STERLING POLICE DEPARTMENT
At 2:29 a.m. Jorge Manso Leyva, 29, of Katy, Texas, was arrested in the 400 block of W. Main St. on charges of possession of identity theft tools, money laundering with intent to promote criminal offense and fraud – identity theft.
At 2:21 p.m. police took a report of an assault that occurred on Stone Ct. There are three unknown suspects, all white males.
At 2:45 p.m. Samantha Alyssa Latona, 23, of Sterling, while in the Logan County Jail, was served a warrant for distributing/manufacturing/possessing with intent to distribute – dangerous drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.
At 9:17 a.m. police took a report of a theft that occurred at the Family Dollar Store, 100 W. Broadway St. 15. A tall space heater, valued at $35, was stolen.
At 5:05 p.m. Eric Shea Esparza, 24, of Sterling, was arrested in the 600 block of Fairhurst St. on charges of a protection order, violation/revocation of bail bond, possession of a schedule I/II controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia.
At 7:54 a.m. police took a report of vandalism/damage to property that occurred in the 900 block of Heather St. A black mailbox was dented.
At 7:42 p.m. a 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee, driven by Jessica Tuxhorn, 18, of Loveland, was westbound in the 200 block of W. Main St. in the outside lane. The vehicle drove off the right side of the road and collided with a business sign on the north side of the roadway. The sign was destroyed. No injuries were reported. The vehicles sustained slight damage. Tuxhorn was cited for failure to drive in a single lane.
At 11:18 p.m. an unknown vehicle was traveling east on the dirt road in Pioneer Park, approaching the west entrance and collided its front bumper with a fence inside of the park. The vehicle left the scene.
At 8:36 p.m. police took a report of a theft that occurred at the Family Dollar Store, 100 Broadway St. 15. A silver colored iPad Pro in a black and red case, valued at $800; a white Lenovo laptop, valued at $150; a black and red iHome backpack, valued at $12; and a science school book and play script “You Can’t Take It With You,” valued at $50, were stolen.
At 10:41 p.m. police took a report of a theft that occurred at Ice Lanes, 208 N. 10th Ave. A Brick outdoor waterproof blue tooth speaker, valued at $100, and an vehicle insurance card, valued at $1, were stolen from a vehicle.
At 3:43 p.m. a 2001 Toyota Runner, driven by Karin Williamson, 40, of Sterling, was traveling eastbound in the 700 block of Platte St. A 2009 Honda Accord, driven by Ashley Bevans, 29, of Iliff, was traveling eastbound in the 700 block of Platte St. directly behind the Toyota. The Toyota stopped in traffic, and the front of the Honda collided with the rear of the Toyota. The impact left minor scratches on the rear bumper and trailer hitch of the Toyota and minor scratches along the front bumper of the Honda. The front license plate frame and license plate of the Honda was also damaged. A passenger in the Toyota was injured in the accident. Bevans was cited for following too closely.
At 5:01 pm. Ronald Eugene Jones Jr., 46, of Sterling, was arrested in the 1300 block of Fillmore St. on a warrant out of Sterling Police Department for obstruction of telephone service, domestic violence.
At 12:29 p.m. police took a report of a motor vehicle trespassing incident that occurred in the 400 block of Cleveland St. A black backpack with miscellaneous personal belongings inside was left behind by the suspect.