Blotter, March 1, 2013

Break-in at chicken roost

A man forced entry into Fly’n Roosters, 200 W. Grand Ave., causing more than $1,000 damage and stealing more than $1,000 in items on Feb. 11, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.

The man is described as a white, skinny man in his 20s with a buzzed haircut. He may have facial hair around his mouth and was seen on surveillance video wearing a long, dark coat with a light-colored hood, dark baggy pants and light-colored tennis shoes.

The video can be seen at

Anyone with information about this crime and man should call Crime Stoppers at 241-7867. Callers will remain anonymous, and information leading to an arrest could earn a person up to $1,000 cash.

Woman reports near grab


A woman reported Saturday that she was walking in a parking lot in the 1900 block of North First Street when she passed a pickup truck with a man in it, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.

The woman said the man offered her a ride, which she declined. The man then got out of the truck, and the woman started to run away. She told authorities the man tried to grab her. An investigation is ongoing.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Someone stole less than $20,000 worth of plumbing and heating components Saturday from a construction site in the 2000 block of Summerhill Court.

■ A prescription fraud report was made Monday in the 400 block of North First Street. The investigation is ongoing.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ An altercation between two students was reported Thursday at Mount Garfield Middle School. No charges were filed.

■ Megan Courtney O’Keeffe, 30, 454 Pera St., in Clifton, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of third-degree assault and two warrants.

■ A report of a sex offense was made Wednesday in the 300 block of Red Lane. An investigation is ongoing.

■ A child reportedly was bullied on a school bus Tuesday. The case is being investigated.

■ A sex offense was reported Monday in the 2900 block of North Avenue. An investigation is ongoing.


According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

■ A theft was reported Wednesday outside New Castle. The case is being investigated.


According to the Montrose Police Department:

■ Someone in the 1200 block of North Townsend Avenue reported Wednesday theft, forgery, identity theft and illegal use of a transaction device. An investigation continues.

■ An investigation is ongoing into a report of child abuse made Wednesday in the 700 block of North Second Street.

■ An 18-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl were ticketed Wednesday on suspicion of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia by people under the age of 21 in the 1800 block of St. Mary’s Drive.

■ A theft was reported Wednesday in the 700 block of South Fourth Street.


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