Blotter, Jan. 20, 2014

Stabbing reported Sunday

Grand Junction police are investigating a report of a stabbing shortly before 2 a.m. on Orchard Mesa.

Officers contacted the victim at St. Mary’s Hospital. He was reported to have non-life threatening injuries.

Officers had not made an arrest in the incident as of Sunday, and it was still under investigation, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.

Drug disposal available


The lobby at the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office has a new prescription drug take- back box for public use during business hours.

Typically, a prescription drug take-back event is held biannually for citizens to safely dispose of unused, expired or unwanted over-the-counter and/or prescription drugs.

Those events will continue, but the new box gives the public the chance to dispose of prescription drugs more often.

The main lobby of the Sheriff’s Office, 215 Rice St., is open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday except for holidays.

The box was given to the Sheriff’s Office by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.

The Sheriff’s Office cannot take the following items: needles/sharps, aerosol, items that contain mercury, chemotherapy or radioactive substances, oxygen, and pressurized canisters.

The Mesa County Hazardous Waste Collection Facility will take many of those items free of charge. Call 257-9336 or 256-9543.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Two teenagers, ages 15 and 17, received summonses Thursday on suspicion of shoplifting at City Market, 200 Rood Ave.

■ Two boys, ages 12 and 13, received summonses Friday on suspicion of possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia in the 500 block of 29 1/4 Road.

■ Michelle Martinez, 33, received a summons Friday on suspicion of shoplifting items valued at less than $500 from Walmart, 2545 Rimrock Ave.


The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office did not release crime reports Sunday.


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