Blotter, March 20, 2014

Student pulled from mud

A student sank into the mud in the Colorado River and could not get out the morning of Feb. 25, according to the Palisade Police Department. The effort to rescue the boy required seven men using a rope to pull the student from the water. The student was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Officers are investigating a report of a man being assaulted in the 300 block of Ouray Avenue on March 6.

■  Starlynn Griffin, 36, received a summons on suspicion of illegal camping near the Riverfront Trail on March 1.

■  David Fine, 48, was arrested March 13 on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving with a suspended license, failing to provide proof of vehicle insurance and careless driving after being contacted by officers in the 900 block of First Street.

■  Kenneth Sample, 44, received a summons March 13 on suspicion of trespassing in the area of 1600 North Avenue.

■  Brent Boren, 44, was arrested March 16 on suspicion of felony menacing and prohibited use of a weapon pertaining to a domestic violence crime in the 1100 block of Micaelas Court.

■  Matthew Scott Tait, 21, received a summons March 16 on suspicion of second-degree criminal trespassing after being in a vehicle in the 1500 block of North Seventh Street.

■  Steven Jones, 21, received a summons on suspicion of shoplifting items valued at less than $500 at Mesa Mall, 2464 U.S. Highway 6&50.

■  Items valued at more than $2,000 were stolen from a maintenance shed owned by the city of Grand Junction on March 14.

■  Items valued at more than $1,500 were stolen from a business in the 700 block of Horizon Drive.

■ A vehicle valued at more than $2,000 was stolen from the 500 block of Grand Avenue on March 14.

■  Items valued at less than $2,000 were stolen from the garage of a home in the 1100 block of White Avenue on March 17.

■  Items valued at less than $2,000 were stolen from a home in the 2900 block of D 1/2 Road on March 18.


According to the Palisade Police Department:

■ Items were taken from the Palisade Pharmacy the night of Feb. 26.

■  Officers were dispatched to a home in the 100 block of N. Bower after an elderly woman reported a child had been putting cats under the trailer. The woman said she had never seen the child do it, but assumed the child had been doing it because the cats were there. Officers found a small hole on the skirting of the trailer where cats could enter.

■  Officers were dispatched to a report of suspicious juveniles in the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue on Feb. 28. Members of an area church youth group were playing hide and seek.

■  Officers assisted the Colorado Department of Transportation with a large rockfall in De Beque Canyon on March 1.


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