Blotter: January 27, 2009

Spam gets teen in trouble

• A Palisade High School student was suspended Monday for allegedly attempting to send out a districtwide e-mail with inappropriate content.
Principal Matt Diers said the district’s e-mail filters caught the message before it was sent. The student was attempting to send the e-mail while in computer class.
No threats of violence were made, Diers said, but law enforcement was called in to review the e-mail, and the student was suspended for violating district technology-use policy.
According to District 51 technology policy, inappropriate use of technology includes sending or viewing pornographic, racist or hateful or drug or alcohol-related material.

Man accused of eluding

•  A 25-year-old man was arrested Monday for allegedly eluding police and crashing into a fire hydrant, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.
Police attempted to pull Martin Cordero-Enriquez over, but according to police reports, he fled authorities and crashed his car.
Cordero-Enriquez was later found and arrested on suspicion of vehicular eluding, driving under the influence of alcohol, failing to report an accident, hit and run involving a highway fixture, reckless driving and driving without a valid license.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Someone was assaulted with a deadly weapon Sunday at an unknown location in the city.

•  A car valued at more than $20,000 was stolen Sunday from the 2900 block of Red Cloud Lane.

•  Kelsie Moore, 24, was arrested Jan. 18 on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and tampering with evidence.

•  A thief broke into an apartment on Horizon Drive Friday and stole property valued at more than $1,000.

•  Someone was sexually assaulted Friday in the southern part of the city.

•  Obed Gomez-Almanzan, 22, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of reckless driving, driving while intoxicated, driving with a revoked license, being a habitual traffic offender, failing to report an accident involving a highway fixture, failing to remain at the scene of an accident resulting in injury and failing to notify police of an accident.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  A home in the 400 block of 32 Road was broken into Sunday.

•  Alfredo Castillo, 34, Grand Junction, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of harassment, intimidating a witness, violation of a protection order and a bail violation.

•  Richard Daniel Maestas, 29, Salt Lake City, Utah, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of second-degree burglary.


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