Blotter, April 10, 2014

Controlled burns possible

Fire authorities may consider conducting prescribed burns in the next few days in the Grand, Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison National Forests.

Authorities may also continue with a burn in the Indian Creek area, about 12 miles southwest of Gateway. Officials already have burned about 250 acres of total proposed 1,026-acre burn in that area. Additionally, officials with the GMUG are considering conducting a prescribed burn on Friday and Saturday on about 200 acres about 30 miles south of Gunnison in the Cochetopa Park area.

For more information on prescribed burns, wildfires and fire restrictions on National Forest System lands and other areas, call the GMUG National Forests fire information line at 874-6602 or visit its website at


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Someone stole items valued at more than $5,000 from a home in the 500 block of 24 1/2 Road on Jan. 24.

■ Items valued at more than $2,000 were stolen from a building in the 600 block of S. Ninth Street on Friday.

■ A woman stole a vehicle valued at more than $2,000 from the 2500 block of U.S. Highway 6&50 on March 14.

■ Steven Marsh, 24, received a summons on suspicion of theft after being contacted by officers in the 2600 block of N. Seventh Street on Monday.


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