Blotter: October 11, 2008

Burglars hit businesses in Eagle County towns

• Authorities are seeking information about several burglaries in Eagle County Wednesday and Thursday.
The targets included Mountain Living Body Spa in Eagle, Edwards Chiropractic & Acupuncture Center in Edwards and Copy Copy, Cross Creek Contractors, Monday’s Flowers, Nutrition Services and Salsa’s, all in Gypsum.
None of the businesses had alarm systems. Cash was taken from each business along with other items, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Department reported.
The burglaries took place between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday.
Anyone with information on the burglaries can anonymously contact Eagle County Crime Stoppers at 970-328-7007, 800-972-TIPS, or online at  Tips could lead to a reward of up to $1,000.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Patrick Alexander, 36, was arrested on suspicion of putting someone in fear of serious bodily injury, assault and subjecting the person to unwanted physical contact.

•  A woman is being investigated for unlawful sexual assault on a man while he was in custody in the northwest part of the city.

•  A thief took items valued at less than $500 from an unlocked home.

•  Donald Hunter, 48, was issued a summons on suspicion of drug possession.

•  Someone is suspected of passing a bad check at 2894 North Ave., causing the owner a loss of more than $1,000.

•  Someone stole a bike valued at more than $1,000 from 2858 North Ave.

•  A boy was issued a summons on suspicion of shoplifting from 636 Market St.

•  Scott Acke, 44, and Leslie Snivler, 42, both of Grand Junction were released after being issued summonses on suspicion of drug possession.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  A thief stole a blue/gray BMX-style bicycle from the 3000 block of Highland Drive in Clifton.

•  Someone took a bicycle from a playground in the area of the Rocky Mountain Elementary School in Clifton.


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