From the Delta Police Department:
James N. Lovelady, 80, of Cedaredge was issued a ticket for alleged position and method of turning after being involved in a two-vehicle crash on Stafford Lane at the Safeway entrance. No injuries were reported or observed. Both vehicles were driven from the scene.
Joseph Booth, Jr., 59, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $100 bond.
Clifford J. Archuleta, 29, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Marla K. Jenkins, 57, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond.
Joseph B. Staples, 36, of Gunnison was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond.
Larry D. Denham, 56, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged third degree assault and false imprisonment.
Kyle C. McCarty, 20, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $20,000 bond.
Jase S.A. Smith, 20, of Delta was arrested and jailed on two warrants with a total of $15,000 in bonds.
Ricardo L. Verdeja, 24, of Hotchkiss was issued a ticket for alleged drove a motor vehicle while license revoked - habitual traffic offender.
A 16-year-old male out of Gunnison was taken into custody, issued a ticket for alleged second degree criminal trespass of a vehicle and released to a guardian.
Teresa J. Woods, 62, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Saul M. Madrid, 26, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond.
Nicky Morales, 57, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with no bond.
Alexander J. Bullard, 23, of Montrose was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond.
Pauline B. Widner, 30, of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting. Deanna Nieto, 32, of Olathe was also issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.
Harry L. Boggs Jr., 34, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with no bond.
Ryan D. Violett, 24, of Hotchkiss was arrested and jailed for alleged obedience to a traffic control device, DUI and DUI per se.
Daniele L. Jones, 33, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond.
Curtis W. Daniels, 44, of Hotchkiss was issued a ticket for alleged vehicle displayed defective stop lamp and drove a motor vehicle while license revoked.
Brian M. Nickerson, 34, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond.
Sean S. Sinclair, 24, of Olathe was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond and issued a ticket for alleged drove a motor vehicle while license restrained.
David R. Waddington, 45, of Hotchkiss was arrested and jailed for alleged failed to display registration (license plates), drove a motor vehicle while license revoked and drove under the influence of drugs.
Citations: Eleven 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):
A Delta County employee came across a large pile of household furnishings and other items that had been dumped in the 'dobies off Fairview Road and set on fire. Cedaredge firefighters extinguished the blaze.
A grass fire was reported on private property just off Highway 92, at the Austin bridge over the Gunnison River. The cause of the fire is believed to be an unattended campfire. Personal belongings were left behind, indicating someone had been staying there.
A white 2007 Ford Focus was stolen from a Paonia area home. The owner had run an errand, then left the car in her driveway with the keys inside. An hour later, the car was gone. The auto was located in Newcastle. A Glenwood Springs resident, Sylvia Perez-Meza, was charged with aggravated motor vehicle theft.
A Delta area resident reported the theft of a power washer.
A Paonia area resident reported the window of his camper shell had been broken out. The broken glass was on the outside.
Diane Hamrick of Cedaredge was arrested and jailed after allegedly pointing scissors and threatening her husband with a knife. She is charged with violating a restraining order, menacing with a weapon and domestic violence.
An Orchard City resident reported the theft of a Hitachi nail gun and a garage door opener, belt and motor from a house under construction.
A young couple stole $240 worth of merchandise from Grand Mesa Lodge. Deputies were able to locate the vehicle, but unable to stop it before it crossed the county line. Brian Young, 29, and Raven Timi, 21, both of Washington, were later arrested after another disturbance in Grand Junction. They are being held in Mesa County Jail on more serious charges.
An ambulance was dispatched for Archie Ferrier, who was injured in an ATV accident near Crawford. There is no update on his condition.
A Crawford area man reported the theft of tools from a job site.
Deputies responded to a complaint about high schoolers smoking pot near the Paonia River Park. They contacted four juveniles and one adult and located a small amount of marijuana on the scene. Parents were contacted; no summons were issued.
Deputies assisted the Hotchkiss Marshal's Office with a 23-year-old female who had passed out after a couple of drinks at a local bar. She believes someone may have slipped something into her drink.
A Colorado State Patrol trooper reported a large amount of smoke in the area of the Gunnison River Pleasure Park. The fire was extinguished after burning about a quarter-mile of riverbank. An unattended campfire is believed to be the cause.
A male and female were spotted loading railroad ties into a U-Haul truck in Escalante Canyon. When contacted by a local property owner, they said they thought the railroad ties were unclaimed. They unloaded the truck and left the canyon.
Thanks to the efforts of state Rep. Millie Hamner, House District 61, Colorado State University plans to re-open the Rogers Mesa research site.
The facility was taken out of operation in 2011, due to budget cuts throughout the CSU system.