Blotter: June 11, 2009

Cops looking for vandals

• Crime Stoppers is asking the public for help in finding the person who damaged the landscaping at 345 Hillcrest Ave.
At about 7:30 p.m. on June 3, a newer-model, black, four-door pickup was seen driving on newly laid sod at the KREX television studio.
The driver of the truck caused about $1,000 in damage at KREX. Anyone with information about this crime should call 241-7867. Calls are anonymous.

Bike worth $2,500 stolen

• A bicycle valued at $2,500 was stolen Tuesday from the 200 block of Golden Bear Drive outside Carbondale, according to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department.
The man who reported his bicycle stolen told deputies he left his bike unattended for two hours, and it was gone when he returned for it.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

• Shawn David Biggins, 43, 1011 Rood Ave., Unit C, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of menacing, disorderly conduct and reckless endangerment.

• Curtis Wayne Blake, 18, 1825 David St. No. 2, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

• Gerald Duane Tweten Jr., 424 32 Road, No. 35, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of criminal impersonation.

• Someone stole items valued at more than $1,000 from an unlocked vehicle parked in the 500 block of Rio Verde Lane.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

• A home in the 10 block of Madeira Court was egged and toilet-papered sometime late Monday night or Tuesday morning.

• Someone in the 2200 block of Kingston Road reported Tuesday that a person or people had attempted to glue the locks and keyed the side of a 1998 Toyota Camry. Damage was about $500.

• A woman reported that $2,400 in property had been stolen from her locked residence in the 400 block of 32 Road.


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