DUI, obstructing a police officer, failure to drive in a single lane, no proof of insurance: An officer was on patrol Jan. 9 at 11:03 p.m. in the …
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DUI, obstructing a police officer, failure to drive in a single lane, no proof of insurance: An officer was on patrol Jan. 9 at 11:03 p.m. in the 2800 block of East 120th Avenue when he saw a red Toyota turn a corner, striking a curb, and then make several illegal lane changes. When the officer stopped the driver and made contact, he noticed a strong odor of alcohol and marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A half-empty bottle of vodka was recovered from the vehicle. The driver – a 22-year-old Erie man – initially refused to exit his vehicle during the contact, but was finally taken into custody. The man was processed and later transported to the Adams County jail.
DUI, driving under restraint, careless driving, warrant: An officer was on traffic patrol Jan. 9 at 12:35 a.m. in the 8800 block of Washington Street when a silver vehicle passed him traveling 70 mph in a 30 mph zone. The officer stopped the vehicle and contacted the driver, a 43-year-old Thornton man. The driver showed signs of intoxication and was taken into custody for suspicion of drinking and driving. When the officer cleared the man, it was discovered he had a domestic violence warrant out of Jefferson County. The man was processed and later transported to the Adams County jail.
Criminal mischief, domestic violence, reckless endangerment: A 25-year-old Westminster woman was arrested Jan. 8 at 4:20 p.m. when officers responded to the 8800 block of Grant Street in reference to an unknown medical problem and disturbance in progress. The officer contacted a 22-year-old Westminster man who said he and his girlfriend were in a verbal argument prior to getting in separate cars to pick up their daughter. As he followed her, the woman intentionally slammed on her brakes, causing the man to rear-end her vehicle. There was $1,000 in damage to the man’s car. The woman was taken into custody, processed and later transported to the Adams County jail.
Shoplifting: A 33-year-old woman and her 16-year-old daughter, both of unincorporated Adams County, were arrested Jan. 6 at 5:31 p.m. after they tried to steal merchandise from K-Mart at 1400 E. 104th Ave. A loss prevention officer saw the two women select $284 in cosmetic products and conceal them in their purses. They exited the store without paying, were contacted outside and detained for a Thornton officer. The women were issued summonses and later released from the scene. The merchandise was recovered.
Shoplifting: A 56-year-old Thornton man was arrested Jan. 4 at 4:16 p.m. when he tried to steal merchandise from Home Depot at 10003 Grant St. A loss prevention officer saw the man cutting rolls of electrical solder valued at $27.54 and place them in his pocket. He then tried to leave without paying for them. The man was contacted in the parking lot and held for a Thornton officer. He was issued a summons and released on the scene. The merchandise was recovered.
Items in the police reports are compiled from public information contained in police department records. Charges or citations listed don’t imply guilt or innocence, and all people are presumed innocent until proven guilty.
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