Blotter, Jan. 5, 2012

Whitewater man tasered,

faces numerous charges

Mesa County sheriff’s deputies allege that Randy Jackson, 42, Whitewater, on Thursday grabbed officers’ hands when they discovered a small, round package in his waistband, and they deployed their Taser “several times” to subdue him.

The package later was found to be a small plastic baggie containing a crystalline substance that tested positive for methamphetamine.

Jackson was stopped by police after leaving a suspected drug house. After refusing a vehicle search, a K9 unit was deployed and alerted on Jackson’s vehicle before the alleged altercation, according to a police report.

Police also said they found Jackson wearing an ankle monitor wrapped in cooking tinfoil. Foil is often used to alter or disguise the tracking signal emitted from the monitor.

Jackson is accused of possession, obstruction of a police officer, resisting arrest, tampering with evidence, and a lane use violation from the initial traffic stop.

Lingerie theft alleged


Anne Haslem-Cox, 19, Grand Junction, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of theft of more than $1,000 from the Victoria’s Secret store in the Mesa Mall.

Police described the items recovered as “miscellaneous clothing items” valued at between $1,000 and $20,0000.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:


■ Wesley Shingleton, 21, is alleged to have assaulted an officer trying to assist him on Dec. 19.

■  An assault is alleged to have occurred Dec. 19 in the 3000 block of Milburn Court.

■  Someone stole stereo equipment from a vehicle in the 2800 block of Teller Avenue on Sunday.

■  Craig Mohrlang, 28, was booked into jail on suspicion of third-degree trespassing, obstructing a peace officer and resisting arrest.

■  Jessica Gallegos, 21, was arrested and released on a summons issued for alleged unnecessary noise at 2680 B 1/2 Road on Wednesday.

■  Someone stole a vehicle valued at less than $20,000 from a business in the 1900 block of N. First St. on Wednesday.

■  Two people are alleged to have used a counterfeit $20 bill to make a purchase at 2535 Rimrock Ave. on Thursday.

■  James Dunn, 50, is accused of shoplifting merchandise valued at more than $500 from Walmart, 2881 North Ave., on Thursday. He was allegedly found to be in possession of less than two grams of a Schedule II substance. Dunn also is alleged to have obstructed the investigation and resisted arrest.


According to the Palisade Police Department:

■  A residential burglary was reported on Dec. 27.


■  An officer responded to a report of a drunk man on Dec. 28. After determining that the man was not drunk, he was arrested on two outstanding warrants.


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