Blotter, April 13, 2013

Nails damage vehicle tires

An employee of Ute Water reported that some of the company’s vehicles were getting flat tires while working on a pipeline in an area off 34 Road and C Road on Wednesday, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Employees reported finding about 10 pounds of new nails that were bent into two angles. Damage to the vehicles was estimated at $800.

The employee said some people who live in the area have asked what they are doing there and that they may be concerned about the presence of the company employees. Deputies were trying to determine Wednesday whether the nails were left accidentally or intentionally, the Sheriff’s Department said.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Lisa Marie Looney, 39, 583 1/2 Belhaven Way, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of misdemeanor child abuse and driving under the influence of alcohol.

■ Someone stole a credit card in the 2400 block of Patterson Road on Jan. 25, and spent more than $1,000.

■ Two girls, ages 15 and 16, received summonses on Monday on suspicion of disorderly conduct after fighting in the area of North Avenue and Fourth Street.


According to the Palisade Police Department:

■ Officers received a report of a miniature horse eating someone else’s hay on April 3. After checking, the reporting party was able to find the horse’s owner.

■ Officers responded to a report of a girl sitting at a gas station starting at 5:30 a.m. on April 4. The girl said she waiting for a bus, but buses came and left and she still was waiting. After being contacted the girl told the officer she wanted a ride to Denver. The officer contacted the girl’s mother who didn’t know the child was gone and waited for her to return home.

■ Two Palisade High School students received summonses of disorderly conduct on suspicion of fighting at the school April 4.

■ An officer helped two women in a conflict over a pair of red shoes on April 4. The officer accepted the shoes from one woman and gave them to the other woman.

■ Officers assisted the Colorado State Patrol with a pursuit that ended in the parking lot of C&F Food Store on April 4. The CSP officer had been pursuing the vehicle at speeds of between 85 mph and 115 mph prior to the stop. The driver of the vehicle was arrested by CSP on suspicion of failing to yield and speeding.

■ Officers assisted Palisade emergency services personnel with an intoxicated person who had fallen several times at The Retreat at Palisade, 3780 Heritage Lane. The person was taken to a hospital.


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