Blotter: March 30, 2009

Assault by boy suspected

• A juvenile boy is suspected of illegally attempting to enter a residence in the northeast part of the city Saturday. The juvenile also is suspected of assaulting two people, including a peace officer.
The case is under investigation, so no further information was released, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.

Harassment alleged

• Josue Gomez, 33, was arrested and ticketed Friday on suspicion of driving with a denied/cancelled license, harassment and disorderly conduct.
Another man also is suspected of taking part in the alleged harassment and disorderly conduct.
The case is under investigation, so no further information was released, according to the Police Department.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Nathan Mullenax, 24, Michael Hupke, 21, and Sloan White, 20, were arrested Thursday on suspicion of cultivation of marijuana and possession of more than one gram of marijuana, both felonies, after an investigation revealed the three allegedly were involved in growing marijuana inside a home in the 1600 block of North 15th Street.

•  Valentina Whyte-Begay, 44, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of DUI and two counts of vehicular eluding. Whyte-Begay did not pull over when two separate police cars tried to stop her on 25 1/2 Road.

•  A burglar entered a building in the 1000 block of Bunting Avenue on Friday and stole computer equipment valued at more than $1,000.

•  A burglar entered a home through an unlocked bathroom door Friday, stealing more than $1,000 in items. An address wasn’t given.

•  The return of a silver 2000 Lincoln four-door vehicle is being refused to the reporting party. The vehicle is valued at more than $1,000. The case was reported Friday.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

• Steven Richard Manzanares, 22, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of vehicle trespassing, theft of less than $400, resisting arrest, obstructing an officer and conspiracy.

•  Timothy Paul Pearce Jr., 19, was arrested Sunday, on suspicion of criminal attempt and harassment.


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