Blotter, Sept. 5, 2013

Resisting arrest alleged

Robert John Wilkerson, 41, address unavailable, was arrested Tuesday morning on suspicion of violating a protection order and resisting arrest.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department, officers received a call early Tuesday about a man who “looked spun out” in the area of S. 12th Street and Ute Avenue. Officers contacted Wilkerson, who “was very jittery and could not stand still,” according to an arrest affidavit.

According to the affidavit, Wilkerson told officers he was “coming down” from using methamphetamine.

Officers learned Wilkerson had a restraining order prohibiting him from possessing a weapon and from consuming controlled substances, according to the affidavit, and a search of his person revealed he had a knife in his front pocket and an uncapped syringe in his back pocket.

No crime in woman’s death


The Mesa County Coroner’s Office announced Tuesday that there was nothing suspicious and no indication of homicide or accident in the death of a woman found Saturday morning in Clifton.

A woman walking her dog at about 8:30 Saturday morning saw the body of a woman lying face down in the front yard of a residence in the 500 block of Autumn Breeze Drive in Clifton. A Mesa County sheriff’s deputy described the woman as about 30 years old.

Due to the circumstances, the woman’s name won’t be released, according to the Mesa County Coroner’s Office.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Michael Hogan, 46, was issued a summons Aug. 24 in the 600 block of 28 3/4 Road on suspicion of third-degree assault.

■ Someone stole a debit card from a vehicle parked in the 1400 block of N. 5th Street Aug. 28, causing a loss of less than $750 when it was used at various locations around Grand Junction.

■ Someone forced entry into a residence in the 200 block of Oak Court Aug. 28 and stole property valued at more than $2,000.

■ James Redd, 52, and Nancy Bailey, 41, were issued summonses Friday morning on suspicion of shoplifting merchandise valued at less than $50 from Kmart, 2809 North Ave.

■ Johannes Vanherk, 39, Dennis Hart, 58, Yvette Dores, 47, and Jefferey McLaren, 54, were issued summonses Friday night for trespassing in Whitman Park.

■ Maria Knight, 49, address unavailable, was arrested Friday night in the 2400 block of Thunder Mountain Drive on suspicion of assault.

■ Christopher Sager, 22, Gene White, 22, and Dakota Lindsey, 21, were issued summonses Saturday morning in the 800 block of Hill Avenue on suspicion of having a disorderly house.

■ Joseph Rentie, 36, was issued a summons Saturday morning on suspicion of trespassing in Hawthorne Park.

■ Raymond Jay Amarante Velarde, 22, 642 Clearview Court, was arrested early Sunday morning at Fifth and Main streets on suspicion of harassment, attempting to disarm a peace officer, resisting arrest and obstructing a police officer.

■ Vince Pacheco, 21, was issued a summons Sunday afternoon on suspicion of stealing a pair of work boots from Walmart, 2545 Rim Rock Ave.

■ Lance Jason Ryherd, 38, 677 24 1/2 Road, was arrested Sunday afternoon on suspicion of assaulting someone causing bodily injury, damaging property and threatening multiple people with serious bodily injury with a deadly weapon.

■ Items valued at less than $750 were stolen from a vehicle parked in the 700 block of Horizon Drive Sunday morning.

■ Someone entered a residence in the 200 block of Oak Court Sunday morning and stole items valued at less than $1,000.

■ Aaron Kelli Solitare, 25, 1053 Unaweep Ave. No. 1, was arrested Monday morning on suspicion of physically assaulting a woman and keeping her from leaving a residence.

■ Terran Davis, 23, was issued a summons Monday morning on suspicion of trespassing in the 1700 block of Maple Street.

■ Christina Hofferber, 44, was issued a summons Monday morning at 25 Road and U.S. Highway 6 and 50 on suspicion of driving with a suspended license, failing to signal, driving with obstructed vision and failing to present proof of insurance.

■ Christina Ann Hoffman, 50, 2915 Orchard Ave. No. G20, was arrested Monday afternoon on suspicion of illegally entering Walmart, 2881 North Ave., stealing items valued at less than $50, and giving false information to police about her identity.

■ Dustin Monroe-Pidgeon, 21, address unavailable, was issued a summons Monday night in the 2700 block of C Road on suspicion of driving a vehicle carelessly and not providing proof of insurance. He was arrested Tuesday morning in the 2800 block of Texas Avenue on suspicion of unlawfully entering a residence and causing the residents fear.


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