Blotter, Nov. 27, 2012
Exploding Pringles can?
A Clifton man reported finding a suspicious Pringles can near his home Saturday evening, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.
The man told deputies he heard a loud explosion outside his home at 7:15 p.m. Saturday and then something “pepper” the side of his house. He grabbed his gun and went outside to investigate, finding the Pringles can in an intersection south of his residence in the 400 block of 32 Road, deputies report.
The can had several small holes in it and a silver-gray residue inside it, and smelled like fireworks residue, deputies said.
Internet safety class tonight
The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department and Crime Stoppers of Mesa County will host “Internet Safety for Kids: A Parent’s Guide” at 7:30 tonight in the Grand Junction High School auditorium.
The class is free and open to parents with children of all ages, and will focus on Internet safety and how to teach it to kids, as well as cyber security.
Go to http://www.mesacountysafekids.com for information.
TV football leads to fight
Bryan Trent Lambert, 32, 590 28 1/2 Road, was arrested Sunday night on suspicion of burglary, assault and menacing.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department, Lambert and the victim were watching football and drinking alcohol at a residence in the 500 block of 29 Road when they got into a physical struggle. The victim told deputies and Grand Junction police that he left and went home, but returned to get his cellphone.
Lambert then threatened the victim and broke a window of the vehicle the victim was driving, according to the Sheriff’s Department. Lambert went to the victim’s home and entered without permission, deputies report, hitting the victim and making threats until the victim hit Lambert with a baseball bat.
Lambert was combative with law enforcement officers, deputies report, and was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital before being booked into Mesa County Jail.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
■ Items valued at less than $500 were taken Saturday from several unlocked vehicles parked in the 1300 block of Elm Avenue. The property was later recovered.
■ Damin Pugh, 21, was issued a summons Saturday afternoon in the 1300 block of 21st Street on suspicion of possessing salvia divinorum, a controlled substance.
■ Lorin Eric Hunt, 47, 1630 Dolores St., was arrested Saturday afternoon at B 3/4 and 27 roads on suspicion of displaying fictitious plates, driving with no proof of insurance, and driving with a license revoked as a habitual traffic offender.
■ Joshua Ramirez, 18, and Jennifer Salazar Mojarro, 18, were arrested Saturday afternoon on suspicion of stealing items valued at more than $1,000 from Walmart and J.C. Penney.
■ Items valued at more than $500 were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 2500 block of Rimrock Avenue on Saturday evening.
■ A thief entered a vehicle parked in the 2900 block of Summerbrook Drive on Saturday night, causing a loss of less than $500.
■ Tamalyn Fox, 49, was arrested Saturday night on suspicion of violating a protection order after making repeated calls to 911 for non-emergency situations.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:
■ Aspen Calton, 31, was arrested in the 400 block of Fourth Avenue on Nov. 20 on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia; she also had two outstanding warrants.
According to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Department:
■ Jorge Corral, 26, was arrested in the 11000 block of Lakeview Drive on Thursday on suspicion of domestic violence, harassment, child abuse and false imprisonment.
■ Jason Nichols, 36, was arrested Thursday morning in the 18000 block of Paradox Trail on suspicion of possessing a weapon as a previous offender, unlawfully carrying a concealed weapon, and trespassing.
■ Guadencio Richter, 37, was arrested Saturday night in the 8000 block of 6400 Road on suspicion of driving with a revoked license and false reporting; he was arrested again Monday morning on an outstanding warrant.
According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:
■ Deputies responded to a small explosive device outside Rifle on Saturday; the Grand Junction Bomb Squad responded and neutralized the device.