Blotter, Aug. 29, 2013

Fundraiser for MDA

The Grand Junction Fire Department and the International Association of Firefighters will collect money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association at five locations around the city starting Friday and continuing through Sunday.

Last year, the Fire Department raised $11,000 for MDA, all of which was donated to help people with neuromuscular diseases, firefighter Derek Trombetta said in a news release.

Firefighters will be collecting money at three City Market locations: 200 Rood Ave., 2770 U.S. Highway 50 and 630 24 Road, Albertsons at 2512 Broadway and Walmart at 2881 North Ave.

DUI checkpoints planned


The Colorado State Patrol announced plans to conduct DUI checkpoints at a variety of locations in Garfield and Eagle counties — but not in Mesa County — during the Labor Day weekend.

The locations of checkpoints and increased patrols will move throughout both counties with a checkpoint scheduled on Friday in Eagle County and another on Saturday in Garfield County, the State Patrol said.

No plans to conduct checkpoints in Mesa County were announced. State Patrol spokespeople were unavailable for comment Wednesday night.


According to Grand Junction Police Department:

■ A known female was contacted after a traffic accident in the 500 block of 28 1/8 Road around 7 a.m. Friday on suspicion of violating bail conditions, driving under the influence, reckless driving, child abuse and driving under revocation as a habitual traffic offender.

■  Unknown persons caused damage valued at more than $1,000 when a vehicle parked in the 500 block of 24 ½ Road was vandalized around 11 a.m. Aug. 21.

■  Two known subjects kidnapped and robbed two victims in the 2600 block of Patterson Road around 8 p.m. Aug. 20.

According to Montrose Police Department:

■ Shawn Miklich, 45, was issued a summons on suspicion of DUI in the 600 block of Roma Court shortly after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

■ Delora Craft, 51, was issued a summons on suspicion of harassment and domestic violence in the 900 block of South Cascade Avenue shortly after 2:30 a.m. Wednesday.


According to Garfield County Sheriff’s Office:

■ Twelve people under the age of 21 were issued summonses on suspicion of illegal possession or consumption of alcohol shortly after 10 p.m. Tuesday in an unspecified area outside Glenwood Springs city limits.

■ Eugene Lewis Krizmanich, 44, of Glenwood Springs was issued a summons shortly after 2 a.m. Tuesday on suspicion of DUI, driving with an open container of an alcoholic beverage, failure to use turn signals, driving while license under restraint, failure to yield and failure to drive in a single lane.


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