Police Blotter, March 1, 2010

Rodney Thompson

Agency owner posts bond

The owner of a local travel agency accused of trying to defraud several airlines walked out of Mesa County Jail on Sunday after a judge modified his bond.

Rodney Alan Thompson, 52, posted a $20,000 personal-recognizance bond around 11 a.m. Sunday, two days after he was arrested on a warrant alleging felony theft, forgery and committing a computer crime with a loss greater than $20,000.

The owner of Travel Masters, 1133 Patterson Road, Suite 5, Thompson is accused of pocketing tens of thousand dollars by canceling and re-issuing tickets purchased by customers for several airlines.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Grand Junction police said someone shot out windows on construction equipment parked on property owned by the Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority.

The incident was reported Friday and losses were expected to top $1,000.

Reese Kegans, 21, was issued a summons early Saturday on suspicion of keeping a disorderly house and excessive noise at 890 Kennedy Ave.

Several vehicles parked in the 300 block of Gunnison Avenue were reportedly burglarized and damaged early Saturday.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

Several items of mail were reportedly strewn along the roadway in the 3100 block of B Road on Saturday. No items of mail were missing, and no suspect information was reported.

A woman in the 200 block 32 1/2 Road reported Saturday that she saw an unknown person inside her shed. Nothing was found missing in the shed, and nobody was found in the area when deputies arrived.

A man in the 500 block of 29 1/4 Road said four people were in the yard of his residence Saturday, which he found suspicious. Deputies were unable to find anyone in the area.


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