Blotter, Sept. 24, 2010

Woman accused of giving prescription meds to teen

A Grand Junction woman was arrested Wednesday on allegations she gave anti-depressant medication for which she didn’t have a prescription to a 16-year-old boy last month.

Brittney Rene Coates, 21, 543 N. 20th St., was jailed on suspicion of distribution of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Grand Junction police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the area of 22nd Street and Chipeta Avenue on Aug. 28 and contacted the 16-year-old boy, who was driving without a license. Officers also found a number of anti-depressant pills, according to an arrest affidavit.

The 16-year-old told police Coates gave him the pills after they and some other people drove to a home in the 500 block of Aaron Court and obtained a bottle of pills there, the affidavit said.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Officers received a report Wednesday that someone entered a home in the 1400 block of Colorado Avenue and stole property valued at less than $100.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

Eva Veronica Martinez, 20, 526 Florence Road, was arrested Wednesday in the 400 block of 32 Road on several outstanding warrants. The charges listed with the warrants included first-degree burglary, first-degree criminal trespass, third-degree assault, third-degree criminal trespass, probation violation and failure to appear in court.

A man living in the 2800 block of Fall Creek Road reported Wednesday that someone stole an all-terrain vehicle valued at $10,000 from his home. Deputies that the incident may be a civil matter.

A woman living in the 500 block of East Good Hope Circle reported Wednesday that someone broke out the front passenger window to her vehicle, causing $200 in damage.

A woman reported Wednesday that someone entered her home in the 400 block of Stewart Avenue in De Beque in July and stole property valued at more than $500 and caused more than $800 in damage.


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