Blotter: December 16, 2008

Burglar assaults residents

• A home in the 3000 block of Lakeside was burglarized Friday, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.
The burglar assaulted two people inside the residence and attempted to rob them.

Bullet hits sheriff’s car

• Scott Anthony Parker, 42, was arrested Dec. 6 in Rifle after he allegedly fired a gun and the bullet ricocheted and hit a parked sheriff’s car.
A deputy was filling his gas tank at a station when he heard the gunshots, according to Garfield County Sheriff’s Department reports.
A stray bullet hit the car, and Parker faces charges of reckless endangerment and criminal mischief in connection with the incident.

    According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

• A wheelchair valued at $1,000 was stolen Saturday from the 1200 block of North 15th Street.

•  A man assaulted a person Sunday in the southern part of the city, causing serious bodily injury.

•  A burglar broke into a home Sunday in the 200 block of Franklin Avenue and stole property valued at more than $1,000.

•  A thief broke into a home and two vehicles Saturday in the 500 block of
28 1/4 Road and stole items valued at less than $1,000.

    According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  A vandal damaged mailboxes Sunday in the 2900 block of F 1/2 Road.

    According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

•  A burglar broke into a Glenwood Springs business Dec. 5 through a smashed window and stole items valued at $59.25.

•  Joshua Lee Johnson, 25, was arrested Dec. 6 for allegedly trying to break into a home in Glenwood Springs and then leading police on a foot chase.

•  A kitten was thrown from a moving car Dec. 6 west of Battlement Mesa.

•  About 100 CDs valued at $1,000 were stolen Dec. 7 from a Glenwood Springs home.


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