Blotter: December 31, 2009

N.M. sex assault probed

• The Fruita Police Department is helping New Mexico law enforcement probe a possible case of sexual assault on a child, according to Lt. Tyler Truby of the San Juan, N.M., Sheriff’s Department.
Truby said a 6-year-old Fruita resident might have been sexually assaulted while visiting family in San Juan County over the holidays.
He said the two police agencies plan to jointly investigate the case.

Dog accused of biting 2

• Mesa County Animal Control seized a dog in the 600 block of Middle Ridge Drive Tuesday on suspicion that it bit two people.
Penny McCarty, director of Mesa County Animal Control, said the dog is being held in quarantine pending a full investigation.
The dog’s owner, she said, could face an “ownership of a danger dog” charge.

Man’s bond revoked

• Forrest Frederick Kinnaman, 19, 533 1/2 Sarah Lane, was arrested Monday afternoon after a local judge revoked his bond in two felony cases.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department, Kinnaman was contacted at the Mesa County Justice Center, 125 N. Spruce St.
Kinnaman, according to the Sheriff’s Department, could face a variety of charges, including assault, resisting arrest and felony menacing.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  A man sexually assaulted a woman in the southeastern part of Grand Junction sometime early Tuesday morning.

•  A thief stole property valued at less than $500 from a home in the 300 block of Lakeside Drive sometime Tuesday morning.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Someone stole a trailer containing property valued at $32,700 from the 600 block of Hudson Bay Court sometime Monday night.

•  An ATV valued at $5,020 was stolen from a home in the 500 block of 34 Road sometime Monday evening.

•  Someone stole a flatbed trailer from a business in the 500 block of Fruitvale Court sometime Monday afternoon.

According to the Fruita Police Department:

•  Someone stole nearly $2,090 from a victim in Fruita via an ATM in Las Vegas.


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