According to a report compiled by Heritage Title Company, real estate transactions jumped 40 percent in the third quarter of 2015 in Delta County. There were 262 sales compared to 187 for the same period of 2014. Year to date, 682 sales have been recorded in 2015, compared to 525 in 2014, a 30 percent increase. In dollar volume, the third quarter reported $48 million in real estate sales, compared to $39 million in 2014.
The resale of foreclosed property accounts for 8 percent of all sales year to date, a significant decrease over 2014.
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.