Blotter: September 12, 2008

Cops seek info on accident

• Grand Junction police are seeking information about a collision between a car and a motorcycle last week.
The accident occurred around 11:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at the intersection of 30 and F roads. Tom Jones, a 49-year-old Grand Junction man, was riding a motorcycle and was seriously injured, police said.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information about it should call police at 970-244-3662.

Assault on deputies alleged

• A Grand Junction man was arrested Wednesday after sheriff’s deputies contacted him on Horizon Drive and he assaulted two deputies, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department reported.
Deputies contacted Donald Leroy Shields, 35, 2638 Gunnison Ave., for allegedly violating a restraining order. When deputies attempted to arrest him, Shields resisted arrest and assaulted two deputies, according to a report.
Shields was jailed on suspicion of second-degree assault, criminal mischief, obstructing a government operation, resisting arrest and violation of a restraining order.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Chase Riley McClure, 18, of Highlands Ranch, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, underage possession of alcohol and unlawful possession of a driver’s license.

•  Someone stole a piece of heavy equipment valued at more than $1,000 from a construction site in The Ridges on Wednesday.

•  Someone entered a fenced area in the 700 block of Horizon Drive on Tuesday and stole a bicycle valued at more than $1,000.

•  Someone entered a dormitory room at Mesa State College in the 1100 block of Texas Avenue on Wednesday and stole items valued at less than $1,000.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Miguel Angel Pasillas, 19, 243 Grant Road, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, unlawful use of a controlled substance, theft of less than $500 and violation of a restraining order.

•  A man living in the 3100 block of Pelton Drive reported Wednesday that someone stole a Dodge truck valued at $13,000 from his driveway and $2,000 in property from his house.

•  A woman living in the 400 block of Tracy Drive reported Wednesday that someone entered her apartment through an unlocked bedroom window and stole a laptop computer, a video game system and a digital camera. The items were valued at nearly $2,000.


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