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Sheriff’s Blotter

Sunday, Sept. 19

11:06 a.m. A man was bitten by a dog while walking by the 32000 block of County Road P after the animal escaped fencing. The dog’s owner drove off with the dog in a black pickup truck and couldn’t be found.

Thursday, Sept. 23

1:42 p.m. A man’s stolen vehicle was found at Belt Salvage, 6702 U.S. Highway 160, after another unidentified individual had it towed there.

Friday, Sept. 24

3:04 p.m. A man reported his gray Nissan Versa stolen from in front of his residence at Vista Verde Village at 28260 U.S. Highway 160.

Wednesday, Sept. 29

10:10 a.m. A fight between two male inmates occurred at the Montezuma County Detention Center.

Thursday, Sept. 30

10:09 a.m. A man reported his neighbor’s dogs on his property in the 35000 block of Colorado Highway 184, and said they were known to chase wildlife. A deputy was dispatched to the residence last year to put down a deer that the dogs had attacked, and the owner was cited a second time for the dogs not being under control in March.

10:11 a.m. A woman reported her computer hacked the previous night. She said her screen flashed, before a number for assistance appeared. She called the number, and an unidentified male who said he could help her wipe her computer and took a picture of her and her license.

Tuesday, Oct. 5

12:27 p.m. A deputy served a man with an arrest warrant at the jail.

Wednesday, Oct. 6

4:06 p.m. A driver traveling 90 mph. southbound near the 22000 block of U.S. Highway 491 was cited for speeding and careless driving. He said he was driving to Farmington for a family emergency.

3:09 p.m. A man was served with a summons in the 29000 block of County Road M.

Thursday, Oct. 7

7:07 a.m. A deputy responded to a report of verbal disturbance involving a couple in the 28000 block of Road K.2, but the man and woman each said the argument did not become physical and that they would keep it down.

11:30 a.m. A street sweeper backed into a pickup truck in the 2200 block of Hawkins Street. Both drivers were OK, and there was minimal damages to their vehicles.

6:11 p.m. A deputy called a woman who had questions about her husband’s protection order and release from jail, which she said she didn’t know about. She said he had violated his protection order by visiting her residence in the 12000 block of County Road 41, where he previously lived, although the responding deputy could not verify this and did not file any criminal charges against the woman’s husband.

Friday, Oct. 8

11:22 p.m. A man in custody at the jail was charged with violating a protection order after repeatedly messaging and calling a woman he was barred from communicating with. In one message to her, he wrote that she was his “Sunflower,” and worth it.

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