Cop Blotter: mischief, DUI, possession | AspenTimes.com

Cop Blotter: mischief, DUI, possession

Compiled from police reports
Aspen CO, Colorado

ASPEN ” A resident reported a tall man kicking over newspaper boxes on Hopkins Avenue. Aspen officer Chip Seamans and Sgt. Dan Davis stopped a tall man they later identified as Todd Wesley Boyd, 50, of Aspen, walking “unsteady on his feet” down an alley near Original Street, according to a police report. Davis was slow to respond to questions and slurred his speech.

The officers arrested Boyd for criminal mischief and took him to the Pitkin County jail.

Aspen officers Rick Magnuson and Mike Tracey pulled over George Noel Placeres, 33, of Aspen, for allegedly speeding along West Main Street in Aspen. Placeres did not produce a valid license and said he’d just moved to Aspen from California, according to a police report.

The officers smelled alcohol coming from Placeres, and when he failed a field sobriety test, the officers took Placeres to the Pitkin County jail and issued him a summons for driving without a license, speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Aspen officers Chip Seamans and Mike Tracey allege that James Richard Lowe, 57, of Aspen, sped through the S-curves at the Entrance to Aspen and was weaving along the road as he drove toward Cemetery Lane.

When the officers stopped Lowe at the intersection of Cemetery and Snowbunny lanes, they smelled alcohol in the vehicle and allege that Lowe’s eyes were bloodshot and watery.

Lowe agreed to a roadside sobriety test, which he failed, and officers arrested him for driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, according to the report.

A subsequent search of Lowe’s maroon Subaru Legacy produced a small glass jar of a white powdery substance, which later tested positive as cocaine.

Lowe was taken to the Pitkin County jail and charged with possession of a controlled substance (cocaine) of less than one gram, driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, weaving and speeding.


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