Tuesday, June 27, 2017

UPDATE: three-year-old child found safe

Esther Topai, 38, 
MCSO photo from 2015
Believed to have taken child
Skyla Trueber, 3
Missing
UPDATE: Skyla Treuber, 3, was found safe. Esther Rose Topai is now in custody.

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MESA COUNTY, Colo - The Mesa County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing three-year-old. Skyla Treuber is believed to be with her mother, Esther Rose Topai, 38, of Grand Junction who is in violation of a court order involving her.

Skyla was last seen April 30, 2017.

Topai is known to drive a black 1994 Cadillac DeVille with the Colorado  license plate 246DMQ.

They are believed to be in the Grand Junction area, but Topai reportedly has ties to Sarasota, Florida, Demorest, Georgia and Billings, Montana.

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office is following up with law enforcement agencies in those jurisdictions. However, investigators have reason to believe Topai is still in Colorado with Skyla.
Skyla Trueber, 3
Missing

Skyla Trueber, 3
Missing
A warrant has been issued for Topai's arrest for Violation of a Custody Order.

If you see Skyla or Topai call 911 immediately.

Do you recognize this person?

CLIFTON, Colo - The Mesa County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a theft suspect.

The adult male suspect is believed to have stolen items from a Stop & Save Convenience Store on F Road in Clifton on Friday just after 12:30 afternoon.

The suspect was caught on camera. He is described as a Hispanic male, with tattoos on his left arm and a goatee. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt with the words "Dallas Cowboys" across the chest and blue jeans.

He was last seen running eastbound on F Road from the store.

If anyone recognizes this suspect or has information about this crime contact the Mesa County Sheriff's Office at (970) 242-6707 or Crime Stoppers at 241-7867. 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.

Case #17-20386

Monday, June 26, 2017

Do you recognize this person?

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo - The Mesa County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect believed to have stolen credit cards from a car in Orchard Mesa.

Credit cards and an undisclosed amount of cash were stolen out of a SUV near the 2800 block of Monroe Lane sometime during between Friday night and Saturday morning.

The suspect is believed to have used the credit cards at Walmart on North Ave. His imagine was captured on video.

The suspect is described as male last seen wearing a black sweater with the lettering "Dazed."

If you recognize this suspect or have any information about this case please call the Mesa County Sheriff's Office at  (970) 242-6707 or Crime Stoppers at (970) 241-STOP. Crime Stoppers also allows you to submit tips online at www.241stop.com as well as through text. Text your tip to CRIMES (274637) and start your message with “241STOP.” Crime Stoppers tips remain anonymous and you could be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward.