Blotter, Sept. 7, 2013

‘Shooter’ drill on Sunday

The Grand Junction Police Department and the Grand Junction Fire Department, with the aid of management and security at Mesa Mall, will conduct an “active shooter” live drill on Sunday as part of its emergency preparedness training.

The event, to be held 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday, will be clearly marked with signs saying, “Active Shooter Training in Progress.”

It will be held at the mall entrance near Chuck E. Cheese, Herberger’s and Sears.

The exercise is scenario-based to help emergency responders and police practice dealing with a real threat.

Juvenile cited for indecency


A juvenile was cited Wednesday for allegedly pulling his pants down and rubbing his buttocks on bicycles belonging to other juveniles.

He was issued a summons on suspicion of indecent exposure and released to his parents.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Someone opened a coin-operated machine in the 2000 block of South Broadway Avenue on Aug. 20 and removed money totaling less than $500.

■ Jeffry Duff, 21, was jailed Aug. 29 on suspicion of providing a false name to police officers, taking items from a business in the 2900 block of North Avenue without paying and having two outstanding felony warrants.

■ Someone left a gas station Saturday in the 2900 block of North Avenue without paying, causing a loss of less than $300.

■ Ashley Sowle, 19, was issued a summons near the intersection of 12th Street and Patterson Road Tuesday on suspicion of possession of drug paraphernalia.

■ Someone forcibly took items from a victim Tuesday in the 2800 block of Texas Avenue.


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