On July 17, 2018, Deputies received a report of  identity theft involving domestic violence. The incident(s) are currently in investigatory stages.

On July 18, 2018, Deputies received a report of a sex assault. The incident(s) are currently in investigatory stages.

On July 25th, 2018, Deputies assisted the Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office and the 15th Judicial Drug Task Force with executing two search warrants in Cheyenne County. The following information was released by Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office:

As a result of a Traffic Stop made on July 19th, 2018, multiple arrest warrants and search warrants were obtained. Deputies of the Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office obtained Arrest warrants for: Michael Sean Salzbrenner age 35 of Burlington Colorado, Ashlyn Kai Breanne Flora age 27 of Arapahoe Colorado, John Peter (Jackson) Halde age 39 of Cheyenne Wells, Colorado, and Dannah M. Hoffman age 30 of Cheyenne Wells Colorado were all arrested.

Michael Salzbrenner is being held on a $75,000.00 cash only bond for Unlawful distribution, manufacturing, dispensing or sale of a schedule I or II controlled substance.

Ashlyn Flora is being held on a $75,000.00 cash only bond for Unlawful distribution, manufacturing, dispensing or sale of a schedule I or II controlled substance.

Jackson Halde is being held on a $75,000.00 cash only bond for Unlawful distribution, manufacturing, dispensing or sale of a schedule I or II controlled substance.

Dannah Hoffman is being held on a $4,000.00 c/cs bond for Unlawful possession of a controlled substance, and 3 counts of Child Abuse.

On July 25th, 2018 Deputies of the Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office along with members of the 15th Judicial District Drug Task Force executed said search warrants.

The Charges are merely accusations and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


On July 28, 2018, Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the Town of Eads. Deputies arrested Barton Michael and transported him to Bent County Jail for suspicion of violation of CRS 42-4-1301(1)(a) Drove Motor Vehicle while Under the Influence of Alcohol. Michael was issued summons and released.
(everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law)
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