Blotter, Nov. 29, 2012

Home burglaries up in Rifle, Silt areas

The Garfield County Sheriff’s Department is warning residents that a number of recent home burglaries have been reported in the Peach Valley area west of New Castle, on Silt Mesa north of Silt and on Grass Mesa south of Rifle.

Sheriff’s spokeswoman Tanny McGinnis said she didn’t have many details about the burglaries or whether they involved an organized ring. She said authorities have seen a number of burglaries all over the county, the majority of them involving lax security such as unlocked doors.

The Sheriff’s Department is urging people to secure their homes and call emergency dispatch at 625-8095 if they see any suspicious activity in their neighborhoods.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Kristine Green, 34, address unknown, was ticketed Monday on suspicion of child abuse, reckless endangerment, reckless driving and driving under the influence of alcohol in the area of Patterson Road and Placer Street.

■ Ana Romero-Bedoy, 35, address unknown, was ticketed Sunday on suspicion of theft of more than $500.

■ Two juvenile girls were ticketed Monday on suspicion of disorderly conduct in the area of 1405 Wellington Ave.

■ Someone stole four tires valued at more than $1,000 off a vehicle parked Sunday in the 700 block of Horizon Drive.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ An illegal-hunting complaint was made Sunday in the Walter Walker State Wildlife Area. The information was forwarded to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers.

■ A report was made Nov. 22 and again Friday of items being stolen from vehicles parked in the area of a Dominguez Canyon trail head.

■ Someone stole approximately $2,470 worth of construction tools from a site on Bridgeport Road on Nov. 20.

■ Mesa County Search and Rescue responded to Lands End Road on Nov. 20 and 22 to help stranded motorists return to Colorado Highway 65 on top of Grand Mesa.


According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

■ A woman reported Tuesday that her purse was stolen from just inside the front door of her residence in the Glenwood Springs area.


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