Saguache County Sheriff Report for Oct. 1, 2020


The following information was provided by the Saguache County Sheriff’s Office for the week of Sept. 21–27, 2020

Arrests
• Karla Gollihugh, 44, Moffat, habitually drove while license revoked
• Michael Masek, 50, driving a vehicle with no license plates attached, no valid driver’s license, and under the influence of alcohol, drugs or both
• Charles Martinez, 43, failure to appear
• Timothy Sisneros, 33, contempt of court, child abuse, second-degree assault causing bodily injury with a deadly weapon, false imprisonment
• Eloy Sierra, 30, contempt of court
• Victor Najera, 37, second-degree assault, violation of a protection order, and domestic violence
• Justin Gonzalez, 28, failure to appear


The Saguache County Sheriff’s Office fielded more than 70 calls during the week. In addition to handling a deceased person and a missing person, office personnel performed search and rescue operations, assisted stranded motorists, and helped with traffic accidents (some requiring ambulances).


Sheriff Dan Warwick said they conduct “welfare checks” when concerned parties call to ask for someone to check on another county resident. Sheriff Warwick and deputies also look out for residents during routine town patrols and calls to homes for civil disputes, animal problems and noise complaints.


The Sheriff’s Office assisted other agencies, and personnel helped with training exercises in Center.

Other calls to dispatch ranged from criminal mischief, suspicious activity, trespassing, harassment, disorderly conduct, “paper service” (for example, eviction notices), and a “controlled burn.” In Moffat, Crestone, Villa Grove and Saguache, stolen vehicles, abandoned vehicles and traffic violations required attention.

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