Blotter, Dec. 7, 2012

2 face cocaine charges

Two Arizona men were jailed Tuesday on suspicion of transporting five packages of suspected cocaine.

Deputies with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department found the packages in a hidden compartment of the suspect’s Nissan Maxima during a routine traffic stop on Interstate 70 near mile marker 57.

The men were identified as Jamie Carrillo-Lopez, 23, of Arizona, and Ivan Garcia-Bojorquez, 33, of Mexico. They were driving from Phoenix to Denver, according to their arrest affidavit.

Burglars take liquor


Mesa County Crime Stoppers is looking for suspects who were involved in a burglary of Uintah Liquors, 1024 U.S. Highway 6&50, in Mack in September.

The suspects stole about $600 in alcohol, including several cases of beer and numerous bottles of alcohol. They caused about $1,500 in damage to the business in the process of committing the crime.

Anyone who has information about the Sept. 30 incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 241-7867.

Teenager missing


The Montrose Police Department is searching for a 17-year-old teen who may have run away from home.

Last seen late Saturday, Mark Quincy McCleary is described as a white male, about 5-foot-11, and weighing about 160 pounds with long brown hair and hazel eyes.

Anyone who has seen Mark or who have any information as to his whereabouts is asked to contact Montrose police detective Michelle Berry at 252-4010. 

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Carol Hammer, 51, was issued a summons Sunday on suspicion of third-degree assault for allegedly hitting a man with a frying pan after she heard him tell her boyfriend he might be out of a job for missing work.

■  Luis Gomez, 24, and Jessica Gandara, 27, were issued summonses Thursday on suspicion of stealing items from Walmart, 2881 North Ave., valued at less than $500.

■  Someone took property valued at more than $500 from a vehicle Thursday in the 2200 block of North 13th Street.

■  Yolanda Franco, 45, and a 17-year-old female were issued summonses Nov. 17 on suspicion of taking items valued at less than $100 from Kmart, 2809 North Ave.

■  Denise Johann, 41, was issued a summons Sunday on suspicion of taking merchandize valued at less than $1,000 from a business in the 600 block of Main Street.

■ Mason Williams, 38, of Grand Junction was issued a summons Monday on suspicion of taking items valued at less than $100 from Walmart, 2881 North Ave.

■  Someone broke the window of a silver Hyundai on Tuesday and took property valued at less than $500 from a vehicle in the 400 block of Rood Avenue, causing about $1,000 in damage.

■  Kevin Brown, 30, was issued a summons Wednesday on suspicion of shoplifting items valued at less than $100 at a business in the 200 block of Rood Avenue.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■  Someone broke into a cabin Nov. 4 on Harrison Creek Road, taking items valued at about $630 and causing about $150 in damage.

■  Luke Gregory Ruiz, 31, of Grand Junction was jailed Wednesday on suspicion of second-degree burglary, reckless driving, third-degree assault and driving under the influence of alcohol.

■  Kolby Sherlock Wright, 38, was jailed Wednesday on suspicion of second-degree motor vehicle theft, theft of rental property and shoplifting.


According to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Department:

■  Deputies responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle Wednesday, but it turned out to be a vehicle reported stolen in the Denver area several years ago.

■  Deputies often respond to reports of wayward animals, but Wednesday’s stray animal call was a bit different: a llama walking down Montrose County Road 90. Its owner was contacted.


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