Blotter, Sept. 22, 2012

No injuries in SUV crash

No one was injured in a single-vehicle crash at 6:30 p.m. Friday afternoon in the 2100 block of Orchard Avenue, when a man driving east in a Ford Explorer rear-ended another Ford Explorer parked on the south side of the street.

The jolt sent the parked vehicle off the road into a tree, according to Cpl. Jeff Davis of the Grand Junction Police Department.

The driver was wearing his seat belt and was not intoxicated, Davis said.

$700 stolen at yard sale


A man told authorities he put his money clip containing $700 on a table at a yard sale at the Mesa County Fairgrounds, 2785 U.S. Highway 50, on Sept. 15, and when he turned around, it was gone, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.

There are no suspects.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ A 17-year-old boy was ticketed Wednesday on suspicion of theft of less than $1,000 from a business at Mesa Mall, 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50.

■ Three 15-year-olds were ticketed Tuesday on suspicion of possession of marijuana in the 700 block of Belford Avenue.

■ Items valued at more than $1,000 were stolen Sept. 15 from a vehicle parked in the 2600 block of B 1/2 Road.

■ Property valued at less than $1,000 was stolen Sept. 15 from a vehicle parked in the 1000 block of Independent Avenue.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ A Harley-Davidson motorcycle valued at $20,000 was stolen Monday from the area of 64 6/10 Road and Colorado Highway 330 East.

■ An suspected reckless driver caused a vehicle to go off the road into a ditch 
Sept. 15 on Colorado Highway 65 near mile marker 59.


According to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Department:

■ Christopher W. Tiffany, 33, Montrose, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of criminal trespass, theft of $1,000 to $20,000 and violation of bail-bond conditions.

■ Michael L. McClanahan, 38, Montrose, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of felony menacing, criminal mischief and a drug court violation.

■ Jonathan T. Wilmes, 22. Montrose, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of second-degree burglary and theft of $1,000 to $20,000.

■ Travis J. Wells, 30, Montrose, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of complicity and first-degree burglary.


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