The following information was provided by the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

• On April 1, a deputy responded to a report of a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed on Colo. 91. Jesse Campana, of Leadville, was taken into custody for driving a vehicle under the influence of drugs/alcohol and drinking/possession of an open alcoholic beverage container in a vehicle. Campana was later released to a sober party.

• On April 2, a deputy responded to a non-injury traffic accident which occurred at the intersection of Mt. Elbert and W. 17th St. No citations were issued.

• On April 3, LCSO received a call regarding a theft from the Kum and Go gas station on Mountain View Drive. It was discovered that three deposits were not turned into the bank.

• On April 3, Sheriff Amy Reyes and Chief Saige Bertolas were asked to do a welfare check on horses located on the pasture of 150 Highway 300 in Leadville.

• On April 6, a deputy responded to a report of a vehicle that was hit by another vehicle while it was parked overnight. A report was taken; no suspect at this time.

• On April 13, a deputy conducted a traffic stop and cited Ana Tarango-Carbajal, of Leadville, for driving a vehicle with license revoked/suspended/denied and failing to dim lights for oncoming traffic.

• On April 15, a deputy responded to Twin Peaks Drive in Pan Ark on a report of an animal at large. A report was taken.

•On April 19, a deputy responded to an animal attack call at the Eagles Nest Apartments. Two people and a dog were bitten by another dog. Everybody was checked out by medical personnel and no citation was issued.

On April 25, a deputy responded to Rocky Mountain Family Practice for a report that was someone was bitten by a dog. The bitten party did not want to file a written report but photographs were taken by the LCSO deputy.

On April 25th, 2019 a Deputy arrested Colin Kovacs, of Leadville, for failure to appear. He has since bonded.

Individuals charged with a crime are considered to be innocent until they plead or are found guilty. Anyone listed here who subsequently has charges dropped or is found to be innocent can contact the Herald Democrat,, and updated information will be published once verified.

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