Blotter, May 3, 2013



Gun threat alleged

A man suspected of pointing a gun at another person is alleged to have sped away from Grand Junction police when they attempted to contact him about the incident.

On Wednesday, police attempted a high-risk traffic stop of a silver Lexus they believe was being driven by Anthony Milnes, 24, in the area of the Interstate 70 Business Loop and 30 Road, according to an affidavit. Police were investigating a report that Milnes pointed a pistol at someone earlier that day.

According to police, Milnes sped off despite being ordered at gunpoint to exit the car. With police in pursuit, Milnes allegedly jumped out of the car as it approached the intersection of D 1/2 and Doris roads. The car crashed into a fence at 449 Doris Road.

After a foot chase, police apprehended Milnes and found a bag with suspected narcotics in his possession, according to an affidavit. A 9mm pistol was found in a yard nearby, and Milnes was in possession of a magazine loaded with three 9mm bullets, police allege.

Milnes was arrested on suspicion of vehicular eluding, possession of a controlled substance, tampering with physical evidence and obstructing a peace officer.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Zacharia Abeyta, 35, is suspected of driving under the influence of drugs and possession of less than two grams of methamphetamine.

■ Alvaro Carbajal, 19, was issued a summons on suspicion of theft and committing an unlawful act on a theft-detection device on April 21 at Walmart, 2881 North Ave.

■ Cindy Bue, 50, is accused of disorderly conduct, disturbing the peace, and interfering with officers.

■ Joshua Karnath, 18; Manuel Hernandez, 19; Sir Wright, 18; Robin Love, 19; and Antonio Clark, 18, were all arrested on suspicion of disorderly conduct after an alleged fight at Colorado Mesa University’s Tolman Hall on April 28.

■ Someone entered a vehicle at 655 Struthers Ave. on April 21 and stole property valued at less than $1,000.

■ Someone caused more than $1,000 in damage to a building at 2894 North Ave. on April 26.

■ Someone unlawfully entered a vehicle in the 2800 block of North Avenue on April 27 and removed property valued at less than $500.

■ Someone entered a vehicle in the 1100 block of Hill Avenue on April 28 and stole property valued at less than $500.

■ Someone caused a loss of less than $500 when they attempted to enter a building in the 2800 block of Landing View Lane on April 26.

■ Someone entered a vehicle in the 600 block of 29 3/8 Road on April 29 and stole property valued at more than $1,000.

■ Someone vandalized a motorcycle parked in the 900 block of Elm Avenue on April 25, causing a loss of more than $1,000.

■ Someone entered a fenced yard in the 1300 block of Bunting Avenue on April 25 and stole property valued at less than $500 from a garage.


According to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Department:

■ Fernando Pena-Gutierrez, 29, is accused of domestic violence, third-degree assault and child abuse.

■ Wesley Dean, 28, is accused of public intoxication and violating a protection order.

■ Mary Cleman, 35, is accused of domestic violence and harassment.


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