From the Delta Police Department:
Jerry D. Galemore, 74, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged third degree criminal trespass.
William A.S. Chalfant, 32, of Montrose was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $300 bond.
Jason C. Clennin, 37, of Cedaredge was arrested and jailed on eight warrants with a bond total of $29,008.
Alexander J. Jensen, 20, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged bicycles prohibited downtown after being involved in a crash with a vehicle in the 400 block of Main Street. Minor injuries were reported. The vehicle was driven from the scene.
Chris Ortega, 32, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged rabies control and animal license required.
Zhane L. Ware, 18, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged aggravated robbery and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. A 16-year-old male of Delta was arrested and jailed (at Grand Mesa Youth Services) for alleged aggravated robbery and possession of a weapon by an underage person.
Albert Romero, 26, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $10,000 bond.
Jeffery E. Amans, 20, of Clifton was issued a ticket for alleged careless driving after being involved in a single vehicle crash in the 1100-1200 block of Highway 50 near mile marker 66. No injuries were reported or observed and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
A 16-year-old female of Fruita was issued a ticket for alleged driving on roadways laned for traffic and DUI.
Citations: 11 tickets for traffic violations were issued this week, four 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):
Criminal mischief was reported to a vehicle parked on the side of Trap Club Road during the night. The case is under investigation.
Kevin Gallegos, 33, of Cedaredge was arrested on a Colorado State Patrol warrant. The bond was set at $500.
Adam Keniger, 31, of Paonia was arrested on an outstanding warrant. The bond amount is $1,500.
Sheriff's deputies were asked to check on dogs that appeared to be neglected at a residence on P25 Road in the Hotchkiss area.
An Orchard City couple reported property was dumped in the yard of their home on Highway 65.
Deputies assisted Mesa County Search and Rescue in locating an individual who was found at his home in Eckert.
The Delta County Sheriff's Office responded to a vehicle-deer accident on Highway 65 on the southern edge of Cedaredge. Colorado State Patrol responded and took over the investigation.
A single-car accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 133 and Lorah Lane in Hotchkiss. Larry Head, 44, was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant.
A prowler was reported at Cedar Lane outside of Cedaredge. Deputies could find no one in the area.
Deputies responded to the intersection of Alkali Basin Road and Highway 50 for a report of a single-car rollover accident. They remained on scene while the Delta Police Department investigated the accident.
An Orchard City woman reported her sister had cut the lock off a storage unit to remove a set of china.
Deputies investigated the theft of miscellaneous tools and saddles from a storage unit on West Main in Cedaredge. The value of the stolen items is estimated at $600.
At 12:41 p.m., deputies responded to 28465 Lampshire Road, Hotchkiss, on a report of a garage, vehicle and possibly a home on fire. The occupants, Justin and Kelly Korth and their 1-year-old son, escaped without injury. No criminal activity is suspected.
At about 7:30 p.m., deputies responded to a report of gunshots on Thunder Mountain Lane, Cedaredge. Investigation revealed the homeowner had to dispatch a mountain lion that had killed livestock and threatened his family. The case was turned over to the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife.
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.