Blotter, Oct. 24, 2009

Drugs alleged in arrest

Amber Jones, 31, and Kyle Kubis, 25, 278 Pine St., were arrested Thursday on suspicion of drug-related charges and misdemeanor child abuse after a traffic stop by Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputies near 29 and C 1/2 roads. According to an arrest affidavit, Kubis, Jones and an infant child were in a car that was stopped for allegedly speeding 50 mph in a 35 mph area. The affidavit said a search of the car, and the parents’ pockets turned up small amounts of suspected methamphetamine, as well as syringes and straws found inside a baby bag. The child was handed over to the custody of a social services worker.

Man suspected in burglary

Justin Duncan, 26, 893 Doug St. in Fruita, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of second-degree burglary, possession of a weapon by a previous offender, felony theft and misdemeanor child abuse. An arrest affidavit states that Duncan said he was among four people who broke into a detached garage in Fruita on Sept. 25 and stole up to 15 rifles and pistols. Duncan told officers he had two of the firearms.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Someone on Thursday broke into a business in the 400 block of North Avenue and stole property valued at more than $1,000. Damage estimated under $500 was reported.

Someone on Thursday fraudulently obtained a prescription from a business in the 700 block of Wellington Avenue.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

Deputies were called Thursday to the 500 block of 31 3/4 Road for a reported three-year dispute over Colorado Lottery tickets.

Damages estimated around $2,900 was reported Thursday on a radio tower near De Beque in the White River National Forest.

A man Thursday claimed his neighbor in the 2200 block of Shiprock Road has been harassing him, most recently with pellet gun shots aimed at his home. Deputies told both parties to leave each other alone.


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