Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Four Prior DUI Arrests On Records Of Recent Arrestee

Deputy Nearly Ran Over By Suspected Intoxicated Driver

Jose Esparza-Treto, 38, of Grand Jct.
MCSO Photo: January 2016
Mesa County, Colo. -- A vehicle parked partially blocking the I-70 Business Loop near 32 Road, Clifton, yesterday around 5:20 p.m., caught the eye of a patrol deputy. Attempting to make contact with the driver of the vehicle, the deputy was nearly ran over, when the driver left the scene in a reckless manner. Moments later, deputies located the vehicle abandoned in a parking lot nearby and the driver was contacted walking in the area.

Jose Esparza-Treto, 38, of Grand Junction, was arrested for eluding and found to have 4 prior DUI convictions, while being suspected of driving under the influence of alcohol this evening. During the tow process of the vehicle he was driving, deputies located suspected methamphetamine.

Jose was booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility on DUI, eluding and possession of meth. Updated bond amounts for any inmate currently in our jail, can be found on our Inmate Inquiry System webpage.