Blotter, July 9, 2013
Fire 70 percent contained
The East Fork Fire about 30 miles southeast of Montrose was about 70 percent contained by Monday, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
The fire, which has burned less than 450 acres, has threatened but not burned any nearby homes.
Firefighters have backhoes and other equipment in place as a precaution in the Johnson Park area, but say there is minimal potential for the fire to spread, the Forest Service says.
The fire has primarily been contained to the high country above 10,000 feet.
Some road closures are still in effect, primarily on sections of Alpine Trail, East Fork Road and East Fork Trail.
For anyone who wished to thank the firefighters for their efforts, donations may be made to the National Wildlands Firefighters Foundation at http://www.wffoundation.org.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
■ Christopher Andrews, 31, was issued a summons Thursday on suspicion of causing bodily injury to an adult male in the 2200 block of North 21st Street.
■ James Balton, 45, was issued a summons Thursday on suspicion of indecent exposure in the 600 block of Market Street.
■ Noah Gordon, 32, was issued a summons Thursday in the 300 block of Echo Street on suspicion of possessing and using fireworks when not permitted.
■ Someone removed property valued at about $300 Saturday from a vehicle in the 2200 block of U.S. Highway 6&50.
■ Jennifer Hines, 27, was issued a summons Friday on suspicion of possession of less than 2 grams of a controlled substance.
■ Destiny Wieberg, 35, was issued a summons Saturday on suspicion of theft in the 2400 block of U.S. Highway 6&50.
■ Christopher Lee Bearden, 43, was issued a summons Saturday on suspicion of shoplifting items valued at less than $100 at City Market, 200 Rood Ave.
■ Andrew Gomez II, 18, was issued a summons Saturday on suspicion of possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia in the 2800 block of North Avenue.
■ Someone broke into a home Saturday in the 1500 block of Poplar Street.
■ Kimberly Kadrich, 30, was jailed Saturday on suspicion of stealing items valued at more than $2,000 from a business in the 2800 block of North Avenue.
■ Someone broke into a vehicle in the 2500 block of Rimrock Avenue Saturday and removed items valued at $600.
■ Matthew Hovey, 36, was jailed Sunday on suspicion of assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest and obstructing a police officer in the 200 block of Rood Avenue.
■ Someone broke into a vehicle in the 1300 block of North 17th Street Sunday, causing a loss of less than $700.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:
■ Dustin James Deprospo, 25, of Grand Junction was jailed Friday on suspicion of theft, two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and three counts of distribution of a controlled substance.
■ Yonas Gezahigh Legesse, 20, of Forestville, Calif., was jailed Saturday on suspicion of second-degree aggravated motor vehicle theft.
■ Efran Lopez Mendoza, 18, of Phoenix was jailed Saturday on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle and first-degree criminal trespass of a motor vehicle.
■ Junior Salbador Robles, 30, of Grand Junction was jailed Sunday on suspicion of harassment, criminal mischief and second-degree burglary.
■ Christopher Gregory Stalnaker Jr., 20, of Glendale, Ariz., was jailed Saturday on suspicion of theft from a motor vehicle and first-degree criminal trespass of a motor vehicle.
■ A stolen vehicle was discovered Friday in a 400-foot ravine near De Beque.
According to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Department:
■ Brandi J. Herrera, 34, of Pagosa Springs was jailed Friday on suspicion of criminal mischief and third-degree criminal trespass.