Blotter: December 18, 2008

Photos of robber released

• The Glenwood Springs Police Department has released photos of the suspect who robbed Alpine Bank about 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15 in Glenwood.
The man is described as tall and thin, standing between 5 feet, 9 inches and 6 feet, 1 inch. He has light blue eyes and is in his early 20s, according to the Police Department.
At the time of the crime, he was clean shaven and had an unknown hair color.
The man was last seen wearing a green, hooded sweatshirt with graphics on the front and back. He also had on a black beanie cap, blue jeans and brown work-style boots.
Anyone with information on this crime should contact the FBI’s Glenwood Springs office at (970) 945-8157 or the Police Department at (970) 384-6500 or at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Cops seek info on thefts

• The Grand Junction Police Department is asking for public help in finding the person and people involved in several auto thefts on Horizon Drive during the past few months.
Thieves are targeting parked vehicles in hotel parking lots late at night or early in the morning.
The suspect or suspects enter the vehicles by smashing windows, cutting through soft tops or reaching into unlocked windows, said the Police Department.
If you have information about this crime, contact Crime Stoppers are 241-7867 or 1-800-221-7867. Calls are anonymous.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Cody Allen Winkel, 21, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without a valid license.

•  Someone stole items valued at more than $10,000 from a vehicle parked in the 2500 block of north 12th Street.

•  An 11-year-old allegedly threatened another person with a knife and demanded money in the 2700 block of C Road.

•  Someone damaged a home and stole items from the same home in the 2600 block of Bangs Canyon Drive. Estimated value of the damage and the stolen property was more than $20,000.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Someone lost a purse at the Clifton library. The purse had a debit card, Social Security card and two checkbooks.

•  Someone reported an animal stolen from a yard in the 47000 block of Colorado Highway 141.

According to the Fruita Police Department:

•  Someone reported losing $4,020 in a Shoppers Market research scam.

•  Somene reported six saws were stolen from a garage. The saws were valued at $5,400.

• Someone driving a snowmobile on Hazel Court hit a vehicle, causing $2,000 in damage.

•  Someone threw eggs at a Colorado State Patrol vehicle.


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