Police Blotter, Nov. 23, 2009

Woman reports robbery

A woman told police she was robbed at gunpoint Sunday afternoon, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. The woman was not harmed, police said.

The woman, who was not identified in a news release, said she was robbed around 12:50 p.m. in the parking lot of the Monument Ridge town homes in the 2600 block of B 1/2 Road.

Police have contacted possible suspects, who “were known to the victim,” Sgt. William Baker said.

The woman told officers she was in her vehicle, which was parked in the parking lot, when people blocked her vehicle with theirs. She said one or two people robbed her, Baker said.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

At 11:13 a.m. Thursday, Valiant Langenberg, 61, was issued a summons on suspicion of being in possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana and an open alcoholic container in a vehicle. He was also cited on suspicion of making an improper turn at Seventh Street and Pitkin Ave.

At 2:35 p.m. Friday, a 16-year-old boy was issued a summons on suspicion he possessed drug paraphernalia and marijuana. He was contacted by police in the 1300 block of North Fifth Street.

At 4:52 p.m. Friday, a 17-year-old girl was issued a summons for shoplifting. She was cited in the 2400 block of U.S. Highway 6&50.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

At 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Tommy Eugene Bustos, 59, of Clifton, was booked into Mesa County Jail on suspicion of driving with a suspended license in the area of 32 and F roads.

At 10:09 a.m. Saturday, Miguel Soto-Paredes, 24, of Clifton, was booked into Mesa County Jail for suspicion of reckless driving, eluding and driving without a valid license in the 3100 block of Kodi Elizabeth Street.

At 1:28 a.m. Sunday, Kyle Elgin Tolman, 23, of Collbran, was booked into Mesa County Jail for suspicion of distribution, manufacture and sale of a controlled substance; possession of drug paraphernalia; and driving a vehicle while license was under restraint in the 3200 block of F Road. Tolman also was named in an arrest warrant for failure to appear in court.

At 5:08 a.m. Sunday, Joseph Leo Lafond, 44, of Fruita, was booked into Mesa County Jail for suspicion of harassment. He was arrested by Fruita police in the 1300 block of East Carolina Avenue.


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