Blotter, Oct. 5, 2010

Vehicle assault investigated

Two known men assaulted three people with a vehicle early Sunday morning.

The incident began at 2554 U.S. Highway 6&50. The two suspects allegedly used a vehicle to seriously injure two of the victims in a parking lot at 2468 U.S. Highway 6&50.

An investigation is ongoing and no arrests had been made as of Monday afternoon.

The incident has been classified as an investigation into attempted homicide and aggravated assault.

Vandals strike three times

Two different incidents of vandalism were reported to the Grand Junction Police Department Friday, and another incident was reported Sunday.

Someone damaged a car parked Friday at 2210 U.S. Highway 6&50, causing more than $1,000 worth of damage. On the same day, someone caused more than $1,000 worth of damage to property at a home in the 2600 block of G 3/8 Road.

On Sunday, a known person caused damaged amounting to more than $1,000 to a person’s property in the northwest part of Grand Junction.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

A car thief entered, damaged and stole a vehicle Sunday from an auto repair shop at 930 Independent Ave. The person or persons also damaged a fence when leaving the lot.

Lana Tanner, 29, was issued a summons Saturday for suspected harassment at 2680 B 1/2 Road, No. D6.

Juan Efren Mendoza Najera, 36, was issued a summons Sept. 22 at 585 25 1/2 Road, No. 158, on suspicion of harassment and lying to investigators.

A 17-year-old was arrested and released to his parents Sunday after a traffic stop at 28 1/2 Road and Elm Avenue where officers found the boy was in possession of a suspected schedule II controlled substance.

A thief entered an apartment in the 1500 block of Poplar Drive and stole property worth less than $1,000.

A thief entered an unlocked vehicle Friday in the 2000 block of South Broadway and took property worth more than $1,000.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

A screen was removed from a bathroom window Sunday in the 400 block of 32 Road, and a person entered the home through the window while someone was inside the residence. The burglar stole a wallet from inside the home.

Property worth $979 reportedly was stolen from a storage unit Sunday at T & J Mini Storage, 510 Centennial Road. The storage unit also was damaged.

Property worth $700 was stolen from a locked Jeep late Saturday night or early Sunday morning in the 600 block of Pioneer Road. Damage to the Jeep was estimated at $800.


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