Reid Wright -Journal Staff Writer
Two Cortez Police Department cruisers rolled down South Washington Street on a sunny fall day, stirring fallen leaves in their wake. With a flash of brake lights, they lurched to a stop and two officers emerged, knocking on the door of a house, where a man in a hat and glasses was arrested.
A block away, a man in a sleeveless T-shirt and a sobbing woman in a white hooded sweatshirt were loaded into a police sport utility vehicle. Their home reportedly smelled of marijuana and a search warrant was issued, recovering marijuana plants and paraphernalia.
On North Washington, a 51-year-old man with short cropped hair was handcuffed and lowered into a cruiser. He expressed frustration at being arrested during a romantic moment.
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