Monday, June 17, 2019

Overall stats for Country Jam 2019


MESA COUNTY, Colo - The following statistics are from all four days of  Country Jam 2019

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office with the assistance of Colorado State Liquor Enforcement Officers patrolled the four-day festival and made 157 arrests: 157 summons were issued for alcohol violations.

A full breakdown of the underage liquor infractions are listed below.

 Country Jam Stats                                    
2019
2018
 2017
Total                     
157
158
186
                                                              

Minor in Possession/Alcohol Offenses                          
139
149
 179
Procuring Alcohol to a Minor      
7
6
8
Fake ID                                           
29
8
4
False reporting        
5
2
4
Possession of another’s ID                               
1
1
1
Criminal Impersonation
1
0
0
Possession of Marijuana
0
0
1
Obstruction of a peace officer                                 
1
1
0
Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
0
0
1
Resisting Arrest           
0
0
1
Warrant             
0
1
0

Mesa County Sheriff's Deputies also made seven arrests during the four-day festival. Charges included Domestic Violence, Harassment Strikes Shoves Kicks (Class 3 Misdemeanor), Restraining Order Violation, Possession of a Schedule I/II Substance (Cocaine) (Class 4 Drug Felony, Second Degree Assault on a Peace Officer (Class 4 Felony), Criminal Impersonation (Class 6 Felony), Resisting Arrest (Class 2 Misdemeanor), Obstructing Peace Officer (Class 2 Misdemeanor), Minor in Possession of Alcohol, and Possessed Fictitious Driver’s License as well as Child Abuse (Class 2 Misdemeanor).

Deputies also responded to several calls of intoxicated subjects, fights, and a reports of people selling counterfeiting merchandise resulting in several people being removed from Country Jam grounds. 
During the 4-day festival Lower Valley Fire Protection District treated 213 total patients on site with 9 transports to the hospital. Treatments included allergic reactions, alcohol intoxications, cardiac, dehydration, respiratory, and trauma. Traumas include care for injuries, burns, lacerations, wound care, and orthopedic injuries.

Colorado State Patrol made two DUI arrests and issued 6 tickets for failure to yield to emergency vehicles.  During the 4-day festival there were zero DUI related crashes, a first in recent memory!

Remember, MOVE OVER into the left lane and slow down for emergency vehicles stopped on the roadside, it’s the law.