Blotter, May 17, 2013

Delta dog hurt by gunshot

The Delta Police Department is looking for information about a possible gunshot wound to a family pet.

The dog’s owner said the adult tan boxer mix pet was apparently shot by a pellet gun or a .22-caliber gun sometime Monday while the animal was contained in the owner’s yard near 11th and A streets in town.

The dog is being treated for serious intestinal damage from the wound.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the department at 874-7676, Delta Dispatch at 874-2015 or the Delta County Area Crime Stoppers at 874-8810.

Arson fire damages pavilion


Crime Stoppers of Mesa County is asking for help in learning who set fire to a trash can placed under the south picnic pavilion in the Little Salt Wash Park, 1135 18 Road in Fruita.

The fire, which officials are calling an arson, burned the pavilion roof, causing more than $5,000 in damage.

The incident occurred sometime between 11 p.m. May 2 and 7 a.m. May 3.

To report information to help the Fruita Police Department solve this crime, or any other, call 241-7867.

Information that leads to an arrest can pay up to $1,000.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ A burglar broke into a residence Monday in the 200 block of 27 3/8 Road and took property valued at less than $20,000.

■ An employee of a construction company in the 2300 block of River Road reported Tuesday that several pieces of copper were stolen from the business’s property.

■ A burglar entered an apartment in the 1900 block of Barcelona Way on May 8, causing about $500 in damage and taking items valued at less than $500.

■ A weapon was fired at a man Wednesday while he was outside apartments in the 300 block of Chipeta Avenue.


According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

■ Charles Cannon, 22, of Parachute was jailed Wednesday on suspicion of criminal mischief.


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