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Deputies stopped a 26-year-old woman for speeding in Edwards Jan. 16, which happened to be her birthday.

The officers quickly discovered the woman's license was under restraint for a warrant that was issued when she failed to appear in court. She was arrested for the warrant and cited for driving while her license was under restraint.

On Jan. 17, a deputy saw a car flash its brights at him twice as it entered a roundabout in Gypsum.

The officer followed the car and tried to initiate a traffic stop but the car continued onto westbound Interstate 70. The deputy turned on his siren and spotlight and the car still didn't stop. It kept driving between speeds of 55 and 75 mph. The deputy's commanding officer told him to end his pursuit at Bair Ranch in Glenwood Canyon.

Garfield County deputies intercepted the car in Glenwood Springs. The 45-year-old driver was from Brazil and the car was a rental. The man said he didn't think he had to pull over. In his country, the police drive up next to you and motion to stop.

The man was cited for attempting to elude a police officer and failing to dim his brights.

A deputy saw a car with expired Minnesota license plates in Avon Jan. 19.

The officer stopped the 26-year-old driver and discovered the man had a warrant in Eagle County for failing to appear in court. His Minnesota driver license was also revoked for failing to pay a fine in that state.

The man was arrested for the warrant and cited for displaying expired license plates and driving with a revoked license.

• An employee at a Beaver Creek hotel had her wallet stolen from her purse while she was working Jan. 17. She canceled all her cards and was told someone attempted to use her credit card at a Rifle gas station that day. Besides $30 cash and several gift cards, the wallet contained the 41-year-old woman's Green Card, Social Security card and driver's license.

• The back window of a car parked on Estes Lane in Gypsum was shattered between 6 and 9 p.m. Jan. 19. A deputy suspected the window was broken by a rock or BB gun.


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