Meter reader menaced

A 52-year-old woman faces a possible felony menacing charge, among others, for allegedly threatening a utility meter reader in a parking lot near First Street and Grand Avenue Wednesday morning.

Joanne Bunga-Fowler allegedly began yelling at the man "to get off her property or she was going to kill him," according to an arrest record.

Bunga-Fowler then allegedly approached the electrical meter reader with her hand in her dress and yelling, "I have a gun and I'm going to kill you!" according to police.

Prosecutors in court Thursday said Bunga-Fowler has multiple pending cases, and a judge issued a $5,000 cash-only bond in her new felony case.

According to the Grand Junction Police Department:

■ Chelsie Crow, 26, is accused of drug possession on July 4.

■ Anthony Gilbert Martinez, 39, was cited on suspicion of shoplifting at 2545 Rimrock Ave. on Sunday.

■ Clayton White, 38, is accused of harassment and criminal mischief on Monday.

■ Someone caused a loss of more than $750 when items of value were taken from a vehicle located near the 1400 block of Kennedy Avenue on Monday.

■ Victor Mayo, 47, is accused of criminal mischief on Tuesday.

■ Joseph Duncan, 30, is accused of criminal mischief, obstruction of telephone service and violating a protection order on Tuesday.

■ Toya McCullah, 57, was cited on suspicion of shoplifting at 681 Horizon Drive on Wednesday.

According to the Mesa County Sheriff's Office:

■ Kristina Del Real, 27, is accused of violating a protection order on Tuesday.

■ Gregory Hudson, 30, is accused of obstructing a peace officer on Tuesday.

■ Juan Landeros, 34, is accused of trespassing, burglary and domestic violence on Tuesday.

■ Frank Hering, 55, is accused of criminal mischief and domestic violence Wednesday.

According to the Montrose County Sheriff's Office:

■ Jessie A. Silva, 20, is accused of DUI, providing false information and resisting arrest on Wednesday.

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