Blotter, Oct. 4, 2010

Wreck kills motorcyclist

A 55-year-old Carbondale man died Saturday afternoon after crashing the motorcycle he was riding, according to the Colorado State Patrol.

David Newcomb was riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle on Colorado Highway 133 around 3 p.m. when he went off the road and was thrown more than 200 feet from his motorcycle, the State Patrol said. Newcomb was not wearing a helmet.  He was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

A 13-year-old student at East Middle School received a summons Sept. 17 on suspicion of taking skateboard that belonged to another student.

A vehicle in the 2500 block of Van Buren Avenue was damaged Saturday. Damage was estimated at more than $500.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

Deputies responded to a report of found property Saturday afternoon in the 3000 block of Bookcliff Avenue and determined the items belonged to a neighbor whose vehicle was broken into.

Deputies responded to a report Saturday night about a fight in the 3200 block of Cardinas Avenue, and after an investigation determined the caller had started the fight.

A woman in the 2900 block of U.S. Highway 50 reported to deputies on Saturday that neighbors are using her driveway after they’ve been warned not to.


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