Blotter, Sept. 23, 2010

Pink hose envy reported

A woman in the 300 block of 30 Road reported her $20 pink garden hose was stolen Tuesday.

The person who stole her pink hose left behind a green garden hose and a note. The note said the reason for stealing the pink hose was because the thief “liked” it better than the green one left behind, according to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department.

There is no suspect information.

Woman reports assault

On Monday, a woman reported that a male friend of hers slapped her more than once and stole her pickup, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. The woman told authorities the two had been arguing in the truck when he slapped her and stole the truck. The police department is investigating.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

William James Estes, 40, 648 Highland Ave. in Clifton, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and a bond violation on a felony.

Someone stole less than $10,000 in cash from a vehicle parked in the northeast section of the city Monday.

Someone stole less than $1,000 in property from an apartment in the 2200 block of N. 13th Street on Monday.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

A woman attempted to pass what appeared to be a $100 counterfeit bill Tuesday at the Maverik convenience store, 3249 F Road in Clifton. When the bill was refused as payment, the woman left the store but returned a short time later and appeared to grab something from the liquor cooler and run from the store.

The store manager has to do an audit to see if anything is missing and what the value of any missing items are.

According to the Montrose County Sheriff’s Department:

A deputy was dispatched to the 17200 block of Woodgate Road after a woman reported she found a bag of blasting caps with fuses Tuesday while cleaning her pantry. The Grand Junction Bomb Squad removed the items.

A man camping on the Uncompahgre Plateau reported Tuesday that a .22-caliber rifle was stolen from his camper in the area of U.S. Highway 50 and 25 Mesa Road sometime between Sept. 15 and Sept. 19.

A power washer valued at $6,000 was stolen Tuesday from a shed in the 16700 block of Chipeta Road.

A deputy was dispatched to the 17500 block of Patti Court on Tuesday on reports of shots fired.

An investigation showed a citizen was hunting doves in a legal area.


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