Blotter: March 08, 2009

Man accused of gun theft

• Travis Collings, 30, was arrested Thursday in the 400 block of Pitkin Avenue on suspicion of stealing a gun from A Pawn Shop, 353 Pitkin Ave., and resisting arrest when officers contacted him, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.

Principal reports dealer

• Grand Mesa Middle School’s principal advised deputies Friday that a man was trying to sell students marijuana in the 500 block of 31 1/2 Road, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The suspect left on foot and is described as an 18-year-old, white man wearing a red jacket, blue jeans and Nike shoes.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Two glass doors were broken Thursday in the 500 block of 28 1/4 Road, causing more than $1,000 in damage.

•  A vehicle valued at less than $1,000 was stolen Friday from Grand Avenue and 27th Street.

•  Someone cut through a chain-link fence Friday to gain entrance to a business in the 600 block of South 12th Street and stole items valued at more than $1,000.

•  A financial device was stolen Friday in the 2400 block of F Road, causing the owner a loss of more than $1,000.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Approximately $3,000 in damage was done Friday to a home in the 400 block of Meadowlark Way.

•  Someone used a rock to break a window in the 500 block of 29 Road, causing approximately $500 damage.

•  A back window of a vehicle was broken by a brick in the 400 block of 30 1/2 Road, causing $300 damage.

•  Deputies on Friday recovered a vehicle that had been reported stolen Tuesday. The vehicle was in the 800 block of 21 Road, parked at a vacant residence.


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