Blotter, Jan. 11, 2014

Reward for burglars’ arrest

Between Nov. 1, 2013, and Jan. 1, burglars entered a home near the intersection of 
29 1/2 Road and Orchard Avenue, apparently through the front door, and stole several firearms, jewelry and gold.

A Mesa County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman confirmed the burglary is under investigation.

The owner is offering a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the theft of:

■ Smith and Wesson .44 Magnum

■ Ruger .22 revolver

■ 1917 Springfield .30-06 rifle with sling and scope

■ .338 Mauser rifle with sling and scope

■ 10/22 Ruger rifle with scope

■ 12-gauge automatic shotgun

■ Antique 9 karat gold pocket watch with chain

■ 1930 square Longines gold wristwatch

■ Miscellaneous gold scraps and a ring

Call 970-250-5595 or 970-640-6448 for information.

Suspect hiding in wall


Deputies with the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office Street Crimes Unit who went to the residence of Bruce E. Seagrave about 8 p.m. Thursday found him in the wall of the garage trying to hide under debris.

Seagrave was arrested and booked into Mesa County Jail for failure to appear.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Greggory Dennis, 43, and May Yarian, 54, were arrested about 7 p.m. Monday after an investigation revealed they were each using and in possession of Schedule II substances and drug paraphernalia in the 1200 block of North 15th Street. Another woman is also under investigation.

■ Racheal Garoutte, 28, was arrested, issued a summons and released at the intersection of 28 Road and Belford Avenue shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday on suspicion of unlawfully taking less than $100 in merchandise and unlawfully pushing a person at a department store in the 2800 block of North Avenue.

■ Dennis McHugh, 56, was arrested shortly after 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and booked into the Mesa County Jail on suspicion of trespassing in the 700 block of Fifth Street, being an intoxicated person in a roadway and committing third-degree assault.

■ Ryan Kernaghan, 38, was arrested shortly before 7 a.m. Wednesday in the 700 block of Horizon Drive after he was allegedly told to leave the property, but returned to the property, forced his way into a motel room of a girlfriend and caused damage estimated at less than $500.


According to Montrose County Sheriff’s Office:

■ Ronald Burch, 72, of Olathe was arrested Thursday on suspicion of DUI, improper passing and prohibited use of a weapon.

■ Antonio Romero, 44, of Olathe was arrested Thursday on suspicion of domestic violence and third-degree assault.


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