Cop Blotter: Noise and drunk driving
Aspen, CO Colorado
ASPEN ” Responding to a call from an upstairs neighbor who said she was sleepless and “exasperated” by the thumping base of the club downstairs at her Hyman Avenue apartment, Aspen police wrote Robert Schick, 37, owner of Fly Lounge, a disorderly conduct summons for allegedly violating noise levels.
Following complaints about litter in Bass Park in Aspen, Aspen police say they found Bennie Benally, 58, and Lyman Coldren, 46, drinking beer and issued each man a summons for open container.
Police charged Felipe Carrasco-Rodriguez, 27, with drunk driving after they allege he was weaving and “all over” Castle Creek Road. Officers claimed Carrasco-Rodriguez failed a roadside test. He was taken to Pitkin County jail and charged with driving under the influence, excessive use of alcohol and weaving.
Police stopped Eric Eugene Ogles, 29, for speeding. But when the Aspen officer smelled alcohol coming from the car, he asked Ogles to perform a roadside test, which the officer alleged Ogles failed. Ogles was taken to Pitkin County jail and charged with driving under the influence, excessive use of alcohol and speeding.
Aspen officers stopped a Subaru station wagon driven by Mark Stephen Michalenko, 41, when an officer witnessed the vehicle making a dangerous pass on Highway 82. Police said Michalenko pulled into the general aviation area of the Aspen-Pitkin County Airport. Michalenko later declined to perform a roadside sobriety test, and he was taken to Pitkin County Jail and charged with drunk driving, careless driving and driving under restraint as a habitual traffic offender.