From May 17 through May 23, Carbondale Officers handled 240 Calls for Service.
During this period, officers investigated the following cases of note:
Friday, May 17 at 9:16 a.m., police were told of a suspected illegal camper off the Rio Grande Trail near the town’s wastewater plant. Notes were left for the suspected illegal camper, who had been known to camp there in the past.
Saturday, May 18 at 5:18 p.m., police stopped a vehicle for careless driving on Dolores Way. The 28-year-old male driver was then ticketed for suspicion of drunk driving.
Sunday, May 19 at 7:58 p.m., officers saw a sedan hit a dog at 8th and Main. When police tried to stop the van, the driver fled, but police ultimately pulled the van over and the driver was arrested on charges of reckless driving, resisting arrest and “vehicular eluding,” a felony, among other charges.
Monday, May 20 at 6:36 p.m., police got a report of a “suspicious male going through residents’ mailboxes in the 300 block of Garfield Avenue. Upon contact with the suspect, police learned he had an outstanding warrant for his arrest, and took him to the Garfield County Jail on various charges.
Wednesday, May 22 at 7:08 a.m., police saw a store manager at The Cowen Center confronting a shoplifter. The suspect was later found to be in possession of drugs, and was arrested and taken to the Garfield County Jail on charges of theft and possession of drugs.
Wednesday, May 22 at 7:37 p.m., police observed a vehicle driving on the wrong side of Highway 133. After stopping the vehicle, police arrested the driver for careless driving and driving while high or drunk.