Cocaine bricks seized
On July 8, at around 9:30 p.m., police noticed a suspicious vehicle heading east on Interstate 70.
The vehicle did not have a license plate attached, according to the arrest affidavit.
The driver, Samir Alejandro Partida, 25, said he wasn't able to register until he got it fixed so it would pass an emissions test. After checking for warrants and his driving status, the officer told him he could go.
The officer asked if Partida would consent to a search of the vehicle and he agreed without hesitation, the affidavit states.
Police reportedly found two kilogram bricks of suspected cocaine under the back seat of the vehicle. A gram of suspected cocaine was also found in the driver's wallet.
Partida was charged with distribution and importing charges.
According to the Grand Junction Police Department:
■ Tiffany Costanzo, 30, was cited on suspicion of trespassing charges on Tuesday.
■ A known suspect is accused of committing theft, between $2,000 and $5,000, on the 700 block of Jordanna Road on Saturday.
■ A known suspect is accused of burglarizing an address on the 2000 block of Kennedy Avenue causing a loss of more than $2,000 on Tuesday.
According to the Mesa County Sheriff's Office:
■ Deputies responded to a possible theft last week after a German shepherd puppy was reportedly stolen.
■ Joseph Holliday, 29, is accused of criminal trespass in the area of the 1700 block of 25 1/10 Road on Sunday.
■ Deputies responded to a possible vandalism at the Salvation Army on Monday.
■ Betty Gorbert, 61, is accused of drug and traffic related charges on Monday.