Blotter: February 19, 2009

Man missing for one day is found

• Damon Parks, 36, who was reported missing Monday, was found safe Tuesday about 8 p.m., according to the Grand Junction Police Department.
Police believed Parks was headed to Utah and was depressed when he left his Grand Junction home.

Weapons, computer stolen

• More than a dozen knives, rifles and pistols, a laptop computer and a Ford van were stolen from two residences in Rifle, according to the Rifle Police Department.
The burglaries happened Feb. 7 to Feb. 9. The van has been recovered in west Glenwood Springs.
Call Garfield County Crime Stoppers at 970-945-0101 with any information about this crime.

Gas taken from boat yard

• About 250 gallons of unleaded gasoline was stolen from Boats USA in De Beque, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.
Someone cut the locks off a fence and the fuel storage tank to get to the gasoline.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  A vehicle valued at more than $1,000 was stolen from the 600 block of Main Street. The keys were in the vehicle.

•  Someone stole a car hauler valued at $1,000 from a fenced area in the 300 block of South Ninth Street.

•  A 16-year-old girl was arrested on suspicion of obstructing a police officer, resisting arrest and being under the influence of alcohol at 820 North Ave.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Two cell phones valued at $600 were stolen from a vehicle in the 600 block of 29 1/4 Road.

•  A warehouse on 32 1/2 Road housing several businesses was burglarized between Dec. 18 and Feb. 18. Total loss is unknown.

•  A Garmin brand vehicle GPS system valued at $290 was stolen from a vehicle in the 3200 block of Interstate 70 Business Loop.

•  An abandoned vehicle with a broken rear window and a missing radio was found in the 100 block of Sundance.


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