Blotter, Dec. 6, 2012


Toddler wanders in Fruita

Chrystal Estep, 28, was issued a summons Thursday on suspicion of child neglect in the 400 block of North Mesa Street in Fruita after her 3-year-old child was allegedly found in the street by himself, according to the Fruita Police Department.

Craigslist scam suspected


Fruita police on Nov. 17 took a report of a woman who reported wiring $200 to another party on Craigslist for Denver Bronco tickets but never received the tickets.

‘BearCat’ out for toy drive


The Grand Junction Police Department and Mesa County Sheriff’s Department SWAT teams will be on hand Saturday at Mesa Mall, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., collecting toys for the annual Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. The “BearCat,” a SWAT armored rescue vehicle, will be near Target.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ More than $20,000 in property, copper tubing and heating units were reported stolen from a roof in the 2400 block of North Avenue on Dec. 3.

■ A vehicle worth less than $20,000 was reported stolen Sunday from the area of 29 and Patterson roads.

■ Property worth less than $500 was reported stolen from an employee break room at Petco, 2464 U.S. Highway 6, on Nov. 30.

■ Skylar Williams Haynes, 18, was cited Saturday on suspicion of shoplifting at Cabela’s, 2424 U.S. Highway 6 & 50.

■ Unknown suspects entered a parked vehicle in the 2500 block of Broadway on Saturday and stole items worth less than $1,000.

■ David Toth, 27, was cited Sunday on suspicion of unlawfully entering fenced yards in the 500 block of Hill Avenue.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ A trespassing report was received Nov. 24 involving unknown persons cutting trees from a private property on Glade Park. The property is adjacent to BLM land where tree cutting is allowed. The tree was valued around $300.

■ Deputies were called Nov. 24 on a report of theft from auto in the 300 block of South Redlands Road.

■ A vehicle was reportedly stolen Nov. 25 from the 2900 block of North Avenue.

■ A home burglary was reported Nov. 26 in the 400 block of Green Acres Street.

■ A theft from auto was reported Nov. 25 in the 3200 block of E Road.

■ Deputies took a report of a stolen firearm Monday in the 300 block of Serpents Trail.


According to the Fruita Police Department:

■ Officers were called Sunday to 1037 Wingate Drive on a report of a dog bite.

■ Christmas decorations were reportedly taken Saturday from a front yard in the 700 block of Hall Street. The loss was valued at $130.

■ Windows were reportedly shattered on a vehicle in the 1100 block of Walnut Street on Saturday. Damage was estimated at $200.

■ Officers were called Friday to investigate a dog bite involving a 1-year-old boy in the 200 block of South Apple Street.

■ A home window was broken Thursday in the 1800 block of K 4/10 Road. It was reportedly worth $200.

■ Kimberly Walker, 37, was cited Thursday on suspicion of failure to control an animal at 433 N. Mesa St.

■ An iPod touch was reportedly stolen Nov. 28 from the Fruita 8/9 school.

■ Shawn Marx, 39, was issued a summons Nov. 27 for suspicion of failure to control an animal, dogs running at-large and no license in the 100 block of Bonnie Vista Drive.

■ A wallet with money, credit cards and driver’s license was recovered off a mountain bike trail near 18 Road and the desert on Nov. 20.


Commenting is not available in this channel entry.

Search More Jobs

734 S. Seventh St.
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-242-5050; M-F 8:00 - 5:00
Subscribe to print edition
eTear Sheets/ePayments

© 2017 Grand Junction Media, Inc.
By using this site you agree to the Visitor Agreement and the Privacy Policy