Police Blotter, Nov. 18, 2009

Suspicious man arrested

Steven Eugene Bounds, 48, Clifton, was arrested Tuesday morning after some residents in the area of 29 Road and Bunting Avenue reported the man had been knocking on doors asking for gas money, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.

After being contacted by deputies, Bounds told police he was looking for a friend.

Bounds admitted to using methamphetamine in the previous two hours, and a deputy who patted him down found a knife and ammunition in his front pocket, according to an arrest affidavit. Bounds told deputies a gun was nearby, and deputies soon found a weapon with five live rounds in it.

Bounds, who was on parole, was arrested on suspicion of weapons possession by a previous offender, possession of an illegal weapon and a parole hold.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

An 11-year-old boy on Oct. 30 assaulted two teachers at the Opportunity Center School, 1129 Colorado Ave.

David Thornton, 31, received a summons Friday on suspicion of failing to provide his vehicle information for the sex offender registry.

Items valued at more than $1,000 were taken from a building Monday in the 600 block of Main Street.

A vehicle valued at more than $1,000 was taken Monday from the area of 2400 block of F Road.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

Donald Jack Abbey, 45, 3268 E Road, No. 43, was arrested Monday on suspicion of drug possession.


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