Police Blotter, Nov. 1, 2009

Tires slashed on 32 Road

Someone slashed tires on at least five vehicles parked in the 400 block of 32 Road on Friday, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department. The tire slashings were reported to police between 11:30 a.m. and 3:20 p.m. Damage to all the tires was estimated at $950.

Boater loses mussels case

A Nevada man will have to pay a $2,500 fine after being found guilty of not having his boat inspected for mussels and launching the watercraft on Lake Powell, according to the National Park Service.

Jonny Ward was ticketed by park rangers Aug. 17 for failing to allow rangers to inspect his boat for zebra and quagga mussels and proceeded to launch his boat at Lone Rock Beach, the Park Service said. Ward took his case to trial, was found guilty and was ordered to the pay the fine by a federal judge, the Park Service said.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Marvin Jake Stafford, 39, 1174 22 Road, was arrested Friday on suspicion of felony drug possession and petty offenses of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Someone entered an apartment in the 2400 block of Hill Avenue and took items valued at less than $1,000.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

Dustin Lee Cook, 30, 2 Burgundy Court, was arrested Friday on suspicion of a parole violation.

Deputies took a report Friday that someone broke into a structure in the 2100 block of 45 Road and took about $100 in cash and caused about $400 in damages.

Deputies took a report Friday that someone stole golf clubs and a golf bag valued at $895 from inside an unlocked vehicle parked in the 400 block of Alamo Drive.

Someone reported finding a “crack pipe” on the ground Friday in front of the Racquet Club apartments, 2915 Orchard Ave. The pipe tested positive for methamphetamine and was booked into the Sheriff’s Department for destruction.

A woman Friday night reported seeing a man breaking into a truck topper in the 400 block of 32 Road and saw the man flee.


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