Thursday September 29
4:45 a.m., a shed in the 400 block of Park Drive caught fire and was engulfed by the time two police officers arrived. One evacuated surrounding homes and the other used a fire extinguisher to put out a fence that was starting to burn. A resident turned a garden hose on the shed fire and firefighters arrived shortly after to put it out.
5 a.m. Someone got into a car in the lower 100 block of South Elm Street and took a marriage license, two birth certificates and a social security card. All but the Social Security card were then left in a parking lot on the 100 block of West First Street.
6:13 a.m. a report was made for a windshield on a car that was smashed in the 200 block of East Seventh Street.
8:08 a.m. A report was made for the theft of a golf cart in the 2300 block of East Main Street earlier in the morning.
8:55 p.m., A car in the parking lot of LivWell (1819 E. Main St.) was hit by a departing truck. The owner said he had just purchased the car and was actively insuring when this happened.
9:53 a.m. a vehicle break-in report was made as someone in the early hours had taken a sleeping bag and left court papers in a van in the 600 block of North Washington Street.
10:44 a.m. Someone put graffiti on a shed at the Children’s Kiva, 1204 E. Empire St., with writing nearly illegible except for the phrase “IC3 B3RG.”
8:18 p.m., A report of a fight between three drunk people at the Happy Valley Trailer Park, 203 E. Seventh St., resulted in an arrest on suspicion of violating a restraining order as one of those involved was restrained by order to drink. A charge that an officer raped one of those involved in the fight was made during the arrest and reported to a sergeant.
Friday September 30
10:22 a.m. a man was arrested for warrant and issued a citation for trespassing at the Ute Mountain Hotel, 531 South Broadway.
11:41 a.m., an officer served seven warrants for three people at the Montezuma County Detention Center.
1:45 p.m., a cyclist failed to stop at a stop sign in the 1200 block of East Montezuma Avenue and was hit by a truck.
1:43 p.m., A man received a summons for trespassing at the Davita Dialysis Center, 610 Main St.
1:40 p.m., a truck rammed the back of a truck parked in the 700 block of East Main Street. The truck driver searched for the owner, but to no avail, he left detailed information for the owner of the parked truck.
4:14 p.m., a man was arrested for trespassing at Cortez Glass, 328 W. Montezuma Ave.
8:23 p.m., a man received a subpoena for trespassing at the Liquid Assets Liquor Store, 718 E. Main St.
9:07 p.m., A woman was arrested for a warrant in the 900 block of Driscoll Street.
Saturday October 1
3am, a woman called the police because she believed someone slipped drugs on her while she was drinking with a friend. When officers arrived at the 500 block of Chamblee Street, they found her in the passenger seat of an SUV and she was screaming. She got out of the SUV and threw a cell phone at an officer and got back into the SUV. When she no longer wanted to go out, the officer tasered her and was arrested on suspicion of interfering with an officer. The agent believed she was affected by an unknown drug.
12:52 p.m., a man was arrested for a warrant at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N. Park St.
2:26 p.m., a stolen phone was turned over to police after someone took it to Walmart, 1835 E. Main St., to try to activate it.
3:07 p.m., A man was found asleep in the driveway of someone’s driveway in the 2300 block of Pelota Drive and was arrested for a warrant.
7:54 p.m. A report of a woman yelling at a man in the 1900 block of Main Street East resulted in her arrest on a warrant.
10:15 p.m. A report of a man passed out in the parking lot of First Street Car Wash, 21 S. Harrison St., has led to his arrest on two warrants and suspicion of a breach of his restraining order which bars him from to drink.
10:40 p.m., a man suspected of trespassing at City Market, 508 E. Main St., was arrested and issued an indefinite trespass order.
Sunday October 2
5:13 a.m., a woman from the 1300 block of Animas Street was arrested on suspicion of threatening, intimidating and harassing a witness for threatening to slit her sister’s throat, for making other threats to the against his mother and sister after she was handcuffed and for directing racial slurs at a black officer.
5.22pm a report was made for a traffic accident as someone backed a truck into a parked car in the 200 block of South Silgo Street.
8:38 p.m., a man received a subpoena for suspected violation of an indefinite trespass order at the Cortez Dialysis Center, 610 E. Main St.
1:17 p.m. A request for a welfare check on a woman sitting on a sidewalk in the 900 block of East Empire Street resulted in her arrest on a probation violation warrant.
Monday, October 3
1:57 a.m. A request was made for a man to be driven by his wife from Southwest Memorial Hospital to his home. When the police arrived, he was arrested for failure to appear.
6:44 a.m., A report was made for a vehicle break-in at the Day’s Inn (2600 E. Main St.) after someone noticed their change cup, headlamp and Zippo lighter were missing from their car.
11:31 a.m., an officer served a warrant on a person being held at the Montezuma County Detention Center.
11:45 a.m., someone received a summons on suspicion of running a red light after running a red light in the 800 block of West Seventh Street and stripping a car.
5:35 p.m., an officer served a warrant on someone at the Montezuma County Detention Center.
5:47 p.m., A man was arrested at Happy Valley Trailer Park, 203 E. Seventh St., on two warrants and on suspicion of breaching a restraining order by drinking after his mother called police and informed them that she thought he was drinking.
6:52 p.m., a man allegedly punched someone in the face at City Market, 508 E. Main St., and was arrested on suspicion of violating a protective order restraining him from drinking and on suspicion of assault on the third degree.
9:14 p.m., A report of a man breaking into Happy Valley Trailer Park, 203 E. Seventh St., resulted in his arrest on suspicion of trespassing and for a warrant.
10:13 p.m., A man was arrested for a warrant after being arrested for driving on the wrong side of the road in the 1500 block of East Seventh Street.
Tuesday, October 4
8:09 a.m., an officer served a warrant on someone at the Montezuma County Detention Center.
8:43 p.m., a man received a subpoena on suspicion of trespassing at the Happy Valley Trailer Park, 203 E. Seventh St., after he was found sleeping on someone’s trampoline.
10:31 p.m., an officer served two non-appearance warrants on someone at the Montezuma County Detention Center.
Wednesday, October 5
8:10 a.m., a man received a subpoena for trespassing at the Family Worship Center, 500 N. Washington St.
12:20 p.m. Someone reported to the Cortez Police Department nine fraudulent charges against his business checking account totaling $61,001.08 successfully charged and $38,023.00 declined. Dolores’ state bank refunded the fees and closed the account.
6:20 p.m. A report of three people engaging in sexual behavior in the 500 block of East Main Street has resulted in the arrest of one, a woman, for a warrant in the 100 block of North Adams Street.
7:19 p.m., Someone reported damage to their car in the 1400 block of Navajo Street.
9:19 p.m., A man was arrested on suspicion of breaching a protective order that bars him from drinking after he was seen walking down the road in the 700 block of South Broadway.