Aspen cop blotter: Staggering, sleeping, etc.
Aspen, CO Colorado
ASPEN ” A police officer responded to a report of an intoxicated man in the 800 block of South Mill Street in Aspen.
When the officer arrived at the location he spotted a man staggering along a hillside. The officer contacted the male, identified as Jason Delorenzo, who allegedly apparently had bloodshot, watery eyes and slurred speech.
The officer also allegedly detected an odor of an alcoholic restorative. Delorenzo, 20, who hails from Connecticut, was arrested and taken to the Pitkin County jail.
He was charged with illegal possession or consumption of ethyl alcohol by an underage person.
ASPEN ” A man was arrested after police officers allegedly found him sleeping on a park bench behind City Hall with an open can of beer next to him.
Douglas Bernardin, 42, was taken to the Pitkin County jail and charged with drinking liquor or possession of an open container on public property.
ASPEN ” A 24-year-old woman was arrested after a sheriff’s deputy pulled over her vehicle for an alleged traffic infraction.
Fallon Feast was taken into custody and booked for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, driving a vehicle with excessive alcohol content and careless driving.
The arrest came just days after Feast was sentenced in Pitkin County Court for an earlier traffic offense.
ASPEN ” A man was arrested for the second time in as many days after he was allegedly observed standing by the trash cans at Clark’s Market and going through a wallet.
Police officers caught up with Douglas Bernadin behind the building. A bag containing a bottle of vodka and an open can of Fosters beer were found next to him. Bernadin allegedly said he had been drinking the alcoholic beverages.
He was arrested and taken to the Pitkin County jail. Bernadin was charged with possession of an open container on public property. He refused to sign a summons and chose to stay in jail.
ASPEN ” Police officers responded to a report of an improperly parked red Honda at the Truscott Place parking lot with loud music blaring and a driver who appeared to be passed out behind the wheel.
Upon arrival, the officers found Kaisha Brown, 28, inside the car. The officers said she emitted a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage. She also allegedly had bloodshot, watery eyes and slurred speech.
Brown was also unable to turn off the ignition. She apparently consented to the officers killing the engine.
Brown was arrested and taken to the Pitkin County jail. She was booked for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with excessive alcohol content and driving without a valid driver’s license.
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