Blotter, Oct. 8, 2010

Thief steals diamond ring

A diamond ring may be on the wrong finger after someone at the Doubletree Hotel, 755 Horizon Drive, reported the jewelry was taken from there sometime on Monday, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. The ring is valued at more than $1,000, police reported.

Ex rearranges furniture

A man in the 3100 block of Kennedy Avenue reported that someone entered his home on Tuesday or Wednesday night and rearranged items, though nothing was stolen, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The man told police he thought it was his ex-girlfriend and he believed she is playing mind games with him. Deputies determined there was no evidence a crime had been committed.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

On Monday, a woman was suspected of obtaining multiple fraudulent prescription drugs by using a fake name.

Property valued at less than $100 was taken Tuesday from a home in the 1400 block of Colorado Avenue.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

A side window of a vehicle was broken out and an iPod valued at $250 was taken from a truck parked n the 500 block of Cody Drive on Wednesday.

A mechanic in the 2900 block of North Avenue reported on Wednesday that someone had stolen a handheld police scanner from the vehicle he was working on. The scanner is valued at $5,000.

Deputies responded to a call Wednesday afternoon that man near Interstate 70 and the Clifton exit was possibly exposing himself to motorists. After being contacted, the man did not appear to be intoxicated and police directed him from the interstate.

Deputies responded to a report of a vehicle off the side of the Interstate 70 Business Loop on Wednesday night. When contacted, the 88-year-old male driver said he didn’t know where he lived or where he was, and suffers from dementia. The man was checked out by an ambulance and he was turned over to a family member who arrived on the scene.

According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

Heavy damage was reported in Parachute after a trampoline blew out of a yard and hit three cars and a house.

Jerry Hammell, 48, of Parachute, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of felony menacing after allegedly pointing a gun at another man. Another man, Christopher Anthony Patterson, 22, of Parachute, was arrested on suspicion of harassment in connection with the incident.


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