Police blotter: June 13, 2010

Deceased man identified

The Mesa County Coroner’s Office has identified 63-year-old Robert “Bob” P. Bivins of Grand Junction as the man who died in a car accident Friday while turning from F Road onto U.S. Highway 6&50.

Bivins died of multiple blunt force injuries, according to the coroner’s office, after a Waste Management truck hit his pickup as Bivins pulled out into traffic in an attempt to turn left.

Toxicology reports have been ordered, but drugs and alcohol are not considered factors in the crash.

Sugar in gas tank

A woman and boy under the age of 18 were arrested Thursday on suspicion of pouring sugar into the gas tank of a parked car.

Grand Junction police arrested the boy and 38-year-old Corina Rose Holder after they left the parking lot of a business in the 600 block of Market Street. The pair left the area in a “careless manner” and “almost struck a pedestrian,” according to a Police Department report. The two were arrested on suspicion of vandalism.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

More than $1,000 worth of items were taken Friday from a garage in the 700 block of Teller Avenue.

More than $1,000 worth of items were taken Thursday from a residence at 555 S. U.S. Highway 50.

Someone damaged property Friday in the 400 block of Main Sreet, causing more than $1,000 worth of damage.

A vehicle worth more than $20,000 was taken Friday from the 300 block of Martello Drive.

A debit card was illegally used to make more than $1,000 in purchases over the Internet, it was reported June 1.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

The Mesa County Search and Rescue unit responded to a report of a man who fell out of his kayak Friday on the Colorado River near the Fifth Street bridge. The man was not injured and investigation found he got himself out of the water.

A tan purse worth $20 was reported stolen Friday from the front porch of a residence at 3222 D 1/2 Road.

Several people were cited for suspected disorderly conduct early Saturday morning after deputies responded to 3210 Diamond Court and found multiple people fighting. One person was cited for suspected criminal mischief for allegedly slashing a vehicle’s tires during the fight.

A deputy found a sub woofer had been removed from an open vehicle Saturday at 3207 Bunting Ave. The sub woofer was found on the side of the road, along with a stereo, a black pocket knife, and a suspected methamphetamine pipe.


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