Police Blotter, Feb. 21, 2010

Narcotics arrests made

Grand Junction police officers arrested Joseph Lara, 24, Stanley Chambers, 29 and Jade Maldonado, 31, on Thursday night in the 900 block of William Court.

Chambers and Maldonado are suspected of carrying more than 1 gram of methamphetamine. Lara is suspected of carrying drug paraphernalia, more than 1 gram of a controlled substance and less than an ounce of marijuana. All were arrested and booked into Mesa County Jail.

Ramon Ocejo-Hernandez, 30, was also arrested at the scene on suspicion of carrying drug paraphernalia and less than an ounce of marijuana. He was released and issued a summons to appear in court.

Trespassing suspected

Grand Junction police officers arrested a man twice in two days on suspicion of trespassing at the downtown post office, 241 N. Fourth St.

At 2:45 a.m. Thursday, officers arrested Dennis Eugene Stover, 42, on suspicion of trespassing at the post office. He was released on a summons.

Officers arrested Stover again at midnight Friday on suspicion of trespassing at the same location. He was arrested and released on a summons.

Two other men were arrested for suspected trespassing in the city Thursday. Bradley Marshall Taylor, 45, was arrested and released on a summons at 205 Main St. around 2 a.m. Thursday, and Donald Caples, 46, was arrested and released on a summons at Fast Eddy’s, 1224 N. 25th St., at 11:30 p.m. Thursday.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

An unknown man illegally forced his way into a residence Thursday at 322 Fairway Ave., menaced a person inside with a handgun and shot the gun inside the residence.

Items valued at less than $1,000 were taken from an unlocked dormitory room at 1115 Texas Ave. on the Mesa State College campus.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

A thief entered an unlocked residence at 2911 1/2 Dawn Drive on Friday and took medicine valued at $20 from a cabinet.

A woman told deputies an unknown woman had been using her Social Security number for many years to open lines of credit. The case was transferred to another jurisdiction.

A Loma man reported Friday that a 1- ton hay bale had been stolen overnight from a haystack on his property. The man told deputies this is an ongoing issue.


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