Blotter, April 12, 2013

Downtown store vandalized

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County is seeking information about a vandalism that happened sometime between 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8 and 11 a.m. Feb. 9 at Seeds of Revolution, 639 Main St.

An unknown suspect or suspects damaged two windows at the shop with a BB gun or pellet-type weapon, causing more than $1,000 worth of damage. Anyone with information about the identity or location of the suspect or suspects can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 241-7867 or at Information that leads to an arrest can earn a person as much as $1,000 cash.

Sheriff taking fraud reports


Beginning Monday, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department substation in Clifton will accept fraud packet submissions each Monday and Tuesday.

The substation is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on those days and is located in a cabin on the north side of Long Memorial Park at 3117 F Road. All fraud packets submitted to the Sheriff’s Department on Mondays and Tuesdays should go to the Clifton substation. The public should bring fraud packets to the Sheriff’s Department at 215 Rice St. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

While fraud packets will not be accepted there Wednesday through Sunday, the substation is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and Thursdays for general public inquiries.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Someone downloaded explicit child pornography April 2 in northwest Grand Junction.

■ An unknown person allegedly sexually assaulted a woman in October in the southeast part of the city.

■ Less than $1,000 worth of property was taken Sunday from a residence in the 900 block of Northern Way.

■ Someone removed less than $20,000 worth of items Monday from a U-Haul trailer in the 2200 block of U.S. Highway 6&50.

■ Someone stole more than $1,000 worth of property Saturday from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Cannell Avenue.

■ Someone caused less than $1,000 worth of damage while trespassing in a vehicle Monday in the 700 block of Putter Drive. The person or people took less than $500 worth of property from the vehicle.

■ Someone stole less than $1,000 worth of property Wednesday from a vehicle in the 300 block of Chipeta Avenue.

■ Someone stole less than $500 worth of property Sunday from a vehicle in the 1000 block of Lakeside Drive.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ An alleged sex assault on a child was referred Tuesday to the Sheriff’s Department.


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