The Paonia Police Department reports that between Aug. 1 and 15, police officers responded to 66 incidents, including one case of shoplifting, three reports of trespassing, one weapons offense, 19 traffic stops, one traffic accident, one DUI, one violation of a restraining/protection order, one death investigation, one harassment, two code enforcement violations, and four animal control violations. Officers issued 21 verbal warnings, five written warnings and 11 citations, and made three arrests.
One case of fraud resulted in a citation. Police Chief Neal Ferguson said the fraud was committed by a local party and should not affect the general public.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.