Aspen police blotter
ASPEN – The following Aspen police activity was recorded from April 1-22. The arrests do not reflect an indictment or disposition in the cases.
April 1, 2:43 p.m. – Aspen police officers contacted Taylor Gaddis, 18, of Carbondale in response to a report of shoplifting. Gaddis was arrested and issued a municipal court summons for shoplifting.
April 4, 1:48 a.m. – Dylan Walker, 18, of Aspen was arrested for underage possession of alcohol, DUI, DUI per se, driving without a valid license, and use of multiple beams (high beams).
April 4, 9:20 p.m. – Police officers contacted Nathan McKim, 29, of Aspen in response to a report of a disturbance. McKim was arrested and charged with third-degree assault, domestic violence and resisting arrest.
April 5, 11:13 a.m. – Police officers responded to a report of a vandalized business. Joshua Griggs, 32, of Aspen and co-owner of the business, was arrested and charged with criminal mischief.
April 5, 9 p.m. – Officers contacted Michael Phillips, 25, of Aspen in response to a report of an altercation that occurred on April 4. Phillips was arrested and charged with third-degree assault and domestic violence.
April 6, 6 p.m. – Officers contacted William Richards, 57, of Aspen in response to an incident that occurred March 30. Richards was arrested and charged with harassment.
April 6, 10:10 p.m. – Troy Bush, 41, of Boulder was arrested for DUI, DUI per se, and exceeding safe speed for conditions.
April 7, 9:10 p.m. – Ian Weber, 19, of Jensen, Fla., was arrested for underage possession of alcohol and transported to the Pitkin County jail.
April 10, 2:17 a.m. – Erik Salinas, 23, of Glenwood Springs was arrested for DUI and failure to drive in designated lane.
April 11, 8:03 a.m. – Officers contacted David Gordon, 52, of Aspen in response to a report of a disturbance. Gordon was arrested for third-degree assault and domestic violence and transported to the Pitkin County jail.
April 13, 1:06 a.m. – Jacob Hatty, 28, of Aspen was arrested for criminal mischief and transported to the Pitkin County jail.
April 13, 6:10 p.m. – Officers arrested Chad Solsrud, 38, of Aspen for violation of a protection order. He was transported to the Pitkin County jail.
April 13, 11:11 p.m. – Officers arrested Marc Altman, 68, of Aspen. He was transported to Pitkin County jail and charged with violation of a protection order as well as violation of bail bond conditions.
April 14, 1 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of an incident at Jimmy’s An American Restaurant and Bar. Rocco Perla III, 28, of Pittsburgh was arrested and charged with trespassing.
April 14, 2 a.m. – Police responded to a report of an incident at Aspen Valley Hospital. Elizabeth Hipp, 26, of Chicago was arrested and charged with harassment.
April 17, 4:23 p.m. – Officers contacted Monica Madrid, 22, of Grand Junction in response to a report of a disturbance. Madrid was arrested for harassment and domestic violence and transported to the Pitkin County jail.
April 17, 10:25 p.m. – Michael Fox, 23, of Arvada was issued a court summons for urinating in public.
April 18, 2:47 p.m. – Officers contacted Christopher Valdez, 20, of Colorado Springs in response to a report of a disturbance at the St. Regis. Valdez was arrested for possession of an illegal weapon (brass knuckles) and transported to the Pitkin County jail.
April 19, 12:22 a.m. – Peter Coyne, 39, of Aspen was arrested for DWAI and failure to yield to oncoming traffic.
April 20, 1:52 a.m. – Officers contacted Robert Rice, 36, of Aspen in response to a report of a disturbance outside Hunter Bar. Rice was transported to the Pitkin County jail, where he was charged with third-degree assault.
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