Monday, January 27, 2014

Weekend Domestic Violence Arrests

Multiple Separate Domestic Violence Arrests Over The Weekend

Steven Casias, 43, of Fruita
Mesa County, Colo. -- On Sunday, January 26, 2014, at 2:40 p.m., Steven Casias, 43, of Fruita, was arrested on one count of felony theft with a domestic violence enhancer charge. A large amount of jewelry, valued at more than $4,000.00, was missing from a woman's residence with witnesses placing Steven inside the residence and inside the room where the jewelry was previously location.

Deputies arrested Steven without incident in the 500 block of Garfield Drive.

Joshua Rodriguez, 36, of Grand Junction
Earlier that morning, about 4 a.m., deputies responded to the 400 block of Seckle Street, Grand Junction, on a report of an assault. The female victim had physical injuries and blood splatter inside the residence that corresponded with her statement to deputies. In addition to the physical assault the female was victim to, her two children were in close proximity to the assault and money belonging to the victim was taken from her when the suspect left the residence.

The suspect was identified as Joshua Rodriguez, 36, of Grand Junction. Deputies located him in the 2600 block of B 1/2 Road, where he was arrested without incident. He was booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility on charges related to robbery, assault, theft, criminal mischief, child abuse and domestic violence related enhancer.

Kent Black, 57, of Palisade
Also, at 10 a.m., on Friday, January 24, 2014, Kent Black was arrested by deputies and charged with attempted murder, menacing, prohibited use of a weapon, illegal discharge of a firearm and criminal attempt in connected to a domestic violence related incident. Kent was arrested at a residence in the 3600 block of G 4/10th Road, Palisade, after dispatch received a frantic call of someone possibly being shot inside a home.

Bullet holes were located inside the residence, but no one was physically injured from the shot(s) that were fired inside the home. Kent was booked into the Mesa County Detention Facility on Friday.

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