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.