Aspen police blotter
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ASPEN – The following Aspen Police Department activity occurred from Jan. 23-27. The arrests and citations do not reflect an indictment or disposition in the cases.
Jan. 23, 1:10 a.m. -Aspen police officers contacted David Harrington, 24, Snowmass Village, and Nicholas Machler, 21, Aspen, after witnessing suspicious behavior in Eric’s Bar during a routine bar check. Both Harrington and Machler were arrested and transported to Pitkin County Jail where they were each charged with possession of a schedule 1 or 2 controlled substance (cocaine.)
Jan. 23, 2:14 a.m. – Officers stopped Rodrigo Da Costa Pinto, 28, of Brazil for a traffic violation. He was arrested and transported to Pitkin County Jail where he was charged with DUI, DUI per se, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street.
Jan. 24, 1:37 a.m. – Officers stopped Franklin Mercer, 22, of Aspen for a traffic violation. He was arrested and transported to jail where he was charged with DUI, DUI per se, speeding, and having a defective vehicle.
Jan. 24, 1:40 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of a disturbance at Hunter Bar. After investigation, Marcos De Stefano, 23, of Aspen was arrested and transported to Pitkin County Jail where he was charged with assault and battery.
Jan. 26, 8:30 p.m. – Officers arrested Nathan McKim, 30, of Snowmass Village on an outstanding warrant from an outside agency. He was transported to Pitkin County Jail without incident.
Jan. 26, 10:10 p.m. – Officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance. After investigation, Peter Engelhardt, 55, of Aspen was arrested and transported to jail where he was charged with harassment, physical and domestic violence.
Jan. 27, 1:48 a.m. – Officers arrested Curtis Fiore, 21 of Basalt on an outstanding warrant from an outside agency. He was transported to Pitkin County Jail without incident.
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