Blotter: May 18, 2009
Wire stolen from business
Grand Junction police said approximately 300 feet of copper wiring was reported stolen after a burglary at a business in Leland Avenue industrial park off 24 Road. Owners of the business, which wasn’t identified by police, reported the thefts on Thursday evening. The estimated loss was less than $20,000
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
• Misha Gutierrez, 23, 3081 30 Road, was arrested Saturday at Fourth Street and Pitkin Avenue on suspicion of second-degree assault, criminal impersonation, second-degree burglary and misdemeanor tampering.
• Several cellular phones valued at more than $1,000 total were stolen off display racks Friday at the AT&T store at Mesa Mall, 2454 U.S. Highway 6&50.
• Property valued at more than $1,000 was reported stolen Thursday from Far East Restaurant, 1530 North Ave.
• A thief stole another person’s identity to obtain a credit card, which was used Wednesday at business at 636 Market St. The loss was estimated at less than $500.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:
• A woman reported someone had thrown “dry ice bombs” onto her property Friday night in the 500 block of Liberty Cap Court. She requested extra patrols between 10 p.m. and midnight on Fridays.
• Several bones discovered Saturday off U.S. Highway 50 near mile marker 46, near the Mesa-Delta county line, were determined to have been an animal’s. The bones were examined by the Mesa County Coroner’s Office.