On June 27 at approximetly 5:30 p.m., Delta County Dispatch received a report of a possible drowning in Eggleston Lake on the Grand Mesa. Delta sheriff's deputies, Delta Search and Rescue, Cedaredge Fire, Delta Ambulance and Care Flight responded.
Witnesses reported Larry Smith, 44, of Grand Junction had fallen off a paddleboard. One witness and a female companion of the deceased had attempted to get him out of the water but were unsuccessful. With their assistance, DCSAR members were able to locate the deceased and remove him from the water. An autopsy confirmed the cause of death as accidental drowning.
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.