Blotter, Aug. 5, 2014

39 ounces of pot found

Bruce Adams Jr., 67, of Hartsel, was arrested Friday on suspicion of possession with intent to distribute marijuana after troopers stopped to assist Adams, whose vehicle was broken down at mile marker 48 on Interstate 70, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

Troopers found 38.8 ounces of marijuana in Adams’ Mazda, according to an arrest affidavit. Adams presented the trooper a valid medical marijuana card from California and said he was allowed to have up to 14 pounds of medical marijuana, but was informed the card wasn’t valid in Colorado, according to the affidavit. A digital scale, baggies, numerous smoking pipes and a bong were also found in the vehicle, according to the affidavit.

Motorcyclist arrested

Dustin Lee Scott, 34, was arrested Saturday at 435 32 Road, Space 618, on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a dangerous weapon; unlawful use of a concealed weapon; possession of a weapon by a previous offender; and violation of a protection order, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office.

A Mesa County sheriff’s deputy pulled Scott over on his motorcycle and found he had been named in two arrest warrants. The deputy placed Scott under arrest and searched him. During the search, the deputy found a folding knife with an approximately 6-inch blade in Scott’s back right pocket, and a container of suspected methamphetamine and a piece of glass tubing with suspected meth residue on it in Scott’s vest pocket, according to an arrest affidavit.

Scott informed the deputy he had “homemade brass knuckles” and “homemade” throwing knives in his saddle bags as well, according to the affidavit. He is restrained from having weapons because of a previous felony conviction and is not allowed to have controlled substances or weapons because of an active protection order.

Truck fire investigated


Roberto Bedoy-Cantero, 26, was arrested Saturday at 2914 Ronda Lee Road on suspicion of fourth-degree arson, criminal mischief, third-degree assault and physical harassment, among other charges, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office.

A deputy who arrived at the address shortly before midnight discovered a fire under and on the passenger side of a pickup truck parked in the driveway “around 8 to 10 feet from the front door ... of the residence,” according to an arrest affidavit. The deputy grabbed a fire extinguisher from his patrol car and prepared to extinguish the fire.

As he did so, however, Bedoy-Cantero exited the residence and faced the deputy with fists clenched. The deputy sprayed Bedoy-Cantero with the fire extinguisher, then extinguished the fire, according to the affidavit.

Bedoy-Cantero is suspected of starting the truck fire, according to the affidavit, and was accused of trying to head-butt a deputy while in custody. He was booked into Mesa County Jail.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Roy Beeson, 45, was arrested Saturday in the area of Eighth Street and Ute Avenue on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia and driving without a license. He also was named in an arrest warrant.

■ A person stole lottery tickets sometime this year from a business in the 2600 block of Patterson Road and cashed in the tickets, causing a loss of more than $2,000.

■ Someone caused less than $20,000 worth of damage to a vehicle Wednesday in the 2900 block of D Road.

■ Someone kicked and punched a male Saturday in the 400 block of Gunnison Avenue.

■ Kevin Beasley, 19, and David Foster, 61, were issued summonses Saturday on suspicion of disorderly conduct related to a fight inside Denny’s, 710 Horizon Drive.

■ Joe Haller, 26, and Zachary Hart, 23, were issued summonses Saturday on suspicion of disorderly conduct related to a fight in the 400 block of Main Street.

■ Michael Cullen, 23, was issued a summons on suspicion of disorderly conduct Saturday at Sixth and Main streets.

■ Kris Scoggins, 38, was issued a summons on suspicion of obstructing a peace officer Friday at 412 Johnevan Court.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office:

■ Jonathan Stockton Buck, 42, was arrested Thursday at 1810 North Ave. on suspicion of attempted assault on a peace officer, second-degree assault on an at-risk adult, third-degree assault and third-degree criminal trespass. Buck was accused of trying to hit a deputy with his head and hitting two women with his fist.


According to the Fruita Police Department:

■ Nicholas Hampton, 20, was cited July 26 on suspicion of leaving the scene after striking unattended property at 1102 E. Carolina Ave.

■ Officers took a report of child abuse July 26 in the 300 block of West Ottley Avenue.

■ A 13-year-old girl was charged July 23 with menacing and third-degree assault in the 100 block of Sunbury Lane.

■ Someone on July 10 used a victim’s identifying information to steal $1,221 from a bank account.


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