Blotter: Sept. 05, 2009
Man guilty in fatal crash
• A Grand Junction man who has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide after driving drunk and killing his friend in a February crash had his case postponed in court Friday. Jesse O. Reed was scheduled to be sentenced Friday on the charge. A return hearing for Reed is scheduled for Sept. 23. Prosecutors have said they will recommend probation for Reed. Reed had been drinking alcohol when he was driving his truck Feb. 15 and crashed into a pole on U.S. Highway 6&50, killing his passenger, John Fulmer IV.
Plea delayed in pimp case
• A preliminary hearing Friday was waived for a woman suspected of helping run an alleged house of prostitution on Horizon Drive. Suk Young Yu, 52, is allowed to appear in court by phone at her next appearance, Oct. 15. She is expected to enter a plea at that time. Yu is charged with a single count of felony pimping and has been described by prosecutors as a cooperating witness in the investigation of Fuji Oriental Massage Therapy, 762 Horizon Drive.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
• Theodore David Stocking, 48, homeless, on Thursday was booked into Mesa County Jail on suspicion of failing to register as a sex offender.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:
• Isidro Marquez Gomez, 25, 558 Garfield Drive, No. 2, on Friday was arrested and booked into Mesa County Jail on suspicion of criminal impersonation, distribution of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving without a valid license and careless driving.
• A woman in the 600 block of Glacier Drive reported on Thursday that two of her neighbor’s mailboxes had been smashed during the night.
• Deputies assisted Grand Junction firefighters on Thursday night at a home in the 200 block of East Danburry Circle for a report of smoke coming from a house. The smoke was coming from food being cooked on the stove while occupants had left the home.