Blotter, Oct. 9, 2010

Arrests follow noise report

Two Grand Junction men were arrested Thursday on suspicion of retaliating against a husband and wife who had earlier called the police on them for making too much noise, Grand Junction police said.

Taylor Reed Grady, 21, and William Laurence McCoy, 23, both of 378 Hidden Valley Court, Unit 2, were arrested on suspicion of felony retaliation against a victim and misdemeanor harassment.

According to an arrest affidavit, an officer was called to McCoy and Grady’s home twice within 20 minutes early Thursday morning after the couple reported loud music and voices coming from the men’s home.

After issuing a warning the first time, the officer issued Grady a summons for unnecessary noise the second time.

The officer returned to the home two hours later after the husband and wife called back to report that McCoy and Grady were banging on their door and trying to get into their house.

The wife said when she answered the door, McCoy tried to push the door open and he and Grady verbally threatened her and her husband, the affidavit said.

Man faces cocaine charge

A Clifton man was arrested Thursday after he was found in possession of suspected cocaine during a traffic stop.

Mesa County sheriff’s deputies took into custody Raymond Jay Velarde, 19, 642 Clearview Court, after stopping a vehicle in the area of Orchard Avenue and Eastbrook Street. Deputies believed the vehicle was involved in an earlier assault case, according to an arrest affidavit.

As deputies began ordering people out of the vehicle, Velarde yelled out that he had cocaine and drug paraphernalia in his pocket. Deputies later recovered a half-gram of suspected cocaine and two marijuana smoking pipes, the affidavit said.

Staggering man arrested

A 26-year-old homeless man was arrested Thursday after a Mesa County sheriff’s deputy found him staggering in the middle of a Clifton street and allegedly in possession of brass knuckles.

The deputy reported seeing Kyle Thomas Kubis moving his arms above his head in a swimming motion while walking south on 32 1/8 Road and indicated Kubis appeared to be under the influence of methamphetamine, according to an arrest affidavit.

After contacting Kubis, the deputies reported finding him in possession of brass knuckles. He was also wanted on four warrants, the affidavit said.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

Eric Nevarez, 20, address unavailable, was issued a summons Tuesday on suspicion of criminal mischief after he allegedly spray-painted graffiti on several victims’ property in the 1900 block of Kennedy Avenue.

Teresa Lynn Aragon, 20, address unavailable, was issued a summons Thursday on suspicion of theft after she allegedly stole less than $100 in merchandise from Kohl’s, 636 Market St.

A Grand Junction man reported Thursday that he was trying to buy a new home and learned someone had been using his Social Security number to obtain car loans in Cincinnati, Ohio. Police don’t have any suspect information.

A man reported Tuesday that someone broke into the bed of his pickup in the 2900 block of North 15th Street and stole hunting equipment and a trailer hitch. The items were valued at more than $1,000.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

A man living in the 500 block of Bentwood Drive reported Thursday that someone stole a car stereo valued at $150 from his unlocked vehicle. There was also $500 in damage done to the vehicle.

A woman living in the 2100 block of Teton Road reported Thursday that someone stole $110 in items from her unlocked vehicle.

A woman living in the 500 block of 29 3/8 Road reported Thursday that someone stole $57 in items from her unlocked vehicle.


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