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The Mesa County Justice Center.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in its investigation of a string of vandalism incidents that occurred between Monday and Thursday in the area of 29½ Road and Parkway Drive in Fruitvale.

According to a neews release, damage reported during the five vandalism instances included smashed car windows, deflated tires and rocks thrown through residential windows. No injuries were reported.

All the incidents occurred at night. Deputies are increasing patrols in the area in response.

The Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information about these crimes to call 970- 242-6707 or call Mesa County Crime Stoppers at 970-241-STOP.

Information reported to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest can earn you up to $1,000 cash reward and you will remain completely anonymous.

n Juan Rodriguez, 24, is accused of domestic violence and received a $15,000 cash-only bond from Mesa County Court on Friday.

At 7:40 p.m. Thursday, a Mesa County sheriff’s deputy was dispatched after a neighbor heard screaming from a residence, according to the arrest affidavit.

Rodriguez was found inside the residence with the victims, including several children. Rodriguez had thrown objects around the home and allegedly struck an adult and a child, according to the affidavit.

n James Woliver, 61, is accused of sexual assault and domestic violence and received a $5,000 cash-only bond from Mesa County Court Friday.

About 11 a.m. Thursday, Grand Junction police responded to a report from the victim that she had been sexually assaulted.

n Jacob Rubalcaba, 23, is accused of possession of a controlled substance and received a $3,000 cash-only bond from Mesa County Court on Friday.

Methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia were found in Rubalcaba’s vehicle during a traffic stop.

Rubalcaba was prohibited from possessing marijuana without a medical license after a previous drug arrest for which he had posted a $10,000 cash bond.

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