10:11 a.m. A deputy responded to a storage facility in the 27000 block of U.S. Highway 160 after a woman reported that clothing and multiple electronics were missing from her unit. There are no leads or suspects.
4:59 p.m. An deputy responded to the 28000 block of Road K.2 after a landlord reported that a tenant’s dogs had bit him while he was trying to leave the rent notice. The landlord told the deputy that he knew the two dogs and did not expect them to bite him. He was bitten on the forearm and the neck. He told the deputy that he did not want to pursue charges. The deputy told the dog owner that she needed to get her dogs vaccinated, or she would be charged.
8:32 p.m. A deputy responded to the Montezuma County Detention Center. 730 E. Driscoll St., after reports that an inmate had used another inmate’s account, depriving him of about $200. The deputy issued the inmate a court summons for theft.
9:08 p.m. A deputy responded to the 1300 block of North Mildred Road after someone reported a dog attack. Upon arrival, A woman told the deputy that when she tried to stop her dogs from fighting, one of the dogs latched on to her. The woman claims that both dogs are vaccinated. The deputy asked the woman to send him vaccination records and quarantine her dogs.
7:55 a.m. A deputy responded to the 22000 block of County Road G.2 after a woman reported that a man had stolen her horse. The woman told the deputy that she agreed to give the man her horse and $1800 and in exchange he would build her a fence. After giving him the horse, the man only completed some of the fence. The deputy told the woman that this was a civil matter, not a criminal matter.
1:31 p.m. A deputy performed a traffic stop in the 8000 block of U.S. Highway 160 when he observed a car turn onto the highway and almost strike another vehicle. The passenger and driver reportedly had green marijuana residue on their laps and seven open containers of marijuana in the car. The driver performed roadside maneuvers for the deputy and Drug Recognition Expert sergeant, who both thought she showed signs of intoxication. She was taken to the hospital, where she submitted a blood test. She was ultimately issued court summons for driving a vehicle while her ability was impaired by drugs, careless driving, and driving a vehicle without a valid driver’s license.
3:58 p.m. A sergeant responded to the Montezuma County Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St., after someone requested a transport for a man with an active arrest warrant. The sergeant took the man to the Montezuma County Detention Center, were he was left in custody of the jail staff.
3:53 p.m. A deputy responded to the 1000 block of Railroad Avenue after a man reported an incident. While on the way, dispatch told the deputy that the man had four misdemeanor arrest warrants. Upon arrival, the deputy took the man to the Montezuma County Detention Center and left him in the custody of the jail staff.
5:45 p.m. A deputy responded to reports of a car accident in the lower 100 block of North Market Street. Upon arrival, a witness told the deputy that vehicle No. 1 was driving southbound on Market Street through a green light, when vehicle No. 2, traveling on Main Street, ran the red light, causing vehicle No. 1 to T-bone vehicle No. 2. No injuries were reported.
12:29 a.m. A deputy responded to the 25000 block of U.S. Highway 491 after a man reported that a woman had hit him multiple times. Dispatch informed the officer that this woman had multiple felony warrants out for her arrest. Upon arrival, the apparent victim told the deputy that he had removed lit candles from the woman’s room when he was concerned about a fire starting. He claimed this angered the woman, and she started hitting him. A witness confirmed this claim. Another deputy took the woman to the Montezuma County Detention Center, where she was booked in on her old warrants and new charges for third-degree assault and domestic violence.
12:29 p.m. A lieutenant responded to the Montezuma County Detention Center on 730 E. Driscoll St., after someone requested that a man with a warrant be transported to the jail. Upon the arrest, the man told the lieutenant that the judge agreed to modify his bond from “no bond” to a PR bond of $500 since he turned himself in. The lieutenant confirmed this and requested that the bond modification paperwork be faxed to the detention center. The man was then booked and left in the custody of the jail staff.
2:23 p.m. A deputy responded to requests of a warrant service transfer at the Montezuma County Detention Center at 730 E Driscoll St. The deputy transported the man and left him in custody of the jail staff.
2:06 p.m. A deputy responded to a pawnshop in the 24000 block of Road G.2 after an employee reported a woman who had a warrant out for her arrest for DUI. The employee found out about this warrant after the woman tried to purchase a gun. The deputy transported her to the Montezuma County Detention Center, where she was left in the custody of the jail staff.
9:00 a.m. A deputy responded to the Montezuma County Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St., for a warrant service transport request. The deputy transported a woman to the Montezuma County Detention Center, where she was left in the care of the jail staff.
2:17 a.m. A wife reported that her husband was driving drunk from Towaoc to Cortez. At the same time, the husband reported that a vehicle was trying to run him off the road in the 2300 block of U.S. Highway 160. They were reportedly driving separate vehicles. Deputies located the vehicle the husband was calling from, and followed it to the Sheriff’s Office parking lot. The female driver of the vehicle told deputies that the passenger’s wife rammed her car, threw drinks at them and then followed them into Cortez before disappearing. The husband told deputies that his wife was angered by the fact that he was hanging out with the woman driving the car. The damages on the vehicle were consistent with their story. A deputy made contact with the wife, who denied ramming the woman’s vehicle and stated she was at home in Towaoc the whole time. She claimed that her husband is an aggressive drunk who has a problem with drunk driving. A lieutenant later checked the wife’s vehicle at her residence and stated that there was no recent damage.
12:47 p.m. A deputy responded to reports of found property in the 30000 block of Road L. Upon arrival, the deputy located an empty safe with a large hole on its backside left on the top of Cash Canyon Trailhead. The deputy noticed shoe prints on the safe and photographed them as evidence. There are no other leads or suspects.
3:06 p.m. A deputy initiated a traffic stop in the 7000 block of Road 22.6 after an undercover officer informed him that a driver had a felony warrant out for his arrest. The driver was transported to the Montezuma County Detention Center and left in the custody of the jail staff.
12:30 a.m. A deputy responded to the 11000 block of Road 39.4 after a trooper asked for assistance locating the driver of a hit-and-run vehicle from Dolores County. Upon locating her, the deputy covered the trooper as he asked the driver to perform roadside maneuvers. The driver did not perform the maneuvers to satisfaction and was taken into custody by the trooper.
2:20 a.m. A deputy responded after a woman reported that she needed help near the 34000 block of U.S. Highway 160. On the way, a vehicle passed the deputy going 10 mph over the speed limit, and the deputy performed a traffic stop. The woman who had requested help was in the passenger seat, and she claimed that the male driver was making her feel unsafe. The deputy noticed an alcoholic smell coming from the man. The deputy asked him to perform roadside maneuvers and he failed. He was taken into custody and transported to the Montezuma County Detention Center, where he was issued court summons for driving without a license, DUI, speeding and possession of an open alcoholic beverage container.
8:28 a.m. A sergeant responded to assist a trooper with transporting a possible drunken driver in the 2000 block of U.S. Highway 160. Upon arrival, the sergeant observed a man refusing to do road side maneuvers. The sergeant transported the man to hospital, where the trooper then took over custody.
10:50 a.m. A sergeant responded to the Montezuma County Detention Center to assist with a warrant services transport. The sergeant took a man to the to the jail. where he was booked on a failure to appear violation and left in the custody of the jail staff.
10:21 a.m. A deputy responded to the Montezuma County Combined Courts at 865 N. Park St., for a warrant service transport request. The deputy took the man with the warrant from the courts to the Montezuma County Detention Center, where he was left in the custody of the jail staff.