Police Blotter, Feb. 1, 2010

Man arrested in domestic incident

Grand Junction police arrested Robert Daniel Maillet, 62, Saturday after his female roommate accused him of saying “I’m gonna kill you” and striking her with a blunt object, police said.

Maillet was booked into Mesa County Jail on suspicion of menacing, criminal mischief and two counts of second-degree assault with intent to do bodily harm.

A woman told police Maillet struck her with what may have been a bayonet, leaving a wound that later needed stitches, after he came home intoxicated and didn’t like what she had cooked for dinner. A man said Maillet assaulted him with a machete when he tried to “talk Robert down.”

The incident occurred Friday evening in the 2900 block of F Road. Maillet was arrested the next afternoon at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2121 North Ave.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Jeremy Barela, 25, was arrested and released on a summons Saturday on suspicion of carrying an illegal weapon. Police contacted Barela in the area of D Road and Grove Street.

Christopher Scott Espinoza, 24, was booked into Mesa County Jail early Sunday morning on suspicion of sexually assaulting a minor.

A 14-year-old boy was arrested Friday in the 1400 block of North Fifth Street on suspicion of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana.

A person reported Friday losing more than $1,000 through Internet fraud.

A thief took items from a home in the 1500 block of Walnut Avenue on Dec. 21 without permission.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

Cody Scarlett, 23, was arrested on suspicion of third-degree assault early Sunday morning after deputies were called to a fight between two men in a parking lot outside 3210 Interstate 70-Business Loop in Clifton.

A resident in the 3200 block of F 1/2 Road reported someone damaged her mailbox Saturday, causing a loss valued at $20.

Deputies were called to a home in the 2900 block of Mesa Avenue on Saturday for a report of a dispute over items released by a Mesa County Jail inmate. Deputies advised the subjects to handle the matter with civility and told people not living in the home to leave.


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