Police blotter: Nov. 26, 2009

Burglary investigated

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at a North Avenue trailer park Tuesday night.

Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Heather Benjamin said a man entered a trailer at the Rose Park Mobile Home Village, 2910 North Ave., while the owner was at home but immediately left after being confronted by the homeowner, who was armed with a handgun.

The man was wearing a mask or facial covering and a hooded sweatshirt. Two tracking dogs were brought to the scene, but they didn’t lead police to a suspect, Benjamin said.

The man didn’t take anything from the trailer, she said.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Police received a report Tuesday that someone used a credit card belonging to someone living in the 600 block of East Cliff Drive to make more than $1,000 in purchases.

Someone entered a vehicle in the 400 block of Bismarck Street on Tuesday and stole less than $1,000 in items.

Someone attempted to enter a home in the 2100 block of Desert Hills Road on Tuesday, causing less than $1,000 in damage to the home.

Someone entered a business in the 1500 block of North Avenue on Nov. 19 and damaged and set fire to property inside. The total damage was estimated at less than $1,000.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

Robert Douglas Sitton, 22, homeless, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of failing to register as a sex offender.

An intoxicated man was removed from Diamond Shamrock, 3202 E Road, early Tuesday morning after he was bothering customers by repeatedly asking them for information about a party.


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