Blotter, Aug. 13, 2013

Help sought in ‘89 slaying

The Pueblo Police Department is seeking the public’s help with the identification of the victim of an August 1989 homicide.

The man was killed and his body dumped in a river in Pueblo. The man was white, 30 to 45 years old and weighed 140 to 160 pounds. He was 5 feet 9 or 5 feet 10 inches tall and was wearing a small-sized, blue plaid sleeveless flannel shirt.

He also had brown hair with temporal balding and an inch-long brown mustache.

Anyone with information about the man or about the crime is encouraged to call the Pueblo Police Department at 719-553-2502.

Garfield County fire eyed


Garfield County Road 115 was closed from Colorado Highway 82 to County Road 119 after a fire grew to five acres on Monday afternoon, according to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department.

An air tanker dropped fire retardant on the blaze Monday evening. Area residents were warned they might be evacuated, but no evacuations were ordered early Monday night.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Someone removed items valued at less than $50 from an at-risk adult in the 2800 block of Patterson Road on July 29.

■ Thieves stole property from several homes in the 600 block of Alexia Court on Friday.

■ Someone assaulted another person with a deadly weapon in the 500 block of Main Street on Saturday, causing serious injury.

■ A vehicle was stolen from the 2000 block of North Sixth Street on Sunday.


According to the Palisade Police Department:

■ Officers investigated a possible drowning in the Colorado River on Aug. 1 after a man left his clothes and wallet on the riverbank. Officers later located the man at his home.

■ Officers responded to a report about a dog that had been left in a vehicle with cracked windows and water on Aug. 2. Officers suggested the driver get a second key so the vehicle’s air-conditioning could be left on while the vehicle was locked.


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