Street at about 9:30 a.m. There were structures in the area, but the fire was extinguished before any damage occurred.
Gunnison County deputies requested assistance with executing a search warrant in the Minnesota Creek area. On patrol in an unincorporated area of Gunnison County, deputies observed property related to a theft investigation. During execution of the search warrant, a chain saw and other stolen items were recovered. They also found indications of illicit drugs and were working on a second search warrant related to that discovery.
An out-of-state home-owner reported someone had cut the lock and entered the garage of a vacant house. A neighbor discovered the burglary.
A Hotchkiss resident filed a report about computer fraud that compromised his bank account information.
A Paonia area resident sprayed two aggressive dogs with bear spray. She said the dogs belong to a neighbor and repeatedly come onto her property.
A suspicious male was reported by a cabin owner on Grand Mesa. He initially attempted to avoid contact by sheriff's deputies, but was later interviewed about a possible break-in at one of the cabins. A second trespass incident was reported on June 15. Two days later, the sheriff's office was contacted by the man's parents, who said the 42-year-old Crawford resident had called to report he was lost. He was located the following day by family members.
The theft of two dirt bikes was reported from a storage shed on Surface Creek Road, Cedaredge. A neighbor spotted a male loading up the dirt bikes and using that information, deputies contacted a male party who said the dirt bikes were given to him in payment for appliances. The dirt bikes were returned to the owner and the investigation continues.
Sheriff's deputies were asked to help Montrose County authorities locate a black Suburban believed to be headed to a Peach Valley address. The driver was a suspect in a domestic incident.
A trailer containing a Polaris RZR was reported stolen from a home along Highway 92 near Crawford. The stolen property was later located on Alkali Basin Road north of Delta. The RZR was still on the trailer, but several parts were missing.
A Hotchkiss man reported the theft of cash totaling $5,000 to $7,000.
Deputies responded to domestic disputes on Fruitgrowers Road, Austin, and on Solar Court, Delta.
A fire destroyed a small shed on 1675 Road, Delta, at about 8:30 p.m. An older Toyota Camry was damaged, but it was reported to have little value. The cause of the fire is unknown.
An Austin resident reported he was being blackmailed for $2,000 by a female he met online. She threatened to send a video to his Facebook friends.
A man living on Pleasant Valley Road, Delta, said his neighbor's dogs prevent anyone from walking on the road. Numerous reports of aggressive dogs were filed during the week.
A traffic accident was reported on Highway 92 in the Crawford area. A pickup truck reportedly left the roadway and hit a fence. The vehicle had left the scene, but law enforcement were able to contact the driver, Gregory Hall, who said he'd swerved to miss a deer and went off the road.
A green Nissan four-door was reportedly driving erratically on S. Grand Mesa Drive, Cedaredge. The 17-year-old driver was contacted and charged with driving without a valid driver's license and underage possession/consumption of marijuana. He was released to his mother.
Malo Quintana, 47, of Montrose was involved in a one-vehicle accident on Highway 50 near Delta-Montrose Technical College at about 2:30 a.m. When officers from the Delta Police Department and Delta County Sheriff's Office arrived on the scene, they realized his vehicle had been the subject of a REDDI (Report Every Drunk Driver Immediately) report earlier in the evening. Colorado State Patrol troopers arrived on the scene and conducted roadside maneuvers. When it became apparent alcohol was involved, Quintana was taken into custody.
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.