Blotter, March 15, 2013

GJHS runaway is sought

Police are asking people to be on the lookout for a 14-year-old Grand Junction High School student who hasn’t contacted her family since Feb. 13.

The girl, Taylor Johnson, is considered a runaway and is believed to be with her 23-year-old boyfriend, Dylan Huston of Cedaredge, according to family members.

Johnson has brown hair and brown eyes. She weighs 130 pounds. Anyone with information about the case should call the Grand Junction Police Department at 242-6707.

Vandal strikes in Ridges


The Grand Junction Police Department is looking for the public’s help to identify and locate suspects involved in vandalizing several vehicles in The Ridges area of the Redlands.

Between March 4 and 5, vandals smashed windows on four vehicles, a Dodge Dakota, a Ford F150, a Honda Civic and a Pontiac Vibe. Total estimated property damage is more than $2,200.

Anyone with information in the case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 241-7867. People providing information that leads to an arrest can earn up to a $1,000 reward.


According to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Department:

■ Deputies responded to a report of a prairie dog in a building in the 1800 block of South Townsend Avenue on Wednesday. The animal left by the time deputies arrived.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Nathan Daniel Lemarr, 38, 2799 Patterson Road, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of three counts each of identity theft and criminal possession of a financial device, theft of less than $500 for purse snatching and first-degree criminal trespassing of a vehicle.

■ Someone stole a vehicle valued at more than $1,000 from the 200 block of West Kennedy Avenue on Wednesday.

■ Someone entered a vehicle, removed keys for another vehicle and stole the second vehicle in the 200 block of Arlington Drive on Monday.


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