Blotter, Nov. 1, 2012

Central briefly locked down

Central High School was briefly locked down Wednesday morning after a teenager reported seeing a firearm in a vehicle near the school, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies searched the area but couldn’t find the vehicle. The school locked down starting around 10:30 a.m. before resuming normal operations around 11 a.m. Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman

Heather Benjamin said it wasn’t clear if vehicle in question was ever on school grounds.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Mary Smith-Ruetter, 75, vagrant, was issued a summons early Monday morning in the 200 block of North Fourth Street on suspicion of trespassing.

■  David Toth, 26, was issued a summons Monday morning in the 200 block of North Avenue on suspicion of unlawfully carrying an eight-inch kitchen knife concealed in the back pocket of his pants.

■  Someone drained the transmission fluid from a vehicle parked in the 3100 block of D Road Monday afternoon, causing a loss of more than $1,000.

■  Items valued at less than $1,000 were stolen Monday night from a vehicle parked in the 2100 block of Standing Rock Drive.

■  A purse was stolen Tuesday morning from a vehicle parked in the 500 block of Main Street, causing a loss of less than $500.

■  Michael Mink, 26, was issued a summons Tuesday evening in the 500 block of Ute Avenue on suspicion of disorderly conduct.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■  Deputies responded to a report of an assault in the 3200 block of the Interstate 70 Business Loop Sunday morning.

■  Deputies assisted a man with a stalled vehicle near D and 29 roads Monday afternoon and discovered his driver’s license was revoked. The man was arrested.


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