In the first two weeks of the new year, the Paonia Police Department reports 35 total incidents resulting in four verbal warnings, three written warnings, and two citations.
One of the citations was issued the evening of Jan. 1 in the 200 block of Grand Avenue after someone celebrated the new year with fireworks. The second citation was issued Jan. 5 on a report of a trespass at Louie's Pizza on Grand Avenue.
On Jan. 4, officers responded to a report of an auto theft on Alder Drive and shoplifting on Second Street. Thefts were also reported on North Fork Avenue on Jan. 11, and at The Diner, 203 Grand Avenue, on Jan 12; on Jan. 4, officers responded to a report of shoplifting on Second Street.