Blotter, April 29, 2012

285 pounds of medication

Slightly more than 285 pounds of prescription drugs were collected at four locations in the Grand Valley during Saturday’s fourth National Prescription Take Back Day, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department said.

The Sheriff’s Department (112.2 pounds), Grand Junction Police Department (104.3 pounds), Fruita Police Department (29.6 pounds) and Palisade Police Department (39.2 pounds) accepted unused or unwanted medicine from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The drugs were to be turned over for destruction to the Drug Enforcement Administration, which coordinated the event with 89 law enforcement agencies at 117 drop locations across Colorado.


According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:

■ Deputies were called April 16 to the 2900 block of Sandra Avenue about a possible burglary.

■ Deputies responded Tuesday to a theft from an automobile on Dike Road.

■ Deputies took a vandalism report Wednesday in the 500 block of Morning Glory Lane.

■ Items valued at about $220 were stolen from a vehicle Thursday in the 600 block of Holland Street.

■ Deputies took a report Thursday about an assault in the 3200 block of E Road.

■ A possible assault was reported Friday in the 400 block of 32 Road.


According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

The Police Department did not submit an activity report Saturday.


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