Blotter: March 22, 2009

Girl accused of obstruction

• A 15-year-old girl was arrested Saturday morning and placed in the custody of the Department of Youth Corrections on suspicion of obstructing police officers, kicking a police officer and being in possession of an illegal knife.
According to Grand Junction Police Department Sgt. Dave Stassen, police were responding to a fight downtown at 5 a.m., and as they approached the scene, “a bunch of kids took off running.” Police tried to contact the 15-year-old girl, and “she began kicking and punching,” Stassen said.

Man says dogs being hurt

• A Grand Junction man told a Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputy Friday he believes someone is trying to harm his dogs at his residence in the 2900 block of North Avenue.
The man said he found his dogs Friday morning with motor oil on their necks, and that one of them was off its leash. The man’s yard does not have a fence.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Amanda Oliver, 33, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of assaulting a nurse at St. Mary’s Hospital.

•  Someone stole prescription drugs Friday from an unlocked residence on the south side of Grand Junction. The loss is estimated to be less than $500.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  A burglar cut a hole in a fence and opened several storage sheds and trailers in the 2000 block of 45 1/2 Road on Friday. The reporting party did not know if anything was stolen, but property damage is estimated to be $210.


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