Blotter: July 30, 2009

Man accused of ID theft

• David Lawrence Mank, 46, 2853 North Ave., was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of identity theft, obtaining a controlled substance by fraud and deceit, criminal impersonation and forgery after giving a false name and Social Security number to receive medical treatment at Community Hospital, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.

Cops look for tool thieves

• Crime Stoppers is asking for public help in finding the person or people who stole more than $11,000 worth of construction tools from construction trailers between July 24 and July 27.
The tools, including generators, hand tools and ground levelers, were in trailers in the area of 24 Road and J 1/2 Road.
Anyone with information about this crime should call Crime Stoppers at 241-7867.
Calls are anonymous.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

• Chad Allen Johnson, 36, 456 1/2 Callery Court, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony menacing, harassment, criminal mischief, reckless endangerment and reckless driving.

• Vandals caused more than $1,000 in damage after breaking a vehicle’s windows Tuesday while the vehicle was parked near U.S. Highway 50 and the Colorado River.

• A thief tried to steal a person’s purse Tuesday in the area of 15th Street and Gunnison Avenue.

• A thief stole less than $500 in cash Sunday from a hotel room in the 700 block of Horizon Drive.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

• Jade Deja Fugate, 21, 61600 Gunnison Road in Montrose, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance after she allegedly arrived at the Mesa County Jail in possession of the narcotics.

• Mesa County Search and Rescue assisted the Lower Valley Fire Protection District with an injured person at the Kokopelli Trail head near Loma. The person was taken from the trail head to the hospital for treatment.

According to the Fruita Police Department:

• Shereen Lynn Sheets, 985 E. Ottley Ave., was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of assaulting an at-risk adult or juvenile and third-degree assault.


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