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.