Blotter: Aug. 17, 2009

Obama crowds behaved

• The Grand Junction Police Department and the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department made no arrests Saturday related to President Barack Obama’s brief visit to Grand Junction and Central High School, both agencies reported.

“Overall, very ruly crowd that remained civil outside and inside the event,” said Heather Benjamin, Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman.

Kicking, spitting alleged

• Devin Dakota Chalice Burton, 18, 544 1/2 Glen Road, was arrested Sunday in the 500 block of 32 1/8 Road on suspicion of three counts of second-degree assault on a peace officer and being a minor in possession of alcohol, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.

Burton was accused of kicking and spitting on an officer when he was being arrested, according to his arrest affidavit.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

• There was no daily resume released Sunday.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

• A burglar entered a locked car parked in the 2900 block of Orchard Avenue and damaged the steering wheel and gear shift. Damage was about $400.

• Sallie Michelle Hill, 19, and Kelii Christofur Murphy, 21, both homeless, were arrested Saturday at the intersection of 29 Road and North Avenue on suspicion of auto theft of less than $20,000.


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