Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Crime Stoppers Crime of the Week



GRAND JUNCTION, Colo - Crime Stoppers is requesting information that will lead to the identification of the suspect that stole items from Kohl’s Department Store located at 636 Market Street on Tuesday, July 19th around 3 p.m.

Security cameras captured a Hispanic male in his late 30’s. He wore blue jeans with a yellow plaid shirt and blue baseball cap. The suspect was last seen leaving on a bicycle.

If you know the identity or location of the subject involved in this crime, please call 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. For more information, see us at www.241stop.com.

GJPD Case# 2016-42582

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Search for missing Craig man suspended


Scott Burke, 43
Missing
MESA COUNTY, Colo - After exhausting all leads Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies are suspending the search for 43-year-old Craig resident Scott Burke.

Burke was supposed to return Saturday from a camping trip, but no one has seen or heard from him since he left Friday.

MCSO deputies search for Burke
Three days of searching the Mesa County desert by air and on the ground has turned up no sign of Burke's whereabouts.

Today sheriff's deputies searched along with the Search and Rescue ATV Team, 3 Civil Air Patrol planes, Centurylink's helicopter, the Bureau of Land Management and local volunteers.

Monday's air search was done by Centurylink's helicopter and one Civil Air Patrol plane.

The exact location of where Burke was planning on camping is unknown, only a general area of the North Desert or the Bookcliff area west of De Beque.

This is a large area and it was searched extensively. Over two days Civil Air Patrol searched the approximate 700 sq miles from Highway 139 to Cameo and up into Garfield County.  ATV search teams went down all access roads into the desert area.

The search area covered 16 Road to 29 Road, the canyons that access the Bookcliffs, the Little Bookcliffs Wild Horse area, Cameo, De Beque and into parts of Garfield County.

Burke's Car
Last seen driving
Mesa County Sheriff's deputies remain in contact with family members and will resume the search if more information or new leads come to light about Burke's whereabouts.

It is believed he may be driving in a white and blue Bronco. These are pictures of his Bronco provided by family members.

Burke is 5'11" and weighs 175lbs with brown hair and green eyes.

If anyone remembers seeing him camping over the weekend or has information about his whereabouts, please call law enforcement at (970) 242-6707.


Monday, September 26, 2016

Craig man missing in local desert


Scott Burke, 43
Missing
MESA COUNTY, Colo - Mesa County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for Craig resident Scott Burke, 43, who is overdue from a camping trip.
Burke's Car
Last seen driving

Burke was supposed to return Saturday, but no one has seen or heard from him since he left Friday.

Burke could be anywhere in the desert from 16 Road to De Beque. He was looking to go camping either in the North Desert or the Bookcliff area west of De Beque.

He may be driving in a white and blue Bronco. These are pictures of his Bronco provided by family members.

Burke is 43 years old, 5'11" and weighs 175lbs with brown hair and green eyes.
Burke's Car
Last seen driving

Burke's Car
Last seen driving
Mesa County Sheriff's deputies will fly over the area this afternoon in hopes of narrowing the search area and pinpointing his location.

Civil Air Patrol and the Bureau of Land Management are assisting in the search.

If anyone remembers seeing him camping over the weekend or has information about his whereabouts, please call law enforcement at (970) 242-6707.