Blotter: January 15, 2009

Station reports gas theft

• Someone stole nearly $350 in gas Friday night from a gas station in Fruita, according to the Fruita Police Department.
The person pumped 154.99 gallons of gas valued at $348.70 at a Loco gas station and drove off without paying.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Three 14-year-old girls were issued tickets Tuesday on suspicion of shoplifting from Mesa Mall.

•  Someone broke into a home Tuesday and stole property valued at less than $500.

•  Someone broke into a home Monday in the 200 block of Mesa Avenue causing $500 in damage upon entering and stole property valued at less than $1,000.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Romero Hernandez, 39, Grand Junction, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of vehicle trespassing and second-degree tampering.

According to the Fruita Police Department:

•  Someone repeatedly egged a vehicle on West Sunset Drive and damaged Christmas decorations.

•  A home was broken into Tuesday on Poplar Drive and property valued at more than $1,000 was stolen.

•  A credit card number was fraudulently used Saturday to withdraw $200 from an ATM in Las Vegas.

•  A Remington model 700 rifle valued at $1,579 was stolen Saturday from a vehicle.

•  A 15-year-old boy was issued a ticket Jan. 8 on suspicion of shoplifting.

•  A thief fraudulently used a debit card twice Friday in Phoenix to withdraw more than $200 from ATMs.

•  A window valued at $300 was broken Jan. 6 with a BB gun.

•  A thief broke into a home Jan.5 and stole a large number of coins.

According to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Bruce T. McFarlane, 48, was arrested Tuesday by the Colorado State Patrol on suspicion of criminal impersonation.

•  Trena N. Mattson, 33, was arrested Tuesday by the Montrose Police Department on suspicion of theft in a series.


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