Blotter: February 28, 2009
Deputies warn trespasser
• A person tried to steal loose copper from a construction site Friday morning in the 3200 block of the Interstate 70 business loop, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.
Deputies responded to a trespassing report and found the suspect at the construction site.
The deputies told the trespasser if he stole any copper he would face theft charges and released him with a warning for trespassing.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
• A Ford truck was stolen Feb. 14 from the 400 block of Prospectors Place.
• Several buildings were spray painted Feb. 19 in the area of 1400 Fifth Street.
• A home was broken into Sunday in the 100 block of Hall Avenue, and property valued at more than $1,000 was stolen.
• A thief broke into a home Wednesday in the central part of the city and stole property valued at less than $1,000.
• A debit card was stolen Thursday and used to purchase items valued at more than $1,000.
• Someone broke into a home Thursday and stole property valued at less than $1,000.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:
• Someone reported a theft of property valued at $580 Thursday from her home five years ago.
• A thief used a stolen social security card to steal $3,000.
• A car was broken into Thursday in the 2700 block of Lexington Lane, and the tires were slashed.
• Property valued at $2,230 was stolen from a car Thursday in the 3100 block of Bookcliff Avenue.