Blotter, Oct. 9, 2009

Fight leads to arrest

Grand Junction police arrested Abel Antonio Pollock, 32, 317 W. Ouray Ave., Wednesday on suspicion of fighting at 1125 Bellford.

Police arrested Pollock on suspicion of second-degree assault with intent, third-degree trespassing, harassment with physical contact and violating parole. According to an arrest affidavit, witnesses said Pollock argued with neighbors, pushed down a woman, struck one of the neighbors with a belt and struck a man who tried to break up the fight.

A police officer said she saw Pollock earlier in the evening at Whiskey River, 480 28 1/4 Road, wearing the belt allegedly used in the assault.

Train death a suicide

A 55-year-old man who died after being struck by a train earlier this week committed suicide, according to a Mesa County Coroner’s investigation.

The name of the man has not been released.

Car damaged after chase

Someone caused $3,000 worth of damage to a car belonging to a person that called 911. The caller reported a person was being chased by someone carrying a baseball bat and a stun gun Wednesday morning at 2835 Morningside Court.

Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to the call but could not locate the people who placed the phone call. The case remains open until deputies can find the person who called 911.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Someone caused more than $1,000 worth of damage Monday at Gelato Junction, 449 Main St., by damaging a utility box belonging to the business and causing Gelato Junction to lose some of its product. The store also had to close for a short period of time.

Two forged checks totaling more than $1,000 were passed Wednesday at 538 N. 26th St.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

Eric Zweifel, 48, was issued a summons Wednesday at 2102 Zion Road on suspicion of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Items valued at $3,100 were taken from a locked vehicle parked Wednesday at 569 32 1/2 Road.


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