Blotter, Nov. 25, 2016

Stolen Ram truck sought

Authorities are asking for information related to the theft of a vehicle from Maxim Motors in March.

The vehicle, a white and silver 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 truck, was taken from the dealership at 2850 North Ave. on the night of March 17. Authorities believe the truck was taken between 6 p.m. March 17 and 8:45 a.m. the following day.

The truck, valued at more than $16,000, has a distinctive homemade trailer hitch built into the bed of the pickup.

Anyone with information related to the location of the stolen truck or the subjects involved in its theft is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 241-7867.

Information can be provided anonymously and can earn a cash reward up to $1,000 if it leads to an arrest. For information, visit


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office:

■ Deputies responded to a report of an unattended death in the 17000 block of DS Road on Thursday morning. Though the circumstances did not appear suspicious, the case remains open for investigation.

■ A juvenile was cited for alleged possession of marijuana by a minor on 
Nov. 14, after deputies responded to a report of runaway in the lobby of the Sheriff’s Office lobby.

■  A trailer in the 400 block of Countryside Lane was burglarized on Oct. 16, and $1,000 in property was reported stolen.

■ A firearm was reported stolen from a home in the 200 block of 27 Road on Nov. 13.

■ A bicycle was reported stolen from the 400 block of Royal Ann Way on Nov. 12.

■ Deputies are investigating a possible burglary that was reported in the 500 block of 31½ Road on Nov. 7.

■ Vandalism was reported in the 300 block of E½ Road on Nov. 13.

■ Theft from a vehicle in the 3000 block of D½ Road was reported on Nov. 14.

■ A 13-year-old boy was cited for theft on Nov. 15 in the 2000 block of U.S. Highway 6&50.

■ A license plate was reported stolen from the 500 block of Dodge Street on Nov. 18.

■ Authorities are investigating an alleged burglary that was reported Nov. 19 in the 2800 block of Alta Vista Drive.


The Grand Junction Police Department did not release reports on Thursday.


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No way that truck was worth more than $16,000…..

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