Blotter: September 23, 2008

Multiple violations alleged

• Jeremiah Wright Margeson, 30, was jailed early Sunday morning by the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. He was arrested on suspicion of parole violation, criminal impersonation, careless driving, no registration, no proof of insurance, driving without proper class of license, careless driving, no registration, possession of drug paraphernalia, lighted headlamp violation and an equipment violation. He also was named in an arrest warrant issued in another county.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

•  Eric Valdez, 20, was arrested on suspicion of breaking into a car.

• A burglar broke into a home at 640 S. U.S. Highway 50 and took items valued at more than $1,000.

•  A thief broke into a home at 1737 N. Eigthth St. and took an item valued at less than $500.

•  A purse was stolen at 1202 Gunnison Ave.

•  A boy was issued a summons on suspicion of stealing merchandise valued at less than $1,000 from 2424 U.S. Highway 6&50. Another man also is suspected of stealing merchandise from the same location valued at more than $1,000.

•  Filomeno Ochoa, 20, of Clifton, was issued a summons on suspicion of possessing drugs and drug paraphernalia.

• A person damaged a car by intentionally backing into it and also struck the car with a bat, challenging the victim to fight.

•  A thief stole a car and property valued at more than $20,000 from near 728 Horizon Drive.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

•  A report was made of a house being egged about midnight Sunday in the 600 block of North Saddlerock Drive. Two neighboring homes were also hit. One neighbor had seen a group of juveniles in the back of a white pickup driving through the neighborhood about the same time, according to reports. No other reports were called in.


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