Blotter: April 20, 2009

Biker in serious condition

• A 34-year-old man is listed in serious condition at the hospital after he was thrown from his 2001 Harley Davidson motorcycle late Saturday.
The Colorado State Patrol responded to the accident on Colorado Highway 330 near milepost 3 and determined that the driver, Roy William Rice, failed to negotiate a left-hand curve and drove off the side of the road.
He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the accident and came to rest at the bottom of the embankment in a ditch. Rice sustained injuries to his head, pelvis and chest.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

• Misty Berger, 30, and Zachery Towne, 20, were arrested April 9 on suspicion of shoplifting at 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50.

•  Shots fired from paintball guns caused less than $1,000 in damage Friday to buildings in the 600 block of Struthers Avenue.

•  Less than $1,000 in damage was caused to a home broken into Friday in the 1000 block of Orchard Avenue.

•  Items valued at less than $1,000 were stolen from a vehicle in the 2000 block of North 12th Street on Friday.

•  A vehicle valued at more than $1,000 was stolen Friday in the 800 block of Rood Avenue.

•  The window of a vehicle was broken and items were taken from inside Friday in the 500 block of 31 Road. Damage was estimated at $1,000.

•  On Thursday, a vehicle was burglarized in the 600 block of 25 1/2 Road, and items valued at approximately $1,200 were taken.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Items valued at $390 were taken from a vehicle Saturday in the 3000 block of Pinyon Avenue.

•  Property valued at $200 was taken from a backyard in the 400 block of 32 Road.

•  Three solar lights, valued at $50, were reported missing from a front yard in the 3000 block of Ronlin Place on Saturday.

•  Property valued at $299 was stolen Saturday from an unlocked vehicle in the 3100 block of F Road.


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