Blotter, June 15, 2010

Man dies on river in Utah

A 47-year-old Clearfield, Utah, man died Saturday while rafting with a commercial rafting company in the Colorado River near Moab, according to the Grand County Sheriff’s Department. Rescuers attempted CPR on Lawrence Evaro, but were unable to revive the man after he fell out of a raft near the White Rapids, near the Red Cliffs Lodge, according to Utah’s Grand County Sheriff’s Department. Evaro was rafting with the group World Wide River Expeditions and he was wearing a life jacket at the time of the accident. Evaro was unable to get back into the boat after falling out and went through the rapids. Evaro was pulled to shore, treated for CPR and taken to Allen Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead, the sheriff’s department said.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Loose change, CDs and other property were reported stolen Sunday from a car that had been parked at Grand Junction Regional Airport. There was no reported suspect information.

Steven Reynolds, 20, address unavailable, was cited in the pre-dawn hours of Sunday for suspicion of indecent exposure, false reporting, and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, after officers were called on a report of a man urinating on a tree in the area of Sixth and Main streets.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

Enrique Ruiz, 25, address unavailable, was contacted Sunday night and arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after he was found passed out behind the steering wheel of a running vehicle in the 200 block of Dike Road.

A woman in the 300 block of 33 3/4 Road reported Sunday that someone stole her purse and its contents from her car, which had been left unlocked. The missing property was valued at $290.

A woman in the 2900 block of Rhonda Lee Road reported Sunday that a “Red Rocket” bicycle had been stolen from her backyard. She said she had seen the bicycle, valued about $50, being ridden in her neighborhood by a juvenile boy.

According to the Gunnison County Sheriff’s Department:

Deputies were called Thursday to a report of a naked man driving a Jeep in the area of Elk Creek area. The deputies were unable to locate the driver.

A 73-year-old Gunnison County man was issued a summons June 6 on suspicion of failure to register a controlled burn, which reportedly got out of control May 22 near Powderhorn.

Deputies on June 7 were called to handle a report of “intrusive cattle” in the Castle Mountain subdivision.


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