Blotter: July 19, 2009

Robbery suspect at large

• The Grand Junction Police Department is still searching for a man believed to have stolen more than $1,000 Friday night from the Wells Fargo Bank, 2251 Broadway. There are no leads about a possible suspect, officer Martin Donohue said Saturday. Exactly how much money was stolen was not disclosed.
Bank employees told police the suspect is a white man, about 6 feet 3 inches tall and 160 pounds. He was wearing a No. 16 Jake Plummer Denver Broncos jersey, sunglasses, blue jeans, a blue baseball cap and a red or light-brown wig. Short black or brown hair was visible under the wig, according to the Police Department.
Anyone with information, should call Crime Stoppers at 241-STOP. Calls are anonymous.

Man booked in ATV theft

• Anthony Alonzo Montano, 30, 3523 F Road, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stealing a Yamaha 400 all-terrain vehicle valued at $6,000, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.
Members of the Sheriff’s Department’s Street Crimes Unit noticed the stolen vehicle on Montano’s property during a routine check of parolees in Mesa County. The ATV had been reported stolen Friday from the 400 block of Chatfield Drive.
Montano also was arrested on suspicion of violating his parole.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
• A vandal smashed the glass door of a business Saturday in the 2800 block of North Avenue, causing more than $1,000 in damage.

• A thief stole property valued around $1,000 from an equipment shed at 2828 Walker Field Drive on Friday.

• A thief stole property valued at more than $1,000 from a home in the 2200 block of North 17th Circle on Friday.

• A vandal hit a vehicle with a rock Thursday on Interstate 70 near
27 Road, causing more than $1,000 in damage.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

• A person reported being assaulted Friday in the 500 block of Callery Court.

• Deputies tried to stop a speeding vehicle in the 3000 block of F Road on Saturday morning, but the vehicle turned in to a subdivision off F Road and the driver fled. Deputies did not find the suspect, but they had the vehicle towed away.


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