Blotter: April 25, 2009
Yard-sale trio ticketed
• It’s expected that people will have yard sales this time of year — but not in someone else’s yard.
Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a report from the 300 block of Rosevale Drive that three people were camping in a woman’s yard and holding a sale there Thursday.
The three were issued trespass notices and told by police not to return, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.
Search for body ended
• Delta County authorities have ended the recovery effort in Crawford Reservoir for the body of 21-year-old Tyler Korthuis of Delta. Korthuis was presumed drowned in an April 15 canoeing accident.
A state parks spokeswoman said Crawford Reservoir is open again for boating.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
• Items valued at less than $1,000 were taken Wednesday night from a home in the 300 block of Morning Dove Street.
• Items valued at more than $1,000 were taken Wednesday night from a vehicle parked in the 600 block of 25 Road.
• A man took property valued at less than $100 from a person by force Wednesday night in the 200 block of South Fifth Street.
• Damage of less than $1,000 was caused and items valued at more than $1,000 were taken Wednesday from a vehicle parked in the 2400 block of Highway U.S. 6 &50.
• A vehicle valued at less than $20,000 was stolen Thursday from outside a home in the 300 block of Zuni Drive.
• A vehicle valued at more than $1,000 was taken Thursday from outside a residence in the 2100 block of North Avenue.
• James Lee Young, 21, of Palisade, was booked into Mesa County Jail on suspicion of possession of illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia. He also was named in several arrest warrants.
• Matthew Paul Smith, 21, 2026 White Ave., was booked into Mesa County Jail on suspicion of second-degree kidnapping, false imprisonment and harassment.
• Candace Renee Palmer, 35, 37 N. Seventh St., No. 3, was booked into Mesa County Jail on suspicion of second-degree burglary, theft of less than $500, possession of drug paraphernalia, tampering with evidence and driving as a habitual offender.