Aspen police blotter
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ASPEN – Editor’s note: The following Aspen police activity was recorded from March 11-18. The arrests do not reflect an indictment or disposition in the cases.
March 12, 12:39 a.m. – Aspen police officers contacted Donna Harper, 51, of Snowmass for a traffic violation. Harper was arrested for DUI, driving with license restrained, failure to drive in designated lane, and for an outstanding failure to appear warrant in Pitkin County.
March 12, 2:34 a.m. – Aspen police contacted Michael Kellum, 27, of Aspen for a traffic violation. Kellum was arrested for DUI, drugs, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, and failure to obey a traffic control device (stoplight).
March 13, 11:54 p.m. – Officers contacted Mark Vandeleuv, 48, of Aspen in regards to an outstanding Pitkin County warrant. Vandeleuv was transported to the Pitkin County jail and charged with parole violation as well as unlawful possession of a schedule II controlled substance (cocaine) and criminal impersonation.
March 14, 4:41 p.m. – Aspen police officers responded to a report of a shoplifting at The Sun Glass Hut. Catherine Porter, 31, of Washington, D.C., was arrested and charged with shoplifting.
March 15, 8:36 a.m. – Aspen police officers contacted Othello Clark, 36, of Aspen in response to a report of a disturbance. After investigation Clark was arrested for harassment and domestic violence and transported to the Pitkin County jail.
March 15, 10 a.m. – Aspen police officers responded to a report of theft at Clark’s Market. After investigation Juan Manuel Lopez-Cabello, 21, of Aspen, was arrested and charged with felony theft.
March 15, 11 p.m. – Officers arrested Marc Altman, 45, of Aspen for violation of a protection order. He was transported to the Pitkin County jail.
March 16, 8:35 p.m. – Officers arrested Jan Hamilton, 68, of Aspen on an active warrant in Pitkin County. Hamilton was transported to the Pitkin County jail without incident and charged with stalking (emotional distress) and false reporting to authorities.
March 16, 10:30 p.m. – Aspen police officers contacted Michelle Smith, 29 of Denver for a traffic violation. Smith was arrested for DUI, speeding, and lane use violation.
March 17, 10:50 a.m. – Aspen police officers responded to a disturbance in the Aspen core. Ryan Diaz, 35, of Grand Junction was arrested and transported to the Pitkin County jail where he was charged with third-degree assault and criminal mischief.
March 17, 2:37 a.m. – Aspen police officers contacted Harold Platt III, 22, of Snowmass Village for a traffic violation. Platt was arrested for DUI, DUI per se, weaving, and following too closely.
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