At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins. The suspect then fled on foot to the north of the store. The suspect was described by witnesses as a male, approximately 5'6" tall, approximately 130-140 pounds, with a thin moustache, dark hair, brown eyes, wearing a brown hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and white shoes. The suspect did not show a weapon and it is unknown at this time if a weapon was involved. The Delta Police Department and Arby's are still working on obtaining surveillance video.
The Delta Police Department is asking that anyone with information on this event contact the Delta Police Department at 874-7676 (during business hours), Delta County Dispatch at 874-2015 or Crime Stoppers at 874-8810.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.