Police blotter, July 25, 2010
Arrested in alleged assault
A man was arrested early Friday morning after allegedly chasing another man with a hand-size garden rake, then punching his roommate 10 times.
Grand Junction police officers arrested Raymond Ygnacio Ramos, 46, at his home at 416 N. Fifth St. on suspicion of second degree assault with intent, first-degree burglary, second-degree kidnapping, menacing and harassment by telephone.
Ramos is suspected of calling a man 15 times and telling him “get out of town as soon as possible ‘cause you are dead.” Ramos then arrived at the call recipient’s home, punched the victim, causing his nose to bleed, hit him with a hand rake, causing the man’s head and left arm to bleed, and hit him over the head with an ashtray at least twice, according to an arrest affidavit.
During this time, Ramos also chased the man’s roommate with a rake, according to the affidavit.
Dead livestock found
A property owner reported finding a pile of dead livestock Friday near 11 1/2 Road and VS Road in Mesa County.
Mesa County sheriff’s deputies found the livestock had been branded. The case has been routed to the livestock brand inspector for investigation.
A woman in the Gentle Winds subdivision told Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies Friday that it appears a person “karate kicked” a two-rail fence in the Clifton neighborhood.
The incident occurred at 32 1/2 Road and D 3/4 Road and caused $20 in damage. The woman said this is a pattern of behavior beginning when temperatures started to increase in the spring.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
Adam Fielding, 31, was arrested Wednesday in Grand Junction and booked into the Mesa County Jail on suspicion of distributing a controlled substance, possessing drug paraphernalia, and possessing schedule two and schedule four controlled substances.
Frankie Mattocks, 21, was arrested on suspicion of complicity to commit distribution of a schedule two controlled substance.
A vandal entered Grand Junction High School, 1400 N. Fifth St., and caused damage to the building, it was reported Friday.
A thief took items worth more than $1,000 Friday from an unlocked vehicle in the 300 block of Main Street.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff’s Department:
An unknown person may have shot out a man’s screen door window with a BB gun at 575 Grand Valley Drive, it was reported Friday, causing $200 in damage.
A thief stole several junk radiators valued at $825 near 45.5 Road in DeBeque, it was reported Friday.
Three unknown minors damaged a vehicle Saturday at 424 32 Road, causing approximately $500 in damage.
A vandal “keyed” a Blazer on Friday at 477 32 1/8 Road, causing an estimated $1,000 in damage.
A vandal threw a rock at a vehicle Friday at 3223 Bunting Ave., causing $200 in damage to one of the car’s windows.