Blotter: June 03, 2009

Man accused of selling fake IDs to police officer

• Eliuu Franco-Olmos, 30, Carbondale, was arrested last week on suspicion of selling a pair of fake identification cards to an undercover detective for $150, according to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Department. Franco-Olmos faces charges of forgery, possession of forged instruments and possession of a forgery device.
Franco-Olmos’ computer hardware and software was seized as evidence, authorities said, and various other fake IDs and a bogus Colorado temporary vehicle registration tag were also recovered.

Wife of escape suspect scheduled to make plea

• Marilynn A. Johnson, 47, the wife of 41-year-old jail escapee Shane Johnson, is now scheduled for a plea hearing on July 2 in Mesa County District Court. She is charged with felony aiding escape, conspiracy and introduction of contraband, related to Shane Johnson’s escape from the Mesa County Jail on Sept. 9, 2008.

Damage could top $10K in home burglary, vandalism

• The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said damage may top $10,000 after a burglary at a home at 3156 F 3/4 Road last weekend. According to report, someone broke into the home and fired a BB gun at walls, fireplace doors, interior and exterior doors, windows and new flooring. A sink inside a laundry room was dismantled, flooding a portion of the home.
Sheriff’s investigators said the homeowner lives out of state, and the damage was discovered by local residents who’d agreed to watch the home. There are no suspects.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Someone late Sunday or early Monday tried to pry open the rear door of Carmike Cinema 7, 24 1/2 Road. The building wasn’t entered, and damage was estimated at under $500. Police spokeswoman Kate Porras said it’s unknown whether the incident is related to the gunpoint robbery of a manager around 12:30 a.m. Monday at the theater.

• A man was assaulted while walking home in the 1500 block of U.S. Highway 50 around 11:30 p.m. Monday. The four suspects approached the alleged victim in a sport utility vehicle, got out and began hitting him. Suspect information wasn’t provided.

• Someone between May 1 and May 26 burglarized a pair of buildings in the 300 block of 27 1/2 Road, causing damage estimated at more than $1,000.

• Someone on Friday broke into a car parked in the 200 block of Coventry Court and stole more than $1,000 in property.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

• A De Beque man on Monday reported someone had cut into the top of his Corvette convertible, which was parked in the 4600 block of W Road.

According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

• A woman reported on Monday someone broke into her home near Rifle, 27653 U.S. Highway 6, and stole a jar full of pennies worth about $15, along with a computer monitor.
uE06E A man reported on Monday that approximately $700 in personal belongings were missing from his storage unit near Rifle at 27955 U.S. Highway 6.


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