Blotter, Jan. 24, 2013

Suspect in bullet-proof vest

Bryan Morrow, 21, 3040 Teller Ave., was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of distribution, manufacturing, dispensing or sale of a controlled substance after a traffic stop at the Interstate 70 Business Loop and 32 Road.

An arrest affidavit said officers observed a hunting-style knife in a sheath on his belt and that he was wearing a bullet-proof vest. Morrow said he was in danger because people were “after him,” but he didn’t say who or why. Officers found multiple syringes and zip lock baggies with suspected methamphetamine in the car, the affidavit said.

Morrow admitted he was driving to purchase more meth, the affidavit said.

Boy with warrant had knife


The Montrose Police Department said charges were sent to the District Attorney’s Office for consideration after a 17-year-old Olathe boy was found to possess a 4-inch knife and allegedly lied to officers about his identity when contacted Tuesday by officers in the 200 block of Townsend Avenue, according to Police Chief Tom Chinn.

The boy was named in a Delta County arrest warrant for failure to appear on charges including underage possession or consumption of alcohol.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ A known suspect falsified a pawn slip Jan. 14. at Alpha Pawn, 2922 North Ave.

■ Kyle Torrez, 18, and a male, 16, were cited on suspicion of shoplifting Jan. 17 at Sportsman’s Warehouse, 2464 U.S. Highway 6&50.

■ A 13-year-old boy was cited Friday on suspicion of theft of less than $1,000 at 540 29 1/4 Road.

■ Police cited a 16-year-old boy Jan. 17 on suspicion of possessing tobacco at 850 North Ave.

■ A loss of more than $1,000 via the Internet was reported when an item was purchased but wasn’t delivered. The man had paid for vehicle on Craigslist.

■ Abraham Gomez, 30, and Kenneth McCall, 26, were issued summonses Monday after a disturbance in the 2800 block of North Avenue.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ Deputies were called Sunday on a report of several dogs running loose in the 200 block of North 16 1/2 Road.

■ Deputies took a report Jan. 16 of suspected harassment via Facebook. The case was closed without charges.


According to the Fruita Police Department:

■ Officers took a report Saturday of a hit-and-run accident at 566 Garnet Drive after a vehicle was driven over a bush.

■ Officers opened and closed an investigation Jan. 17 after a driver overnight hit a parked vehicle at 278 Red Cliffs Drive, causing approximately $2,000 in damage.

■ A harassment report was investigated Jan. 15 involving communications via Craigslist.

■ Alexis Whiteley, 58, was cited on suspicion of failure to yield the right of way Jan. 15 in a two-car crash at East McCune Avenue and South Maple Street.

■ A cellphone and compact discs were reported stolen Jan. 14 from a vehicle in the 1100 block of Claremont Drive.

■ Kenneth Zufelt, 50, was cited Dec. 28 on suspicion of keeping a dangerous animal, failure to control an animal and having an animal at-large, after a dog injured another dog at 1802 U.S. Highway 6&50.


According to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Department:

■ Deputies responded Tuesday to a report of dog being “dumped” in the 3600 block of 6000 Road in Olathe. It was later determined someone was trying to catch a stray dog.

■ A resident reported having lost a firearm Tuesday in the Olathe area. The weapon had been recovered and reported the previous week.

■ Deputies on Tuesday were called on separate reports of stray dogs in the area of Oak Grove and Chipeta roads, as well as the 62400 block of Spring Creek Road. A third report was handled the same day in the 63500 block of Lake Shore Drive.


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