UPDATE – Charlie Sheen released! That was quick! CLICK HERE to read the official press release from the Aspen Police Department.
Here are the official statements released by the Aspen Police Department and the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office in regards to the December 25, 2009 arrest of actor Charlie Sheen for allegedly assaulting his wife Brooke Mueller. Just for fun, and to flex our resource muscles, we have pictures of the actual printed out statements that were taped to the door of the Pitkin County Jail in which Sheen was being held! That’s old school y’all!
First, the official statement from the Aspen Police Department:
For Immediate Release
Stephanie Dasaro, Community Relations Specialist
Aspen Police Department
Sheen Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges
ASPEN, CO – 12/25/2009 – On Friday, December 25, 2009 at 8:34AM the Aspen Pitkin County Communications Center received a 911 call regarding a domestic violence situation at 320 West Hallam Street, Aspen, Colorado. Officers from the Aspen Police Department responded immediately to the scene and upon arrival investigated the incident. Officer Rick Magnuson placed Carlos Irwin Estevez , also known as Charlie Sheen, 44, of Encino, California under arrest for Second Degree Assault, a class four felony, Menacing, a class five felony and Criminal Mischief, a class one misdemeanor. All charges are coupled with a domestic violence component. Mr. Sheen is being held with no bond.
Aspen Ambulance responded to the scene, the victim did not require transport to the hospital.
Sheen will be held in the Pitkin County Jail until his court appearance at the Pitkin County Courthouse. The date has not been set. During the court appearance Mr. Sheen will be advised of conditions of any bond and pre-trial release. Colorado mandates a protection order between arrestees for domestic violence and their victims.
The Aspen Police Department anticipates providing an update on Saturday, December 26, 2009 with any additional information available. Please sign up for press release updates at www.pitkinalert.com. Select Local Press Release group and add your cell phone or email account for notification.
For media questions, please contact the Aspen Police Department at (970) 920-5400 to speak with Community Relations Specialist Stephanie Dasaro.
The second press release is from the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office:
Arrest of Carlos Irwin Estevez
On Christmas Day, Friday December 25, 2009 at approximately 1120 AM Carlos Irwin Estevez, also known as the actor Charles I. Sheen, was brought to the Pitkin County Colorado Jail for booking and incarceration following his arrest by the Aspen Police Department. Estevez had been arrested for Second Degree Assault, a class four felony, Menacing, a class five felony and Criminal Mischief, a class one misdemeanor. All charges are coupled with a domestic violence component. Mr. Estevez has a total bond amount of $8,500. As with all domestic violence cases, Mr. Estevez will remain incarcerated, held without bond, at the jail until his case undergoes its initial judicial review.
All further inquiries regarding this criminal case should be made to Stephanie Dasaro, Public Information Officer for the Aspen Police Department at Stephanie.Dasaro@ci.aspen.co.us
Jeff Lumsden, Patrol Director, Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office