Blotter: September 14, 2008

Woman arrested on forgery warrant

• Serena Anne Parker, 26, Grand Junction, was being held on suspicion of 10 counts of first-degree forgery after she was detained Friday for being named in an arrest warrant, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.
Parker also is suspected of larceny, which is theft of more than $20,000, and identity theft.
Sheriff’s spokesman Pat Arotin said the arrest appears to be in connection with a theft from an employer.

Driver, 83, reported in critical condition

• Viola Hartsough, the 83-year-old-woman injured in a car accident Friday at 28 and Patterson Roads, was in critical condition Saturday at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Hartsough had to be extricated from her vehicle, which was hit by a white pickup. Both vehicles spun and hit a white van heading eastbound on Patterson, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. The driver of the white truck was also taken to the hospital with unknown injuries.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Someone broke into three sheds and a motor home Thursday in the 400 block of Rood Avenue and stole items valued at less than $1,000.

•  A car was stolen Friday from the 700 block of Third Street.

•  Someone broke into a fenced area Friday in the 2300 block of Logos Court and stole items valued at less than $1,000.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  Storage units in the 3100 block of Perkins Drive have been spray painted several times during the past two weeks.

•  A plumber found what looked to be drug pipes clogging a toilet Friday.

•  David Lee Rohde, 22, Grand Junction, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of second- and third-degree assault.


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