Friday, April 11, 2014

Theft, Robbery And Meth

Two Separate Arrests Highlight Patrol & Street Crimes Unit

Mesa County, Colo. -- The daily report listing those adults booked into and released from the Mesa County Detention Facility in the last 24 hours, is posted daily on our agency website. Two arrests from the report released today, include a male charged and booked into jail by deputies with the Street Crimes Unit on meth and bail bond violation(s). The other, a male charged with child abuse, robbery, burglary, theft and more.

Larry Dixson, 23
 Larry Dixson, 23, of Mesa County, is suspected of entering a home in Clifton on the night of April 5, 2014, without permission. The suspect reportedly assaulted three people who were in the home and stole item(s) from the house, then left the home. The residents/victims, through social media and eventually a photo line-up provided by deputies, were able to identify the suspect as Mr. Dixson. Patrol deputies located Mr. Dixson at 1802 Highway 6 & 50, just after 1 p.m., yesterday where they arrested him without incident on five misdemeanor and two felony charges related to this case.

Darren Caldwell, MCSO Photo 2012
Deputies with the agency's Street Crimes Unit observed traffic infractions by a driver in a Jeep Cherokee in Orchard Mesa, yesterday. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver (and only occupant of the vehicle) was identified as Darren Caldwell, 43, of Grand Junction. He was arrested for driving on a revoked driver's license, at which time about a half gram of methamphetamine was located in his possession. Darren was also confirmed to be out on bond, associated with a previous arrest (case 14CR166), with bond conditions stipulating he not commit any new felony crimes and/or have or use any controlled substances, etc. Darren was arrested and booked into the jail on five new charges.

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