Blotter, May 18, 2010

Body found in parking lot

A body was recovered Monday evening from a car in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart Supercenter, 2881 North Ave. Police Cpl. Suzette Freidenberger said a store employee called authorities around 5:20 p.m. Officers provided no other information. The car, a Saturn four-door, was towed from the scene by police within two hours. The call was initially reported as a man in cardiac arrest, according to dispatchers with the Grand Junction Regional Communication Center.

Cops settle flower dispute

A man in the 3100 block of Summit Court called deputies Sunday to report two small children were picking flowers from yards in the area, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies explained they couldn’t charge children under age 10, but agreed to contact the children’s mother, who insisted the children were merely smelling flowers, not picking them.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

A motorcycle was stolen Sunday from the parking lot of Sears at Mesa Mall. The motorcycle was valued at less than $1,000.

Connie Kreig, 28, address unavailable, was arrested Sunday at 244 Callie St. on suspicion she assaulted a resident at that location.

John Peay IV, 59, 518 Placer, was cited early Monday on suspicion of trespassing, disorderly conduct and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, at City Market, 200 Rood Ave.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

A woman in the 600 block of Hudson Bay Drive reported Sunday that someone entered her unlocked vehicle overnight and stole her insurance information. No suspects were reported.

A man in the 500 block of 31 1/2 Road reported Sunday that someone had stolen his Dingo dog, which he claimed to be worth $28,000, through a gate on a chain-link fence on his property. The man later acknowledged the fence had been broken for a few days and was urged to call Mesa County Animal Services.

Deputies were called to a residence Sunday in the 400 block of 32 1/8 Road on a report of a man and woman in an argument, which appeared to be escalating. Charges were not pursued and both sides were told stay away from each other for the night.

According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

Several items were reported stolen May 11 from oil rigs in the Parachute area. The case was closed for lack of leads.

A theft was reported May 11 involving a motorboat and trailer from 6072 County Road 214, near New Castle. The case remains under investigation.

A Parachute man was issued a summons May 14 after animal control officers followed a stray dog, which had been at large.


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