Blotter: Aug. 13, 2009b

Cops seek info on vandals

• Delta police are asking for the public’s help in finding the person or persons who vandalized two city parks, causing thousands of dollars in damage.

An officer conducting foot patrol in Confluence Park near the Visitor’s Center restrooms around 4:20 a.m. Monday noticed the weather broadcast for rest stop motorists was not playing and the door to the women’s restroom was ajar. The officer then discovered substantial damage to the facility, including broken restroom sinks, toilets and urinals, police said.

A few hours later, officers were dispatched to Cleland Park regarding damage to restrooms there and found towel dispensers had been removed from the walls, towels were used to clog the toilets and the rooms were flooded. Officers found paper and debris strewn about, a stall door removed from the women’s restroom and broken lights.

Anyone with information is asked to call Delta police at 970-874-7676 or Crime Stoppers of Delta County at 970-874-8810.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

• Brian Mark Skyberg, 18, address unknown, was issued a summons Tuesday on suspicion of theft after he allegedly stole merchandise from Mesa Mall.

• Someone forced entry into a business in the 2100 block of River Road on Tuesday and stole items valued at more than $500.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

• Jason Charles Baldwin, 30, address unknown, was arrested Tuesday on several outstanding warrants from Douglas County. Deputies discovered the warrants after contacting him in the area of F 1/2 Road and Saddlerock Drive after he had gotten his vehicle stuck on a large pile of dirt in a construction area.

• Deputies on Tuesday received reports from four residents that someone tampered with their property in the 600 block of Rambling Road. One woman reported someone removed the caps and light bulbs to yard lights. All four reported no damage.


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