Blotter: June 04, 2009

Roof jumper dies of injuries

• The Grand Junction man who reportedly jumped May 27 from the roof of Ruby Canyon Cycles has died.
Christopher J. Eastman, 23,  died as a result of head injuries, the Mesa County Coroner’s Office said in a release Wednesday.
The Coroner’s Office ruled Eastman’s death an accident.

Man accused of child porn

• Marc Lindholm, 52, of Edwards, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of sexual exploitation of a child for allegedly possessing 20 or more images of child pornography, according to the Eagle County Sheriff’s Department.
The Sheriff’s Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation jointly investigated Lindholm’s case before his arrest, the Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.

Cops seek ATV thieves

• Crime Stoppers is asking for public help in finding the person or people who stole two all-terrain vehicles May 30 from the driveway of a house being built in the 21000 block of Little Park Road in Glade Park.
The ATVs are a green 2006 Polaris 800 Sportsman and a green 2009 Polaris 550 XP. The ATVs are estimated to be worth more than $15,000.
Anyone with information about this crime can call 241-7867 or 1-800-221-7867. Calls are anonymous.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

• Ronald Gordon Burns, 50, 2205 N. 13th St., was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of auto theft, theft of between $1,000 and $20,000, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving while his driver’s license was suspended.

• Police received a report Tuesday that a juvenile girl was sexually assaulted. An investigation is ongoing.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

• Gary Wayne Petticrew, 33, 56484 OE Road in Collbran, was arrested on suspicion of two counts of failing to register as a sex offender and tampering with a witness.

• Deputies assisted the Grand Junction Police Department in locating a stolen vehicle Tuesday. The 1994 Dodge Dakota, reported stolen from Grand Junction, was found in the De Beque Park and Ride off Interstate 70. The truck was towed back to Grand Junction as evidence.

According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

•A man reported Tuesday that a small vehicle, possibly an older Volkswagen Beetle, was driving on the grass at a golf course outside Rifle.


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