Cop blotter: Just driving my buddy home | AspenTimes.com

Cop blotter: Just driving my buddy home

Compiled from police reportsAspen, CO Colorado

Criminal trespass, minor in possession 12:41 a.m., Friday, May 2ASPEN About a month short of his 21st birthday, Jonathan Vonderhorst, 20, was charged with criminal trespass and underage possession of alcohol when he refused to leave the Belly Up in Aspen on Friday, May 2.When approached by police, Vonderhorst said he didnt have his wallet, but a Belly Up employee produced the wallet, which contained his older brothers license, according to a police report.Vonderhorst struggled briefly, then was taken to the Pitkin County jail. He was charged with third-degree criminal trespass and underage possession of alcohol.Driving under restraint, drunken driving, speeding 2 a.m., Friday, May 2Egan L. Picken, 28 of Snowmass Village, was stopped on Main Street for driving with a headlight out on Friday, May 2. Aspen officer Rick Magnuson smelled alcohol in the vehicle and asked Picken to perform a roadside sobriety test, which he failed. Magnuson took Picken to Pitkin County jail on charges of driving on a revoked license, drunken driving and speeding.Driving under restraint, drunken driving, possession of marijuana and paraphernalia, underage drinking 2:20 a.m. Saturday, May 3Nathan Fredrick Benner, 19, said his roommate was too drunk to drive so he just was taking him home when Aspen officers stopped him driving a black Toyota SR5 in the early morning of Saturday, May 3.Benner, however, was driving on a revoked license for an alcohol offense and was on probation for marijuana possession, according to police reports. He also failed a field sobriety test.Benner offered to park the car and have the officers drive him home, but officer Magnuson and assistant chief Linda Consuegra placed Benner under arrest for drunken driving.A search of the car produced pipe and a baggy containing marijuana.Benner faces charges of drunken driving, driving under restraint, underage possession of alcohol, and possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.Disorderly conduct- 1:15 p.m., Saturday, May 3Following a heated argument with the owner of the Belly Up, Daniel Matthew Wettstein, 23, of Aspen, turned his aggression toward Aspen officer Chip Seamans when the officer tried to lead him away from the scene on Saturday, May 3.Wettstein clenched his fists and rushed at Seamans, according to the police report.Seamans took Wettstein to the Pitkin County jail on charges of disorderly conduct.Driving under the influence, weaving 3:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 6Roxanne Zoe Crittenden, 22, of Snowmass, told officer Rick Magnuson she was just trying to catch the bus when he pulled her over for weaving into the opposing lane in the early morning hours on Tuesday, May 6.Magnuson explained the buses stopped at midnight and it was almost 4 a.m., according to the police report.Magnuson smelled alcohol in the vehicle and gave Crittenden a field sobriety test, which she failed.Crittenden was taken to the Pitkin County jail on charges of drunken driving and weaving.Assault and battery 6:54 p.m., Tuesday, May 6Alvaro Gonzalez Perez, 23, of Aspen, was arrested for allegedly head-butting a man near the Mountain Chalet in Aspen on Tuesday, May 6.The attack was unprovoked, according to statements by the alleged victim, and Perez fled the scene to the Cooper Street Pier.Aspen officers arrested Perez. He was taken to the Pitkin County jail and charged with assault and battery.


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