Wednesday, July 24
10:46 a.m. A deputy was called to issue two active warrants to a male inmate at Montezuma County Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St.
12 p.m. A deputy was called to issue an active warrant to a female inmate at Montezuma County Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St.
1:41 p.m. A deputy was called to take a report of a possible Social Security scam in the 16800 block of U.S. Highway 491. No money was taken, but a woman reported that she had received a call in which the caller told her that her Social Security card had been compromised and she needed to get a new one issued. A copy of the report was sent to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation.
2:57 p.m. A deputy was patrolling in the 34000 block of Colorado Highway 184 when he witnessed a white pickup traveling faster than the speed limit. The driver was issued a summons for driving with a revoked license, driving without a valid driver’s license and speeding.
6:41 p.m. A deputy was called to the 23100 block of County Road N.4 about a semitrailer that had broken an irrigation pipe. The deputy arrived and saw a geyser of water coming from an irrigation pipe. The truck driver said he hit an irrigation pipe while backing up. The resulting flow of water was flooding a neighbor’s yard, garage, shop and crawl space. The deputy took photos to file for an insurance claim. An employee of Montezuma Valley Irrigation Co. told the deputy he would call with an estimate of damage. The deputy filed a report.
Thursday, July 25
11:42 a.m. A deputy was called to Montezuma County Combined Courts, 865 N. Park St., to remand a woman into custody of the Montezuma County Detention Center.
11:52 a.m. A deputy was called to issue an outstanding warrant to a male inmate at Montezuma County Detention Center.
3:02 p.m. A deputy was called to assist a lost hiker on Shark’s Tooth Peak in the San Juan National Forest. Montezuma County Search and Rescue was notified. The man’s coordinates were obtained through a cellphone. He was located about 4:04 p.m. uninjured and in good health. The man had a valid Colorado Outdoor Recreation Search and Rescue card to cover the cost of the search and rescue.
9:54 p.m. A deputy was in the 28200 block of U.S. Highway 160 when he observed a vehicle fail to signal when required. The driver was arrested on a warrant, and he was left in custody of the Montezuma County Detention Center.
Friday, July 26
10:42 a.m. A deputy was called to the 23600 block of County Road F.5 to issue an active warrant to a woman. The woman was arrested and left in custody of Montezuma County Detention Center.
4:26 p.m. A deputy was called to the 17200 block of County Road 25 about a barking dog. A dog was left staked to a pole with only 2 feet of room on the chain to roam. The dog had a few crumbs in one bowl, and an upside-down hubcap that appeared to be used as a water bowl was empty. No one was home. The deputy left his card and asked for the homeowners to call. When they called, he issued them a summons for having a dog not under control. The deputy also advised them it was not good to leave a dog staked with only 2 feet to roam and no water.
Monday, July 29
10:09 p.m. A deputy was called to the 28300 block of County Road K.2 about a report of a disturbance. A man and a woman were arguing when the deputy arrived. The man had a restraining order banning him from the residence and other locales connected to the woman. The man was hiding from the deputy. When discovered, he was uncooperative. The deputy used a Taser to gain compliance from the man, who was arrested and left in custody of the Montezuma County Detention Center.
Sunday, July 14
3:10 a.m. A deputy was dispatched to a disturbance in the 6100 block of U.S. Highway 160. Several women had gathered for a women’s night at a house, and a man joined the gathering. A fight erupted among all the parties, who all appeared to have been drinking. A deputy obtained several smartphone videos showing the various parts of the altercation. One woman appeared to have suffered a slight injury on her chin and was bleeding. A car suffered an estimated $6,000 in damages. Deputies interviewed several people, but the man at the party had fled, and efforts to contact him were unsuccessful. A deputy was attempting to get an arrest warrant issued for the man under suspicion of criminal mischief.
Monday, July 15
2:58 p.m. A deputy was called to a traffic crash in the 23200 block of U.S. Highway 491 in which a vehicle struck a power pole. The driver of a semitrailer said she was making a delivery when she hit the power line, which was sagging. An employee from Empire Electric was on scene. The Empire Electric employee said the power line and a meter box needed repairs. No citations were issued.
10 a.m. A deputy was called to an active break-in in the 200 block of North 15th Street. Two people in a house advised the deputy they were in the process of purchasing a property, and when they arrived at the house, someone who had been evicted from it was inside with another person. They fled the house when they discovered law officers were en route. The fleeing couple was later located, and the woman was arrested on suspicion of criminal trespass, and the man was arrested for violating a protection order and violating conditions of felony bond.
Tuesday, July 16
2:34 p.m. A deputy was called to the 37500 block of Colorado Highway 184 about a report of a stolen vehicle. The deputy located a white Ford F-350 pickup that was listed as stolen out of Cortez. The report was forwarded to the Cortez Police Department.
7:14 p.m. A deputy was in the 7000 block of County Road 25 when he encountered two men on foot. One man had a warrant out for his arrest. He was arrested and left in custody of Montezuma County Detention Center.
Wednesday, July 17
9:17 a.m. A deputy was dispatched to Montezuma County Detention Center, 730 Driscoll St., to issue six active warrants to a female inmate.
10:19 a.m. A deputy was on patrol in the 24400 block of County Road G.1 when he recognized a man with three active warrants. The man was arrested and left in custody of Montezuma County Detention Center.
12:36 p.m. A deputy was dispatched to Montezuma County Combined Courts to issue an active warrant to a man. The man was arrested and left in custody of Montezuma County Detention Center.
1:18 p.m. A deputy was called to the 25500 block of County Road T.5 concerning a violation of a protection order. A woman showed the deputy numerous text messages and logs of phone calls received from her boyfriend, who has a restraining order barring him from contacting her. A warrant was issued for the man’s arrest.
2:57 p.m. A deputy was called to the 700 block of South Broadway about a suspected drunken driver. A suspect was contacted. He had red, glassy eyes and slurred his speech when talking to the deputy. The man was eventually arrested for driving under the influence by a trooper with the Colorado State Patrol.
4:03 p.m. A deputy was called about a theft report at a construction site in the 29900 block of Colorado Highway 184. The owner of a construction company said an orange trailer had been stolen from a construction site. The owner of the construction company last observed the trailer on July 16. The trailer was entered into a stolen property database.