Police Blotter, May 12, 2010

Spitting in jail alleged

Miguel A. Pasillas, 20, 243 Grant Road, was arrested Monday on suspicion of second-degree assault using bodily fluids — spitting on the face — of a Mesa County Sheriff’s Department deputy who was escorting Pasillas into Mesa County Jail, according to an arrest affidavit.

The affidavit alleges Pasillas tried to kick another deputy while in the jail’s sally port. Pasillas initially was arrested after deputies were called on a reported disturbance at the home of Pasillas’ mother, which ended with Pasillas’ arrest on suspicion of underage possession of alcohol, violation of a restraining order, and resisting arrest.

Fence ‘tagging’ in Clifton

A man in the 500 block of Good Hope Circle reported Monday that someone damaged roughly 20 feet of fence while “tagging” about another 20 feet. Damage was estimated at $100. The property is scheduled for a visit by the county’s graffiti removal program.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Martin Carillo-Morales, 24, 619 Grand Ave., Unit 1, was arrested May 9 on suspicion of threatened another person with a knife during an argument over rent money, according to an arrest affidavit. Carillo-Morales also was ordered held at Mesa County Jail as a suspected illegal immigrant.

A known person is suspected of forging documents and defrauding a resident of money in the 2400 block of Bunting Avenue.

Clifton Johnson, 40, address unavailable, was arrested May 9 in the 2900 block of Brookside Drive on suspicion of vandalism, causing damage estimated at less than $500.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

A man in the 4000 block of Horse Canyon Road reported a suspicious truck being driven near his home Monday. The vehicle was later determined to be driven by a U.S. Census Bureau worker.

A woman in the 600 block of Bear Valley Court reported she found her car windshield smashed Monday. Damage was estimated at $250.

A woman in the 600 block of Americana Drive reported Monday that a person had taken her puppy as payment for an animal the woman had bought from that same person. The woman didn’t want charges pressed but asked that the incident be documented.


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