Blotter, April 5, 2013

Vacant home burglarized

Crime Stoppers needs help finding the suspects in a burglary and vandalism between Dec. 14, 2012, and Jan. 24, 2013, of a vacant home in the 2700 block of Nine Iron Drive.

The suspects caused more than $50,000 in damage, putting holes in walls and wrecking cabinet furnishings and kitchen countertops.

Anyone with information about this incident, can call Crime Stoppers at 241-7867. Information that leads to an arrest can earn the reporting party up to $1,000 cash. Callers will remain anonymous.

Sign damaged at cemetery


Damage of $1,000 was caused to a sign at the entrance of Memorial Gardens, 2970 North Ave., on Wednesday, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The sign will have to be replaced, the reporting party told a deputy.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Jack Leroy Oksa, 28, address unknown, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of criminal mischief of less than $100 and obstruction of a telephone.

■ Damage of less than $1,000 was caused to a vehicle parked Tuesday in the 2800 block of Elm Circle.

■ Items valued at less than $500 were stolen from a vehicle parked Monday in the 2800 block of Kennedy Avenue.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ Joshua Roles, 32. address unknown, was ticketed Wednesday on suspicion of third-degree assault and second-degree tampering.

■ An assault was reported Thursday in the 700 block of S Road.

■ Two laptops valued at about $2,000 reportedly were stolen between Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning from the backseat of an unlocked vehicle parked in the 400 block of Mae Street.

■ An assault was reported Wednesday in the 2800 block of Morningside Court. An investigation is ongoing.


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