Blotter, July 28, 2010

Elderly man assaulted

Troy A. Boss, 46, 1120 Lowell Court, Unit 44, was arrested Monday on suspicion of third-degree assault on an at-risk victim and second-degree trespassing. Boss was intoxicated and repeatedly hit a 71-year-old man in a dispute over a trailer in the 2900 block of D 1/2 Road, an arrest affidavit alleged.

Alligator sighting reported

A woman who was walking her dogs at Riverbend Park in Palisade around noon Tuesday reported seeing a 5-foot alligator, according to the Palisade Police Department.

Officers responded to the report but did not see an alligator. Officer Stephen Tonello said the department will keep an eye on the area. The woman lives in Grand Junction but is originally from alligator-rich Florida, according to police.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

A woman reported Monday she learned there was an outstanding utilities account for a residence she never lived in. The woman said she made the discovery after trying to open a similar account at a residence in the 1300 block of Kennedy Avenue.

John McDugle, 49, address unavailable, was issued a summons Monday on suspicion he approached people on Main Street, yelling profanities and asking for money. The summons alleges he identified himself to an officer as “John Mc(expletive) Dugle.”

A 17-year-old girl was arrested Monday on suspicion of kicking an officer while being led to a patrol car.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

A man in the 3100 block of Mesa Avenue reported Monday he found a home safe in a Dumpster in the 3100 block of Mesa Avenue. The safe was booked into property at the Sheriff’s Department.

Mark Vonehrenkrook, 47, 534 Pearce Ave., was arrested Monday on suspicion of vehicular eluding, reckless driving, failure to yield and driving with no proof of insurance. He was accused of refusing to stop for Colorado State Patrol troopers during an incident Sunday.


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