Blotter, March 19, 2013

Drug possession alleged

Alesha Murray, 25, was arrested Saturday afternoon at 3246 1/2 Front St., Clifton, on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, distribution of a controlled substance, criminal impersonation and driving with expired plates and a revoked license, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.

During a traffic stop, a deputy found hypodermic needles, a scale, small plastic bags and glass pipes in the car Murray was driving, according to an arrest report. A Grand Junction police officer found a bag of suspected methamphetamine on Murray.

A passenger in the car, William Ted Polleck, 30, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia.

Man accused of car damage

Neil Veitch, 22, was arrested Saturday at C&F Food Store, 2847 North Ave., on suspicion of damaging property and obstructing police officers.

A woman said she was driving east on North Avenue near 28 1/2 Road at 12:49 a.m. Saturday when she noticed a man walking in the road, according to a summons given to Veitch. When she slowed her vehicle and stopped, Veitch allegedly jumped on the hood of her car, stomped on the hood and roof and stomped on the car’s windshield. The woman said she started to drive and Veitch rolled off her car, according to the summons.

The woman told officers the man who jumped on her car was carrying cans of soda and had been throwing them.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Arleta Aguilar, 32, was arrested Friday at 2836 North Ave. on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct.

■ Nicholas Goff, 31, was arrested March 12 at 1151 Belford Ave. on suspicion of assault, harassment and providing a false name to officers.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ Someone broke two windows at Chatfield Elementary School, 3188 D 1/2 Road, sometime Wednesday evening.

■ Someone burglarized a shed in the 1700 block of L 1/2 Road sometime between Feb. 1 and Saturday.


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