Blotter, Oct. 2, 2013
Abuse, neglect charges
Kelsey Anderson, 27, was ticketed Saturday on suspicion of child abuse with neglect after her 5-year-old daughter went to a neighbor’s apartment to say she was left alone, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.
Officers went to the girl’s apartment and allegedly found Anderson, who “appeared to be very intoxicated,” lying on the floor. Anderson was taken to a local hospital.
Window smashed by rock
Jerry Wood, 51, was ticketed on suspicion of criminal mischief Saturday in the 500 block of Melody Lane after he reportedly threw a rock at the rear window of a woman’s car, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.
The woman said she made a wrong turn and used a driveway to turn around when she saw Wood on his porch yelling. As the woman drove away, her rear window was smashed by a rock.
Texan arrested after spree
Aaron Hansen, of Texas, was arrested Sept. 22 on suspicion of DUI, speeding, reckless driving and hit and run violations, according to the Palisade Police Department.
Hansen allegedly drove into an unidentified residential garage, damaging the building and a vehicle inside, then tried to flee.
Colorado State Patrol troopers and officers caught Hansen allegedly driving 71 mph on Elberta Avenue, which has a speed limit of 25 mph.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
■ Someone stole items valued at less than $2,000 Monday from multiple vehicles parked in the 1300 block of Juniper Street.
■ A man said he was assaulted Saturday in the 500 block of 28 1/2 Road. The two men who assaulted him also stole less than $500.
■ Someone stole more than $500 in property from a vehicle parked Saturday in the 2600 block of B 1/2 Road.
■ Someone stole items valued at less than $2,000 Thursday from a vehicle parked in the 2800 block of North Avenue.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:
■ A 17-year-old was ticketed Monday on suspicion of possession of marijuana at Central High School.
■ An 11-year-old at Clifton Elementary School is suspected of interfering with staff and students Monday. The student reportedly damaged items in the classroom, and threw desks and chairs around the room.
According to the Fruita Police Department:
■ Someone disturbed survey markers Sept. 25 at a construction site for the bike path in the 800 block of Frontage Road. It will cost about $3,000 to reset the markers.
■ Justin Takos, 19, was issued a summons Friday on suspicion of criminal mischief of more than $700 in the 500 block of Kokopelli Boulevard.
■ Nearly $300 in damage was done to a fence Sunday in the 300 block of E. McCune Avenue.
■ A baby blue Earth Cruiser bicycle valued at $400 was reported stolen Friday from the 900 block of Celestite Drive.
■ An iPhone 4 valued at $550 was reported stolen Sept. 25 from the 500 block of Kokopelli Boulevard.
According to the Palisade Police Department:
■ Two juveniles reportedly were running around the roof of the community center on Sept. 17 but were gone when officers arrived.
According to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Department:
■ A deputy was dispatched Monday to the area of Spring Creek and 6200 Road on a report of stray horses.
■ A deputy was dispatched Monday to the 14700 block of Marine Road on the report of stray dogs running.
■ A deputy was dispatched Monday to the 20300 Block of Paghre Road on a report of stray horses.