Blotter, June 25, 2014
Warrant issued in shooting
Delta police officers have issued a warrant for a suspect in connection with a drive-by shooting on Sunday in Delta. Authorities are seeking Roberto Nieto, 30, a resident of Delta or Montrose. Nieto is described as 5-feet, 11-inches tall, 200 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He wears glasses and has multiple tattoos on his arms, chest and throat. Nieto is wanted on suspicion of felony menacing, possession of a weapon by a previous offender and reckless endangerment. Anyone with information on the location of Roberto Nieto is encouraged to contact the Delta Police Department at 970-874-7676.
Shed destroyed in fire
Fire officials with the Grand Junction Fire Department responded on Monday night to a fire on South Redlands Road, which is believed to have begun as a weed fire that spread to a nearby shed.
The fire, east of 310 South Redlands Road, was under control quickly, officials said, but the shed was a total loss, with damages of $5,000. No injuries were reported, and the cause is undetermined at this time.
Fire damages house
Firefighters with the Grand Junction Fire Department were called to a vacant house on fire at 549 Normandy Way on Monday night. The home was being remodeled and was vacant. Smoke and flames were coming from the home’s living room, according to fire officials. Damages are estimated at $50,000. The cause of the blaze is being investigated.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
■ M’Lisa Emert, 48, was arrested on suspicion of driving with a broken windshield, failing to stop for police, providing a false name and was determined to have three active warrants out for her arrest. Daniel Emert, 44, was arrested on suspicion of attempting to hide methamphetamine and a glass pipe under the vehicle. The couple was booked into jail on June 12.
■ Someone took a wallet from a business in the 600 block of Market Street and used the credit cards.
■ Amy Mushrush, 37, was contacted in the 400 block of N. Third Street on June 19 and received a summons on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
■ James Easterling, 52, received a summons Saturday on suspicion of drinking alcohol in public after being contacted in the 400 block of Gunnison Avenue.
■ Brandon Craven, 28, Grand Junction, received a summons Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol in the area of First Street and Belford Avenue.
■ Robert Knight, 42, received a summons Sunday on suspicion of being intoxicated in the roadway in the area of South Fifth Street and Main Street.
■ Sebastian Hartman, 22, received a summons on suspicion of driving with a suspended driver’s license in the area of North Third Street and North Avenue on Sunday.
■ Andrew Martinez, 26, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of two counts of assault, two counts of harassment, obstructing telephone communication, criminal mischief and a parole hold at a home in the 1300 block of Grand Avenue on Sunday.
■ Items valued at less than $2,000 were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 1800 block of David Street on Sunday.
■ Items valued at less than $2,000 were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 2800 block of Grizzly Court on Saturday.
■ Kathern Knight, 34, received a summons on suspicion of driving with a suspended license after she was contacted in the area of Colorado Highway 340 and Monument Road.
■ Patricia Odell, 31, received a summons on suspicion of shoplifting items valued at less than $50 from Walmart, 2881 North Ave. on Sunday.
■ Israel Lopez Molinar, 24, Clifton, received a summons on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol in the area of Riverside Parkway and High Country Court on Sunday.
■ Colton Miller, 20, and Dillon Anderson, 19, both received summonses on suspicion of shoplifting items valued at less than $300 at Walmart, 2545 Rimrock Ave.