Blotter: June 13, 2009

Clifton wife arrested

• A Clifton woman was arrested Thursday night after she reportedly became upset about missing out on eating cheeseburgers with her family, assaulted her husband and drove away from the house while drunk.
Angela Christina Elder, 38, 478 Meadowlark Way, was arrested on suspicion of harassment, driving under the influence, driving under suspension and possession of drug paraphernalia, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Elder’s husband told deputies that Christina Elder came home, found cheeseburger wrappers in the trash and got angry that she didn’t get a cheeseburger. He said she threw a bowl of beans in his face, hit him in the chest and dumped the kitchen trash.
She also tried scratching her neck, saying she was going to tell the police that her husband assaulted her so he would be arrested, according to an affidavit.
Deputies found Elder, who was intoxicated, a short distance from the house and arrested her.

Sexually violent predator

• Grand Junction police released new information Friday about a sexually violent predator living in Grand Junction.
Carl Vincent Avery, 44, 445 Chipeta Ave., No. 9, is now working at Schauenburg Flexadex, 2233 Sanford Drive, police said.
Avery was convicted of sexual assault in Mesa County in 1997 and 1998 and attempted sexual assault in Garfield County in 1999.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

• A thief entered a vehicle on Acrin Avenue and stole items valued at less than $1,000 on Thursday.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

• Luke Nolan Dewey, 22, 486 Mae St., No. 3, was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of felony criminal mischief.

• A man living in the 600 block of Colony Road reported Thursday that someone dented and scratched his car, causing an estimated $200 damage.


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