Blotter, Nov. 11, 2013

Brass knuckles in teen’s bra

The careful search of a Grand Junction teenager’s brassiere turned up illegal knuckle dusters after an argument between the girl and her mother, the Grand Junction Police Department reported.

Police responded to a disturbance caused by the mother and daughter in the 600 block of Gemstone Court shortly before noon Tuesday. During a search of the neighborhood, police found Brianna Compton, 18, hiding in some bushes near the scene. Compton was handcuffed and told police she found some brass knuckles while hiding in the bushes and decided to hide them in her bra, the police report said.

In the presence of an officer, the girl’s father and another witness, the knuckles were extracted from the undergarment and allowed to fall to the ground. Compton was issued a summons on suspicion of possessing an illegal weapon.

According to Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Derek Cuppett, 20, Brandi Thompson, 29, and an unidentified juvenile female, 17, were each issued a summons on suspicion of possessing marijuana and/or drug paraphernalia in the 2900 block of Orchard Avenue shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday.

■ Someone unlawfully entered a residence in the 2000 block of Kennedy Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Thursday and removed various items valued at $2,000.

■ John Bonati, 42, was issued a summons on suspicion of trespassing in the 200 block of North 14th Street.

■ A male may have sexually assaulted a female in the central part of the city around 3 a.m. Saturday.


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