Police Blotter, Oct. 27, 2009

Two wanted in robbery

Two men remain at large after robbing a Clifton gas station in the predawn hours Monday.

Mesa County Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Heather Benjamin said the suspects got away with an undisclosed amount of cash after the incident about 1:30 am. at C&F Foods, 437 32 Road.

Authorities refused to release further information.

Scuffle leads to arrest

Mesa County sheriff’s deputies arrested Fanchon S. Lafaver, 23, on Sunday on suspicion of second-degree assault on a peace officer, resisting arrest, harassment and criminal mischief.

Dispatchers were informed Lafaver was destroying property at the home where she lives with her parents.

The parents locked themselves in their bedroom for fear they’d be assaulted by their daughter.

When deputies arrived at the home, they found Lafaver in the driveway. Deputies told her to stop as she ran into the house, according to an affidavit. While Lafaver was being removed from the home, she kicked two deputies and caused another to injure his shoulder, according to the affidavit.

Lafaver was booked into Mesa County Jail. She is suspected of three counts of assaulting a peace officer, resisting arrest, criminal mischief and harassment/repeated insults.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Officers handed out the city’s first ticket for soliciting in a median Saturday at Grand Avenue and North First Street. John Martinez, 52, received a summons.

A burglar illegally entered Green Natural Solutions in the 700 block of Rood Avenue with the intent of taking items from the business Sunday.

A burglar illegally entered 1130 Main St. Friday and removed property valued at less than $100.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

A woman reported someone stole her purse and coat from her unlocked car Sunday at 3091 Fairbanks Lane.

According to the Delta Police Department:

A desktop computer worth $2,500 was taken from Delta Middle School. An investigation is ongoing.

According to the Garfield County Sheriff’s Department:

Deputies arrested William Adam Sonnier, 45, of Rifle early Sunday morning in Rifle on suspicion of amphetamine possession, driving with a restrained license, displaying fictitious plates, false reporting to authorities and failing to provide proof of insurance.


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