Blotter, Nov. 22, 2012
Gas field workers injured
Two employees at the Bill Barrett Corp. Dry Canyon compressor station in northeastern Utah were injured in a fire that caused extensive damage to the facility, and the Utah State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating its cause, according to a company press release.
The fire, which was extinguished Wednesday, was limited to the compressor station site, which is in the West Tavaputs gas field in the Uinta Basin.
The two employees are being treated at the University of Utah Hospital Burn Center.
Vehicle break-ins in Fruita
Someone broke into two vehicles in two adjacent blocks of Quartz Drive on Nov. 15, according to the Fruita Police Department.
Unknown suspects entered an unlocked vehicle in the 700 block and stole items valued at less than $500. Then, suspects entered an unlocked vehicle in the 600 block, removing items valued at less than $500.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
■ Someone removed property valued at less than $500 from a business in the 2500 block of Rimrock Avenue on Monday.
■ Someone took a bicycle valued at less than $500 from a garage in the 800 block of Glenwood Avenue on Nov. 9.
■ Latecia Galindo, 23, and a 17-year-old female were issued summonses Tuesday on suspicion they attempted to conceal property and leave Walmart, 2881 North Ave., without paying.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:
■ Someone took about $800 of items from a vehicle Nov. 15 in the 11000 block of Colorado Highway 65.
■ Someone keyed a vehicle while in the parking lot at Central High School on Friday, causing more than $1,500 in damage.
■ Someone caused an estimated $800 damage to a home Friday in the 500 block of Serenade Drive.
■ Ryder Mark Erickson, 20, of Grand Junction was jailed Tuesday on suspicion of harassment and third-degree assault.
■ Timothy Wayne Fischer, 40, of Grand Junction was jailed Tuesday on suspicion of driving with a restrained license, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a financial device and possession of weapons by a previous offender.
According to the Fruita Police Department:
■ A 15-year-old male was issued a summons Nov. 4 on suspicion of taking an iPod Touch valued at more than $200 from a locker at a school.
■ Someone took a bicycle valued at more than $100 from a home in the 300 block of North Coulson Street on Nov. 10.
■ Dixie Riddle, 22, was issued a summons Nov. 10 on suspicion of concealing air fresheners in her purse and leaving a store in the 1100 block of U.S. Highway 6&50 without paying.
■ Someone took a purse valued around $100 from a garage in the 200 block of Vista Valley Drive on Nov. 11.
■ Someone broke the rear window of a vehicle Nov. 13 in the 600 block of Silverplume Drive, causing about $200 in damage.
■ Someone broke the driver’s side window of a vehicle Nov. 13 in the 1000 block of Cedar Way, causing about $200 in damage.
■ Someone entered a business in the 500 block of West Aspen Avenue through a roof-level window Sunday and did an undetermined amount of damage.