Blotter, March 17, 2014

Killer of two cows sought

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office needs the public’s help locating the person who shot and killed two cows within a two-month period in rural Mesa County.

The first cow, a 3-year-old, was shot sometime between 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Dec. 26, 2013, near 21 Road and the desert.

The second cow was shot and killed between Feb. 24 and Feb. 26 near 18 Road and the desert.

The estimated value of the cows is $4,600.

If you have information about this crime, call Crime Stoppers at 241-7867. Information leading to an arrest can earn a person up to a $1,000 cash reward. Callers will remain anonymous.


According to Grand Junction Police Department:

■  Victorio Guerrero, 21, was arrested and released March 8 on a summons for DUI near the intersection of Canyon Land Drive and Sun Court. Guerrero was also charged with careless driving, operating a vehicle without insurance, and leaving a scene without providing information after striking an unattended vehicle.

■  Tomas Springer, 30, knowingly damaged the property of another March 7 by throwing a rock at the window of a residence on the east side of Elm Avenue, causing damage valued under $1,000.

■  Eric Taylor, 20, was issued a summons March 11 for criminal mischief and consumption of alcohol by a person under 21 after an incident that occurred in the 200 block of Chipeta Avenue.

■ Jose de Jesus Sandoval-Garcia, 25, was arrested and released Wednesday on a summons for shoplifting at 2464 U.S. Highway 6&50, causing the business a loss of less than $500.

■ Three known juveniles were arrested at 2422 Patterson Road on Friday: A 14-year-old juvenile male was arrested for possessing marijuana and trespassing; a 14-year-old juvenile male was arrested for consumption of marijuana; and a 13-year-old female was arrested for false reporting to authorities.

■ Michael Getz, 20, was arrested and released Friday on a summons for underage possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia at 14th Street and Texas Avenue.


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