Blotter, Aug. 24, 2012

Sword, mop used in fight

Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputies were called Tuesday to the 100 block of Rainbow Drive where a woman reportedly threatened a man with a sword, according to an incident report. The man was reportedly protecting himself with a mop.

Nycole Mild, 32, 159 Rainbow Drive was arrested on suspicion of felony menacing and harassment.

Counterfeit cash surge


Someone passed a fake $20 bill Tuesday at Chick-fil-A, 522 Bogart Lane, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. The agency has received 15 counterfeit cash reports this year, police spokeswoman Kate Porras said. There were eight through the same period in 2011, she said.

Robbery suspect at large


Mesa County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the man who robbed Bradley Sinclair, 233 North Ave., at gunpoint around 2 a.m. on July 31.

The suspect was described as white, between 18 and 40 years old, 6 feet tall, 140 to 160 pounds and was last seen wearing all black clothing, a black-cloth mask and red sunglasses. The suspect brandished a gun at a clerk and had a deep voice.

Crime Stoppers can be reached at 241-STOP and


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Items valued at less than $500 were stolen Aug. 7 from a vehicle parked at 2903 North Ave.

■ Alicia Pearson, 20, was cited Monday on suspicion of underage possession of alcohol at 540 28 1/4 Road.

■ Property worth less than $500 was stolen from a home in the 200 block of White Avenue on Sunday.

■ A local resident reported Aug. 5 someone in Denver and Seattle had obtained his or her credit card information, causing a loss of more than $500.

■ More than $100 in property was stolen in a burglary Aug. 17 at a home in the 500 block of North 25th Street.

■ Glen Wilkins, 42, address unavailable, was issued a summons Monday for suspicion of trespassing at 248 S. Fourth St.

■ Property was stolen in a burglary at a home in the 100 block of Park Drive.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ A vehicle was reported stolen Aug. 15 from the 500 block of 29 1/2 Road.

■ Deputies were called Monday on a report of vandalism in progress in the 2900 block of Rhonda Lee Road.

■ Deputies handled 15 civil evictions at various properties in the county between Aug. 1 and Tuesday.


According to the Palisade Police Department:

■ Officers were called Aug. 13 on a report of a metal object jammed into the key hole on the door of a car parked at 131 N. Bower Ave. There was no forced entry into the car.

■ Officers were called Sunday on a report of graffiti on the door of the men’s restroom at Palisade Park.

■ Officers were called twice Aug. 16 on a noise complaint on Iowa Avenue, where officers made contact with the people making the noise.

■ The front door of a business in the 200 block of Main Street was discovered unlocked after hours.


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