Blotter, May 1, 2013

Man approaches Fruita kids

The Fruita Police Department has new information after receiving a third report about a suspicious man attempting to talk to children as they walk home from school around Rimrock Elementary.

After the latest report, officer re-interviewed students, which revealed some discrepancies in a suspect description. Police can confirm the suspect is a white male with red hair and driving a blue or dark-colored truck. Anyone who notices something suspicious is encouraged to call the Fruita Police Department at 858-3008, the agency said in a news release.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ A 15-year-old boy and three girls, all 15, received summonses on suspicion of possessing and consuming marijuana on April 9.

■ A 15-year-old boy and two girls, ages 14 and 15, received summonses on suspicion of stealing items valued at less than $1,000 from a business in the 1400 block of North Fifth Street on April 16.

■ Neil Veitch, 22, received a summons Friday on suspicion of stealing items valued at less than $100 from a business in the 2800 block of North Avenue.

■ Kaisha Sparks, 19, and Caleb Snyder, 19, received summonses Saturday on suspicion of trespassing after they were contacted by officers in the 1200 block of Gunnison Avenue.

■ Terrel Brown, 19. and Curt Wallace, 19, received summonses on suspicion of disorderly conduct in the 1100 block of Texas Avenue on Sunday.

■ Someone caused minor damage to a home in the 600 block of North Fourth Street after setting it on fire on Sunday.

■ Property valued at less than $1,000 was stolen from a vehicle in the 300 block of Plateau Drive on Saturday.

■ Deana Linn, 53, received a summons on suspicion of shoplifting items valued at less than $57 at Walmart, 2545 Rimrock Ave.

■ Walker Walgenbach, 18, received a summons on suspicion of attempting to stop an officer from keeping the peace in the 1400 block of Wellington Avenue on Monday.


According to the Fruita Police Department:

■ Officers responded to the Little Salt Wash on April 13 on a report of harassment between the two parents of a child playing soccer.

■ Officers responded to Fruita Middle School on April 24 on a report that a 13-year-old male student sent an inappropriate text to a female student.

■ Officers responded to Shelledy Elementary School on April 25 on a report that an 11-year-old female student was kicking teachers and causing damage to the school. The girl was taken to Colorado West Mental Health for an evaluation.


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