Blotter: May 09, 2009
Wrestler’s hearing set
• James Conrardy, 18, was formally advised Friday morning in Denver County Court on a single felony count of unlawful sexual contact by force, a class-four felony. A preliminary hearing was scheduled for June 18.
Conrardy was arrested April 25 on allegations that he fondled a 15-year-old girl who was staying at a Denver hotel in late February during the Colorado high school wrestling tournament.
Conrardy, who won a state championship at 140 pounds in Class 4A, signed a letter of intent last fall to wrestle for Mesa State College. He is free on $10,000 bond.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
• A burglar broke into a home in the 2000 block of Skyline Drive on Wednesday and stole a computer valued at $650, while causing about $150 damage to the carpet.
• Damage estimated at $1,000 was reported to several pieces of construction equipment in the 1400 block of Mesa Avenue on Thursday.
• Robert J. Squires, 19, 2910 North Ave., No. 14B, was arrested Wednesday in the area of North Avenue and North 23rd Street on suspicion of possession of under a gram of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
• A burglar broke into a home Wednesday in the 100 block of Power Road and stole money and jewelry valued at more than $1,000.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:
• A woman in Mack reported that her fiance’s ex-wife attempted to run her off the road Thursday in the 1900 block of 9 Road. She claimed it was the third such incident in two weeks.
• Property valued at about $100 was reported stolen Thursday from the backyard of a residence in the 600 block of Colony Road.
• A vandal caused approximately $2,000 in damage Thursday to a car parked in the 400 block of Ol Sun Drive.
• A woman reported that seven copper solar lights were taken from her front yard in the 3000 block of North Ronlin Place. The lights were believed to have been stolen sometime between 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday and 5:30 a.m. on Thursday.