Blotter: January 09, 2009

Man accused of pulling knife while trespassing

• A homeless Grand Junction man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly pulled a knife on the residents of a home at which he was trespassing.
Sequoyah Wynn Scout, 27, faces charges of menacing and first-degree trespassing after he allegedly would not leave a home near D Road and Broken Arrow and brandished the weapon.

Two accused of cashing fraudulent checks

• A Montrose man and South Lake Tahoe woman face numerous charges after the two allegedly cashed multiple fake checks Wednesday for more than $1,000.
Jorge Martinez-Gomez, 26, and Veronica Ruiz-Ayala, 32, were arrested on suspicion of multiple charges including first-degree forgery, theft and identity theft.
The two cashed fake checks at two City Markets in Grand Junction.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Someone vandalized a vehicle Wednesday in the 300 block of South Avenue, causing damage estimated at $1,000.

•  A 13-year-old boy was issued a ticket Wednesday on suspicion of indecent exposure.

•  A woman broke into a car Wednesday on James Street and stole items valued at more than $1,000.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  A thief used a Palisade woman’s credit card number Wednesday to fraudulently charge more than $2,000 in Las Vegas.

•  Wheels valued at $750 were stolen Wednesday from the 200 block of Foothill Drive.

•  Timothy Lee Rowland, 32, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of second-degree burglary, theft, third-degree assault and criminal mischief.

According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Someone spray-painted the front of the Coal Ridge High School in Silt sometime between Dec. 25 and Monday.


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