A 66-year-old man faces a possible ninth alcohol and driving related conviction after an arrest Friday in Fruita in which he allegedly was drunk and high in a parked Jeep near Triangle Park.
Michael Grau has seven prior convictions, and an eighth pending, according to a Mesa County judge. He allegedly had a blood-alcohol content of 0.125 following his arrest, and a Colorado State Patrol trooper also allegedly found a marijuana pipe with recently burned residue in it in the Jeep found near the park with its engine running.
A $10,000 cash-only bond was issued in Grau's case on Monday.
Eluding and meth charges
Adam Inskeep, 37, is accused of drug distribution and felony eluding after allegedly refusing to stop for sheriff's deputies early Monday.
According to an affidavit for his arrest, Inskeep was behind the wheel of a car that refused to stop for deputies near Patterson and Gerken roads just before 1 a.m., and continued to elude deputies at a high rate of speed, at one point nearly clipping the front of a patrol car near a cul-de-sac on Gerken Court.
Law enforcement discontinued the chase, but Inskeep's vehicle was spotted pulling into a Horizon Drive hotel a short time later. A deputy confronted Inskeep at gunpoint at the hotel and allegedly found a baggie with more than 28 grams of methamphetamine in his pocket,
A $10,000 cash-only bond was issued in his case Monday in court.