Blotter, Sept. 8, 2010

Mobile home burns

Firefighters from the Burning Mountain, Glenwood Springs and Rifle fire departments put out a mobile home fire in the Apple Tree Community on Monday.

The fire and smoke from the blaze destroyed about two-thirds of the home’s underside and interior. Additional crews were called in because of fears the fire might spread to nearby residences.

Although the cause of the fire is under investigation, officials don’t suspect foul play.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

A thief took several items Friday valued at less than $10,000 from a building at 1020 Elm Ave.

A vandal broke the front windshield of a vehicle parked in the 400 block of Chipeta Avenue on Saturday.

A thief stole items Sunday valued at more than $1,000 from a vehicle parked in the 600 block of North 15th Street.

Michael Harris, 31, was arrested on Monday on suspicion of breaking into a hotel room in the Timbers Motel, 1810 North Ave., and attempting to sexually assault a female inside.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

A thief stole the Colorado license plate from a 1999 Lincoln Towncar parked at a home in the 600 block of 36 Road. The plate, numbered 601HJP, was taken Saturday or Sunday.

A thief stole a Zune MP3 player Monday valued at $250 from a vehicle parked in the 3000 block of E 1/4 Road.

Sometime during the past five days, a thief took a Bushnell game camera from an orchard in the 3500 block of G Road.

A thief removed items valued at $200 from a vehicle Monday parked in the 400 block of Aspen Grove Court.

According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

A 31-year-old Glenwood Springs man was arrested Friday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.

A vandal damaged multiple mailboxes in the Silt area on Friday.


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