From the Delta Police Department (edited for length):
Officers responded to Abraham Connection for a possible drug violation. Scott W. Gay, 60, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged unlawful possession of a Schedule 2 controlled substance (methamphetamine).
A 15-year-old Delta High School student was issued a ticket for alleged unlawful possession/consumption of marijuana by an underage person.
An officer responded to Bank of the West on a report of fraud. A customer turned in a counterfeit $100 bill with pink Asian lettering on it.
An officer responded to Horse Country Arena on a report of burglary and theft.
At about 9 a.m., officers responded to the intersection of W. 5th Street and Palmer Street for a crash involving a vehicle and a bicycle. One person sustained injuries and was transported by ambulance to Delta County Memorial Hospital.
Richard Alan Earl, 34, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $1,500 bond.
Jerri Raedean Higgs, 36, of Paonia was arrested and jailed on two warrants with $5,500 total bond.
Jonathan Raymond Green, 28, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting at Walmart.
Tyler Anthony Saenz, 36, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged disorderly conduct.
Officers responded to a residence in the 1400 block of Bluff Street for a disturbance. Justin Richard Fresquez, 36, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged menacing and introduction of contraband in the second degree.
Officers responded to a residence in the 700 block of 1550 Road for a disturbance. Jacob Lee Bertrand, 38, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged disorderly conduct.
An officer responded to the 900 block of Yorkshire Court for a two-vehicle crash involving a parked car. No injuries were reported or observed.
An officer took a report of a runaway juvenile. The juvenile was located a short time later.
An officer responded to the 300 block of W. 3rd Street for a report of a two-vehicle accident involving a parked vehicle.
An officer responded to Delta County Memorial Hospital on a report of a dog bite incident.
Reminder: The charge is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.
From the Delta County Sheriff's Office (partial list):
Deputies responded to a call about a 14-year-old male who was acting in a destructive manner.
While in Denver, an Austin resident received an alert with video surveillance of someone in his yard. He asked deputies to check out the situation.
A resident on F Road reported a domestic situation in progress on the road in front of his house at about 11 a.m. He said a male and female were arguing inside in a vehicle. When the male got out and stood in front, it appeared the female hit him with the front end of the vehicle. She also got out, talked him into getting back inside and they drove away. During the course of their investigation, deputies contacted a couple who lived nearby; both parties denied being involved in the altercation. The investigation remains open.
A warrant has been issued for Charles Brunotte, 58, for domestic violence and assault following an argument in the Austin area. The victim ran to a neighbor's home after he allegedly punched her, kicked her, and pulled her hair.
A Cedaredge area resident returned home to find his sliding door slightly open and a safe missing. The safe contained money and documents, and was apparently taken sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.
A man living on Q25 Road reported his house has also been robbed. Missing was a fire box safe with coins, vehicle titles and some cash. The theft occurred sometime between 11 a.m. and early evening.
A Delta area woman reported the theft of her 2012 Chevy Malibu, which had been parked ouside her home on F Road with the keys inside. When the VIN was entered into a computer database, deputies learned the vehicle had already been involved in a crash, then abandoned, in Grand Junction. There are no suspects at this time.
A Paonia area resident reported a traffic accident involving a deer and his 2010 Toyota Tacoma. He was not injured, but the deer was.
A Pennsylvania resident called to request a welfare check on his brother in Crawford. He said it had been a week since he'd heard from him.
Dispatch relayed a call from a female asking for a suicide prevention hotline.
Deputies were contacted by a 32-year-old Crawford female who said she'd been punched in the face through her rolled-down car window. The investigation is ongoing.
Dispatch was contacted about a 13-year-old male who had run away from home after an argument with his parents. They were concerned for his welfare, because it was so cold. The teen was later located at Safeway and returned to his parents.
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.