From the Delta Police Department:
Dale J. Scarrow, 38, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $2,000 bond.
Jessica L. Stackhouse, 34, of Ridgway was issued a ticket for alleged disregarded a stop sign after being involved in a two-vehicle crash at 3rd and Meeker streets. No injuries were reported or observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Tonya M. Pacheco, 38, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting. Siria P. Pacheco, 63, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting. A 13-year-old male of Delta was also issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Jennifer M. Barnett, 22, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $300 bond.
Matthew L. Garcia, 37, of Delta was arrested and jailed on two warrants with a total of $750 in bonds.
Matthew L. Garcia, 37, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
James L. Cordova, 49, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged failed to present evidence of insurance, DUI and DUI per se.
Daniel A. Duran, 33, of Austin was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Robert K. Brown was arrested and jailed on a hold and serve warrant.
A 16-year-old female of Hotchkiss and a 16-year-old female of Crawford were each issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Derrick L. West. 21, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged third degree assault.
Citations: Eight 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):
The U.S. Marshal's Office requested assistance in locating an escapee from an Oklahoma correctional facility. Leigh Ann Hughes, 36, is believed to be in the Cedaredge area. She is described as 5'5" in height, 165 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes.
A ditch was being burned on 1900 Road, Delta, when it spread to a neighbor's tree. The fire proved difficult to extinguish, and when the wind came up, the fire spread to the neighbor's field. There was discussion about cutting the tree down to ensure the flames were properly extinguished. There was also some question about whether the tree was alive.
A Paonia resident reported a piece of county equipment being used at Volunteer Park had been vandalized. Fuses and caps had been pulled out of a Caterpiller tandem vibratory roller and left lying near the equipment. There was no monetary damage.
Henry Burlingame, 73, was injured in a motorcycle accident on Fairview Road near Austin at about 11:40 a.m. He was reported to be conscious, breathing and sitting up after the accident. He was transported to Delta County Memorial Hospital.
A Paonia woman reported that her partner had stolen some of her marijuana plants.
A CDOT worker found a calf deceased, skinned and tossed off to the side of Crawford Road near Paonia. The only identifying mark on the calf was an orange ear tag with the number 209. The sheriff's office has received no reports of stolen calves.
A woman living on F Road, Delta, complained that a couple had taken up residence in a camper parked on her property. They refused her request they leave.
The theft of an old farm truck was reported from Ash Mesa. The white Ford F350 has a wide bed that's painted gold on the interior. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 874-8810.
A suspicious individual was reported by a Crawford business. He was described as "argumentative" by employees, who asked him to leave. After he left, they watched him walk across the highway and spit on the church.
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.