Blotter: November 02, 2008
Shelter neighbor arrested
• Donald Ray McCall, 54, was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an officer, resisting arrest, obstructing an officer, harassment and third-degree trespassing. His arrest came after he was accused of yelling at employees of Roice-Hurst Humane Society because he was tired of hearing the dogs barking at the facility, according to a Mesa County Sheriff’s Department arrest affidavit.
McCall, who lives near the facility on 3320 D 1/2 Road, denied harassing the employees, according to the affidavit.
He has been accused of injuring a deputy while officers tried to arrest him, according to the arrest affidavit.
McCall was being held Saturday at Mesa County Jail.
2 drug suspects arrested
• Victoria J. Heinecke, 38, and Joseph A. Manzanarez, 26, were arrested Friday morning near the intersection of Ridge Drive and Ridge Circle Drive on suspicion of multiple drug and weapons offenses, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.
Manzanarez was arrested on suspicion of distribution of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, being a special offender, possession of a concealed weapon, weapon possession by a previous offender and possession of an illegal weapon because he was found with a handgun and suspected methamphetamine despite a previous felony conviction. Manzanarez also was arrested on suspicion of obstructing an officer during his arrest.
Heinecke was arrested on suspicion of two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, being a special offender and weapon possession by a previous defender, said Sgt. David Stassen.
Cars collide; injuries minor
• A two-vehicle accident closed the intersection of Gunnison Avenue and Fourth Street for nearly one hour Saturday afternoon.
Shortly after 1 p.m., a collision between a white Chevrolet Malibu and blue Chrysler Town & Country was reported. The Town & Country rolled. Occupants of both cars reported only minor injuries.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
• Names were not being released in a Saturday morning altercation in which at least two men are suspected of threatening people with a handgun and a knife in the 1300 block of Grand Avenue.
• Twelve drunken-driving arrests were made Halloween night and Saturday morning, which is “high for a single night,” Sgt. David Stassen said.
• Someone damaged a vehicle and broke into it, taking property valued at more than $500 from the car parked in the 2800 block of North Avenue.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:
• A thief reported a motorcycle valued at $2,500 was stolen from his garage in the 2100 block of 22 1/2 Road.
• A table valued at $700 was stolen from property in the 60000 block of Salt Creek Road in Collbran.