Law enforcement blotter March 30, 2016

By Press Release


From the Delta Police Department:

March 21:

Charles R. Burch, 45, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged violation of a protection order x2 and violation of bail bond conditions.

Robert J. Capps, 52, of Hotchkiss was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $300 bond.

March 22:

Ariel E. Branum, 31, of Delta was issued a ticket after being involved in a single vehicle crash at 11th and Main streets. No injuries were reported or observed. The vehicle involved was towed from the scene.

Thomas M. Mannon, 25, of Cedaredge was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $2,500 bond.

March 23:

Jennifer M. Barnett, 21, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $300 bond.

Robert K. Brown, 30, of Delta was arrested and jailed for alleged second degree criminal trespass, possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful use of a controlled substance.

Paige Y. Schmidt, 20, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $1,000 bond.

Robert K. Brown, 30, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $250 bond.

Caroline L. Dewberry, 28, of Grand Junction was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting. Robin M. Belyeu, 18, of Grand Junction was issued a ticket for alleged shoplifting.

Travis P. Deaton, 19, of Delta was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $500 bond.

March 25:

A 17-year-old male of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged unlawful acts. A 17-year-old female of Delta was issued a ticket for alleged unlawful acts.

Echo C. Grey-Rocha, 31, of Montrose was arrested and jailed on a warrant with a $300 bond.

John H. Stewart, 45, of Eckert was arrested and jailed for alleged harassment.

March 26:

Mona R. Jensen, 53, of Olathe was arrested and jailed for alleged DUI, DUI per se, driving a motor vehicle when license revoked, displayed fictitious license plates and failed to present evidence of insurance.

Mark P. Simmons, 43, of Del Norte was issued a ticket for alleged failed to provide evidence of insurance and driving a motor vehicle while license suspended.

Citations: 10 tickets for traffic violations were issued this week, five for speeding.

Please remember: All criminal charges are merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until or unless proven guilty.


From the Delta County Sheriff's Office (partial list):

March 22:

Deputies responded to a family dispute on W. Main Street, just outside the Cedaredge town limits. A Sony PlayStation 3 and other personal property was allegedly destroyed by a 25-year-old Cedaredge man who had left the premises. The unidentified male faces charges of criminal trespass, assault and domestic violence.

A burglary was reported by a Delta area couple who left their home for a few hours. When they returned, they discovered an unknown suspect had entered the house through a sliding glass door and taken several hundred dollars in cash, as well as gold and jewelry valued at $3,000. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 874-8810.

March 24:

A Cedaredge area resident reported the theft of two guns from a camper trailer parked outside his home. The thief cut the lock, entered the trailer and took a Mag Research MPLS45 .410 pistol and a Ruger .22 single revolver, blue in color with a rubberized grip. The Mag is valued at $1,500, the Ruger at $300.

Levi Hyde, 27, reports he was "jumped" by several male individuals. He was contacted at Delta County Memorial Hospital, where he was being treated for significant facial injuries. The incident is under investigation.

March 25:

Deputies were asked to intervene for a female who said she drove from Roosevelt, Utah, to pick up her stepchildren. When she arrived, the children's birth mother denied access to the two kids.

March 26:

Rayj Ruble, 39, of Delta was issued a summons for littering after a concerned citizen spotted him allegedly dumping trash near the Pig Mesa gravel pit off Fairview Road. A deputy happened to be in the area and was able to contact Ruble and request he pick up the trash.