Blotter, Oct. 8, 2013

Threats allegedly made

Joshua Smith, 42, of Grand Junction, was cited on suspicion of disorderly conduct and harassment after he allegedly threatened to “run over” bystanders Saturday in the 400 block of Main Street, which was closed for a parade.

Main Street was closed when Smith allegedly backed up his vehicle and yelled at people to “get out of the way” while making threats to bystanders, according to a Grand Junction police summons.

Smith allegedly told officers he was trying to get to work, while claiming officers didn’t have authority to detain him, according to police.

Air-soft gun confiscated


Jesse Knight, 20, was cited on suspicion of unlawfully discharging a firearm after witnesses Sunday reported a man shooting a gun off the pedestrian bridge at the Colorado River near Eagle Rim Skate Park, 349 27 3/8 Road, according to a Grand Junction police summons.

Smith was allegedly found in possession of a “1911”-style Air-soft pistol, which was spray-painted black, according to the summons.

Smith allegedly explained he’d painted it in order to make it look like a real firearm. The pistol was confiscated for destruction per city ordinance, according to the summons.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Jacob Patrick, 22, of Rifle, was cited early Saturday on suspicion of disorderly conduct after Patrick and a group of friends started a brawl with another group at Los Jilbertos, 2812 North Ave., according to a police summons.

■ A man allegedly stole Nintendo games and another electronic device using a tool to cut packaging Friday at Kohl’s, 2414 F Road. The case remains under investigation.

■ A backpack containing drugs and associated paraphernalia was found abandoned Sept. 29 in the 2800 block of North Avenue.

■ Landon Cutlip, 18, was cited on suspicion of possessing marijuana after a traffic stop Friday at First Street and North Avenue.

■ Jessica Childress, 27, was cited on suspicion of assault Saturday in the 2800 block of North Avenue.

■ Daniel Garcia, 20, and Amanda Fleming, 20, were cited Saturday on suspicion of keeping a disorderly house at 632 N. 18th St.

■ Edgar Payan-Chavez, 22, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of possessing a schedule II controlled substance and drug paraphernalia at 2812 North Ave.

■ Denise Edwards, 54, was cited Sunday on suspicion of shoplifting items valued at less than $500 at 2424 U.S. Highway 6 & 50.

■ Angela Sanchez, 40, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of burglary at Walmart, 2881 North Ave.

■ Jeffery McLaren, 54, Scott Raffensberger, 54, and Edward McKenzie, 64, were cited Sunday on suspicion of trespassing in a park after hours at 424 Pitkin Ave.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ Ruben Gomez, 30, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of possessing less than 2 grams of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia after being contacted riding a bicycle at 29 Road and Dawn Drive.

■ Deputies were called Saturday to the 400 block of 32 1/8 Road on a report of a juvenile shooting others with a BB gun. The alleged victim declined prosecution.

■ A fraudulent bank charge, possibly involving a suspect in another country, was reported on a bank account by a resident in the 2900 block of Orchard Avenue.


According to the Montrose Police Department:

■ A 14-year-old boy was ticketed Thursday in the 600 block of South 12th Street on suspicion of underage possession of marijuana.

■ Troy Gonzales, 26, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of second-degree assault, robbery and vehicular eluding near the intersection of Kinikin and Substation roads.


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