Aspen cop blotter: questionable conduct

Aspen Times Staff Report
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN ” A 46-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly spit on the front window of the Verizon store.

A property manager reportedly asked the woman, identified as Rani Grewal, to leave the premises because she was swearing out loud and disturbing customers. She is alleged to have also verbally threatened the property manager.

Responding police officers contacted and arrested Grewal. She was taken to the Pitkin County jail and booked for disorderly conduct. Upon further review, jail personnel discovered there was a failure to appear warrant for her arrest.

ASPEN ” A traffic stop along Highway 82 resulted in the arrest of a 24-year-old man for an alleged illegal substance.

An officer stopped the vehicle because the driver, identified as Christopher Albert Tozer, was a warrant suspect. A subsequent search of the vehicle turned up marijuana.

A pipe was also found, police said. Tozer, a Snowmass Village resident, was arrested and taken to jail. He was booked for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

ASPEN ” Two police officers were on foot patrol when they observed a vehicle headed west on Cooper Avenue, then go the wrong direction on Galena Street.

The officers initiated a traffic stop and contacted the driver, identified as Mark Richard Whittington, of Glenwood Springs. One of the officers noticed an odor of an alcoholic beverage.

Whittington, 47, later allegedly failed a sobriety test. He was arrested and taken to jail.

Whittington was booked for driving while under the influence of alcohol and driving the wrong way on a one-way road.

ASPEN ” A report of an extremely intoxicated person at the Regal Watering Hole led an officer to investigate the situation.

When the officer arrived he encountered a doorman who said he had restrained an individual, identified as George Quijano, of Aspen. The doorman requested Quijano, 27, be arrested as he was not permitted in the bar.

The doorman said Quijano had been in the bar twice that evening and got aggressive the second time. After that Quijano was asked to leave.

Another officer then arrived at the bar, and Quijano was arrested. He was taken to jail and booked for trespassing.


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