Blotter: March 06, 2009

Info on burglaries sought

• Grand Junction police need help identifying possible suspects who burglarized three residences in the area of Grand Vista Way and 26 1/2 Road on Tuesday.
Both suspects were described as white males in their late teens to early 20s. One was estimated to be 5 feet, 11 inches tall and 230 pounds. The other suspect was described as 6 feet tall and 190 pounds. The subjects left evidence at one residence when they were discovered and fled the scene.
Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers at 241-7867.

Cops: Watch for wildlife

• The Colorado State Patrol would like to remind drivers to be alert to the possibility of encountering wildlife on the highways.
At dusk and dawn, wildlife encounters are more likely and driving slower is one way to protect yourself when driving in wildlife areas. Pay attention to wildlife signs that are posted in areas that have shown an increased likelihood of wildlife encounters in studies done by the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Colorado Division of Wildlife.
If you do encounter an animal, brake. Don’t swerve to avoid the animal. Hitting the animal may be the best option. Swerving increases the risk of a more serious accident.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Robert Morlock, 52, was arrested on suspicion of causing serious injury to a woman’s face and head with a flashlight. When contacted by police, he resisted arrest, locking himself in a shed.

•   Wendi Lee Doremus, 30, was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting at 200 Rood Ave.

•   Ericka Gomez, 26, was arrested on suspicion of assault and theft that took place at 2414 F Road.

•   Someone used another person’s identity from 875 Main St., causing the victim financial problems.

•  Amon Jacob Hall, 36, was arrested on suspicion of possession of more than one gram of cocaine during a traffic stop.

•  Jesus Bailon, 29, was arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs when officers contacted him on an outstanding warrant.

•  A vehicle valued at more than $1,000 was stolen from an enclosed yard at a business on the 700 block of 21 1/2 Road.

•  A thief stole a wallet from an apartment in the downtown area when the victim left the apartment for a short period of time.

•  Barbara A Fannon, 30, was arrested in the 400 block of Ouray Avenue on suspicion of possession of controlled substances.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Christopher Romero, 44, was arrested on outstanding warrants by deputies in the 400 block of 1/2 E Valley Road in Clifton. He is suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run accident in Delta.

• A resident in the 2900 block of Texas Avenue reported someone may have turned on a back water spigot and let water trickle out. The resident reported an increase from 3700 gallons to 26,200 gallons in a month.

•  A bicycle valued at $300 was stolen from a parking lot at 11011 Colorado Highway 65.

According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Jason Ray Dominguez, 24, was arrested after allegedly eluding deputies near Rifle. He was contacted at his home later and arrested for outstanding warrants and suspicion of eluding law enforcement.

• A missing vehicle from the Silt area was recovered in the New Castle area.

•  A voltage regulator mounted on a power pole was shot outside the Loma area on Colorado Highway 139. The cost to fix the damage was approximately $5,000.

•  A 1932 replica of a Studebaker truck was reported stolen from an unlocked storage unit in the Silt area.

•  Deputies issued a summons to a male on East Silverbell Place in Battlement Mesa on suspicion of child abuse.

•  Kenneth John Lloyd Dansby, 54, and Michael Ganzel, 43, were issued summonses for disorderly conduct after being contacted by deputies on the railroad tracks in Glenwood Springs.

•  Approximately $60 worth of fuel was stolen, and $1,800 of vehicle damage was reported in the 6000 block of Colorado Road 331 in Silt.


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