13-year-old injures officer

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A 13-year-old boy has been arrested and will face criminal charges after he allegedly stole his parents’ vehicle and ran over a police officer’s leg when authorities attempted to take him into custody this morning. Police said the boy’s parents called 911 to report their son had stolen their car in the 2400 block of Bunting Avenue. Officers spotted the boy driving the car in the neighborhood but he refused to stop for them, according to police.

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The city of Rifle and Garfield County plan to make a pitch to be home to an aerial firefighting research center to be created as part of legislation carried by state Sen. Steve King, R-Grand Junction. “We truly believe we’re an ideal location,” Kimberly Bullen, Rifle’s government affairs coordinator, told Garfield County commissioners Monday.


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