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A deputy saw a car with defective license plate lamps driving east on U.S. Highway 6 on Sept. 23. He made a U-turn and contacted the driver.

The 27-year-old woman didn't have a driver license due to a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol and unpaid fines in Texas. She was cited for driving with a suspended license and made arrangements for a ride home.

A deputy stopped a motorcycle for speeding on Avon Road Sept. 23.

The 26-year-old biker became evasive when asked for details about where he was going and where he lived. It turned out he presented a fake insurance card.

He was cited for speeding and driving without proof of insurance. The bike was impounded.

Somehow a commercial cargo truck from Dallas ended up with the wrong type of fuel in its tank in around Sept. 24.

The owner of the truck said an employee drove the diesel truck to Gypsum. He went to pick up the truck at the employee's house and it wouldn't start. It only created a lot of smoke.

A mechanic said 34 gallons of unleaded gasoline were in the fuel tank. The repair cost $700.

The employee told a deputy he knew the difference between diesel and gasoline. He denied responsibility even though he acknowledged his boss owed him money.

A deputy stopped a car in Gypsum on Sept. 14 because it didn't have break lights.

The driver didn't have a driver license. It had been revoked for an alcohol offense. The revocation period had ended but the man hadn't replaced his license.

He was cited for driving without a license and ordered to call a licensed driver to pick him up.

• A wallet with $1,200 cash was stolen from a car on Rangeview Drive in Gypsum during the day on Sept. 21.

• A new $240 stereo was stolen from an unlocked car parked in Eagle River Village in Edwards on Sept. 24. Another unlocked car that belonged to the same person had been rummaged as well. The owner said he left the cars unlocked because he figured thieves would otherwise break the windows to get what they wanted.


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