Blotter: Aug. 07, 2009

Child porn suspected

• Russell Boggs, 33, of Avon, was arrested on suspicion of possession and distribution of child pornography after Eagle County Sheriff’s Department investigators executed a search warrant Wednesday at his home, Eagle County authorities said in a news release.

The release said computers were removed from the home to be analyzed. Boggs is being held at Eagle County Jail on $30,000 bond.

Gun in KFC bathroom

• A manager at Kentucky Fried Chicken in Clifton, 3219 F Road, called the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday afternoon after a handgun was found in the men’s restroom.

The owner was tracked down, and his gun was returned. The Sheriff’s Department said the man had a valid concealed weapons permit, and he apparently had forgotten a fanny pack in the restroom.

The man was traveling through the area on vacation.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

• Kayla Espinoza, 21, Michael Espinoza, 18, and Cody Smith, 28, were issued summonses Thursday on suspicion of vandalizing a vehicle in the 1300 block of Kennedy Avenue.

• A woman is suspected of forging two money orders valued at more than $1,000 and trying to cash them at a business in the 1800 block of North 12th Street. Police have not identified the suspect.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

• A man in the 2100 block of Village View Court on Wednesday reported he had video surveillance on his property showing a man stealing four yard gnomes, each valued at around $100.

• A woman in the 3200 block of Downey Court on Wednesday reported her backyard had been littered with toilet paper.

• A man in the 600 block of Stan Drive said a vandal threw a brick through a house window, which also damaged blinds and a French door. Damage was estimated at $875.


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