Englewood police report


Man accused of destroying property

Englewood Police investigated a report of a dispute and eventually arrested the man involved for allegedly destroying property valued at more than $1,000.

Police went to the 4400 block of South Cherokee Street about 10:45 p.m. April 26 to investigate the dispute report.

According to the police report, the witness told officers the 40-year-old man had destroyed the items in the residence but left before police arrived.

The 34-year-old woman called again about 12:30 a.m. She said the man had returned to the house and she was afraid for her life and left the residence.

Officers arrived and, initially, the man refused to come out of the house. But he finally agreed to come out and was arrested. He was taken to Arapahoe County Jail and could face charges of felony criminal mischief.

Englewood Police are continuing the investigation.

19-year-old is drug suspect

Police stopped a driver for a traffic violation near the intersection of Broadway and Chenango Avenue, and the investigation led to the 19-year-old man being arrested for possession of a controlled substance for distribution.

The police made the traffic stop about 1:30 a.m. April 20.

The driver reportedly admitted to officers he had marijuana paraphernalia in the car and wasn’t old enough to legally possess the paraphernalia.

The man was initially taken into custody for possession of drug paraphernalia. The car was searched for more evidence.

During the search, officers found a box with numerous empty small plastic bags, plus 15 small plastic bags that tested positive for methamphetamine.

The 19-year-old was arrested and taken to Arapahoe County Jail. He could face charges of possession of a schedule II controlled substance for distribution.

The Arapahoe County Impact team was notified of the arrest.

Car break-in suspect arrested

A witness called Englewood Police when he saw someone break into a car, and the call resulted in the arrest of a 19-year-old suspect.

Police went the area of West Grand Avenue and South Acoma Street to investigate the call just after midnight April 27.

A 24-year-old man told police he made the report when he saw a man go into an unlocked car he knew didn’t belong to him.

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