Blotter: October 15, 2008

Motorcyclist dies in crash

• A man was killed Tuesday afternoon after the motorcycle he was riding crashed head-on with another vehicle along Colorado Highway 141.
According to the Colorado State Patrol, the accident happened just before 4 p.m.  near mile marker 153.
The man’s name is being withheld until his family can be notified, State Patrol officials said.

Motorcycle thieves sought

• The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department is searching for two men suspected of stealing a yellow Suzuki street bike valued at $6,000 early Sunday morning.
The motorcycle was stolen from the 2900 block of Sandra Avenue and was driven away in the back of a light green or turquoise 1990s model extended cab GMC or Chevrolet truck.
The suspects were caught on a surveillance camera.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call investigators at 244-3264 or CrimeStoppers at 241-STOP.

Boys accused of trespass

• Two male juveniles trespassed into a fenced yard at 28 Road and Elm Avenue and attempted to steal a dog, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.
The boys’ alleged offenses are second degree criminal trespass and theft.

Assault on cop alleged

• Mitchell Dion Sena, 41, of Grand Junction, was booked into the Mesa County Jail on suspicion of assaulting a police officer, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.
The assault occurred at 1111 North Ave. He is also accused of trespassing at 1200 College Place.
Sena was booked on suspicion of three counts of felony second-degree assault charges and a single count of second-degree trespassing.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Jerry Snider, 28, was arrested on suspicion of stealing beer from City Market and was jailed on charges of criminal impersonation and theft.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Tools and cleaning products valued at $200 were stolen from a residence in the 3800 block of G 7/10 Road.

•  A battery charger valued at $50 was stolen from a driveway in the 500 block of Los Broncos Road.
According to the Fruita Police Department:

•  On Oct. 9, a possible sexual assault was reported.

•  A red and yellow motorized go-cart valued at $1,500 was stolen from a residence in the 100 block of South Ash Street on Sunday.

•  On Oct. 12, a Camelbak pack containing $860 was stolen off the hood of a parked car.

•  A bike valued at $800 was stolen from the front of City Market on Oct. 13.


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