Blotter, Jan. 11, 2013



Info sought on Oct. fires

Crime Stoppers of Mesa County is seeking information about two arson incidents that occurred in October.

A fire destroyed an unoccupied residence at 1816 K Road early on the morning of Oct. 5. Two trash cans were set on fire at about 10:25 p.m. on Oct. 7 at Little Salt Wash Park, 325 E. Aspen Ave. in Fruita. Total damage from the two incidents is estimated to be more than $30,000.

Anyone with information about who was involved in these arsons can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 241-7867 or visiting Information that leads to an arrest can earn a tipster up to $1,000.

Man spat on nurses


Charles Browder, 26, was issued a summons Monday at St. Mary’s Hospital, 2635 N. Seventh St., on suspicion of third-degree assault, menacing, and obstructing emergency medical service providers, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.

Hospital staff told a police officer Browder spat on a nurse, physically threatened hospital and security staff at St. Mary’s, and verbally threatened a security officer, according to the summons. His actions were “detrimental to care of other ER patients,” according to the summons.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Alexxandria Conn, 19, was arrested Jan. 3 at 230 S. Fifth St. on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance.

■ Someone stole a gas-powered scooter Dec. 22 from a parking lot south of 945 North Ave.

■ Someone stole items worth less than $100 Wednesday from a vehicle at 2836 North Ave.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ A suspected sex offense that occurred May 1, 2011 was reported to deputies.


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