Blotter: March 28, 2009
Warrants served on 26
• The Grand Junction Police Department and the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department served 26 municipal arrest warrants Thursday as part of a sweep.
Police spokeswoman Kate Porras said residents arrested on the outstanding warrants were brought to City Hall to face a municipal judge, while those who couldn’t pay bonds on the warrants were taken to Mesa County Jail.
It wasn’t clear how many people were jailed.
Failure to register alleged
• Ky L. Bradley, 19, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of failure to register as a sex offender.
Bradley allegedly was kicked out of his home March 13 and failed to get back in touch with law enforcement, according to an arrest affidavit. Bradley was required to register after his conviction in Garfield County on Dec. 26, 2006, for sexual assault on a child by a person in a position of trust.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
• A paint-ball gun was fired at city property in the area of 28 1/2 and Patterson roads on Wednesday. Damage was estimated at less than $500.
• Billy Jack George, 28, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of breaking into a business in the 1100 block of North Avenue and stealing more than $1,000 in cash.
• An item valued at more than $1,000 was reported stolen Thursday on Teller Avenue.
• Financial information was stolen from a business Thursday at 2496 U.S. Highway 6&50.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:
• A 54-year-old man showed up drunk at the Mesa County Justice Center on Thursday and was given a voluntary ride to Colorado West Mental Health.
• Property valued at $200 was stolen Thursday from the exterior of a home in the 400 block of 1/2 Cougar Run Court.
• Entry was attempted at a rental property at 679 Serenade Street on Thursday. Deputies contacted the landlord, and the incident was deemed civil.
• A girl’s BMX bicycle was found abandoned in the 200 block of Arlington Drive, after an anonymous caller Thursday reported seeing someone throw it from the back of a truck.