Wednesday, Nov. 21
10 p.m.: An intoxicated man dressed in black was arrested after yelling outside City Market, 508 E. Main St. He had a protection order stating he shall not consume alcohol.
Thursday, Nov. 22
8:10 p.m.: A man driving a gray Dodge pickup was arrested for driving on a revoked license and making a left turn from the wrong lane at 1 Pinion Drive.
10:06 p.m.: A man was arrested for shoplifting at Walmart, 1835 E. Main St. The Walmart loss prevention employee saw the man concealing items in his pants. Police officers then contacted the man, and he allegedly resisted arrest and provided a false name. He was arrested for resisting arrest, obstructing a police officer and theft. He was also served three warrants for failure to appear. The man had a knife and gun parts in his pants, totaling $47.68.
11:01 p.m.: A man was seen carrying a Christmas tree over his shoulder at 40 W. Main St. A police officer approached the man and noticed a ceramic snowman that she recognized from City Market. Then man then told the officer, “I’m gonna be honest, I stole it from City Market.” The man had an active warrant from Coconino County, Arizona and was arrested and extradited.
Friday, Nov. 23
12:09 a.m.: Police officers responded to an assault on the 1000 block of Twenty Mule Team Drive. A woman sitting on the steps in front of the house said her boyfriend beat her. She gave consent for officers to enter the home. A man inside was arrested for domestic violence and assault.
12:47 p.m.: Police officers responded to a fight in progress on the 500 block of N. Park St. Two females were fighting in a parking lot as several groups of people watched. One woman told officers she was fighting with her aunt because her aunt wanted to be her girlfriend. Both women were arrested for disturbing the peace and taken to the Montezuma County Detention Center, at 730 E. Driscoll St.
1:01 p.m.: A woman in custody at Montezuma County Detention Center, 730 E. Driscoll St., was issued two active warrants.
1:23 p.m.: A man and woman were issued warrants in the parking lot of Cozy Inn, 440 S. Broadway.
8:43 p.m.: A woman was issued a municipal citation for shoplifting from Walmart, 1835 E. Main St. A loss prevention associate observed her putting items in her purse, including two packages of bungee cords, one skull car sticker and one package of flashlights totaling $29.86. The woman told officers she is hurting for money and living out of her car. She needed the bungee cords for her car, she said.
Saturday, Nov. 24
8:07 a.m.: A city of Cortez employee called to report graffiti in the restroom at Centennial Park, 800 E. Montezuma Ave. He said there as no graffiti in the restroom when he cleaned it the previous morning.
10:21 p.m.: A man driving a white Chevrolet sedan was arrested on the 100 block of E. Montezuma Ave. for driving on a revoked license, driving without insurance and displaying an expired temporary license.
Sunday, Nov. 25
3:44 a.m.: Police officers observed a man asleep behind the wheel of a black sedan in the turn lane at the intersection of N. Maple St. and W. Main St. He was arrested for DUI alcohol, careless driving and obstructing a street.
Monday, Nov. 26
12:08 p.m.: Two people were served warrants while in custody at Montezuma County Detention Center, 730 E. Driscoll St. A man was served a warrant for child abuse, and a woman was served a warrant for obstructing a criminal investigation and failure to appear in court for dangerous drugs.
8:51 p.m.: Police officers served a warrant on a man at Walmart, at 1835 E. Main St. The man was standing in the men’s clothing section when an officer told the man he had a warrant for his arrest. The man paused, looked at both of the police officers and then ran. An officer tackled the man inside Walmart as he struggled to escape. An officer then tased him. A roll of tin foil was discovered in his coat sleeve. The item was returned the Walmart. The man was arrested on the warrant and for resisting arrest and obstructing a government operation.