Blotter, Dec. 5, 2009

Drugs suspected in vehicle

A Grand Junction woman was arrested Thursday after she was stopped for a traffic violation at 28 Road and Belford Avenue and found to be in possession of suspected drugs, according to the Grand Junction Police Department.

Barbara Anne Taylor, 44, 2340 Pinyon Ave., was arrested on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, failing to yield and no proof of insurance.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Sarah Jo Brooks, 23, 2930 Rhonda Lee Road, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit a felony crime, being an accessory to a felony crime and violating bail-bond conditions.

Brandon Lee Tompkins, 30, 545 28 1/4 Road, was arrested Thursday after a traffic stop at Fifth Street and Rood Avenue. He was found to have warrants out for his arrest on suspicion of obtaining a controlled substance using fraud and deceit, second-degree forgery and failing to appear in court.

Police received a report Tuesday that a known person embezzled more than $1,000 from a business in the 700 block of Horizon Drive.

Police received a report Wednesday that a known person wrote a fraudulent check to buy more than $1,000 in merchandise from a business in the 500 block of 25 Road.

Police received a report Wednesday that a thief attempted to defraud residents who live in the 1100 block of Ouray Avenue of less than $500 by accessing their bank account without authorization.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

A man living in the 3500 block of F Road requested extra patrol on Thursday because of vehicles speeding on a nearby canal road.

According to the Colorado State Patrol:

George Richard Jewell III, 48, 574 Heidel St., was arrested Thursday on suspicion of committing a host of traffic and misdemeanor offenses, including driving under the influence of alcohol, possession of drug paraphernalia, driving under restraint, failing to yield to an emergency vehicle, improper signaling, displaying fictitious license plates, displaying expired license plates and no proof of insurance.


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